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If you think your partner is to blame for your relationship troubles, scroll through these 10 signs and ask yourself: Am I turning into the spouse from hell? While this list isn't exhaustive, it does highlight some of the more problematic behaviours that many of us show in marriage. Life's too short for that.
Last Christmas, my best friend's spouse bought her a pair of furry, leopard panties -- size XXL. He's never lived it down. But even that unfortunate purchase is eclipsed by a gift one of my clients received from her mate: a pair of nose-hair clippers, sent, with love, from "The Nose Hair Fairy." For many couples, gift-giving is a minefield of potential conflict.
A few months ago I gave a male date-coaching client of mine a compliment. After a few seconds of silence, he said: "No one has ever called me handsome...Thank you." I later consulted a few male friends on the topic and this is what one of them shared with me.
While I was on a date, I noticed that at a table near mine was occupied by a wonderful woman and...Brad Pitt. Or at least it had to be Brad Pitt, otherwise, why would she put up with such a booming voice that wouldn't let her get a word in edgewise? But this is what dating is like nowadays; men getting laid because they're men.
By Jennifer Acosta Scott Medically reviewed by Lindsey Marcellin, MD, MPH People fall in love every day — but when a twosome
You and your boyfriend have been together for years, you're perfect together, in fact he's told you that you're the one. So what gives? Why won't he just propose already? Here's some advice for those who lay awake at night wondering when -- if ever -- the big day will come.
When a girl has been on 300 dates (only three of them promising) she may start to think she is doing something wrong. Here are some things to consider when the dating scene seems rough, and you start to question what you want.
Dear Colette, I've been online dating for a few years now and I haven't had all that much luck. When I write to the men I'd like to know better, their replies are either nonexistent or downright mean. I know the reason that they do this: Men are visual, and I'm not all that much to look at. I know that. What is a woman like me to do?
Rather than make a resolution that you'll end up forgetting or failing at, make one that sounds exciting and dramatic, something that is achievable, fun, but also something that will push you out of your comfort zone, allowing you to become (even slightly) a better person. It is this change that is your reward.
Continued communication with someone who is not interested in you will keep you in purgatory. You're hanging onto a thread of hope for a possible future relationship. This hope doesn't exist. It is an ILLUSION! What you really need is time to grieve the loss of someone you never had.