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When I met my fiancé almost 8 years ago, he was a regular smoker. I told him I would not date a smoker. He quickly dropped the habit because he really wasn't so
How important is being on time?
My now ex bf was always late to our dates or anything we had to do. 2 years of dating and I can't remember when he ever didn't keep me waiting somewhere for more than 20
I'm Just Venting
Went back online, POF, getting wayyyyyyy to many interested men to weed through, however one caught my eye. I took the leap, we are talking and he's funny, playful, and
Took gf for granted, now shes gone. Any hope?
I split up with my gf of 5 years around 6 weeks ago. Things were generally very good until the last 3/4 weeks when i became stressed over a job redundancy thats been
Should he be more jealous?
This may seem an odd question -
I was wondering what everyone's views are on a partner that displays a lack of jealousy (if there can be such a thing).
Why Do Relationships Fail and How to Improve Them
One of the biggest causes of stress and unhappiness in life are failed relationships. Making a relationship work is one of the most important life skills a person can learn. If individuals cannot maintain lasting relationships, they, without any doubt
Young Couples Prefer Cohabitation to Marriage
It has been already known for some time that fewer and fewer individuals are willing to get married, and a new research just confirmed how much the marriage rate has dropped down in the last century.
Long Distance Relationships Can Actually End Up In Marriage
It has been universally acknowledged that having a long distance relationship is not such a good idea, especially if there is no known end-date to the separation. Endless phone calls, expensive plane tickets, low satisfaction
How To Survive A Partner's Betrayal
Some people say that when we deeply love or care about someone we automatically open the door to betrayal. I am not sure whether such statement holds true or not, but one thing I know for sure - relationships are never easy and, no matter what we might pi
Being Single During Holiday Season: What Can You Do About It?
Being single around the holiday season can get many people extremely sad and depressed. Everywhere you go, you see other couples doing shopping together or making out in front of shop windows, and when you come home all alone, you understand that you have
Bernard Cooper has won numerous awards and prizes, among them the PEN/Ernest Hemingway Award, an O. Henry Prize, and literature fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and The National Endowment of the Arts.
He has published two memoirs, Maps to Anywhere and Truth Serum, as well as a novel, A Year of Rhymes, and a collection of short stories, Guess Again. His work has appeared in Harper's Magazine, Gentleman's Quarterly, and The Paris Review and in several volumes of The Best American Essays. He lives in Los Angeles and is the art critic ...
Boyfriend doesn’t want me to meet his friends
I’ve been in a relationship with this guy for exactly one year. Everything has been okay so far. What I mean by that is that in general we’ve been fine we’ve had our fights, with one being really serious and we almost broke up, but when we talked about it