Breakups are tough. Breaking up with a guy who refuses to hear you is tougher. We chatted with relationship experts April Masini and Jeanette Raymond to bring you the best advice for how to break up with your boyfriend. Keep reading, and stay strong, sister.
Technically, you and your man both speak English. And certain phrases — "Would you pass the salt?" "Do you know where the remote is?" — can pass between you without ambiguity. But let's face it, the language of love can sometimes get confusing. We've compiled a list of some of men's most cryptic statements, as well as questions that will help you uncover the real deal.
The word “heartbreak” is bandied about so much we often forget that, along with depression and loss of appetite, physical heart pain is an actual side effect of high-stress events like the loss of loved ones. The grief from a breakup or death can be so consuming that it's actually heart wrenching and can have serious consequences for our physical health, too.
Ahh, the modern age. Science and technology have made life so convenient and digital. You can use the Internet to make an appointment at the DMV and control your house's thermostat with your phones. But although many things have gotten easier, dating has only gotten more complicated. For example, on the Style Network's reality show "Sperm Donors," a man confessed to his fiancé over drinks that he'd fathered 70 children. His bride-to-be managed to keep her martini from coming out of her nose and she even blamed herself for "not asking the right questions."; Apparently it's no longer enough just to ask if a potential mate wants children; now a girl's gotta ask, "How many biological offspring have your college sperm donations produced?" Before you get engaged—or even serious with a new steady—the questions that need to be asked and answered have definitely changed. Here are a few we'd recommend sorting out before it's too late.
When you're in a long-term relationship, it's likely that at some point you will start to feel taken for granted. Don't bail just yet; there are a bunch of easy ways you can get your partner to appreciate you again, whether it means being a little less available or developing your own distinctive identity. Here are 10 simple tips to avoid being taken for granted by your partner.
There's so much to know about safe sex beyond the condom and your preferred birth control methods. Safe sex doesn't have to mean boring sex.
After going through her own breakup several years ago, blogger and columnist Amy Chan began a breakup boot camp to help others learn to better cope with the tough emotions associated with a split.