There's a real conflict in the messages that go out to young girls: on the one hand it's study hard, become someone important, invest in your career and be independent, and on the other hand you have the wedding industry and the society magazines saying: get married, that will be the most important day of your life, that will define you and validate you.
After a relationship has tanked to the point of no return, there's nothing quite like getting in the car -- either by yourself or with a bestie or two -- and taking your mind off everything on the open road.
It wasn't love at first sight and I didn't get married young. After years of average dates, hot hookups, and bad breakups, I'd actually found The One. Our love grew out of a deep friendship, which I believed was the secret to a lasting marriage.
It's an epic battle that has been raging since before humans walked the earth: and with a business like ours, we hear all about it, all the time. Which sex truly reigns supreme?
There are several types of men who have difficulty committing and while they vary in intensity, they all have common fears and similar characteristics with different ways of expressing their phobias. No matter what type the Commitment Phobe may be, their behaviors are equally devastating to the women who love them.
Let's get this out of the way right now: It's not about looks. Or income. Or your apartment. And what he thought or felt back then has little to do with what he does now, because we live in the present, which has been known to change.
Even though calling things off with a decent person who hasn't done you wrong can be exponentially harder than the dramatic dumping of a dirty rotten scoundrel, there are things you can do to ease the blow and make things a little less painful--for both of you.
We know a thing or to about breakups, and a thing or two about Game Of Thrones. Put it together and you have the Game of Exes. After a breakup, a queen like oneself must protect her heart, or throne, with an iron fist.
The world is full of love-worthy, eligible people looking for a way out of involuntary singleness. They want to put an end to their cycles of abandonm...
The relationship you have with yourself is the most important relationship you will ever have. In fact, it is the only one which is ever guaranteed.
Before ending a partnership, ask yourself, "Is there is any connection to the current problem I'm facing and problems I've had in the past?" If so, you're a part of the problem.
For those with a good ol' 9-5, there are specific kinds of dudes you are bound to come across. You see these guys day in and day out, and spend way too many hours with them than you do with the actual outside world.
Hollywood disappoints us with couples that seem doomed to breakup from the start. If only Hollywood had us as their matchmakers... we've listed some of the hottest celebrities that never really were a couple, but definitely should have been.
Grieving a divorce can take six months for one person and six years for the other. It's a personal journey and no one really has all the answers. Just do your best to keep your head above waters and hope for the best. It's all we have sometimes -- hope.
Since no single dog has the same spots (in other words, no single douchebag has the same M.O.), it might be helpful to refer to this list when looking for Mr. Right.
Over the course of the weekend, I start feeling - not great. I'll just put it out there. I get constipated. I'm feeling weird, like you know how your stomach gets tight, you're walking around full because all that food is on your lungs? Then I decide l can't take it anymore and what does my dumb 22-year-old self do? I give myself an enema.