The standing joke in my family is that I love the dog most of all. I don't actually think that's true -- at least not all of the time -- but there is certainly something to be said for the dog always being happy to see me and giving me his unconditional love. And so, with much affection and in good humor please, I offer this list of 8 things I tell the dog that I don't say to my husband.
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Whether you initiated the divorce, or the divorce was tossed in your lap, you have the same goal: to go on with your life. And you cannot do this if you are consumed with winning, or with controlling circumstances that are beyond your control.
We complain that men are shut down in one breath, and complain they're too emotional in the next. The truth is, our men are striving for a balance in a world where the rules of masculinity keep changing.
Want to annoy the man in your life both instantly and profoundly? Want to make him wish he lived alone in the Fortress of Solitude or back in the one-room apartment he had when you first met? Say any of these well-known phrases on a regular basis to your husband (or boyfriend).
"Look, it's not just that she gets me off... I mean, I need her to be into it too. I can tell when she's just doing it because she thinks it's what I want. And I hate that."
If your divorce is uncontested, billable hours are going to be greatly reduced, saving you substantial money on attorney's fees. Schedule some sit-down time with your spouse when the two of you can knock out the nuts and bolts of an agreement without the need for lawyers.
When it comes to men, Miami definitely has an interesting variety to choose from. I dare you to say that you don't know at least 10 of the guys on the list. Heck, you don't even have to be from the 305 to identify. It's never been harder out here for a lady pimp.
While Washington may have been deadlocked, your relationship doesn't have to be! Here's hoping these 10 dating lessons from the government shutdown can help you put your dating life back to work.
"Hey Giiiirllll, you look good," may work in the club, but in the land of online dating such mindless messages fall upon deaf ears, making their way right to the trash folder.
Here is the story of a love addict named Jake and a codependent named Melissa. Like so many codependent/love addict relationships, they were oblivious to their psychological afflictions. They felt like "regular" people who just wanted the all-American dream of true love.
In recent years, we have started to show a concern for the many ways in which younger people are exposed to unrealistic images of beauty. Normal people do not have perfect skin, teeth and hair -- and they can still be beautiful. I would like to see a similar understanding emerge for people of all ages.
Ask most guys if they enjoy shopping, and you probably will hear an unsurprising, flat, "no". But, that doesn't mean guys aren't into looking nice. Now more than ever, men in general seem to care about their appearance almost as much as women.
In the 1979 melodrama, 'Hardcore,' starring George C. Scott, writer-director Paul Schrader was less than subtle when he gave his villain the name Ratan, which rhymes with Satan. In my scenario, the man who told me his name was Larry was really Barry. He also failed to mention that he had a wife, who I will give the name Carrie, just to keep it phonetic.
3. Your attorney makes unilateral decisions without your input or approval: While your attorney is knowledgeable about the legalities of your case, your input and approval is necessary because the decisions will affect your life.
All breakups are difficult, but ending a marriage with someone who has a personality disorder or mental illness can put your divorce at the extreme end of the spectrum. And it's crazy-making.