I thought this was going to be different from all the other guys and relationships.
I thought I was doing everything right.” The Secret to a Good Date: Have Sex First by Priscilla Pine “If you’re going out with someone you’ve already had sex with and don’t need to evaluate in public for reasons of safety or suitability, then please, for the love of god, fuck first.” How to Have a Relationship With Yourself by Ann Friedman “There’s a short, strange history of single women marrying themselves, an over-the-top act that’s been met with plenty of skepticism. You’re the only one invested in it to the degree that you deserve.” Feeling Lonely When You’re Single Doesn’t Mean You’re Weak by Alana Massey “As members of a generation raised on the virtues of self-esteem and self-reliance, confessing that we are lonely is to admit we’ve failed to sufficiently absorb the personal motto we were assigned from birth: ‘I am enough.’” I Feel Destined to Be Single, and That’s Okay by Anna Holmes “I savored the company of friends and family and considered myself extremely intuitive and emotionally open, but I had to admit that other folks sometimes got in the way of my keeping my own great company.” 30 Famous Women on Heartbreak by Julie Ma “Even Jesus bitched about his suffering, and if we read him right, he suffered our agonies too.
Being family oriented can carry several meanings, depending on the context in which it is being used -- but at its core, being family oriented is appreciating your family, your relationship and the relationship that your partner shares with his or her family.
Being family oriented is a state of mind that guides your actions with friends, family and in relationships.
Anthony Oster is a licensed professional counselor who earned his Master of Science in counseling psychology at the University of Southern Mississippi.
When Masturbation Meets Cohabitation by Maureen O’Connor “If a hobby is an activity pursued for pleasure, then masturbation is perhaps the hobby most of humanity shares.” How to Stop Fighting Over Money With Your Partner by Mandy Stadtmiller “Fights about spending it, fights about saving it, and, perhaps most insidiously, fights about hiding it will doom your union if you aren’t careful.
A wise person once said, “the best advice is your own” — but that person had probably never read Ask Polly. Desperate to stop fighting with your partner about money? Here’s some of our best relationship advice for whatever shape your love life is taking.
At the Cut, we’ve spent years covering sex, love, and dating — answering your questions and addressing key issues along the way. What Romance Really Means After 10 Years of Marriage by Heather Havrilesky “After a decade of marriage, if things go well, you don’t need any more proof.
(You could argue that shotgun weddings are a form of backdoor DTR.) But as the Information Age expands the forms of communication available to suitors, it also offers parallel possibilities for miscommunication — both accidental and willful.” What an Arranged Marriage Taught My Mom About Dating by Beejoli Shah “Between elementary-school swooning and post-college relationships, something unexpected happened.
My apparently non-romantic mother, a woman who’s never been on a date, became the best dating guru I’ve ever met.” Why None of Your Friends Can Name the Guy You’re Seeing by Priscilla Pine “Why are we all telling each other about going to a cocktail bar with Floppy-Hair Dude instead of saying we’ve been on three dates with a guy named Adam who seems cool? by Heather Havrilesky “How could I have misread the situation this much?