Posts tagged "commitment"

Dear Wendy: “My Boyfriend Abandoned Me. Should I Move On?

I’m 31 and had been in a very loving, fun, and supportive relationship with my guy for almost two years and living together for a little over a year. He…

Wendy Atterberry | November 9, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Dear Wendy: “Is My Boyfriend Being Disloyal?”

My boyfriend and I have been together for almost a year and we are deeply in love, but our relationship is far from perfect. He cheated on his ex to…

Wendy Atterberry | September 23, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Mind Of Man: How He Knows He’s In A Relationship

When a man gets into a relationship, he’s usually the last to know.

Women fall in love, men slip on it. Women gently twirl down the rabbit hole of…

John DeVore | September 15, 2010 - 3:30 pm

I Was Engaged To A Man With Commitment Phobia

When I met the cute blue-eyed surfer who lived in my apartment building—we’ll call him Max—we clicked immediately. I’m a workaholic by nature, but I set aside my writing while… | August 21, 2010 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: Should You Mercy-Kill A Dead-End Relationship?

Bad Band. Jew Joker. Sandwich. The Brute. AwwMike. Babycheese. My laundry list of discarded loves reads like a storyboard of comic book villains, each nickname a clue as to their…

Lauren Gitlin | August 17, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Dear Wendy: “Am I Just Being Crazy Jealous?”

I’m 25 and my husband is 23 and we have been married nine months, known each other for nearly five years, and dated for two before we got married. In…

Wendy Atterberry | July 15, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Dear Wendy: “I’m Commitment-Phobic In Friendships”

I’m sure you get lots of letters about people who are afraid of commitment in relationships, but I have a different problem: I think I’m afraid of commitment in friendships.

Wendy Atterberry | July 5, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Girl Talk: One-Nighters Are Not For Me

I have had my share of one-night stands. In fact, a significant percentage of the people I have slept with in the nearly 10 years since losing my virginity have…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 8, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Dear Wendy: “How Long Do I Have To Wait For A Commitment?”

Recently I met a guy that I truly enjoy being with. We have been sort of dating for a month. We are very different from each other, but we connected…

Wendy Atterberry | February 1, 2010 - 5:00 pm

Dear Wendy: “Why Won’t She Label Our Relationship?”

For four years I’ve been really good friends with an on and off girlfriend, during which time it’s been back and forth between sexual intimacy and more of a best-friend…

Wendy Atterberry | December 8, 2009 - 4:30 pm

Dear Wendy: “Should I Date Around Before Committing To My Boyfriend?”

I am 24 years old and currently in a committed, loving, happy relationship. My boyfriend of 2.5 years is cute, sexy, kind, intelligent, AND we are so compatible that we…

Wendy Atterberry | October 27, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Dear Wendy: He’s Not Ready For Marriage

I am 26 years old and have been dating my boyfriend for a little over a year. Our relationship started off with many issues — I had just ended a…

Wendy Atterberry | October 16, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Do I Really Need To Say Goodbye To My Single Life Before I Can Find Love?

I was a little bit unsettled when I read a recent Cary Tennis column on Salon called “I’m 32 already. Time to get married!” I realized that I could have…

Ami Angelowicz | October 12, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: When Marriage Means More To Families Than The Couples Themselves

My boyfriend and I have been together for just under 2 ½ years and at the risk of sounding gag-arrific, I’ve really never been happier. Not only do we love…

Wendy Atterberry | September 22, 2008 - 4:30 pm

The Relationship Novice: 5 Things To Know Before Committing

When two people first start dating, they put on their best sides. They reveal only snippets of information to each other, leaving the full story for when the person really…

Lindsay A. | June 20, 2008 - 1:00 pm

So I’m Engaged: The Thing About Commitment

Here’s how I thought being engaged would make me feel: OLD. Here’s how being engaged really makes me feel: like I’m in on the funniest inside joke ever. Two of…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 13, 2008 - 10:00 am

A Wandering Eye Is Not Such A Bad Thing

We love it when science supports our guilty habits. According to psychologists with the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, checking out members of the opposite sex (or same sex,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 5, 2007 - 6:43 pm
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