Posts tagged "expectations"

Girl Talk: He’s Not The Problem — It’s Your Unreasonable Expectations

You think he’s an idiot. He thinks you’re a nut case. You insist he doesn’t understand you. He insists you’re a nut case. You get angry and maybe even cry. He shrugs his shoulders, assumes it’s a personal problem that has nothing to do with him, and chalks all it up to you being a…

By: Kate Richlin-Zack / April 16, 2012

Girl Talk: I Feel Pressured To Get Married Or Break Up

She found me next to the growing pile of crock pots and kitchen sets. I was seated near the bride, half praising her newest pair of plush monogrammed bath towels, half wondering if a fourth glass of champagne would be overdoing it.

She perched on a wing chair and turned to me. “So.

By: Rachel East / June 14, 2011

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 each other, but we actually like each other a lot, too — two things I’ve learned don’t always go hand in hand. We have to…

By: Wendy Atterberry / September 22, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Prenatal Vitamins, Prehistoric Sex, And Mating Expectations

In a study of 89 men, those who consumed the most folate (found in leafy green vegetables) had the fewest sperm with aneuploidy, an abnormality that may account for miscarriages and a variety of disorders. More research needs to be done, but it sounds like wannabe dads might want to take prenatal vitamins, or at…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 21, 2008