Posts tagged "monogamy"

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

Are Humans Supposed To Be Monogamous?

Does the entire wedding industry these days seem like one big racket to you? In your lifetime, how many thousands of dollars have you spent flying all over the country… | March 6, 2010 - 6:30 pm

Smart Dudes Are More Likely To Be Monogamous

According to a new study, there may be a practical way to find out if your man is going to be faithful to you … test his IQ. If you’re…

Ami Angelowicz | March 2, 2010 - 6:20 pm

Girl Talk: I Don’t Want To Get Married Again

I love weddings. I stop dead before store windows to gaze at gorgeous dresses and drool over diamond rings. I’m thrilled when I happen upon a noisy banquet in a…

Angela Tung | February 18, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Dear Wendy: “I Love My Boyfriend, But I Fantasize About Other Men”

I’ve been in a committed relationship with my wonderful boyfriend for about two years now, and I’ve been extremely happy so far. I know he wants to get married in…

Wendy Atterberry | January 12, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Dear Wendy: “How Long Should I Wait To Be Exclusive?”

Sometimes the advice for people who email me is so obvious I wonder if they just need to hear someone else say it to truly believe it themselves. Today’s column…

Wendy Atterberry | December 29, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: Can A Relationship Become Too Comfortable Too Fast?

Recently, my boyfriend expressed some fear that we had moved too fast. While it’s only been four months, it feels like way more. Not quite a lifetime, but certainly a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 28, 2009 - 4:30 pm

Dear Wendy: A Coke-Dealing Boyfriend & A Serial Monogamist

“I met my current boyfriend about six months ago and there was an INSTANT attraction. At first he was perfect: he would make time for me, we would go out…

Wendy Atterberry | August 28, 2009 - 5:30 pm

Mourning The Death Of My Single-Girl Friendships

I’m getting married in a little over two months, and though this is a happy, exciting time in my life, there’s a bittersweetness. It started when I moved to New…

Wendy Atterberry | May 12, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Thoughts From Guys On Our IM: How Do The Seasons Affect Your Interest In Sex And Relationships?

Spring has arrived! I can practically smell the sunscreen and the delightful ocean breeze. But with the heat comes a question — do men suddenly get a little skip in…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 25, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Top Ten Ways Women Take Things Up A Notch

Ask Men U.K. had an interesting article recently on the top ten ways a guy could take a relationship “down a notch” when he doesn’t want to necessarily end it…

Wendy Atterberry | March 9, 2009 - 5:00 pm

My Friends Don’t Get My Relationship

A few weekends ago, my girlfriends and I decided to have a drink night. For most girl crews, drink night usually starts out with a few friendly cocktails and pointless… | February 16, 2009 - 6:30 pm

Put A Fork In It: Marriage Is Dying

And I’m not just declaring it so because I’m no longer getting married and am bitter in some way. No, marriage is dying because the studies say so. According to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 26, 2009 - 6:00 pm

The Monogamist: Retaining Your Individuality When You’re Part Of A “We”

Last month, I showed up at a party that my hubby, Andy, and I had been invited to, and I was greeted with silence. Now, I know I’m not that…

Annemarie Conte | January 26, 2009 - 5:00 pm

Against Cheating: A Man’s Perspective

I’m single, 40, and have dated more than any good man should. Add to that the fact that I love women, I love seducing, and my ego is clearly invested… | January 26, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Are Creative Types Just Good For Flings?

Are “creative types” good for anything other than flings? “I am always attracted to creative men,” one woman writes the Guardian. “Most of my boyfriends have been poets or artists,…

Wendy Atterberry | January 5, 2009 - 12:30 pm

The Breakup Diaries: My Six-Month Sex Sabbatical

My breakup is…hold on, checking the calendar…almost three-months-old. Which means my hoo-ha has about three months worth of dust gathering inside it. About, oh, three weeks ago, I reached the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 4, 2008 - 7:30 pm

The Monogamist: When To Reveal Your Crazy Side

A friend call me the other day. She was struggling to figure out what was going on with her relationship of a month. He’d do sweet things, like post photos…

Annemarie Conte | October 31, 2008 - 1:00 pm

The Monogamist: What Marriage Feels Like

Well, I did it. A couple of weeks ago, I tied the knot. Got hitched. Became a ball and chain. And got my own ball and chain? People make it…

Annemarie Conte | October 1, 2008 - 1:00 pm

Crushes As Foreplay

Confession: I’m having a secret affair with my 21-year old Irish doorman. It’s such a secret, not even HE knows. The other night, when my fiancé was out, my doorman…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 18, 2008 - 3:30 pm