Posts tagged "relationship trouble"

Girl Talk: I Pretended We Were Right For Each Other

I met Brad* a few months after my first serious relationship blew up in my face. He was pretty much everything my ex wasn't, and after getting a few rebound flings out of the way, I thought maybe I'd found someone I could really feel safe with. True, he didn't have the intellectual prowess my…

By: Wendy Atterberry / May 20, 2010

Thoughts From Guys On Our IM: Are Men Or Women Better At Fighting?

I know, I know, how do you define "better," right? But I think most people would agree that men and women tend to have different fighting "styles," which really becomes a problem when we're fighting with each other, especially in a romantic relationship. So, what do men think of the way their partners behave during…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 21, 2009

Signs Your Lover Is Having An Emotional Affair

The emotional affair is when your lover is looking for someone with whom he can experience an intense emotional experience. His primary reason for the affair isn't sex. Since emotional affairs are more subtle, you'll have to spend more time gathering evidence because this type of affair is simply easier to deny. Here's what you…

By: Annika Harris / January 13, 2009

How To Survive The First Week Of A Broken Heart

My relationship status is in limbo. Eight days ago I was engaged. Now I don't know what I am. I'm not single, but I'm certainly feeling an aloneness that I haven't felt in four and half years -- it's traumatizing and weirdly liberating all at once. During the first few days of this new stage…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 22, 2008