saying i love you

Dater X: V-Day & The L-Word

Valentine’s Day is juuuuust around the bend, and in unusual circumstances for me, I can actually celebrate it this year with, GASP,  a man. I’ve always been a fan of…

Dater X 2.0 | February 11, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Date-Ade Episode 2: On Accidents & Accidental “I Love Yous”

I think I’ve mentioned (numerous times) that canned dating advice drives me crazy. Love and relationships are not a one-size-fits-all pair of shoes. I admittedly don’t have all the answers,…

Ami Angelowicz | August 22, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: 7 Times When “I Love You” Doesn’t Count

The phrase “I love you” — despite endless debates about who should say it first and how often it should be said — only holds as much significance as the…

The Frisky | September 18, 2012 - 11:00 am

Dear Wendy: “Should I Ask Him Directly If He Loves Me?”

By boyfriend and I have been together two years. About six months ago, I finally said “I love you,” deciding that if I didn’t say it first he never would.

Wendy Atterberry | September 15, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: Is “I Love You” Really That Important?

“I love you,” I told Jeremy, gazing deeply into his eyes. I was 13 and he had just given me a mix tape containing “Jeremy” by Pearl Jam and “November…

Ami Angelowicz | May 11, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Dear Wendy Updates: “Bated Breath” Responds

It’s time again for “Dear Wendy Updates,” a feature where people I’ve given advice to in the past let us know whether they followed the advice and how they’re doing…

Wendy Atterberry | May 9, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Mind Of Man: How We Say “I Love You” (Without Actually Saying, “I Love You”)

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we’re rerunning the very first Mind of Man which originally was published in February 2008. It’s an oldie, but SUCH a goodie.

OK ladies,…

John DeVore | February 9, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Dear Wendy: “How Long Does It Take The Average Person To Say ‘I Love You’?”

I’ve been with my boyfriend for about seven months, and things are going amazingly. For the first time in my life, I feel emotionally healthy and secure with myself. I…

Wendy Atterberry | January 19, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Dear Wendy: “I’m Scared To Say ‘I Love You'”

My boyfriend and I have been seeing each other for a while now, and quite a few times in the past few months (especially recently) he’s told me that he…

Wendy Atterberry | January 11, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Dear Wendy: “I Accidentally Said ‘I Love You’!”

It’s time again for “Shortcuts.” For every question, I’ll give my advice in three sentences or less, because sometimes the answer to a person’s question is so obvious and the…

Wendy Atterberry | December 23, 2010 - 5:00 pm

Dear Wendy: Why Won’t He Say “I Love You”?

Wendy is off today. So in lieu of a brand-new Dear Wendy, we’re rerunning one of her early columns.

Wendy Atterberry | October 25, 2010 - 2:29 pm

Girl Talk: Love And The Absence Of Love

I was lying in the bed of my current lover. I don’t know if I would call him a lover, maybe just an intimate friend. Or a spiritual hookup. I’ve…

Ami Angelowicz | August 18, 2010 - 2:00 pm
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