The major value of spontaneity and vulnerability has been lost in the ease of meeting online because, in online dating, the cycle of first dates (and perhaps a handful of seconds or thirds) is inevitable.
As much as I have wanted to be in an open relationship for many years, now that I’m in one, I find I’m not really sure what to do.
While nobody likes to say it out loud, most of us understand, somewhere deep down, that neither notions are grounded in any kind of certainty. Yet on the subject of love, we seem to collectively abandon our common sense and soldier on, perpetuating the belief that it is.
You’ll never know what it was you did that drove him away or what she did that drew him in closer, but one day you will realize that often the things we want to control the most in life, are perhaps the things we should leave to the hands of fate.
Although you may be back to your happy former self, it’s generally acceptable to fantasize about several extremely annoying, though not fatal, circumstances that your ex might find themselves in. If you’re having trouble visualizing something satisfying, you can try these on for size.
The office will be there tomorrow and the day after that, but here? Who will make the eggs if you’re not here?
Relationship challenges/successes are often broadcasted, and glamorized.
The paradox is that the people who crave love the most, who bemoan their singleness, are usually the least adept at accepting love.
iPod on shuffle and 1 out of every 3 songs is a track from a Dane Cook stand up CD.
It’s not that you’re overtly looking to doom your relationship, either, but sometimes, going with the flow is counterproductive to actually getting anywhere.