I’m Marrying My Long-Distance Boyfriend, Even Though I Know It’s Going To Be Hard

“So, you have my number. Text me.” I wink and turn to walk out the door with my friends into the humid Boston night. I can’t keep the grin off my face. I have a good feeling about this guy, and I know this is going to be something.

I’ve lost count of how many times that scene played out for me. In my group of friends, I was always the one looking for a relationship. I wanted more than casual dating or a fling. I wanted the Holy Grail: unconditional love. Whether I met a guy in a bar, on the street, online, or through friends, I always thought it was going to become something. But it never did. From the time I was 18 until the time I was 28, none of these interactions ended up leading to the great love that I was endlessly searching for. Read more

4 main reasons why new relationships usually fail

1. Unrealistic expectations:

You are brokenhearted and cursed him for his new girlfriend … and now you expect from an unknown to fill your gaps! This cannot be done! Logic says that as expectations grow, each time you have to take a step ahead! Agreed, but at present, this theory has no benefit to the following simple reason: It is not that man is crap, is that you do not have realistic expectations! He is indeed not perfect, but may prove ideal for you! Of course most of the time it is challenging to discover simply because of prior separation and once again you are brokenhearted, and of course you think “All men are pigs!” Read more

Things you should never be self-conscious about in a relationship

When you’re in a good relationship, you’re not worried about small things, or heck, even the medium-sized things turning into icebergs that send your romance plummeting downwards into its watery grave. But sometimes, even in a good relationship, you find yourself on shaky ground. Being open about things your self-conscious about can be scary, especially when you really like someone. Then there’s the chance your partner isn’t as tolerant as he or she should be, or that the dynamic you’ve established limits you both from opening up, completely. Read more

9 Relationship Stages That All Couples Go Through

Wondering what relationship stage you’re in right now? Here are the 9 relationship stages that all couples go through, no matter how love starts. By Elizabeth Arthur

Relationships are unique.

And one experience of love is never the same. Read more

Ready For A Ring? Find Out What Men Look for When Choosing A Wife

Believe it or not, women aren’t the only ones with a checklist of traits they look for in a partner.  Although it may not be written down, men have a mental list of what they will and will not tolerate in a relationship as well.

Take a look at these traits men look for in a wife…. Read more

Our Wedding Was Perfect… For Us

I recently married my live in boyfriend of five years. We had both been married before, (I had been married more than once) and we each had two children. I had a daughter who is 20 and a son who is 17, my husband had a son who is turning 19 next week, and a daughter who is 16. We had been living under one roof for four years, pretty happily actually. We had even gotten to the point (mostly) of just raising the kids as one family, not his or mine. Read more

7 Small but Sure Ways to Test His Interest …

If you’re confused about whether your crush returns your feelings, there are ways to test his interest. You don’t need to wait for him to ask you out. You can move the process along by doing a few simple things. These small ways to test his interest will hint that you like him, and give you an idea of how he feels. Read more

How to Get a Man Back When You’ve Messed Up

Have you messed up with a man and now you’re freaking out wondering if you can get him back or not? As you start to recognize new things about yourself and the mistakes you’ve been making with a man, it’s straightforward to start thinking that things are EVEN WORSE than you thought they were, and for this to freak you out more. Read more

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