3 Ways to Move Past or Protect Yourself from Rejection in Relationships and Dating
When I wasn’t crying over my divorce and broken family, I was mostly getting dating wrong. Must Be This Tall…
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An Open Letter to Young People Planning to Marry Someday, Vol. 2
You’re not going to like this, but you probably shouldn’t marry your girlfriend or boyfriend. Seriously. You know how it…
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You Don’t Have to Get Married, So Maybe You Shouldn’t
Frank: “Hey, I just want to thank you one last time for being here. It’s the best day ever.” Beanie:…
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Commitment Phobia: When Relationship Avoidance Isn’t Dumb
I have commitment issues. The classic kind, like when it’s easy to choose between Chicken, Seafood or Vegetarian at the…
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The Magic of Boundaries: Date Well, Marry the Right Person, and Love Hard Forever
Yep. We’re talking about boundaries again. They’re THAT important. Because I’m a hack writer (or possibly just because every single…
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Having the Same Goals Won’t Save Your Relationship
An unexpected phone call changed everything. I was in the middle of failing to learn how to speak Spanish effectively…
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My Story is Your Story—Even When it’s Not
Imagine this: A magical alternative universe where total strangers randomly being in your house isn’t as scary or bizarre as…
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How to Have a Good-Enough Relationship
“What *is* enough?” she asked. Fair question, I thought, since I’d just written a list of things that WERE NOT…
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Bad News: You Two Probably Shouldn’t Be Dating
Your relationship is probably doomed. I’m sorry, but it’s true. I’m just playing the percentages. Half of all marriages will…
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The Truth About Love You Might Not Accept
There was a wealthy farmer with two sons. The younger son, dissatisfied with his boring life, went to his dad…
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