Trying cohabitation? Here are signs that things might not last.
Our own “Mind of Man” columnist has argued that couples moving in together is the kiss of death for a relationship. I think he's crazy—always, always, always move in together before you commit to marriage, trust me!—but there are other real kiss of death moments for couples. Check out "15 Signs You're Headed For Bed Death" below. Just don't be mad at us if you decide to dump your boyfriend as a result. The Frisky: 7 Ways To End A Relationship
1. You're A Lot Smarter Than He Is: Let's face it, guys can't handle when a woman knows more than they do, about anything. "And lord knows, an intelligent woman would never waste her time with a guy with pea soup for brains," says Bea. The Frisky: 12 Signs You're Dating A Loser
2. Residual Immaturity: No guy completely grows up, but a passionate interest in something truly juvenile will wear on you eventually, if not immediately. "I discovered his secret stash of comic books; I started to notice that the reason he got up early on Saturday mornings was to watch cartoons, and guess what? Pretty soon I stopped feeling attracted to him," says Katie.The Frisky: 5 Horrifying Things You'll Learn When Moving In With A Guy
3. Differing Opinions On A) Meal Responsibility & B) Palate: If s/he's not accepting of the fact that you will not ever cook for him/her (A), and especially not a steak because you're a vegetarian (B), your relationship is well-done and charred.
4. Grooming/Bathing/Hygiene Take A Back Seat: You discover skid marks on his underwear or witness him picking his nose without shame, while you also haven't bothered to shave your legs in four months or wear anything but your worst underwear in front of him. "After my boyfriend and I broke up is when I finally bought new bras and undies," admits Sarah. "I didn't care about maintaining any sort of sex appeal for him, but all the new guys on the horizon? Hell, yeah." The Frisky: MERRIme, A New Web Comedy About Online Dating