There are certain relationship mistakes men make over and over again. And, most of the time, us guys won't tell you about it until it's too late. Let's nip this in the bud, shall we? Let's be reasonable and let's make this thing work and let's leave the armchair quarterbacking to the guys on ESPN.
Women are the traditional consumers of self-help books, but guys need advice too. And what better way to find out what goes on inside his head than to read dating advice written by and for men? (Some might say you could ask him, but where's the fun in that?) In this spirit we bring you this piece by men's lifestyle expert, Oliver "Ali" Nejad, who fills you in on four red flags men look for when they're on a date.
Don't. Call. Me. Ever. Again. Who among us hasn't uttered these five words to a boyfriend in the heat of a breakup? But you may find yourself missing the guy and wondering if things could have been different. Your ex is familiar territory, but is it a country that you should consider revisiting? And if so, how? Learn when it's healthy to get back together with an ex, and how to win him back.
A master bedrooms differ from other rooms. It is the intimate heart of a household, the retreat that replenishes body and soul, the temple that honors love. Because they have such an important role in our lives, and because we spend one-third of our lives in bed, your master bedroom should be inviting, calming and wonderful. So how do you go about creating such a sacred space? Read on to find out.
Yes, it's true—we all need somebody to lean on. And lucky for you, YourTango is here to help. Whether it's netting a man this weekend or saving your first date, YourTango had the advice you are looking for. So in case you were too busy rearranging your day planner this week, here's a recap of the week's best. Video: 16 Essential First Date Tips Pay attention so your first date isn't your last. Feature: 13 Male Habits The World Could Do Without Including, "Believing you look good in relaxed fit jeans." Hey guys, it's like SparkNotes for living!
Break-up advice: five essential tips about the right way to end a relationship with your boyfriend. "You know something is wrong between you and him, so do you just pull the trigger, kill this relationship dead and move on? No, take a moment. Look at what you used to have between the two of you and what you've got now. Make a list of where you two have gone off the rails. Seeing your problems in black and white helps you put things in perspective."
When I asked an old friend why she hadn't just broken up with her live-in boyfriend instead of beginning a messy affair with a married neighbor, she snapped, "Don't be stupid—nobody leaves a relationship without having another one in place." Oh, please, I corrected her. Of course they do. People fall out of love or get angry and leave without a safety net all the time. But as I thought back, I realized that for as long as I knew her, she never had. Even when she pretty much hated the one she was with, she stuck it out until she'd lined up his replacement. I could never understand why. My friend is beautiful, successful and very smart; surely being single for a little while wouldn't end her world.
I went out with a guy a few weeks ago. We had a really good time (I think?). We had a few drinks, then he drove me all the way home, even though I told him I could walk. The convo was great, we had a lot in common and I thought he was a cutie patootie. I don't want to be all annoying girl in "He's Just Not That Into You," but I really don't understand why he never called? Aren't all those things signs that he's interested?