I've secretly wanted a hickey since I was 12. Yes, I get it, you probably think hickeys are creepy or gross or white-trashy. They're forbidden fruit, and as far as I can tell, pretty much the only Red Badge of Sexual Conquest you can wear at the mall or shootin' back shots at the bar.
"Individuals who were poached by their current romantic partners were less committed, less satisfied, and less invested in their relationships. They also paid more attention to romantic alternatives, perceived their alternatives to be of higher quality, and engaged in higher rates of infidelity," explains University of South Alabama psychologist Joshua Foster.
My husband, Cody, and I had both done things on our own to screw up our relationship. All of those problems acted as wedges that pushed us further and further apart until we barely even recognized each other (despite the fact that we slept in the same bed every night). We went days without speaking, and it was totally normal for me and my 7-year-old daughter Addie to leave home for weeks at a time so he could study. Once we moved to Indiana, I learned not to rely on Cody; school was his first priority and we agreed to simply stick it out until the end.
My son started junior high today. Yes, junior high, the place where incoming 7th graders begin breaking free from the shackles of childhood to begin the arduous journey of self-discovery. As my boy walked the long walk from the car to the campus, I stopped to consider the many emotions he might experience on his first day: Would he get frustrated at his locker? Would he panic trying to make it to each class on time? Would his heart awaken at the sight of a pretty new girl who has hair that smells of coconuts? Would he even tell me if it did?
Okay, we know the breakup was tough. But you made it through, and now it's time to laugh again. And what better way to do that than with a little trip down Disney Lane? Yeah, there is no better way. Because Disney movies fix everything. For reals. So, take this quiz for a spin and learn which Disney bad guy your ex truly is.
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