Men and women CAN be friends. In fact, you should have a best guy friend and here's why.
According to films, television programs, comic books, daguerreotypes, cave drawings and divinations from wishing wells, your next door neighbor, coworker or even husband could very well be a SECRET AGENT. Spies are many things, charming, capable, physically adept, but mostly they're terrific liars. The same penchant for misdirection that makes a guy top-notch in the espionage game makes him absolutely horse plop in the awesome boyfriend department.
Women and men are wildly different. Ladies are soft, smell nice and are purty. Most dudes are lumpy/coarse, smell like motor oil and bear meat and are generally utilitarian in terms of looks. Because of your sensuality, delicateness and otherworldliness, there are a handful of sexy things you can totally get away with doing. But it is spectacularly weird and decidedly unsexy when we try the same moves.
Occasionally, he has a good reason for not calling you back. Generally, the reason involves lycanthropy, alien abduction or the velociraptor flu. But, for the most part, things must not be working. This goes double for a breakup, irrespective of who initiated it. Maybe you absolutely can't help but calling him, here are 25 ways that you do not want to start the conversation
Breaking up is a bummer, even if you're the one initiating the split and even if you were sick of his sh*t or decided you could find a better caliber of lady. Unless you're a sociopath or have anterograde amnesia real bad, it's going to take a little time to get over the loss (legend has it that you can expect about a month of moping for each year you were together). BUT you don't just have to sit there like a sack of sadness, you can turn this mother around, you can WIN this breakup.
Growing up I was always disappointed that I didn't have any brothers. I managed to forge brotherhoods along the way, generally through beer and shirtless wrestling, but as an adult I couldn't be more thankful for having sisters. I'm incredibly close with both my sisters and think I'd be a much crappier person without them.
Every time I get in a new relationship, I get comfortable... too comfortable. That comfort leads to weight gain. But why do I, and many, many poor, poor people, gain weight while we're dating? Is nesting going to be the death of us all?
Facebook has existed as the Wild West for far too long. It's time that someone codify what is and is not OK to do with your fellow human beings on Mark Zuckerberg's creation (collaboration). Social media needs to follow rules in the same way that society needs to follow certain protocols of etiquette, otherwise it's going to be friggin' anarchy. Here are those rules.
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.
Winter can be a bummer. It gets lonely and cold and boring and before you know it you're in the grips of cabin fever. You need to find a winter boyfriend.