I found myself in that precarious situation this past weekend. I was hangin' out when I was approached by a fine specimen of a man. He was tall, dressed really well and his smile made me melt. We totally hit it off and soon found ourselves making out in the bar like we were Freshmen at a frat party.
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."
Poll: What Do You Call Your Boyfriend? : Boyfriend. Classic, easy. Why not? Friend. Sure, it's a little evasive, but it's true, he's my friend! Lover. Racy, but sexy. Partner. We are all equal here. Beau. I'm an old fashioned kind of girl.
What do you call the guy you've been seeing for the past few weeks? Because, as Big asked Carrie in the Sex and the City movie, when you're both adults, isn't he a little old to be your boyfriend? It sounds so, well, high school. In the spirity of maturation, YourTango has come up with ten alternate names to call your man.
His girlfriend's mother had Alzheimer's; visiting her allowed him to comfort them both. "When Anne first asked me to join her on one of her weekly visits I agreed, thinking that we would pop in and say "Hi" to a confused old woman, chat for a few minutes and be on our way. Instead, I witnessed the change in the relationship between parent and child."
Poll: Do You Care If His Best Friend Is A Woman?: Yes. There must be non-platonic feelings buried somewhere No. I trust him. Plus, if she's cool, maybe she'll be my best friend too. Kinda. I don't want to mind, but I can't help being bothered by it.
Poll: Considering A Threesome With Your Boyfriend?: Yes. I'd consider most sexual experiments. Yes. It was my idea in the first place. No. Sex should be between two people. No. Not into girls enough. Only if it was with another guy.
Poll: What Gift Makes Your Heart Melt?: Chocolate Clothing Flowers Jewelry Something personalized
Poll: Who Do You Wear Makeup For?: Myself. My guy. Others—co-workers, strangers, family, etc.. All of the above.
Don't tell us your face is more complicated than the entire female body combined. If a woman can run a plastic razor up her leg while balancing on one foot, don't you think she can handle a battery operated Norelco? The female hair removal system revolves around a single blade and a smoldering pot of wax. Where's our flex and pivot technology?
Poll: Do You Love Your Boyfriend But Hate His Friends?: Yes. I hate making him choose, but can't stand to be with them. Yes. That's why he nevers sees them. No. I love his friends, they're now my friends. I don't know, I've never met them.
Poll: Do You Tend To Ignore Your Friends When Starting A New Relationship?: Um...maybe. But only during the first few weeks. Never. Your friends will always be there for you, who knows how long he'll be around? Sometimes, depending on how much I like the guy.
Poll: Dating Your Best Friend's Sibling: A Do Or A Don't?: A do. What could be better? You already know his sister loves you. A definite don't. You feel like her family is your own. It'd be too weird. It depends on how your friend felt about the situation.