When I first find myself in the throes of a break-up, my body shuts down. Even the thought of food, at first, is difficult. My stomach is just as twisted as my heart, I find myself in my bed for too long, and honestly, when I do force myself to eat, I can't even keep it down. But once the first wave of despair lifts, and I'm able to think about food again, I indulge in my favorite, often made-up concoctions.
There's something about alcohol that makes us want to have sex. Don't lie. You know it's true. But why stick to boring old shots or beer when trying to "get it in," so to speak? You're a mature adult, after all. So put on your sexy silk stockings tonight and make your date a vodka cocktail.
Personal styles can really have a big impact on a relationship, particularly when it comes to food and eating, and especially if, as a couple, your eating styles are so different, it sometimes feels like your partner is more into food than he is into you!
By now you may have heard about "Engagement Chicken"—the roast chicken recipe supposedly responsible for inspiring men to propose to their girlfriends. Well, we are on the hunt for the next "engagement chicken"... that is, some special dish which, when you prepare it for your sweetheart, inspires him to commit some specific, romantic act.
The sparks were not exactly flying in the first place, but it was when I ordered french fries to go with my vod-cran (which I made sure never to let out of my sight) and he gave me the "side eye" that I realized things were really not going to work out.
Among the decisions one makes when going on a first date (heels vs flats, who will pick up the check, etc.) lies the question of where to spend said first date. And, for most of us, the question comes down to: should we meet for coffee or for a drink?