You're dating a guy and from what you can tell, things seem to be going well. Ok, fine, if you MUST admit it, you have a few teensy doubts... * He's spending a lot less time with you than he used to (e.g. your regular Saturday night date has been replaced with guys' night out.) * He's not as affectionate with you as he was in the beginning. * Whenever you ask him about future plans (e.g. "Have you checked your calendar to see if you can make it to my cousin Sheila's wedding with me next month?") he dodges the question.
DATING ADVICE FOR WOMEN
Pop quiz! Answer TRUE or FALSE: 1. I often find myself attracted to "bad boys," "jerks" and "players." 2. I spend a lot of my time trying to make my boyfriend happy. 3. If I am upset about something in my relationship, I often dismiss my feelings to avoid a conflict. 4. The men I date tend to be bossy and controlling, and get angry when I don't do what they want me to do. 5. I apologize even when I know I'm not at fault. 6. If my boyfriend is mad at me, I can't think about anything else until we resolve the argument. 7. I love how great it feels to make up after a fight, like I have a fresh start to be a better girlfriend. 8. My boyfriend and I have a cyclical relationship: things are going well, then out of the blue he gets angry at me, I apologize and do everything in my power to make it up to him, then we make up, and the cycle starts all over again.
Dating dry spells. Lousy blind dates. Saturday nights alone with your TiVo. Being the only unattached woman at your friends' "couple-y" dinner party. Sometimes, being single feels anything but fabulous. (I've been there. Trust me.) But before you go getting down on yourself, you'll really want to read this article. It's all about the power of positive thinking and how keeping your attitude upbeat can actually attract love into your life just like a magnet! Here’s a letter from a reader who's feeling down and more than a little bit skeptical, along with my reply explaining exactly how she can turn her life around by doing ONE SIMPLE THING. READER COMMENT OF THE WEEK: "Some Women Don't Deserve Love" "Paige, Do you really believe every lady out here deserves healthy love? There are plenty of needy, whiny, controlling women who I don't believe deserve to be in a loving relationship.
Recently, Jennifer Aniston’s latest rom-com “The Switch” (about a 40-something single woman who gets pregnant via artificial insemination) opened in 8th place at the box office to a disappointing 8.4 million. Surprising numbers, given the fact that anytime Aniston’s face graces a magazine cover – whether fashion or tabloid – copies fly off the shelves. The general consensus seems to be that the roles she plays too closely mirror her actual life, and that people are actually far more interested in her off-screen romances (or lack thereof). So why is it that we’re so consumed with who Jennifer’s dating or getting dumped by? What makes our celeb-obsessed society set their watches to the ticking of her biological clock?