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What's Your Commitment Level?

What's Your Commitment Level?

Jack (Chicken Soup for the Soul) Canfield has a great line. He says: “99% is a bitch. 100% is a breeze.” I recently read an article about the above quote, (http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-1396/99-Is-a-Bitch-100-Is-a-Breeze.html). When I read that quote I have to admit it gave me cause for pause. How obvious! That said, the power of that has escaped me for years.

When Is It Time for the Commitment Talk?

When Is It Time for the Commitment Talk?

There is a weird soft spot in the beginning of many relationships that very often sets the tone for how the relationship grows or doesn’t grow. It’s that awkward place after you’ve been on more then a few dates, before “the” talk has happened when the woman tries very hard not to push and seem needy - while at the same time seething with angst and uncertainty about the status of this newly formed thing. Do we call it a relationship? Are we “dating”? Is he seeing other people? Should I be? Has he changed his Facebook status yet? Why hasn’t he taken down his Match profile???