Many pop culture examples point to the external "breakovers" women engage in following a breakup. Is there really something to this? Can cutting our hair or buying a new outfit help us get to a place of being "over" an ex?
We've all been in relationships where, at times, we've felt more like a mom or a secretary than a significant other. While we understand that healthy relationships require compromises, we've compiled a list of favors that good boyfriends know better than to consistently request. If you're constantly taking on any of the items on this list (especially with any hint of resentment), it's time to get your guy to lend a hand.
It's self-esteem month here at YourTango. Isn't it time to love yourself a little more, knotty hair and all? According to a new Dove survey, only 7% of women love their hair, and 20% have skipped a social function because of a bad hair day. Wha?!
For the past few years, 31-year-old actress Michelle Williams—of Brokeback Mountain and Blue Valentine fame—has been rocking a Mia Farrow-esque bob. While she knows her girlfriends and gay men in general love her hair, she recently told British Elle magazine (via The Telegraph) that men of the heterosexual variety do not like her short crop!
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As a curvier brunette with very dark brown hair—maybe even light black—I find that, when it comes to men, I lose to blondes…a lot. That might sound ridiculous to you, but I bet it makes perfect sense to the blonde girl that, er, distracted a guy I was having a fling with my senior year of college. But who's bitter? (I am. I so, so am.)
Recently I've been coping with the aftermath of a breakup—not a separation from my significant other, mind you, but from my waxist. Our split was not for lack of compatibility. She works at an athletic club where my husband and I discontinued our membership for budgetary concerns. I knew I would miss my go-to gal, but I frankly I didn't realize quite how much. And I suspect my husband, ahem, misses her too.
Long hair on men doesn't seem to generate the same response it does when it comes to women. Another double standard? Of course. But just as men have reasons for being less attracted to our bobs and pixie cuts, we have our reasons, too. Here's what women think about men's hairstyles.
On our first date, we ended up making out in a bar on the Lower East Side. Our second date, I invited him up to my apartment. Maybe I was moving too fast, but I didn't care. After a tough breakup, I wanted to let my hair down. Which, I discovered over the next few weeks, wasn't Tobey's thing. One night I mentioned it jokingly, and he said, "I don't mind doing that at all. If a woman is well-groomed."