The argument about whether men need to "man up" rages on.
The issue of gender roles in the context of dating is something that's been addressed here on YourTango. But now, a recent Twitter rant by celebrity little brother Rob Kardashian — involving accusations that his ex cheated on him with more than 20 men — has put the argument back in the spotlight.
Are you over-prioritizing dating and relationships over other parts of your life?
"All you need is love"? Sorry Beatles but, you need much more. If you put every last drop of energy you had into your romantic relationship, that relationship itself would crumble because you'd wake up one day realizing you were miserable because you had no friends, no career and no identity of your own.
How to tell if you're wasting time in your relationship.
So you're cruising along in an amicable relationship, and you're wondering if, at 6 months or a year into it, your man has long-term relationship potential. After all, if a long-term relationship or marriage is what you're ultimately looking for, you might have to take stock of your relationship early on before you get too far in — involved, in love, in debt or in denial.
How to tell whether you're overstepping the boundaries in your relationship.
As women, we sometimes desire to have a man so badly that we try to rush the comfort that comes with a naturally developing relationship. Unfortunately, that desire can read as desperation and make potential boyfriend material duck for cover.
Falling into these negative patterns may be slowing you down in your search for Mr. Right.
Everybody has patterns. If you think you don't have one, then your pattern might just be constantly fighting not to do the same thing you did in all of your previous relationships, which is a pattern in itself. Falling into these patterns might be slowing you down in your search for Mr. Right.
If a man really loves you, he won't judge you for doing the following things.
I think it's so annoying when girls won't eat a big meal in front of their date, or just have to wear a full face of makeup whenever a guy they like is around. We're humans, not dolls with no organs, and last time I checked, men feel pretty comfortable burping and the rest around us.
We all make dating blunders in our 20s, but as we get older, we (hopefully) learn some lessons.
Between high school sweethearts and the dating challenges of your late twenties, a lot changes. Those young adult years are a crash course on men for most women. Here are the lessons most of us learn about about men in our twenties.