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Not so long ago, the most resolute act you could carry out in order to assert your commitment to ending a bad relationship was to throw the guy out and change the locks. If you were really brazen, you could toss his clothes into the mulberry bush beneath your window. The truly disturbed might sleep with his best friend or pour sugar into the gas tank of his souped-up Ford Escort. In this modern age, the most threatening, and perhaps only way to put a period at the end of a liaison headed toward Splitsville is one simple, though potent act: erase the guy’s number from your cell phone.
Ever sent a sexy text to your boyfriend... and then realized it was to your boss? Do you know your partner's email passwords? Are you constantly checking your Blackberry—even when you're on a date? Even if you've never experienced these tech troubles, it's likely that you've encountered the intersection of technology and relationships—and maybe you've wondered what to do. Below, 22 dos and don'ts. Let us know yours in the comments.
According to Us Weekly, Eddie Cibrian's wife Brandi is speaking out and revealing that LeAnn Rimes is a stalker. "She refuses to leave us alone - it is shameful and scary," Brandi says. "People are going to say it takes two to tango and I get that, but at some point LeAnn needs to stop asking him to dance." She goes on to say that Eddie had to change his phone number to end her "constant texting and calling." And according to Brandi, it was no coincidence that both LeAnn and Eddie were both at the L.A. Lakers game on May 17th. She is sure that LeAnn tracked him down.
Remember when dating simply meant a guy asking out a girl? Maybe he would call her up, maybe he'd do it face to face. Either way, the options were limited, the results easy to decipher. Even with this simplicity guys and gals everywhere still managed to lose at the game of dating a fair amount. Now with email, instant message, text, Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and their brethren at our disposal, we have found plenty of new ways to communicate and even more ways to mess it up. Where there's a new technology, there's a potential relationship dissolving because of its (mis)use.
Poll: Which Dating "Don't" Makes You Cringe?: Talking about his ex. Proposing on the first date or being overly eager. Down boy! Texting or talking on his phone the whole time. Talking about himself the whole time and not asking me any questions. Getting too personal. Sharing your STD history. There are no dating don'ts. I'm fair game for anything.
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Love Bytes: three must click sex, dating and relationship links. Vince Shlomi, the ShamWow pitchman, is apparently better at picking up spilled liquids than hookers. [Huffington Post] Justine Lai likes painting portraits of presidents. Presidents and her. Together. Having sex. [Asylum] Three dates and too many text messages later, she feels smothered. But is he being overly eager, or is she being overly standoffish? [Dear Sugar] Between all the different forms of technology, I hear from him every single day, if not twice daily. How can I gently ask him to slow it down? I don’t want to embarrass him, but I don’t want him to totally kill the spark, either.