Tag: friendship

Is “Just Friends” Ever Worth It?

December 9, 2015
Is “Just Friends” Ever Worth It?

Hi Susan, I have been dating a really great guy for the past two months. I think initially we both were interested in pursuing a romantic relationship but something happened in his life that has made him really struggle emotionally (he failed out of college). Over time he’s realized that right now he’s not ready […]

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20 Signs Your Best Guy Friend Likes You Back

July 2, 2015
20 Signs Your Best Guy Friend Likes You Back

All of a sudden you find yourself crushing hard on your best guy friend. Maybe you were always attracted, maybe it’s crept up on you, or maybe the realization hit you over the head one day and you never saw it coming. Now that it has, everything suddenly feels different – you want more. The old […]

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The Relationship Between Love and Commitment

May 6, 2010
The Relationship Between Love and Commitment

“I don’t quite know How to say How I feel Those three words Are said too much They’re not enough” Snow Patrol, Chasing Cars In my life six men have said those three words to me. I’ve always believed that three of them were full of crap and three were the real deal, which reflected […]

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Jane Austen Explains It All For You

March 19, 2010
Jane Austen Explains It All For You

I’m traveling today, so I’m bringing you an older post that many of my newer readers will have missed. I originally called it Dating Advice From a Dead Virgin, and it didn’t generate a lot of traffic. Hmmm….maybe I should just have entitled it Colin Firth as Mr. Darcy. Either way, it’s still full of […]

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Learning to Speak Hookup: Guys’ Edition

November 4, 2009
Learning to Speak Hookup: Guys’ Edition

As I wrote in Learning to Speak Hookup: A Pocket Phrasebook, the vocabulary surrounding the navigation of sex and relationships has become nearly incomprehensible. In the Hookup language, there are many irregularities and exceptions to the rule. It’s also heavily dependent on context. With so much misunderstanding, young people spend a great deal of time […]

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