Let's face it—you can no longer think everything has to be black or white nowadays. You need to accept that anything in the world we live in has gray areas—and so do your relationship. Is it scary? Fear not! It is actually a pretty good balance, but for it to be so, you first need to agree on that reality.
Listen ladies, before you tie me up and burn me at the stake, make sure you read this article until the very end. I’m not necessarily saying male behavior is all your fault, but rather, it’s collectively women’s fault ingeneral. If you’re sick and tired of the insane things men do (um, I am!), then this article is for you. It’s important to remember that just one woman cannot single handedly change all men and their inappropriate behavior, but there are things that you as an individual can do to stop this craziness. Just imagine if all women starting working together to stop the unacceptable things men do! Let's start right now.
The truth is: not everyone wants to flit from one person to the next for the rest of their lives. You're at that stage where you want to get serious, but every relationship you put effort into still seems to fizzle out after a certain period of time. You wonder if it's something you said, or something you did since every relationship ends up the same way, and you eventually conclude that it's probably a weird combination of both of those things. Coincidence? Possibly. Is there a lesson that can be learned here? Absolutely.
Women. Do you ever run away from something that could be great when the guy is showing that he is SUPER into you? Do you ever feel pressured, or scared, and instantaneously think that you're not good enough. Do you feel that your freedom is about to be whisked away from under your feet... The minute women solemnly "like" a guy, this is EXACTLY how men feel. And don't you think, if the relationship succeeds, you very quickly lose yourself after you automatically go into the "care-for-him-mode". Let me say this. He doesn't need caring. He is grown. How do you think he got to the age he is now? And paying rent and working a job? He doesn't need you coming into his life and being his mother. He already has one of those, and I can tell you now he's definitely not looking for another! Most importantly do you really want to completely loose yourself—worth and soul—only five months into this "relation-shit"?? And then spend another year after you break-up trying to find that person who you used to be—all over again?
If I had a pound for every time I'd sat in silence, deflated and sad while Googling "how to tell if a guy likes me," I'd be a rich woman. Of course, if I had one for every time I'd let a moment slip by because I was too scared to make the first move I'd be richer still (but that's another story). The truth is that, as women, were taught to expect men to chase us if they like us, and that's just not feasible anymore.
When we experience disappointment in any relationship, especially a romantic one, it is extremely tempting to slip into the blame game, focusing on everything the other person said or did wrong. When I recently went through a breakup, I was given a lot of support from friends who were subscribed to the Kate’s ex is a jerk mentality.
Going on a date can be nerve racking, especially the first date. After all, first impressions matter and the date can determine if things go further. Many daters fall into the trap of being too impressive. They want to spend all this money in hopes that it will impress their date. However, this can be a mistake. So, here are some fun cheap date ideas.
Can fighting in a relationship be healthy? A certain amount of conflict is natural and to be expected. It doesn't matter what kind of relationship we have with a person, conflict will occur at some point. This will also be true for our romantic partners. So if fights occur naturally, why do we worry about it in our relationships?