So remember this?
You’ve got problems, I’ve got advice. This advice isn’t sugar-coated—in fact, it’s sugar-free, and may even be a little bitter. Welcome to Tough Love.
My wife and I try to divide our household chores equally: She cooks, I do the dishes. She buys groceries, I do the laundry. My easiest chore is setting the table. It takes about one minute and she has to remind me every time.
Earlier this week, those of you who have a difficult time with Mother’s Day shared your strategies for making the day a little less painful. Here’s what you told us.
I’m not going to say that I don’t want to be in a relationship because that would be a bold-face lie. I love love, lurve it even, and would like to find a forever partner.
At my previous job, I worked closely with a coworker—we planned together, supported each other professionally and emotionally, and generally had a great yin-yang relationship going. I never felt like either of us was doing more work than the other because our strengths complemented each other and we wanted to do less…
Dating is the absolute worst.
When my husband came out to me I had already known for a while. The past year had been filled with lies—about where he had been, what he was doing, who he was with. I could tell that he had been lying, but I could not yet detect the truth. And then I read an article about a woman who found out her husband was gay late…
...or maybe I have too many and they’re all jumbled together and I can’t pick just the right one.
Years ago, a friend introduced me to someone who asked what I did for a living. “I work on an online video series,” I said. It was hard work, it required lots of planning, researching and interviewing, and it was how I paid the bills. My friend chimed in, “She’s a vlogger,” then giggled. I didn’t quite understand what…
...and I can handle dating and rejection. Maybe. Guess I have to.
Recently, a 23-year-old woman posted an astonishing inquiry on Ask Metafilter. Just a warning, though, her question—titled “Did my boyfriend just get married?”—might make you want to hop into one of Bruce Willis’s spaceship drills from Armageddon and burrow yourself 10,000 feet into the core of a dying star:
Turns out, I was deluding myself that what happened last week was a one off.
Are you a woman with opinions about sex? For her doctoral work in Psychology at James Cook University, Hollie Baxter is running a survey to learn more about women’s attitudes about sexual relationships. If you’re a woman over the age of 18 of any sexual orientation, single or hooked up, she wants to hear from you.
I need oral sex.
First, Ralph Wiggum, ladies and gentlement:
I can’t see my boyfriend every weekend, and I have pretty consistent and light work hours. Therefore, I have lots of time to fill.
Alternative title : Relationships are just an endless collection of Sophie's choices between yourself and your partner.