Tag Archives: Relationships

  1. Nice guys finish last?

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    December 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    When I was in college, a friend of mine used the online handle “lastplace,” as in “nice guys finish last.” …
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  2. A rose by any other flower

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    December 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    The meanings of words and symbols change. Rarely today is the word “gay” used to convey merriment. The notion of …
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  3. Shacking up

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    December 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    Katharine Hepburn once mused that couples “should live next door and just visit now and then.” Of course, she maintained …
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  4. Check. Mate.

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    December 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    Ladies and gentleman, we begin this week with a brief theatrical interlude: Setting: Any restaurant, 2010. Two people are on …
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  5. Let’s call the whole thing off

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    December 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    I could never love a man who loved “Love Story.” Not because I would question his sexuality (I would), but …
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  6. The things we do for love

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    December 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    I don’t care for science fiction or fantasy. At the behest of my significant other, however, I have agreed to …
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  7. Love means always having to say you’re sorry

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    December 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    Should we forget about forgiving? A University of Tennessee at Knoxville professor has published a study in which he has …
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  8. I need you to need me

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    December 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    There’s a phenomenon known as “the Oscars curse,” and it doesn’t refer to whatever befell Anne Hathaway and James Franco …
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  9. Relocate for love?

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    December 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    I wasn’t exactly raised by romantics. When I waxed poetic in my early 20s about packing up my car and …
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  10. Making time for date nights

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    December 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    Romance doesn’t always happen by osmosis, does it? Sure, I’m smitten when my guy makes me dinner or knows what …
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