Tag Archives: boyfriend

What to do if your friend’s boyfriend is too good for her

This whole blog post is a major breach of girl code. I’m well aware of that. But, I felt like I had to write it after I was a guest at a lovely dinner party where I was seated next to a couple where the woman was terrible to the man. She berated him in front of me, a total stranger, was competitive with him and was totally boring while he was a dreamy conversationalist. After the party, I sent a gossipy text to my host asking about this couple and she responded that she was so conflicted about that couple. Read more

3 Legit reasons your boyfriend won’t say “I love you”

Saying “I love you” is the final chapter in the book of the beginning of your relationship. Sure, there’s a lot to come—moving in together, marriage, kids, etc—but that’s way down the line. The first parts of a relationship feel like they’re their own separate section of a relationship because so much happens at the beginning—meeting, falling for each other, first kiss, deciding to be monogamous, all the way down to the big “I love you.” Once those three massively powerful words have been spoken, your relationship is no longer just starting. Read more

How to deal when everyone hates your boyfriend

It’s no secret that I love the Real Housewives. In fact, some of my best friends are former Housewives. (Hi, Jill!) The Real Housewives of the OC is on now and I’m predictably hooked. There are so many fascinating relationship dynamics that I’ll try and dissect in future posts, but what I wanted to focus on today is the Brooks and Vicki stuff. For those not watching, Brooks is Vicki’s boyfriend and hasn’t had a very easy entry into Vicki’s group of Real Housewives friends for a variety of reasons. Read more

What to do if my boyfriend is being distant

Alright, girl. Let’s dig into this. Your boyfriend is acting distant and it’s bugging you. That’s totally fair. That’s weird behavior and any woman would be buggin’ in a major way. You came to the right place for help. Let’s dig into what could be happening and what you should do to deal with this sudden distantness. Read more

My boyfriend is boring

I was at brunch, my all time favorite meal of the week, last weekend and one of my favorite girlfriends turned to me and said, “Brad is boring.” Brad is her boyfriend. And she wasn’t joking. She was dead serious and actually upset about it. We spent the rest of brunch dissecting the issue and I think I learned a lot about what to do when you think your boyfriend is becoming a little snoozey. We focused on three main questions that helped my girlfriend a lot. I hope they help you, if you're dealing with this situation, too. Read more

What to do when your family hates your man

Beyonce, Jay Z and Sollange
By now, I’m sure you’ve all seen the video of Solange Knowles attacking Jay Z in an elevator while Beyonce watches. I’ve heard a million different theories on what went on in that elevator. Everything from a drunken reaction to friends getting kicked out of a party to cheating allegations to Solange showing the couple some dance moves. (Pretty sure that last one is a joke.) But the truth is that no one, aside from those three and their bodyguard, is every really going to know what happened in that elevator. But, the whole ugly situation—and family violence is always ugly, I don’t care how many “hilarious” internet memes are flying around, I will never laugh at something this serious—got me thinking…what should you do when your family doesn’t get along with your man? Well, here are some tips. Read more