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Archive for July, 2011


Can texting hurt a relationship?

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Technology has become a part of our daily lives. Most of us would not survive a day without our cell phones. My question to you is ‘Can texting hurt a relationship?’  I believe so. For instance, if you are texting more than verbally communicating to your significant other/ boyfriend/ girlfriend than there is a real problem.  In certain situations there may be a need to have a conversation via text message. Read the rest of this entry »

My Lady Does Not Know How To Cook

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We’ve heard the saying that food is the key to a man’s heart. Today, more women are becoming independent. Because women are spending more time building their careers, some women are finding less time to cook.  And some do not know how to cook nor have the desire to learn how to cook. One of my male friends told me that a woman that didn’t know how to cook was not the woman that he would marry. Read the rest of this entry »

Should a woman go dutch? Or should a man always pick up the tab?

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I don’t see a problem with going dutch on a first date or occassionally paying for dinner. Recently, I told a girlfriend that I occassionally go dutch or pick up the tab.  She was shocked. She has a policy of never paying when out on a date. She believes that a woman must continue to play the role of a lady and allow a man to court a woman. Read the rest of this entry »

Should a woman tell a man on the first date that she wants to get married?

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I was told a long time ago that I should never tell a man that I want to be married. I always looked at marriage as a beautiful union that most people would like to someday undergo. Well, my male friend told me that if I mentioned the ‘M’ word to a man that wasn’t ready for marriage, then he would either do two things: 1) quickly lose my number or 2) slowly distant himself from me. Read the rest of this entry »