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How long should a woman wait before having sex with a man she’s dating?

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My friends and I have discussed this topic on many occasions. For a long time, I have heard many women say that they would never give up the goods on the first date. They abided to the three month rule. They would have to get to know the man and go out on several dates before engaging in intimacy. Presently, I know of many women who have changed their earlier views of waiting. Read the rest of this entry »

Why do men cheat when they have a good woman?

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This question comes up a lot with my girlfriends. We find it so hard to understand why men cheat when they have a good woman. A woman can have the total package. She can be pretty, smart, career-minded, own a home and have a great personality. Yet, a man will still go out and cheat with a woman that may not have nearly half of those qualities. What is up with that? I want the men and women to sound off and express your comments on this prevalent issue. Maybe some men can shed some light on this issue.

Is a Man with Children a Deal Breaker?

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Women, are children a deal breaker for you? If not, do you have a cap on the number of children? Is it different, when both parties have children of their own?

Can a Man Really Forgive A Woman After Cheating?

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A male friend discovered through a mutual friend that his girlfriend was dating another man. Although he tried to work on the relationship, he wasn’t able to trust her.  Eventually the relationship ended. Women often learn to forgive and stay with a man that cheats. Can a man truly forgive a woman after finding that she has cheated?

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 »