The problem with long distance relationships is that you don’t get to live your life together. Every day, it’s been a routine of wake up, brush my teeth, go through my day, come back for dinner and go on Skype. And there are just so many topics you can talk about, but sometimes it feels… Read More Are we… running of things to talk about?
The Boyfriend and I are big fans of food. (Who isn’t?) Given that he runs and I swim, we’re burning a load of calories each week and make up for it by indulging in some of the world’s best (and simplest!) dishes. As I come from a country where food is literally part of our… Read More Couples cooking: Our To-Cook list by Fall 2012
There are some taboo topics during first dates. Don’t discuss politics. Don’t discuss religion. That’s what all the online websites will have you believe. Well, if you don’t feel comfortable talking about them in the first date, when will you ever feel comfortable talking about them? I’m not saying preach your religion or political inclinations… Read More Through the looking glass – am I fat?
The Boyfriend just wanted to do something nice for me today, and given his busy schedule, it translates into we can talk longer. Hurrah! Anyway, I first must say though, that he is lovely. He has been tolerating all kinds of crackpot nonsense I have been throwing at him and today, we might have escalated… Read More I want an open, honest relationship. But am I being honest?
Sex is a potentially tricky subject. Some couples talk about it like there are no problems and other couples don’t. Before I started dating the boyfriend, I wondered what sex meant in western cultures. Are they like the people I see in sex depraved Hollywood movies? At our age, the boyfriend and I have needs.… Read More What sex really means.
From my past experiences with men, the true reason why we failed was because we were shit at communicating. Whenever I was disappointed, I did not admit that I was upset. Wheenver they had doubts or questions, they never raised them to me. Instead, they chose not to pursue it, until it would eventually consume… Read More The super awkward confrontation conversation
If there’s one thing my relationship has taught me, it is that communication is important. Hiding behind lies and unasked questions will get you no where. Even if this were to end one day, I’d at least know that we always had an open line of communication. This entry and our conversation following it was… Read More War guilt