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There should be a clear itinerary and well-marked signs so that guests always know where to go to eat/use the restroom/take photos/dance etc. Without these, your whole night could be thrown off. You might make your grand entrance to the dining hall and find that only half the guests are there.

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Maybe they aren't "weird," but the places I've managed to have the best luck meeting decent men haven't been the most traditional.

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But my friend’s in-laws can’t help but show their true feelings, which are that they’d be very sad not to see grandchildren. The thought of a grandchild with this disease, however, is also heartbreaking. It’s tough all around.

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Not unlike Karrueche, many of us have reached our breaking point with a bad boy at some point.

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That moment when you text each other to say, “Did you see the invitation for so-and-so’s birthday? It starts at 9pm?! Who starts a party that late! It’s rude, really.” And your friend completely agrees.

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One day my friend sat me aside and said she accepted that I chose to be in a dysfunctional relationship, but she could no longer be a part of my even more toxic use of her as a sounding board.

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It 's a romantic notion to think that love alone is all you need for a successful marriage. Before you skip off into your happily ever after, there are some important matters that need your attention.

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While someone may be responsible for our hurt, we can’t make them responsible for our healing.

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Men are problem solvers. They're fixers. They are solution finders. They feel that being depressed isn't a solution to anything. Or, at least, that stating they are depressed doesn't bring them closer to healing their depression

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Women have a way of opening their male partners up, and making them gradually more comfortable with being vulnerable and talking about their feelings. If you are a man’s first girlfriend, then opening him up emotionally, well…let’s just say being the first one to loosen the jar is never fun.

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A pic with Drake cost rapper Kash Doll her relationship. Were her man's concerns petty?

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If you feel better by venting, then go for it. Call that boss or coworker or family member all the names you need to call them (just to your partner, in the privacy of your home). Sometimes you can’t move on with the night until you get to verbally rip the offender to shreds. Again, not to their face…that could cause problems.

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counseling, Love & Relationships, psychiatrist, Slideshows, therapy -

I’ve dated individuals at various stages of therapy—spanning from one person who told me, after we’d been together for about six months, that he felt he needed to go into therapy to a guy who, after we’d been dating a …

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female friendships, friendship, Love & Relationships, Slideshows, unreliable friends -

If you have plans with someone at noon, and you have things you’d like to do before those plans, then you just need to set an alarm, get up early, and finish those things by noon. What you can’t do is continue to push back those plans with your friend to 1, then 2, then 3, because you failed to manage your time properly.

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Happy relationships require at least a little bit of independence.

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Love & Relationships, Sex & Romance, Slideshows, threesome, threesomes, tips for having a successful threesome -

So, you meet someone, and ask if they’re into threesomes. They say yes. You arrange a time and place to meet up. They thought you knew that they were in a relationship, and would be the couple. You thought they knew the same thing about you. And now you have four people.

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EditorsPicks, kanye west, kim kardashian, Kim Kardashian West, Love & Relationships, rhymefest -

Kim Kardashian West gave us all a masterclass in why you shouldn't be so quick to jump into the middle of your man's battles.

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boyfriend's fa, boyfriend's mom, Family, how to impress your boyfriend's family, Love & Relationships, Slideshows -

There are some matters on which, you could really use a mother’s opinion, but talking to your own mom about them is just uncomfortable. Your boyfriend’s mom can be perfect for those sensitive topics.

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Oh my gosh do you love a good letter. You love the intimacy of holding a piece of paper that the other person touched. You love how someone’s personality shows through in their handwriting. You really wish you got more letters.

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My only African friend in college once told me in the most Kenyan accent ever: “You are a young girl, you should be out dancing.” Perhaps she was right because 10 years later, I’m in bed, wine in hand, aimlessly …

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You have created several hashtags that involve you and your partner’s name. And you just keep using them, thinking people will pick them up. Why would they? Hello—hashtags are generally supposed to be something a large community can get on board with.

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You’ve been together long enough, and been good enough at documenting your relationship, that you’ve started making photo albums. You have one from your vacations, holidays, and more.

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Whether a family member laundered money, or cheated on his spouse, this is private, and not something you should share with a first date. You never know what someone’s intentions are, or how they may use information against you.

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When people from different cultures come together in holy matrimony, the chances for awkward moments at the wedding are higher than usual.

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abusive relationships, Black-ish, divorce, Entertainment, Love & Relationships, marriage, Marriage/Dating -

Kenya Barris had the entire Ebony audacity to take me through 31 flavors of emotions during his latest story arc on Black-ish. and that was not easy.

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Your profile has a very small blurb about you, another very short blurb about what you’re looking for in a man, and a very long list of all of your deal breakers.

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They join co-stars Dr. Jackie Walters and husband Curtis in reconciling after filing for divorce.

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communication a relationship, honesty in relationships, Love & Relationships, relationships and money, Slideshows -

Again, if you’re in a serious relationship, then your finances affect his finances. Furthermore, if you plan on getting married one day, then your debt becomes his debt. So he probably doesn’t want to just learn that you took out a major loan without even consulting him beforehand.

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Can you do these things when you’re in a relationship?If you’ve only been dating someone for a couple of months, it’s understandable that you wouldn’t yet delete those profiles that you spent so much time on. But keeping them up a year into a relationship doesn’t show much faith on your end in the relationship.

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Do you have the tact and perceptiveness to get around a new group of people, navigate all the various personalities, and get along with them all? Do you know how to pick your battles, bite your tongue, and appease people? Or, do people need to do all of those things to appease you?

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female friendships, good friends, Love & Relationships, Slideshows, unhealthy relationships -

If this person has called you several times in a panic and said they need you to talk to them or go to them right then and there because they’re having a panic attack or don’t know what to do with themselves, you’re the crisis friend. They believe that you will drop everything you’re doing to tend to their emotions. They don’t have boundaries.

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