This is something I deal with all the time. Basically, it has to do with childhood issues. The best thing you can do to help yourself is to get professional help. You will learn that you are actually advertising for these losers. Get help!!
Your bf does not respect you enough. This is an indication of what he will be like in your future. Some people are more modest than others, but if the lack of modesty bothers one's partner, it should stop.
If you are living in your parents' house, you have to play by their rules. Yes, it's disrespectful. You mention "gender equality." Do you have a brother that is treated differently? That would explain your reaction.
Just introduce yourself. Then be a friend. If she's interested, you will know.
Just smile and say nothing. Gets 'em every time. The more you react, the more she'll keep doing it. Beyond that, just look at her and say, "Please stop!"
This question comes up quite often. Having divorced parents statistically increases the likelihood of getting divorced. That being said, it's not automatic. If one gets good counseling, the likelihood decreases significantly. Nothing is automatic.
Online dating is a tool. As with any tool, it depends on how well it's used. Many couples started online, but many people are not satisfied with online connections. So, the bottom line is that it's just a tool despite what those companies tell you.
There is no "proper" time. It's whatever two people decide. For some short engagements (think several months) work, while for others more lengthy engagements feel better. The most important thing is what works for the couple.
Fortunately, you now have technology on your side. There are a number of sites that can do a very thorough background check. I would highly recommend you do this, especially since you know very little. You need to do your due diligence.
Busting a move could bust your relationship. Be patient. It's sounds like she's just not completely comfortable yet. If you are interested, your job is to always make her feel comfortable. Let her decide when the timing is right. You'll be much happier.
Your gf has a big problem that requires professional help. She may have developed Body Dysmorphic Disorder. She may have a distorted view of her body and body parts. This is a real disorder, and you are not trained to handle this. Encourage her to get help.
Whatever reason she had in mind, she has violated your trust. You need to be clear if you are sending something to someone that it's not for public consumption. She needs to know how you feel. You have every right to be upset, but be clearer about your wants next time.
If you were indifferent, I'd say go ahead. However you said your really don't want to. With that in mind, don't be forced into doing anything you really don't want to do just to please another person. Have more respect for yourself. Sure, it's sexy, but not if you don't want to do it.
Bodybuilders are very dedicated to their craft and sometimes to the exclusion of those around them. It's not just him. That being said, they are still human and love being in relationships. Just be patient.
First, let's be clear. Even with our wonderful app, Love Shopping List, there never will be a "sure." Anyone who tells you they can lock down your relationship for sure is full of crap. That being said, LSL will get you close. Try it.
This would be a good opportunity for some couples' counseling. A good therapist will help you work through the obstacles of blending two religions into one relationship. When handled correctly, it works.
First, most dads are uber protective of their daughters. Some people view this as sexist, and maybe it is since they would probably not do it with a son. The reality is that it’s not going to change anytime soon. As long as your bf is cool with it, don’t worry. Daddy-daughter relationships are very different than Daddy-son relationships. This doesn’t mean he thinks you are weak.
To a lot of people, destination weddings, especially when they are far away and expensive, are selfish because many people would not be able to come. I think you need to thank her but be honest with her. You shouldn’t go into debt over her wedding. Accessible destination weddings are ok, but when they’re far away, it always limits who can come.
Your son is trying to compensate for the years he felt so inadequate. If he’s getting lots of new found attention, it’s only natural that he’s going to play with it. As long as he’s making good decisions, just let him figure this out. If he runs into trouble, then get him some professional help. Other than that, it sounds quite normal for that age group.
First, you need to give her time and space to grieve. You are not double crossing your friend. Just don’t take advantage of his wife’s vulnerability. Being that the two of you are grieving the same loss, it only makes sense you feel closer to each other. Just let things unfold organically.
If she agrees to go out with you, she’s making a decision for herself. Unless she has super low self-esteem, she doesn’t think she’s out of your league or vice versa. Get out of your own head and just relax and enjoy. BTW, what’s up with your self-esteem?
Besides the sex, you are friends. Maybe what’s happened is that you’ve realized you both are more than just friends with benefits. Great. Just relax and enjoy the new level of your relationship. Time will reveal how far the relationship will go.
Your bf is EXTREMELY insecure. There are clearly much bigger issues under the surface than just that night. Additionally, it’s not okay that he used you as his personal toilet because he was embarrassed. It’s called comedy, and if you can’t take a joke, don’t go.
I think that a lot of people see a young couple and think romantically about living the dream of a family. The best thing to do is smile politely and tell them just that you haven’t decided yet. Then don’t say another word.
You need professional help. You obviously are missing something here. Generally, women who date losers have low self esteem and feel they don't deserve better. Get some help.