Sometimes I wonder how easy it is for people who say "let's just be friends" to explain their reasoning behind it. There may have been some initial attraction with one or two parties involved, but then it just seemed one sided without much being said. Guys, I want to help you avoid being invited to your lady friend’s Thanksgiving dinner with her family only to be introduced … [Read more...]
Why My Male Friends Aren’t Ruining My Marriage
“Sure, that’s fine with me. Have a good time,” is what my husband said to me after I asked if he was okay with me meeting up with an old male friend of mine for dinner. Jokingly I said, “You know, most men probably wouldn’t be okay with that.” To which he said, “I’m not most men. I’m me. And when I married you, I agreed to trust you unconditionally – that means in every … [Read more...]
Wives, Can Your Husband have Female Friends?
Does Having Friends of The Opposite Sex Ruin Marriages? Some tend to think so. You may have already read Mary J Blige’s recent comments about her 11-year marriage. In the Telegraph, Mary revealed she has all female friends and her husband Kendu has all male friends. She went on to share that there shouldn’t be any “that’s my female friend”, or “that’s my male friend” because … [Read more...]
How to Keep Your Relationship and Your Friends of the Opposite Sex
Someone recently asked me how you deal with friends of the opposite sex once you are in a serious relationship. I wrote an article a while back which discusses how I was in a relationship where the woman had problems with any interaction I had with other women. Regardless if the relationship was purely platonic, close friends, or work related, it was all an issue to her. The … [Read more...]