Posted by cbwhelan | Marry Smart: The Intelligent Woman's Guide to True Love, Relationship Tips | dating, love, marriage, relationship, single, tips, top tips, valentine's day, valentine's day tips | Leave a comment The Beatles told us that all you need is love. But these days, love alone doesn’t pay the mortgage.So, as we approach Valentine’s Day, it’s a good time to consider the other side of the coin: Can love bring you money?Or slip a little love-note in your spouse’s wallet so they’ll find it later in the day and be surprised.• Figure out each other’s “language of love”: We all give and receive love differently — some show love verbally, others through hugs, others through actions.• As a kid, and even through our 20s, we had clear opportunities for “gold stars” — getting good grades, graduations, awards, new jobs, marriage, big birthday celebrations etc.But in your 30s, those gold stars seem fewer and farther between.Mind you, this study was conducted by The Perfume Shop, a chain of perfumeries throughout the UK — and they are probably just trying to guilt guys into ponying up for more sweet-smelling sprays for Valentine’s Day.But they came across my mate-preferences research and in yesterday’s UKNet Guide, I’m used as the foil to the argument that forgetful guys aren’t serious about love. Ladies, in my expert opinion, it’s OK if your man has no idea what scent you wear. A new writer friend, Siobhan Vivian, just introduced me to the coolest program ever: Mac Freedom.
but as you put in so much effort, you feel unappreciated. Rubin advises all of us to make a list, do your stuff and then give yourself a gold star. She writes that learning to be herself means “accepting my true likes and dislikes…
• As the marriage age in India rises, many SWANS® there are taking heart in my good-news statistics and targeted advice.
22, a Skype interview I did with Currents, a NY-based Catholic TV station, aired and got great feedback.
And just out today, a report on marriage and divorce rates for college-educated women.) For more good news for SWANS–and advice on how to achieve your personal and professional goals–check out Posted by cbwhelan | Academic Musings, Marry Smart: The Intelligent Woman's Guide to True Love, Relationship Tips | a little bit married, cohabitation, dating, hannah seligson, huffingtonpost.com, huffpost, ian shapira, marriage, odds of marriage, relationships, swans | 1 Comment Yesterday, the good folks at Pew put out a report about the “new economics” of marriage: Women are more likely than ever to earn more and have more education than their spouses.
The New York Times went into a tizzy about how this is terrible news for smart, successful women. (I liked this posting complaining about the piece, too) Maybe it’s time men started to really appreciate what we’re bringing to the table!