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Articles tagged with: boys (and girls)

The Vine: March 5, 2014
March 5, 2014 – 12:31 PM | 40 Comments
The Vine: March 5, 2014

I'm going to be a groomslady in my childhood friend D's wedding to M. I love M and am thrilled for them, so that's not the issue.

The Vine: February 26, 2014
February 26, 2014 – 2:01 PM | 26 Comments
The Vine: February 26, 2014

My boyfriend is having some ongoing employment problems and I hope you can help me with how to deal with them because I feel like I'm really struggling.

The Vine: February 21, 2014
February 21, 2014 – 9:27 AM | 51 Comments
The Vine: February 21, 2014

I'm a recently divorced (boo/yay) gal in her early thirties looking for some good reads to help me keep believing in the magic of love.

The Vine: February 19, 2014
February 19, 2014 – 2:40 PM | 16 Comments
The Vine: February 19, 2014

A few years ago, my life went off the rails in a pretty spectacular fashion.

The Vine: February 12, 2014
February 12, 2014 – 9:08 AM | 45 Comments
The Vine: February 12, 2014

I've been dating my boyfriend now for about three months.

The Vine: January 29, 2014
January 29, 2014 – 1:44 PM | 35 Comments
The Vine: January 29, 2014

I have a family-finances dilemma. My husband is…kind of a cheapskate (he gets it from his dad, who is a definite cheapskate, long story).

The Vine: January 8, 2014
January 8, 2014 – 12:19 PM | 71 Comments
The Vine: January 8, 2014

My boyfriend wants me to take his last name when we get married. I don't. We are at a stalemate.

The Vine: October 30, 2013
October 30, 2013 – 1:12 PM | 25 Comments
The Vine: October 30, 2013

My boyfriend's younger sister is 22. She has lived her whole life in her parents' house in a rural town.

The Vine: August 28, 2013
August 28, 2013 – 12:07 PM | 16 Comments
The Vine: August 28, 2013

In honor of my wonderful friend A's birthday this week, I decided to ask a question that has kept me up nights for almost a decade.

The Vine: August 21, 2013
August 21, 2013 – 3:32 PM | 22 Comments
The Vine: August 21, 2013

My friend Catherine (36) and her husband Scot (38) have been married for about a year and a half now. It is her first marriage and his third.