4 Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Pandemic Relationship to Know if It’ll Last | Well+Good feature

By Mary Grace Garis 

You partnered up for the pandemic, but will your relationship last as the world reopens? Do you want it to last? Ask yourself the 4 questions I shared with Mary Grace Garis at Well+Good.

Mary writes, “This past year in lockdown is about to be revealed as the longest cuffing season ever. Especially with the promise of a summer wherein folks everywhere are vaccinated, and thus able to safely share physical space and nest, plenty of those […]

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Ghosted During a Pandemic Hits Differently—Here’s Why | Well+Good interview

By Zoe Weiner

Being ghosted always stings. But being ghosted during a pandemic is especially hurtful (and harmful). My interview with Well+Good reveals why this callous behavior triggers deep feelings of abandonment. #pandemicghosting

Journalist Zoe Weiner writes,

“It took a full year after matching on Hinge for me and Jason* to meet in person, but when we finally did, we just clicked. After procuring two negative COVID-19 tests over the summer, we went on rom-com-worthy dates to the beaches of Long Island, made out while watching freaking dolphins […]

2020-11-23T15:05:26+00:00By |Categories: Breakups, Dating Advice, Dating Games, Interview, Relationship Expert|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Ghosted During a Pandemic Hits Differently—Here’s Why | Well+Good interview

5 Signs You’re in More Of a Situationship Than a Relationship—And What To Do About It | Well+Good interview

Mary Grace Garis   Mary Grace Garis

Are you in a relationship, or a situationship? Don’t fool yourself. Knowing the signs will guide your level of participation. The following is an excerpt of my interview with editor Mary Grace Garis of Well+ Good Magazine.  #situationship

Mary Grace writes:

Living and loving through a global pandemic has resulted in some unique new relationship dynamics. Some new couples have found themselves in

2020-09-13T21:15:51+00:00By |Categories: Dating Advice, Dating Games, Dating Tips for Women, Interview, Love, Relationship Expert, Relationships, Well+Good|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on 5 Signs You’re in More Of a Situationship Than a Relationship—And What To Do About It | Well+Good interview

IS IT EVER A GOOD IDEA TO GO ON A BREAK IN YOUR RELATIONSHIP? | Well+Good interview

By MARY GRACE GARIS

Ah, taking a break: It’s a tale as old as…well, at least the third season of Friends. But, does the strategy ever actually strengthen a relationship, or is it more so a tactic for delaying the inevitable (read: a full-blown breakup)?

Short answer: It depends—and on a lot of different variables. For instance, how serious are you and your partner? And, is the reason for the break a clear and present problem? While teasing out these answers isn’t always the most straightforward of […]

2019-10-25T18:47:20+00:00By |Categories: Article, Breakups, Dating Advice, Interview, Relationship Expert, Well+Good|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on IS IT EVER A GOOD IDEA TO GO ON A BREAK IN YOUR RELATIONSHIP? | Well+Good interview

When to say I love you (and how to respond) if it’s platonic | Well+Good feature

By:  MARY GRACE GARIS

Right after getting off the phone with my 70-something-year-old landlord about a leaking toilet, my boyfriend burst into laughter. “Did you just say ‘I love you’ to your landlord?” he asked.“What? No. Did I?”“Yeah, you did. You said ‘Okay, I love you, talk to you later.’” Um, well, whoops—that’s awkward.

I love yous can feel unpredictable, random, and tricky to digest when you’re the surprised recipient of one. And when the source is a platonic, possibly fresh […]

2019-09-26T22:34:44+00:00By |Categories: Article, Love, Relationship Expert, Relationships, Well+Good|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on When to say I love you (and how to respond) if it’s platonic | Well+Good feature
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