As a culture, we have turned the search for love into a competition, a game, entertainment when what we really need are stories and examples of what happens two people find each other.
We need to watch people who can show us what it takes to make love last for the long-term, how they wrap their minds around commitment and how they grow and thrive within successful monogamy — way beyond the ring or the rose.
This DWM label fits quite a few—some of whom I have known for years.
For some men and their partners, this lifestyle is more than acceptable.
For me, it is not one with which I wish to participate. I do not wish to pass judgment on others’ relationships as I figure there are enough tea leaves for all.
Past girlfriends had complained about his lifestyle, which emphasized watching sports and going to concerts and bars.
He’d been called lazy, aimless, and irresponsible with money.
Jacob was single for two years and then, at 26, began dating a slightly older woman who soon moved in with him.