Whether you think she’s the modern woman’s salvation or the ruin of feminism, Mama Gena has created a unique and powerful world of female-ness. She spoke to us about dating, sexuality, and the secret to ending all fights with your significant other.
It’s true that you rarely hear about the breakup that just went great, with both parties emerging unscathed and even happy about the outcome. These unicorns of the breakup world are rare, but they do exist.
While it may have come out 75 years ago, it’s still completely relevant for one reason: human needs (unlike our means of communication) have stayed exactly the same.
Cohabitation is a process. It requires patience, commitment, and lots upon lots of communication.
You need to pare down — but how? Staring at your belongings, trying to pull decisions out of thin air, can easily lead to paralysis.
While we’ve made it the norm – just another step in a serious relationship — cohabitation is a very big deal.
The focus becomes “What does she need to do to trust him again?” And so we neglect the other, equally important question: “What is he doing to make her trust him again?”
The lesson, as always, is that every relationship is unique and there are no hard-and-fast rules.
In striving to set the perfect stage for parenting, we’re waiting for a “right time” that doesn’t exist. And so our prime reproductive years pass us by while we’re busy second-guessing and weighing options.