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  • Toilet Seat
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    put it down! The most hotly contested battlefield in the gender wars may not necessarily be in the bedroom. It may be the bathroom. The seat-up vs. seat-down debate rages on and some interpret this as a sign of male insensitivity and overall cloddishness. Although it doesn't rate up there with the unisex restroom in the Ally McBeal television show, the signage for the toilets at one Phoenix, Arizona advertising-public relations firm is an eye-catcher. Instead of the plain old 'Men' and 'Women' o...
  • Gemini Sagittarius When Gemini And Sagittarius
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    Results: Gemini & Sagittarius When Gemini and Sagittarius come together, it can be a truly spectacular match! These partners are highly compatible and although the pair will encounter trouble spots in the relationship, they are often able to work out differences. Sagittarius is an explorer and a pioneer, and Gemini's intellectual approach adds a different dimension to the pair's experiences. Both partners enjoy new sensations. Gemini is more than a little bit flighty and Sagittarius is always lo...
  • Relationship
    410 words
    I don't know what hurts more: knowing he kissed someone else or the fact that he didn't do a very good job of covering his tracks", says Pam, a law student at New York University who learned of her boyfriend's indiscretion from a well-meaning friend. When she confronted her guy, he told her he still loved her and it was "no big thing". Pam isn't so sure about that. "I thought we were in a committed relationship", she says. Infidelity comes in many forms, from a few stolen kisses or an e-mail rom...
  • Laura Leaves Rob
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    High Fidelity Rob, the main character in the movie High Fidelity, is experiencing a mid life crisis in his mid 30's. He is beginning to question whether or not his current job is right for him and if t is as fulfilling as he wants it to be; he also begins to question his past relationship and evaluate what went wrong with them. This mid life crisis is onset by his stable live in girlfriend leaving him because of many things but it was mainly triggered by feelings of distance between them and the...
  • Relationship By The Manager
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    Part I. Case Development Working in Human resources can make it very difficult to meet friends at work. Many Human resources professionals avoid being too friendly with employees outside of the department and there are employees who keep their distance from being too friendly with Human resources personnel. I did break this rule several years ago when we hired a new employee. This employee and I hit it off immediately and we became very good friends and remain this way today. This friend was an ...
  • Stalker's Delusional Belief
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    Based on a study done by Schwartz-Watts and Morgan at the American Academy of Psychology Law, they found that stalking was far more prevalent than anyone had imagined: 8% of American women and 2% of American men will be stalked in their lifetimes. That's 1.4 million American stalking victims every year. The majority of stalkers have been in relationships with their victims, but significant percentages either never met their victims, or were just acquaintances - neighbors, friends or co-workers. ...
  • Legal Recognition To Same Sex Relationships
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    Charter litigation and the advocacy of gays and lesbians is forcing Canadian lawmakers to deal with issues related to the regulation and support of domestic relationships, and in particular to consider how to extend legal recognition to same sex relationships. A legislative response would be preferable in terms of consistency, fairness and expense. There is a substantial financial and psychological burden placed on those who make individual Charter based claims, and, as recognized by the Supreme...
  • New Went Back To Previous Lover Partner
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    . Types of marriage- - common-law- not legally married, living together for a certain number of years. - legal marriage- married by priest or judge, recognized by government in all states -Polygamy - polygyny- one husband has two or more wives - polyandry- wife has two or more husbands (up to five)... In 1990, 28% of US births were to unmarried women. By 1995, this figure had increased to 32%. Gender. Gender vs. Sex - gender is the social and psychological characteristics associated with being m...
  • Relationships And Communications
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    Stacy Fagan Professor BordelonEnglish 151-062005 February 26 Successful Love How can couples have successful love? Very seldom do couple start a loving relationship, and keep loving each other. Most relationships go down the drain usually between six months to two years. In the beginning, relationships are new, exciting, and passionate. After some time passes, things change and everything becomes predictable. When this happens, partners get sick of each other and start to fight and argue with ea...
  • Family Secrets
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    Secrets men don't need to know Contrary to popular belief intimacy and honesty doesn't mean you should tell all to your partner or potential partner. Sharing too much information can be destructive to a relationship. You might feel better if you spill your guts, but your partner most times ends up feeling much worse. Let's take a look at sexual secrets. Tell only on a need to know basis. You needn't tell your lover how many other partners you have had before he came along, and certainly don't gi...
  • Jealousy A Normal Part Of A Relationship
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    What is jealousy? Is it part of any normal relationship, or is it always destructive? The origins of jealousy are not clear. Some believe that jealousy was our solution to mate retention due to our 'concealed fertilization' process (Basset 72). While others believe that it is how we compare what we have to what other have and is triggered by 'perceived threats to relationships' and is designed to 'trigger initial emotional reactions' (Basset 73). What is clear is that jealousy has been a part of...
  • Choosing Of A Marriage Partner
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    A famous quote by John Lennon saying that "love is the answer and only you know that for sure" was not entirely truthful the fact not realised was that, for the many people in today's contemporary "dating" grouping, truly knowing what the answer actually is in regards to dating is often easier said than done. Therefore, the answer certainly is not love. According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary (1974), love is defined as a "strong affection, a warm attachment, attraction based on sexual desire...
  • Courtship And Love In Relationships
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    Important Factors in a Romantic Relationship Why get involved in a romantic relationship? What benefits do they have? People commonly ask these questions when faced with the decision of getting involved with someone. Romantic relationships provide comradery, courtship, and love. All of these contribute to building a lasting bond between two people. Friendship is the foundation, courtship preserves the romance, and love makes it last. Friendship is often the basis of romantic relationships. The c...
  • Commitment And Devotion
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    Devotion and Commitment When a lover gives oneself to another, is it devotion or commitment It is difficult to say because it would depend on what type of relationship the two have with each other. Ideal love should be based on devotion because it is in a sense that devotion is unconditional and flexible. Commitment seems to be more like something that you have to agree to or given to, mercy. It also appears to be something that one would have to teach oneself to know. Commitment shouldn't be so...
  • Beginning Of The Summer In June
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    "Summer Love" is a poem written by Marilyn Chin about a girl's range of emotion as she experiences uncommitted relationships over her summer vacation. The girl starts out detached from any sort of serious feelings for her partner. As the poem progresses she expresses lust and gets physical with her partner which then causes her to be concerned over her brief, uncommitted encounters and the possibility of playing with someone else's emotions. It is determined that the speaker in the poem is femal...
  • Marriage Partner Within One's Own Social Group
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    Chapter 1 5 Major Institutions 1) Family of Org in- Family into which you are borned. 2) Family of Procreation- Family that you will begin when you marry and have children. 3) Nuclear Family- You, your partner, your siblings or you, your spouse, and your children. 4) Bi nuclear Family- A family in which the members live in two separate households. 5) Extended Family- Not only your nuclear family but extended family as well. Structural Functionalism- Views the family as an institution with values...
  • Common Characteristic Of Dual Trauma Couples
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    Journal of Marital and Family Therapy The interpersonal dynamics and treatment of dual trauma couples, Vol. 22, No. 4, 1996,431-442. Dennis Balcom NARRATIVE: The author of this article explores the complex and intense challenges for couples and marital therapists dealing with trauma survival dyads. These unique challenges in organizing and implementing treatment are experienced by therapists treating both partners in a couple who are survivors of trauma. Therapists are often faced with complicat...

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