Blog Posts by Sabrina Alexis

  • 6 Annoying Traits Guys Wish Girls Would Get Rid Of

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    If I've learned anything over the years as a relationship writer, it's that men and women really have no idea what the other side is thinking. Each gender also seems to have the same kinds of complaints against the other. And thus, the war of the sexes rages on!

    On A New Mode, we spend a lot of time addressing the issues women have with their men. We talk about why guys act the way they do (we even wrote a book on it!) and uncover what's really going on inside their thick, manly skulls.

    MORE FROM ANM: 5 Things Every Girl Needs to Know About Guys

    While that's all well and good, I've decided to take a different approach with this article by revealing the common complains men have against us gals (as much as we hate to admit it, we also have faults!). I've consulted with ANM's resident male-mind expert, Eric Charles, as well as some of my other close guy friends to find out some universal grievances men have. I have to admit, I'm totally guilty of committing a lot of these but whatever, you live and learn!

    Read on for six annoying traits guys wish girls would get rid of.

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  • The Top 4 Reasons Why Men Lie

    Why Men Lie

    It's time to have a frank discussion about lying and deceit. I see a lot of fears floating around in the the dating world and it can be disheartening.

    In order to have a truly fulfilling relationship (or even start a healthy relationship) with a great guy, you need to come from a place of strength, confidence, and fulfillment. (More from A New Mode: On Loving Yourself and Becoming More Confident)

    Whenever a relationship goes sour (or fails to launch), it's almost always caused by some tiny fear, doubt, worry or insecurity that grows and festers until you feel overwhelmed by the whole ordeal.

    And what happens? Your fears and worries compel you to confirm whether they're real or imaginary. You stop enjoying the relationship for what it is and start craving validation and confirmation that it's "the real deal."

    And there's only one thing that manifests from that place... neediness.

    These days, people are

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