Women's Health

Detox Your Dating Life

Adapted from Love Rules: How to Find a Real Relationship in a Digital World, by Joanna Coles (Harper).

most women I know apply their own set of accounting rules to their diet. You wave the bread away and hold the fries so you can have two mojitos instead and feel virtuous. You skip carbs but of men/women you’ve slept with. What you don’t calculate is that it still adds up to emotional calories. It’s energy that could be better deployed elsewhere.

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