My husband wont let me drive our car, because Im a woman | Dear Mariella

This controlling behaviour needs to be addressed unless youre a terrible driver, says Mariella Frostrup The dilemma My husband wont allow me to drive the car when hes in it. I used to accept this, but for the past four months Ive challenged it. Now that we have a son, I dont want him growing up thinking Daddy is in charge. When I first raised this, I casually said Id drive us home from a day out and didnt think itd be a big deal, but it was. He threw the keys at me and had a face like thunder. Another time, I was going into town and he wanted to come, too, but expected me to get out of …

Guy Sends A Cover Letter To His Tinder Match Whos A Business Teacher, Completely Nails It

Finding a romantic partner requires some serious hard work and takes a sizeable time investment. So plenty of people have turned to online dating apps like Tinder to make the process a little bit easier. And I’m sure that most of us know at least one friend who found true love on the app. Because Tinder has become so popular, it’s getting harder and harder to get somebody’s attention. After all, how original can you be if every idea you can come up with has been done a hundred times before? But some people go the extra mile in their attempts to woo strangers. Take this one guy for example who decided to send out a dating ‘cover letter’ to …

How we met: When my wife died I was so lost. I prayed that something would change

Sally Birch Brown, 42, and her husband Richard, 43, met online in 2017 after they were widowed. They live in Hamilton, New Zealand Six months after losing her husband, Delon, to cancer, Sally joined an online dating site to ease her loneliness. It wasnt long before she met Richard, who was also recently widowed. At first, we started talking on the phone in the evenings, says Sally. We were both going through the grieving process and it was comforting to talk to someone about the challenges. Sally had two teenage girls and three older step-children; Richard also had three children. I was so lost when my wife, Dominique, died. I remember praying that something would change, Richard explains. Sally came …