Throughout our lives we have to make difficult, life-changing decisions, such as which job to take, which job candidate to hire, and who's worthy of your "til death do us part" vow. You can increase your odds of making a happy choice with this mathematical formula. When you're dating, for example, how do you know that this person is The One? If you decide to marry him or her, you've cut yourself off from all other potential soul mates.
I was, to put it mildly, something of a mess after my last relationship imploded. I wrote poems and love letters and responded to all of her text messages with two messages and all sorts of other things that make me cringe now and oh god what was I thinking. I learned a few things, though, like when you tell strangers that your long-term relationship has just been bulldozed as thoroughly as the Romans salted Carthage, they do this sorta Vulcan mind-meld and become super empathy machines. Even older folk, who usually treat me not exactly as a non-person but something sorta like it.
The Mathematical Formula for Making Hard Decisions, Like Who to Marry
By aziz ansari. My parents had an arranged marriage. This always fascinated me.
The rules will for the first time cement domestic violence, dating violence and stalking as forms of gender discrimination that schools must address under Title IX, the federal civil rights law that prohibits sex discrimination in education programs that receive government funding. In the past, the Education Department has issued guidance on how schools should handle sexual misconduct on campus and interpreted Title IX to require universities to combat sexual assault in particular. When the Title IX rules are released in the coming weeks, the domestic violence provisions are expected to toughen standards for schools from Obama-era guidance letters, according to people familiar with the department's most recent drafts.