The truth is, we can analyze the reasons “why” it’s not working all day.

She beamed at me as I walked in and joined our other roommates at the table. This was an elated, joyous woman—who was somehow miraculously energized.

We were all a little confused about the early Saturday morning celebration, but we went with it because, hey, breakfast is delicious.

It was hours after midnight, and I was just coming in from writing the world’s longest paper.

She had been out on a date with a stunningly handsome grad student.

Is there a secret you are keeping that if your partner knew, you feel you would lose them?

When did you realize you had fallen in love, and how do you feel when you think about it? What is a relationship deal breaker for you, and have you overlooked one in this relationship? How do you feel about the last, in-depth conversation you and your partner had? Do you show your love for each other often, and if not, why?One night, I found my college roommate—let’s call her Chelsea—sitting on the kitchen floor with a gallon of ice cream, utterly tear-stricken.“Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.” ~William S. Do either of you dredge up resentments in arguments, and why have you struggled to let them go? How do you feel when your partner arrives home after being away? Burroughs When I was in college, I could only afford to visit my family during summer and Christmas breaks. Do you feel threatened when others find your partner attractive, and why? Do you believe your partner is your biggest advocate? How do you feel about your partner’s views on finances? Do you enjoy spending time with your partner’s relatives? Simple but poignant, it became my way to weed out the immature, the manipulative, the cocky, the close-minded—and, most importantly, the emotionally unavailable.