Thursday, November 3, 2011

Kim Kardashian & breakup predictions

This week's nightlife column is about the joy of being able to say "I told you so" amid Kim Kardashian's divorce news.

In the dating world, the primary goal is generally to find a partner with whom you can enjoy lifelong happiness. If we can’t have that, we’ll often settle for the second most important mission: accurately predicting when the happiest romantic unions will end.

I’m only half kidding. Public conversations center on "congratulations" and "I’m so happy for you." Private conversations leave room for a harsher sentiment.

"I give it two months. At best."

Weigh in: When it comes to predicting your friends' romantic futures, do you have a strong track record?