Now, I have a confession to make: I used to love silly self help books. I mean, granted, I read a lot of things, to the point of nerdly compulsivity. But I used to think these books were cute, in an absurd kind of way: "How to land a man! How to keep a man! How to know if your single status is due to some kind of hex!" I found them quotable and funny and mostly harmless. And then I grew up.
HOW TO MOVE ON AFTER YOU HEART IS BROKEN and fall in love again... The first thing we are confronted with after a breakup is the plain old shock...
There are a lot of memoirs out there about dating, but few of them are by men, which is what made "Available: A Memoir of Heartbreak, Hookups, Love, a...
It's almost Father's Day and you are reminded that not only are you a father, but a single man. You want to get back out there and date but whoa, do things look different! There are definitely several challenges to being a single dad.
If we continue to allow fear to keep us from sharing ourselves and our truths with the world, we will always be trapped under the oppressive opinions of others, opinions that don't serve us but instead cage us.
m The religious stigma surrounding divorce remains a powerful source of anguish for believers, but few congregations have ministries for people recov...
When you're single in your mid-30s and early-40s, you have some variation of the following conversation a lot. Well-Meaning Person: You're single? ...
The possibility of rejection or lack of chemistry is enough to make anyone reconsider going on date period. If you're a transwoman, things can become a little more complicated. Not only are you faced with the same possibility of sexual objectification from men through dating that cisgender women face, but there is this extra layer of garbage you have to get past.
Friends don't let friends be super douches. You've got to hand it to Canadian Adam Levine (Daniel) for trying to break through Chad's cloudy 'roid haze with a common sense call for human decency.
You will need to adopt a new language. Entrepreneurs all use a mystical tongue of venture capital and startup lingo. This means you will be need to be able to decipher statements.
Have you been in a two year relationship and wondered, "Is this guy 'the one'? Have you ever totaled your car and as the tow truck driver drove you home you wondered, "is this guy 'the one'? Okay, that may just be me. But to be fair I felt like the tow truck drive and I had a connection.
We want someone to have to talk too, share moments with, come to family parties, weddings, and funerals with us, to share the holidays with, to Instagram cute pictures of the two of you holding hands together on some beach in the Phi Phi Islands, and a cuddle-buddy. But we do not want the messiness, sloppiness, negatives that come with it as well.
People can part amicably, they can remain friends -- without any possibility of reconciliation. In fact, maintaining a positive relationship with an ex is imperative when children are involved. If exes with kids can do it, why can't -- and shouldn't -- the young and the childless, too?
People love to say, "When you know, you know." Well, the only thing I know... is that I've never known.
New York City, the vibrant place I'd once fallen madly for, became a nightmare. The streets were humming, whirring. Tractors moaned, ambulances screamed, the click of lighters and the hiss of brooms brushing cafe floors were torture. I heard everything on one side and nothing on the other; it drove me mad never knowing where each sound came from.
Contrary to what some may think, intimacy is far more than just sex. Sex is just a mere expression of physical intimacy. But there's also intimacy on an emotional level.