Twelve years ago I was broken. I had just ended a 29-year marriage, sent my only kid off to college, and was left broke and unemployed, left with the cats and the dog to feed. Not exactly my life plan. I was alone for the first time in my life and filled with fear.
There's this misguided feminist idea that to be truly free/strong, you have to be able to treat men the way men sometimes treat women -- like used toilet paper. You want to call yourself a feminist? Conduct your life from a place of power.
The popularity of online dating has simplified -- but also complicated -- the dating process. While it might be fun to go "shopping" for a potential date while sitting in your jammies at home, there are many things that people do wrong.
You are probably wondering what sex and salads have to do with each other? A salad certainly doesn't sound like something anyone would want to eat dur...
In 2015, being a 30-year-old virgin and living in Las Vegas seems highly unlikely and almost impossible. Virginity and Sin City are like vinegar and oil -- they don't mix. For me, being a virgin and living in Las Vegas is everyday life.
To get the right guy into your life, you've got to be willing to let go of the excuses and get yourself online or out in the real world meeting men. This is the way you can find the one who is a good fit for you. Ask yourself how badly you want a companion in your life.
If weddings are the splash and fizz of opening night on Broadway, marriage is the slog of the dozens, hundreds, thousands of performances that follow. How are couples supposed to maintain the best parts of the early days of their relationship amid the slings and arrows of day-to-day life?
There's a reason that the majority of diets fail: They focus on the wrong thing. If you struggle with food, focusing more on the food isn't the so...
You don't have to give up fun if you're on a super-tight budget. You just have to get creative. Try these cheap date ideas to have a great -- and potentially romantic -- time without breaking your budget or even without spending any money at all.
The premise of a digital past is simple, but its consequences for a generation aren't. That's how you end up in decades long relationships--which, by the way, is longer than plenty of marriages--with no rules, no exit strategy.
What do you do when someone you thought you knew like the back of your hand mutates into someone you don't recognize? The midlife crisis. Or that's what we tend to call it.
Breakups suck at the best of times, but there's no reason to go through those motions with someone who was -- for all intents and purposes -- an extended fling. So here you have it, the ten commandments of Friends With Benefits.
Benjamin Franklin argued that we should employ accounting techniques to select the right romantic counterparts. Jonathan William, apparently a romantic, responded by saying, before taking a wife, a man "must fall in love... and that seems to be as involuntary an act as falling into a well.
Love at first sight is lovely, but if you've been on more than a few first dates, you know the initial heat may quickly cool. In that first meeting you look for clues or "tells" as to whether that person across from you is worth seeing again. Still, it's easy to overlook some crucial signs.
Contrary to what everyone seems to think -- experts in the field, friends, therapists -- even Mr. Ben Affleck -- I don't believe marriage has to be work. I know this because I have been married 31 years, and I don't consider my marriage work at all. And neither does my husband.
A year ago, my partner and I made the decision to start seeing a sex and relationship coach. Through our journey, I've debunked a few myths about l...