Do women write the best novels starring women? Do men write the best novels starring men? In many cases, yes. But while there's a lot to be said for "living the gender," there are also some great literary works featuring title characters who are the opposite sex of the author.
This city is my Enchanted Cottage. If I don't get another man, well, I tried, and in any case I still have Man-hattan.
When women are young, pert and perky, sexual attention is as omnipresent as alcopops. All we have to do is don a micro-mini, slick on a glossy smile and prepare to ride a tsunami of proposals. We're given a false sense of confidence, living life as though we have been cast as the leading lady in an Impulse ad.
We've been talking about moving in together and eventually getting married, but there's one problem: I have four cats, and my boyfriend says he can't see himself living with cats. What can I do?
For kids, the holidays are supposed to be filled with joy and excitement. However, for some children who have suffered a recent loss, the holidays can be especially hard.
Young adult cancer is not something people dream of when they picture themselves in a romance. Illness, in general, is not socially considered a good stepping stone to finding a bright future relationship. For this couple, and for myself, though, that's exactly where love kicked in.
A new study from Ohio State University suggests that casual teenage sex has a reciprocal relationship with poor mental health -- and that they contribute to one another over time.
I recently got out of a serious relationship and was "not excited," (strong understatement) to find myself back in the dating world. But, I have been pleasantly surprised with what I have discovered and realized. In fact, I think dating in your 30s is actually pretty rad! Here's why.
By Jerry Zezima I am a geezer who believes that being healthy is nothing to sneeze at. I also believe that preventive medicine can be a real shot in ...
They don't tell you that you can feel broken and feel completely whole: simultaneously. They don't tell you that you are a package of contradictions. There will be moments of great strength, then moments of heaving sorrow. But you get to rediscover parts of yourself.
Who's in charge of prioritizing man-rules? Aren't there exceptions? Where do we draw the line between ordering chicken wings when our health requires a grilled chicken salad, and abandoning healthiness and happiness altogether to protect a notion that none of us are obligated to defend?
Standing behind our lived experience is an 'ideal' of how we think -- or perhaps it's a preconscious knowing -- this relationship could be or should be. The Father, we feel, should bring out the highest in the Son.
At some point (and only you can decide when), it's time to make new traditions and enjoy the holidays with and without your kids.
Finding a divorce lawyer can be a daunting task. For many, divorce is their first experience with the legal system, aside from a traffic ticket or two. It can be tempting to look for a lawyer who markets himself as aggressive. Here are some reasons to think twice.
Here are the five things that I believe would drive any divorced man or woman absolutely crazy.
I'd like you to tell me if we're on the money or not. And please don't tell me that you "can't generalize." Of course you can generalize! We all do it every single day! So here goes.