My favorite mantra is "I am enough. I have enough." Maybe 2015 is the year that I will be brave enough to really believe that. How about you?
Along with those vows to go to the gym and read more books, it's also useful to think about the parts of you that don't need improvement. In that spirit, I'd like to suggest three New Year's resolutions that most singles can skip.
I decided to get back in shape to avoid being alone for the next decade, so I filled out the membership paperwork at a fancy, schmancy fitness club and awaited their response.
Data-journalist David McCandless found after observing 10,000 Facebook statuses, which included the words "breakup" and "broken up," that the biggest breakup time of the year is two weeks before Christmas.
When breakups happen, we have the tendency to go into a mode where we obsess over all of our mistakes and wish that we had done things differently.
My son is, and has long been, a loser. This simple teenage truth became comically clear about this time last year and remains true to this day. The mystery also remains, "Why can't my son keep track of his things?"
According to government figures, men who have had sex with other men represent about 2 percent of the U.S. population, yet account for at least 62 percent of all new HIV infections in the U.S.
A note to male readers of this blog. The following is, in no way, intended to be an example of any low regard in which LBL holds you. She appreciates the male species in general, and holds a special place in her heart for any male who spends a small part of his day reading her posts, rather than whatever it is that men read.
That's right, Valentine's Day will be here before you know it. 2014 is history. No one special to kiss under the mistletoe? If you faithfully follow these nine steps, you'll make up for it by getting plenty of lovin' from your new sweetheart in less than two months!
Unwinding a relationship requires a careful undoing of emotional, physical and financial connections, and must be performed with extreme caution to achieve two intact individuals in the end.
At the risk of being challenged to a fight by Sylvester Stallone, who could beat me with one hand tied behind his back (though I might have a chance if he were blindfolded, too), I am going to call my ongoing kidney stone saga "Rocky."
New evidence from the Williams Institute suggests that same-sex couples are less likely to divorce than heterosexual couples, so anyone who has ever argued that gay couples are "ruining" the sanctity of marriage, well, it looks like you're totally and completely wrong. Oops.
Me: (In a whining sigh.) Hi. Boy BFF: Hey, what's up. Everything alright? Me: (Still whining. Still sighing.) I don't want to do this anymore. BBFF...
Sharing chemistry with someone is a rare treasure. But knowing early on whether a person is right for you is equally necessary for your well-being. Ponder the answers to these 12 questions to discover your partner's true place in your life and reveal if they're really the one.
When you've found something that's right for you, you want to be better without force. You get this instant internal drive and motivation to become a better person, to do better work, and to achieve greater things. You feel inspired.
It's not about jewelry, weekly flowers or other expensive gifts that make a relationship remain as loving and intimate as it was at the beginning. It's all about reconnecting to who you were when you met, how you behaved and communicated during those times.