My advice is just let it happen. Date. Take your time or jump right in head first. Follow your own feelings and don't let your "everyone" people look down their noses at you with their "I'm only asking out of love" comments.
Many women have trouble saying no for a variety of reasons. We are natural nurturers, we aim to please, we like to lighten others loads and then of course there's that thing called guilt. Saying yes all the time to things you do not want to do or have time for can lead to chaos in your life.
Last week I got to spend time at one of Los Angeles' busiest hot spots: Los Angeles Superior Court's Stanley Mosk Courthouse. This is the court for anyone getting divorced within Los Angeles County. Los Angeles County divorce court is such a long name, let's just call it HELL for short.
Dinner with TO's college friends! Excellent impression, here I come. At this point, I'm pretty sure TO thinks I have no friends. I've met so many of his and he's met... zero... of mine.
What happens when there is a dispute between the parties who used fertility to create a child? What happens to the embryos that are cryogenically preserved when the parties have a dispute as to whether they can be implanted, or the prospective parents separate?
It's well-known that women live longer than men do, but this may not have always been the case. Ladies, you may be able to thank the late 1800s for your longevity.
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.
Discover the tangible thing that produces that emotion. Get in touch or in some cases, back in touch with your feminine side. Embrace what it feels like to be a woman in general and a woman who can express that femininity to men.
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 are countless reasons why people get divorced, but they all the reasons come down to one commonality: one or both people in the marriage decided they would be happier alone rather than staying married.
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.
What's funny about living in this day and age is that most of us seem to simultaneously be dependent on modern technology and be frustrated with how it's transformed areas of our lives that were already stressful enough without it -- i.e. dating, relationships, and confrontation.
An acquaintance once told me that exes who remain in communication with each other are either f*cking or fighting, and while it does seem to be true in many cases, I think there's a third way.
A client recently called and asked for an urgent appointment alone. She and her husband have been seeing me primarily because of one potentially relationship-ending issue: "I'm sick and tired of being with a wimp!" she said.
One may label it 'loving' all day long, profess it from the rooftops and paint it across the sky, but love it is not. Love does not exist in a dark cave of longing and desperation. Those feelings are the offspring of fear.