I am no expert at love at all but I do feel that love comprises of many other things -- firstly, acceptance of the other person is key; secondly, I think genuine concern for this person's well-being; third, would be to trust and be loyal; and the last thing would be to be best friends forever.
Norman Vincent Peale wrote about a doctor who gave his patient a peculiar prescription.
What does marriage mean to me and my wife? How is it different from what we imagined? How is it the same as what society presents about marriage? Can we live queerly in marriage? How? Why? Is marriage good for our sexuality? For our sex lives? Is marriage good for our sense of happiness? Or does it bring new layers of misery?
What can we learn from our female counterparts across the pond? They are seemingly doing more with less. Even without a walk-in closet and a slew of Apple products, when European women hit the streets, they are doing it with style and ease.
I came of age at a time when women's appeal for equal opportunity on the career ladder was coupled with a decree that we could, in fact, do it all and have it all. We believed that "work-life balance" was an achievable, worthy pursuit.
Letting someone know you find them desirable does have a time and place; say, flirting at a bar or party. Or maybe on a date. Or how about in bed? The difference is simple and monumental: Consent.
I've been thinking about this for some time, and I have decided to put down my thoughts on what I personally consider to be the steps we need to take as a world towards a long term solution to these issues of sexually based violence.
When Mo'Ne Davis graced the cover of Sports Illustrated, she gave America a sweet victory.
The world of angels and VCs is still a boy's club, and men apparently tend to invest in other men -- something investor Adam Quinton of Lucas Point Ventures (who actually does invest in women-led companies) calls "unconscious bias."
This post originally appeared on Reductress.com. In their largest announcement in years, women's apparel maker Victoria's Secret says it will n...
This Labor Day marks one year from the scary phone call I received. It took me this long to finally be able to face the facts and write it down.
These women and men who work as sex workers, through circumstances of place of birth and family resources, perpetuated by social systems and structures, do not have these privileges. It is not merely personal agency or strength of character that will free them from sex work and its dangers.
True love-ability is an attitude. It's a way of being. It's the way you show up in the world. And because it's not based on the reactions of others, it is the deepest security, created from the only thing in life you can totally control, i.e. your own spirit.
If you spend any time there, two things are apparent: women have a raw deal, yet they -- not the oil or the chrome or the copper, but the used and abused women of Africa -- are its future.
No one believes more in the power of bras than I do, the way they transform my figure or my mood. But there are a few things they can't and won't do for my breasts. Here are the top five biggest bra myths -- and reasons why you should feel free to ignore them.