Posts tagged "love"

Love Is Boring

Love Is Boring
Take one look at Tumblr and you will immediately understand how unrealistic many of our views of love are. We want a lot. We want the goosebumps, the champagne, the super charged doing it, the I-can’t-stand-it-one-more-second-without-you passion. And we want it Every. Day. All ups, no downs. Look at Sex and The City. Those grown... Read more »

Find Love In Hard Places

Find Love In Hard Places
Collectively, as a world, we need to learn how to love each other better. I’m not just talking about romantically. I’m referring to just the love of going through this experience together: loving our family, friends, neighbors, strangers and ourselves. If we’re able to do that better, it will also be easier to make sense... Read more »

Chicago Is The Best Kind Of Lover

Chicago Is The Best Kind Of Lover
I’m in love! Men come and go, but this torrid affair I’m having with Chicago is the real deal. We’re committed, and I’m passionate about my boo. Chicago is the longest and most fulfilling relationship I’ve ever had. Chicago is an architect, athlete, urban dweller and nature enthusiast. It’s into art, music and theater. Chicago... Read more »
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Love Shouldn't Make You Fall

Don’t fall in love again. Falling is not your style. Best to climb up into love instead. In this way your eyes will be open and your heart will be smart. I wasn’t planning on sharing the reading famed numerologist Yogi Akal did for me, but it’s eery accuracy and profound wisdom seemed like something... Read more »

It's Just A Little Crush

The idea of a crush is terrifying. Even the word “crush” sounds like it would be miserable. It’s not a “hug of attraction,” instead it’s what happens when you are run over by a bulldozer. Just. Ouch. Like most things that are scary, crushes are also exhilarating. It’s the same reason horror movies and Shark Week... Read more »

Soulmates: True Story or Total B.S.

Soulmates: True Story or Total B.S.
Before you answer that, you need to listen to this episode of The Moth. (And after that, you need to listen to ALL the episodes. It’s incredible.) For every bitter divorce, painful break up and gut-wrenching chapter closed, there are stories like Jenna Levin‘s. The type that has such perfect beauty that you would think... Read more »
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Happy Couples Are Weird Couples - Dr. Seuss' View On Love

Happy Couples Are Weird Couples - Dr. Seuss' View On Love
One of my favorite quotes about love comes from Dr. Seuss: “We’re all a little weird. And life is weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness—and call it love—true love.”  This Friday, March 2, would be Dr. Seuss’s 108th birthday and is... Read more »

Love With Everything You've Got

Yesterday, I went to see the Soul Train 40th Anniversary Concert with a few friends at Pritzker Pavillion.  While picnicking, we noticed an older couple slow dancing to the live music.  It was adorable.  There is always a “I want that” factor when you see an older couple holding hands, but this was that last... Read more »

New Study: Women Regret Their Love Lives

You may recall my love for PinkKisses.com, a super smart one-stop shop for the newly single lady.  Last time we heard from Ellie at Pink Kisses, she gave five easy tips to get through the holidays without your plus one.  Well, Ellie is back to shed a little light on regret and how to get... Read more »
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I've Missed You

Don’t worry, Joey, I’ll never leave you again! Things have been a little quiet on the Accidentally Sexy front while I pulled together some sweet plans to bring you a bigger and better blog/created way to much mayhem.  I’ve really missed you.  Let’s get to this.