Posts tagged "relationships"

Stop Overthinking Everything

I am a chronic overthinker. Here’s the thing about overthinking. The more you think about something, the more likely it is that it will trip you up. My 8th grade teacher told our class that, in multiple choice tests, the first answer you circle is probably right. Statistically, questions that were “reanswered” turned out to... Read more »

Don't Ask A Single Woman If She's Dating

Don't Ask A Single Woman If She's Dating
Don’t ask a woman with a slightly bulging stomach “When are you due?” Don’t ask a married couple “So when are you going to have kids?” And don’t ask a woman who isn’t wearing a wedding ring “Are you dating anyone?” This is what I hear when someone asks that: “Does anyone think you’re desirable... Read more »

Ask Ana: I've Lost Interest In Dating And The Chase

Ask Ana: I've Lost Interest In Dating And The Chase
A few weeks ago, I received a private message from a fan asking the following: What if we’ve tried so hard to find The One and failed so miserably and been so thoroughly destroyed by that One that all energy has been pulled from the chase. What if now we are content to sit back,... Read more »
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Ask A Yogi: Relationship Numerology

Ask A Yogi: Relationship Numerology
UPDATE: Yogi has answered all the questions below. Thank you to everyone who submitted! I really didn’t put a lot of faith in this until I saw Yogi’s first response. These readings were eerily on point. If you want your own 2013 forecast from Yogi Akal, and I completely recommend that you do, visit Numerology... Read more »

Win The Breakup

Breakups suck. It feels like undergoing open-heart surgery with an ax. Breakups feel like you are mourning someone’s death. And really, it is a death. This little utopian bubble the two of you created, this intangible space of “coupledom,” has been extinguished. It’s rough. To the newly single: Take a moment to get your head... Read more »

What HBO's Girls Taught Me About My Last Relationship

Forward to the :33 mark and focus on the girl with long brown curly hair in the plunging white dress, this was me at every single one of my ex boyfriend’s shows.  Who was I kidding?!  I couldn’t even skip until I was 8 and the Queen of England was at my college graduation, people.... Read more »
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The Judge From Divorce Court Talks Tom Cruise And Katie Holmes Divorce

The Judge From Divorce Court Talks Tom Cruise And Katie Holmes Divorce
I better start by saying that I really couldn’t care less about Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes splitting up.  I don’t really care about celebrities.  Their relationship is none of my business.  And having just come out of a locally public relationship, I can’t even imagine how that would be on a global scale. Break... Read more »

Street Justice, Mom-Style

Last week, was fucking rough.  And for those of you who frequently read this blog, you know I don’t swear…so…as you can guess, shit got really, really real.  It involved a whole lot of drinking, very little eating and pent up anger that made a cab driver who had tried to scam me well up... Read more »

Hump Day Soundtrack: I think I'm ready to finally Discover

Here’s a confession: I’m ready to be in a relationship.  It’s not that I’m looking for one.  It’s that I am finally ready to really be in one.  I’m being careful about it.  Anything that happens will happen slowly, but, for the first time ever, I’m feeling whole and complete, which means I’ll attract someone... Read more »
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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 »