Archive for August 2010

The balance between career and love requires work, but it's worth it

As a gal that’s often had academic and career successes at the top of her mind, I’ve always had to balance that with having a love life. And there are many times when it’s been fine, having exes that have also been very career driven so we kept similar work hours and spent our nights... Read more »

Giving up sex for not gaining weight? New study reveals how obsessed we are with our bodies

So it looks that our fear of gaining weight is affecting our desire for sex: nearly 50 percent of women and a quarter of men would rather worry about their physique than do the dirty… The results come in from Nutrisystem and are a doozy: people would even pass up a promotion and give up... Read more »

She Says #002: More dating insights ladies wish men knew

So, my apologies for not including a “She Says” last week, as I got caught up in my work and life. However, I think these will happen on a rolling basis on alternate Fridays, unless there are burning ones that just have to be shared. If you’re just tuning in, here’s the deal: based on... Read more »

Overdose on Love: Fantasia Barrino's Quandary

We’re all prone to the difficulties of love — including singing sensation Fantasia Barrino, who was just recently reported to be hospitalized as a result of an accidental overdose. According to ABC’s report, Barrino, who was in an 11 month relationship with Antwuan Cook,  just received the news of being responsible for breaking up his... Read more »

When it comes to marriage, stroll to the altar (don't run!)

Admittedly, I’m in that phase of my 20s when groups of my friends, most of which are the same age or or in their very early 30s are doing the “settling down thing” in a plethora of ways: moving in together, getting engaged, actually getting married, having kids — the whole nine! It’s a bit... Read more »

Sext-Extortion scam leaves lonely-hearted broke AND single

I’ve always loved weird media stories, especially those on love and dating (which, you may probably be able to tell with some of the ones I share here from time to time). Because, for as much as I may talk about the highs and lows of dating, it’s stories I come across that remind me... Read more »

Remember: In dating, you can tell when Mister or Miss Right Now won't last

In dating, it’s a pretty good bet that at one point in time, many of us may have overlooked some traits a person may possess that would be clear flags that they’re not for us — I know I have! Instead, we’ll stick in out in the hopes we’re wrong or that we may discover... Read more »

A matchmaker can help you find love, if you don't mind the price

In an ideal world, we’d all find our matches naturally — no help from any online aids, set-ups, whatever. However, in this day and age, it’s fair to say that sometimes we may all need a little help (just a little shouldn’t hurt now should it)? That said, it’s not unusual to pay for online... Read more »

Embrace your sexy: Lessons from a pole dancing class

When it comes to dating, there’s one thing that’s true: confidence is sexy. The truth is that the people that we’re most drawn to have a quality about them we just happen to notice. It’s that “IT factor”, that element of being comfortable in their own skin, and able to catch your attention with their... Read more »