Posts in category "Couples"

Dating habits to break: Kissing the metaphorical frogs

Dating habits to break: Kissing the metaphorical frogs
It’s good to be optimistic, some would say. You know, for reasons of positive energy, glass half full, that kind of stuff. Generally speaking, I agree… However, I’d argue that too much of it can be a dangerous situation in relationships. At least, I would say I have “suffered from” too much optimism when it... Read more »

Choosing yourself: When it's a good idea

Choosing yourself: When it's a good idea
As I allude to in my first post back to this blog, after more than four years in a long-term relationship, I suddenly found myself single earlier this year. Yes, right before the cold months and the holidays, when no one wants to be single. Now, granted, it was my choice. But it didn’t make... Read more »

Women, men and couple stress: Rutgers relationship study hits home

Women, men and couple stress: Rutgers relationship study hits home
Does an unhappy wife mean an unhappy life? No one ever said relationships would be easy. But then again, both the sweetest and the hardest things in live require you to go through a little bit of work before you can enjoy it or learn from it. I share this logical insight for two reasons:... Read more »
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Four Truths About Long-Term Relationships (And One Resolution)

Four Truths About Long-Term Relationships (And One Resolution)
So I took a little vacation lately from my story-telling life. Something happens when you get out of the 20s, work intensely in your day job and… This may be a good time to let you into a little tidbit that I’ve been trying to keep fairly quiet for quite some time now. Not hiding it,... Read more »

Catwoman is a sexy source of inspiration

Catwoman is a sexy source of inspiration
Growing up, I thought of comic books as more of a “boy’s thing”. Me? Like any other young girl, I preferred the Baby Sitter’s Club, Harriet the Spy or anything by Judy Blume. But never comic books. They weren’t girly enough – or so I used to think. It wasn’t until I got into adulthood that I not... Read more »

Drinking, Food and Dating: By the numbers!

Drinking, Food and Dating: By the numbers!
We, as daters are entitled to having our own preferences. Especially when it comes to what turns us on… And especially what turns us off. But admittedly, it seems like we’ve set way too many for our own good. A survey released recently by TODAY.com and and Match.com reveals just how deep our preferences run — and you... Read more »
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Why the Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes Divorce Isn't A Total Shock

Why the Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes Divorce Isn't A Total Shock
So remember that day when Tom Cruise decided he needed to hop on a couch to shout his love for Katie Holmes to anyone that would listen? Well, that should have been the foreshadowing that something was inevitably wrong. I’m sure everyone had seen this said a million times, but was it really all that... Read more »

How Do You Spell Love? 'The Avengers', That's How

How Do You Spell Love? 'The Avengers', That's How
Want to show your sweetie you care? Try comic books. Rewind here: When Sav and I started getting serious way over a year ago, I wanted to look for all sorts of ways to get closer, because ideally when you’re into someone, that’s what you try to do. I quickly learned he was a comic... Read more »

Break Up By Facebook, Text Or Email? One Third Of Us Already Have!

Break Up By Facebook, Text Or Email? One Third Of Us Already Have!
C’mon Social Networking Junkies, tell the truth: Would you use Facebook to help do your dirty work? Like, say, break up with someone? How about ask someone out? If all of you said you would do no such thing (’cause of your moral code or something), then you have to be fibbing. Or, a new... Read more »
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Dear Kim Kardashian: The Upside To This Divorce Thing

Dear Kim Kardashian: The Upside To This Divorce Thing
Dear Kim: The world is aflutter with news of your recent split, which I’m sure you’re well aware of. How, after 72 days (which all the sites seem stuck on), do you file for divorce, they all wonder? Since TMZ broke the news, there isn’t one site that hasn’t mentioned it and isn’t curious as... Read more »