Posts in category "Marriage"

Is it time to break-up? Signs you don't ignore in a relationship

Is it time to break-up? Signs you don't ignore in a relationship
It’s definitely true that there are modern rules to the act of dating; however, the objective of dating will always be the same: spending time with someone to determine if you have a long-term future. Eventually, that assessment translates into a break-up or further progression of the relationship — ideally into something long-term or an “I do,”... 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 »

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 »
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Five Love Lessons Hollywood Taught Us In 2012

Not to beat this one into the ground any more than the world already did, but the revelation of Kristen Stewart and Rupert Sanders on their loved ones rocked the world and took everyone by surprise. But should it have? 

Simple, obvious truth here: Famous or not, cheating isn't new. But the biggest lesson, beyond any other one or any other interpretations is that everyone has issues -- and no one is free of making mistakes or dealing with the ramifications as a result. Period.
If you were paying attention, you noticed 2012 (like every year) was a huge year filled with celebrity relationship drama. But if you pay attention beyond the headlines, you’ll see that there were bigger lessons and takeaways about love, beyond the people in the situations themselves. None of these are perfect equations by any means,... Read more »

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 »

Mother's Five Best Love Lessons

Mother's Five Best Love Lessons
Growing up, I was raised by my grandmother and aunt — very  strong, passionate women and both essentially mothers to me my whole life. While my grandmother was more of a traditional woman, my aunt had a great view of both sides of the coin, although both quite opinionated… Although when it came to love,... Read more »
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What Do People Really Think About Marriage?

What Do People Really Think About Marriage?
Sure — there have been more break-ups in Hollywood than any teen soap lately… And it seems that less people are rushing to the altar (although I will personally be attending a slew of weddings this summer)… Which may make you wonder whether the institution has become a joke. But, does that mean it’s worth... Read more »

Dating A Man Just Like My Father? Well...

Dating A Man Just Like My Father? Well...
Recently, I’ve been juggling a painful moment in time, which has really put a spin on how I see things — and men — these days: dealing with the the residual effects of my father’s passing a little over a year ago. You know — settling legal matters, figuring out personal effects… Yes, the very tricky... Read more »

Three Reasons Tim Tebow Is Dateworthy

Three Reasons Tim Tebow Is Dateworthy
There’s NO way you could miss all the chatter about Tim Tebow. The quarterback of the Denver Broncos — who, despite the odds has managed to thrust his team and himself into the spotlight — has baffled commentators and created a very polarizing community of naysayers… But still manages to have a huge group of... 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 »