Posts in category "Monogamy"

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 »

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 »

Exes don't always stay in the past, says new study

Exes don't always stay in the past, says new study
Those darn exes! If you didn’t think you had reason to worry about your main squeeze being captivated by an ex, then it may be a good idea to think again, according to a new Canadian study. Apparently, an ex can affect your current relationship more than you may realize. And, it works a couple of... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

Don't Forget The Love After Valentine's Day

Don't Forget The Love After Valentine's Day
I was 13 when I had my first “real” Valentine. He was 14, my friend’s older brother and a freshman in high school. And, although we’d only met once, as it goes, we were smitten with each other. So, by the end of the call, we’d decided we’d be each other’s Valentines, even though it... Read more »
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Dear Chicago Men: Bring Sensitive Back in 2012

Dear Chicago Men: Bring Sensitive Back in 2012
Dear Men/Guys of Chicago (Regardless of Status*): I recently came across a study published by Chemistry.com that made me sigh a little. It called out the top 10 cities to find the Most Sensitive Men. And lo and behold… Chicago wasn’t on it! I won’t say this surprised me, exactly. After all, this isn’t the... 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 »

Will & Jada Rumors: Just Another Bump In The Hollywood Road?

Will & Jada Rumors: Just Another Bump In The Hollywood Road?
If EVER there were a couple that we love in Hollywood (and seem to embody happiness), it’s Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith. A gorgeous couple with super cute, talented off-spring, you would have to think they’re the Dream Couple — and Dream Family, for that matter. So, when the internet was ablaze with their... Read more »
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Why Polar Opposites Can Attract In Dating

Why Polar Opposites Can Attract In Dating
The last few months have been a whirlwind with writing, my offline work and even the couple thing, which I casually mentioned after an annoying incident with an even more annoying waitress… But I digress. Anyway, in the last few months, I’ve been learning the ins and outs of the whole “couple” thing and specifically... Read more »