Posts in category "Relationships"

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 »

Why the Manti Te'o Fake Girlfriend Story Can Go Either Way

When it comes to the recent Manti Te’o story, some people want to feel very bad for him… Others can’t help but be convinced he was a part of it because in this day and age, it’s TOO unbelievable that he wouldn’t have done more digging to verify how real she was. (Although there IS... 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 »
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Three Grown Up Holiday Situations In A Relationship

Three Grown Up Holiday Situations In A Relationship
So, the last few months have been a whirlwind and with good reason. Mainly because of turning the big 30 (you read right), finding amazing opportunities in my professional “grown up” life and taking real milestones as one half of a relationship. Essentially, I realize that I’m really and truly an adult. And when 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 »

What we can learn from Kristen Stewart's public apology

What we can learn from Kristen Stewart's public apology
Here’s a poorly kept relationship secret: sometimes, people cheat. Yes, I know. It sucks, it’s not right nor is it OK, but it happens every now and again. And, even more shocking : it’s not just limited to ordinary folks. But yet, the heated conversations that have set the internet by storm following Kristen Stewart’s revelation... Read more »
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25 Relationship Lessons To Learn By Age 30: Part II

25 Relationship Lessons To Learn By Age 30: Part II
Last time, we talked about the first, most important lessons about friendship… Now, these next few are all about states of mind I learned to adopt along the way … #2: Embrace YOUR version of Happily Ever After For many young girls, the idea of a Prince Charming and living in total and perfect bliss... Read more »

25 Relationship Lessons To Learn By Age 30: Part I

25 Relationship Lessons To Learn By Age 30: Part I
#1: People will come and go… But the best of friends will always be around. Period. At a very young age, I had a hard time believing that friendships could ever change, especially with my nearest and dearest. If people were really friends, then there’s no way that will ever change… Right? Sheesh. That would... Read more »

25 Relationship Lessons To Learn By Age 30: Intro

25 Relationship Lessons To Learn By Age 30: Intro
With a little more than ten weeks before reaching a major milestone birthday (insert a dramatic shudder here), I’ve become extremely reflective of the choices I’ve made in my life. Don’t misunderstand — I’m not unapologetic about any of them . Instead, I find myself thinking about how the last few years of my life... Read more »
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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 »