Posts in category "Trust"

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 »

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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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 »

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 »

Lessons From An Inappropriate Flirt

Lessons From An Inappropriate Flirt
Because my 20s have been sprinkled with a fair share of casual dating, I haven’t really been confronted by any situations in which I’ve noticed a woman deliberately flirt with a guy I’m seriously with. The way I saw it, in those cases when I didn’t expect to be with someone long, I tried not... Read more »
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Relationship Lessons: Invest A Little For The Pay-Off

There’s a strange thing about having male friends — you either know you can never be with them, secretly carry a torch for them or end up being like the best friend who has to talk them through all their crazy drama. Admittedly, I’ve experienced all three, in the craziest ways. And lately, I’ve found... Read more »

Keep An Open Mind For A Little Lovin' in 2011

Christmas may be the time for all the warm and fuzzies… But New Year’s Eve? Now that’s a time of a little debauchery, saying good-bye to the year that has passed, and hopefully ringing in a new year where you can start off again — in-style. I’ll admit that while I love Christmas myself, it’s... Read more »

Dear Dad: All I Want For Christmas Is...

Dear Dad: All I Want For Christmas Is...
For being the one who likes to examine and tackle all things relationship (and has delved into love, sex, romance, break-ups and friendships), I’ve been pretty skittish in tackling family relationships, mainly because that kind of dynamic is one that even goes over my head and throws my analytical skills out of whack. It’s especially... Read more »
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Spying On Your Spouse? The Dangers Of New Technology

Quick Note: So it’s been a while! But I’ve been on the road working on various projects, and will soon slow back down to share some relevant stories with you… Not just romantic ones. But other ones that have recently found themselves back into my life. In the meantime, though… Sure — one of the... Read more »