Posts tagged "Couples"

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 »

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 »

Bridget Marquardt Reminds Couples To Spice It Up

Bridget Marquardt Reminds Couples To Spice It Up
It’s a safe bet that confidence is a MUST, whether you’re a newly dating couple, part of a long-term union, or even a single gal (or guy) trying to hit your stride. Of course this is especially when you’re talking about intimacy! And, not only do you need to have sexual confidence, but it’s about... 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 »

Not Sure If It's Love? Give It Three Years!

Relationships, like seasons, change. They start off with heat, passion, sexy and all that other good stuff that drives people to do the strangest things in the name of love. Then, it ebbs and flows, and then it’s either meant to last or it isn’t. Pretty simple cycle when you break it down. But when... Read more »

Some Notes on Public Displays of Affection (Or, PDA)

When we’re really into someone, it’s so easy to forget yourself and the world around you. You’re suddenly reminded of all the reasons why you like someone and a handhold can become a kiss, a touch, a stroke…  Yes, sometimes it’s easy to get so carried away that this physical display gets a little messy... 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 »

"Love & Other Drugs" Offers Doses of Beauty and Pain (Review)

It’s true — there ARE studies that imply that romantic comedies can totally do some harm to your real life romance. But if you’re looking for a sexy and touching lesson in what it really means to fall — and be — in love, then you should see “Love & Other Drugs,” in theaters today.... Read more »

Five Things You Should NEVER Apologize For In Dating

One of the things I’ve learned when it comes to matters of the heart is that whether we like it or not, things ultimately happen the way that they’re supposed to. Sure, we can think out every move in the hopes that things work in our favor. We could even let the chips fall where... Read more »
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On Dr. Oz Tomorrow: Dangers of Stress in a Relationship

This just in, a public service announcement from The Relationship Diva: In a relationship? Stressed out about it? Apparently, it can take quite the toll on your body, causing a lot of serious health issues. And, if this may be you, then you may want to check out Dr. Oz tomorrow, who may shed a... Read more »