Posts tagged "Romance"

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 »

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 »

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 »
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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 »

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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Do You Mean It When You Say "I Love You"?

Here’s the thing: In my dating and romantic life, I’ve said those three little words once. He was my first love and while I would say things were very intense, it wasn’t until almost a year into our relationship that I felt certain about what I felt. Looking back, there were probably a lot of... Read more »

Breaking Up Really DOES Hurt, So They Say

Breaking Up Really DOES Hurt, So They Say
So like most gals, when I’ve broken up with someone (or they’ve broken up with me) I’ve nursed it several ways: ice cream, going out with the girls, trying to find someone new to pass the time with… Anything to ease the sting… But, as it turns out, there’s also a PHYSICAL pain associated with... Read more »

Sexy Spring Fling Time, New Crush Time!

So spring is here (Well according to the calendar)…And while it may be taking its time to make itself known, it’s pretty much coming at us, and we start to think of all that heat that will soon be coming our way with summer… Admittedly, I’m convinced that the change in season means great things... Read more »
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Kisses & Broken Hearts: What Does It Take For Lasting Love? (New Study)

Do any of us often realize what it takes to find lasting love? Sure, we can complain about all the “Wrong Ones” we have to get through… But it looks like now there’s some type of average of what it takes to find “the one”. And for women, it’s kissing 22 men, having four long-term... Read more »