Category: Dating

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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Drinking, Food and Dating: By the numbers!

Drinking, Food and Dating: By the numbers!
We, as daters are entitled to having our own preferences. Especially when it comes to what turns us on… And especially what turns us off. But admittedly, it seems like we’ve set way too many for our own good. A survey released recently by TODAY.com and and Match.com reveals just how deep our preferences run — and you... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

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 »

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 »