Relationship advice

“Work” tends to have a negative connotation when used in context with relationships, but it is the best way to describe a necessary component to be successful. Being kind, considerate, and forgiving are a few good examples of qualities essential to forging a solid relationship as well. There are numerous ways to create a successful […]

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Tomorrow is the big day. It’s the annual make-or-break day for men; you will be back on the market for a girlfriend after screwing up the most important romantic day of the year or, if married, sleeping on the sofa indefinitely. Thankfully, the Naked Girl is here to save the day. Even if you just […]

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Sean broke our wedding vows recently. The fact we aren’t married yet is just a technical detail. What is important is the commitment he made, to uphold five promises, now and when he is my husband. I have happily embraced my current marital status, writing articles espousing the benefits of singledom. When we first started dating, […]

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Work, kids, household chores and projects, meal planning and prep, kids’ activities, exercise, and more is squeezed into each week. Somehow, through it all, we also need to find time to focus on maintaining a solid relationship with our spouse or partner. And yet, there are only 24 hours in each day. It seems daunting, […]

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When I was in the throes of figuring out the online dating scene several years ago, I remember speaking to a neighbor who was also trying to navigate the various sites. She too was overwhelmed with the online dating process. The neighbor declared, “I just want someone who, at the end of a hectic day, […]

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Yesterday I shared posts that meant the most to me in 2012, the ones that best defined my year. As promised, today I am sharing the top ten most popular posts from 2012. First, though, I would like to remind readers I write on topics other than love and relationships. And that I am not, […]

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