The New York Times Modern Love column is one of my favs. It offers a range of fascinating, nuanced stories of regular folks' journeys falling in and out of love. Stories that are messy, complicated, heartfelt, and emotional - much like dating itself. And one of the most popular essays ever published . . .
Breadcrumbing is a new term in dating, but the behavior has been around for a while. Like with ghosting, if you’ve been dating for any period of time, chances are you’ve encountered someone who does it, or perhaps you do it yourself. Breadcrumbing is a tactic of leading someone on through . . .
Who can deny that there's something inherently sexy about an artist? Let's be scientific about it for a sec. Studies have shown that a guy carrying a guitar is much more likely to get a date than a man without a musical prop. Why? Because many women find music - and musicians - sexy. But if you . . .
I just finished watching the HBO show Big Little Lies (based on Liane Moriarty's best-selling book). And first, let me just say, it brings up a lot of relationship issues that we try to avoid. The story, driven by a murder (we don't know who was murdered or who murdered him through most of the . . .
Feminism is still considered a dirty word. It conjures images of women burning bras, disparaging men, and God forbid, climbing the career ladder and being "aggressive" in the workplace. But these images aren't reflective of feminism today. It's more friendly and inclusive. It's all about equality . . .
I talk to men and women about dating all the time, and the more "seasoned" daters bring up one subject repeatedly: the problem of baggage. Now, we all know we have our own baggage (issues) that we deal with because....life. But when other people introduce their baggage into a relationship, . . .