An unfinished date

What will I wear? Will I look perfect for my date? How will he react? Its been six months now…but knowing him in person will be so exciting… What if he is not upto my expectations, what will I do then? I can’t sleep, after all we will be meeting tomorrow for the first time. I am so excited. Oh God! Its already 9am, how will I reach on time. I have to look my best. (Instead of taking the bus for college, she took the bus to the botanical garden, their meeting place.)...more

Why I Threw My Drink at a Guy at the Bar.

Why is it that when a woman is defending herself she is harshly labeled? But when a man defends himself he is just making a point? While at a bar a friend and I were provoked by a young man and no one seemed to notice or care. Living in New York has its share of unsavory characters and sticky situations. I’m pretty well-adjusted and try to take these occurrences in stride. However, sometimes you just have to do something out of the ordinary, like I did. A friend and I were spending an evening at a popular neighborhood bar....more

Texting Means Never Having to Say, I Never Want to See You Again

I can’t tell you the countless number of times a girlfriend of mine has said they went out on several dates, had a great chemistry and then, he just fell of the face of the earth and all communication ceased and texts went unanswered, until he sent a "how are you" message months later. And it’s not that they are brokenhearted, in fact they might not have cared all that much, after all they have lives and get distracted too. But it’s the blatant disappearance act (as with anyone or anything) that has them and me so baffled....more

5 Ways to Know if You're Over Your Ex

The deterioration of relationships are apart of the human experience.  Any relationship can go sour and it takes courage to move forward once it ends. Here are 5 ways you know that you have truly overcome the past and can take the next step to move forward:1) You Can Speak of the Relationship with No Strong Emotional Reaction: ...more

Relationship Advice: You Teach Him How to Treat You!

  As women, we have to acknowledge and embrace the power we have over ourselves and the people in our lives. In intimate relationships we lead with our emotions so much that it becomes hard to make decisions that is conducive to happiness....more

Why Being a Bad Bitch Doesn't Work...

“I love bad bitches!” This seems to be the anthem for many men in today’s society; black, white, Puerto Rican and Asian men alike. It seems as though Bad B*tches are winning these days, and everyone wants a piece of the pie....more

Dating and "The Silent Treatment": How Do You Deal?

The dreaded silent treatment.Is there anything worse or more uncomfortable than the morning after an amazing date? Your phone hasn't rung or buzzed once with a cute message or a quick "good morning". It just sits on your nightstand mocking you.  You check it like grandma used to check her kettle on the stove. And we all know what they say about a watched kettle...UGGGH!...more
Adelewishnot Don't get frustrated. Have fun with online dating until it's not fun anymore. ...more

Disappointed- Loss of Attraction

So you get married.  You are both young and determined.  Things are going very well.  You are working together toward your goals.  You are both physically fit.  You both want the same things: kids, home and you even want the same breed of dog.  How is all this possible?  It is almost nirvana until someone gains a great deal of weight.  The scenarios cited are not gender specific.   Spouse A:“This is not what I signed up for.  You are not the same person.  You have given up your high standards....more

3 Tips for Online Dating Newbies

Gone are the days where you have to physically place yourself in a position to meet the man of your dreams. Online dating has become one of the primary ways of meeting new prospects for singles on the go....more

4 Red Flags to Never Ignore in a Potential Partner

Dating can be a stressful process, especially if you’re looking for something long term. In the beginning your time is spent getting to know your potential partner....more