Second Chance Marriage

Saying “Divorce is hard,” is a huge understatement. Many people come out of it believing they will never get married again. I was one of them. I had 50/50 custody of my two children and planned out my new single life. I thought, maybe I’ll start dating when my last kid goes to college....more

I Found 'The One' But I'm Not Ready For Marriage

“If he asked you tomorrow, what would you say?” they always ask.“I’d say no” I reply. But they don’t believe me....more

5 RED FLAGS SHE’S MORE THAN JUST A FRIEND

You’ve been dating your beau for a while now but recently he has a new friend, a new female friend. You’re not usually the jealous type and you don’t want to chuck up your uneasiness about this new relationship as just insecurity but how do you know for sure? Well here are 5 red flags your gut instinct is right and she is more than just a friend....more

Don’t Feel Sorry for Me: The Perks of Single Life

I recently realized I write about single life quite a bit, and often in a negative way.  I’m actually not intentionally being negative but instead, trying to show my readers an honest and real portrayal of what it’s like.  And yes:Dating kind of sucks.Dudes kind of suck.Online dating apps are trash.Being single at 33 years old can be ostracizing and weird.There’s an annoying pressure on single people (err, women) to find someone....more

4 Years, 4 Lessons: What I've Learned From 4 Years Dating the Nerdiest Nerd

I'm interrupting the series A Guy's Guide to Feminism today because of something special. (We'll get back to it on Monday, I promise!) ...more

Taking My Power Back After Sexual Assault

A while ago, I wrote about how sex has changed for me since my sexual assault, and more recently how I can finally see that I will eventually find my way back to normal.But Monday night, I had another emotional breakdown, completely out of nowhere....more

What is Love? According to Author Pouline Middleton, It's Having Three Men Instead of One

 Danish relationship expert, love coach and author Pouline Middleton is bringing the ultimate dating experiment to America, when her best selling book of One Woman Three Men, is released for the first time in America this spring....more

I'm a Bisexual Woman Dating a Man

Despite my hesitation to call myself bi, I call myself bi to simplify it for others. I don't really fit in with the LGBTQ+ community, but one thing that is particularly noticeable is how straight people react to me. There are quite a few things straight people say to bi women, which really should never be said to them... but they still are said....more
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Five Signs You May Be Dating a Jerk

We've all seem them at parties.  Sometimes they are loud and obnoxious.  Other times, they are quiet, inconsiderate bullies.  The common thread is the bad behavior perpetrated by people who are jerks....more

Five Signs That You Are Dating a Jerk

We've all seem them at parties.  Sometimes they are loud and obnoxious.  Other times, they are quiet, inconsiderate bullies.  The common thread is the bad behavior perpetrated by people who are jerks.   Simply put, jerks are rude, mean people.  To be in an elevator with a jerk is one thing.  But, to be in a relationship with one is a different story.  Beware because jerks can be hard to detect.  If you are dating a jerk, you probably don't even know it.  You might be in denial....more
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