My Love/Hate Relationship With '50 Shades of Grey'

I'm about to admit something that I'm not entirely sure is smart to admit: I like erotica. ...more

5 Ways to Have a Healthy Sex Life After Kids!

Lets talk about sex.Regaining and maintaining your sex life after having kids can be trying at times, but is extremely important for you and your partner. We, as humans, require intimacy on so many levels, and physical intimacy is right there at the ...more

5 Ways To Give and Receive More Oral Sex

About 60% of married Americans give and receive oral sex, but many want to receive more oral sex than they are getting. Why aren’t people bagging the oral sex they want? Usually, this comes down to one of three things:a gross factor,an ...more

I Finally Stopped Apologizing to My Kids for Divorcing Their Dad

My happiness vs. what I thought would be my kids happiness...   That is the place I was in, while considering leaving my husband. A decision I did not take lightly, an agonizing, heart breaking, painful decision. How could I take my ...more

I'm Head Over Heels In Love (...For the 4th Time)

I've been IN love about three times... until now. This is the fourth and probably the scariest of them all! Whenever I date someone, I normally wait on them to drop the 'L' bomb and if I feel it is right, I say it too. The thing that many people do ...more

Do Your Expectations Line Up with Reality?

I have written in this column recently about emotional hygiene and doing the necessary maintenance on feelings as well as your physical body and household. Health reminders tell us to wash our hands frequently to prevent transmittal of diseases. Did you know you can “wash” your mood, too, and give yourself an attitude adjustment whenever you want to? ...more

An Affair Strengthened My Marriage

It began as a typical Saturday night out with my closest women friends. But on that particular evening as we sat, laughed and talked in a popular New York restaurant, acquaintances were seated nearby celebrating their friend Alex's* birthday. They invited us to join their table for a toast, which turned into several. When the house music came on and everyone headed for the bar, Alex — handsome and playful — took my hand and led me to the dance floor. ...more
money can't buy you happiness, or excitement, but it sure can make you self centredmore

My Love/Hate Relationship With '50 Shades of Grey'

I'm about to admit something that I'm not entirely sure is smart to admit: I like erotica....more
When does he ignore her safe word? I thought she only used it once and he completely flipped out ...more

Can Rap Music Heat-Up Your Bedroom?

Riding in my car is probably the only consistent me-time that I get.  With 3 kids,  my ride time is my opportunity to take a breather and also gives me time to act out something like a fantasy.  My husband brought a new car last year, and lately he's been letting me drive what we refer to as the "Mach 5" because our 2010 Nissan Altima drives smooth, has the best sub-woofers I've ever heard and makes me feel like a million bucks....more

MAKE YOUR HOT MESS, YOUR HOT MESSAGE!

 "Lessons often come dressed up as detours and roadblocks." -Oprah At 31 years young, I am learning that there is a time and place in which we should take off our mask and show another side to us. At times, you become tired of holding it together and want to fall apart only to pick up the pieces....more

Sorry not Sorry, is confusing the Men in my life

If you haven't seen this commercial and you are a woman, you are missing out! So what has happened since I have implemented the, sorry not sorry, into my life. Let me tell you, craziness has happened....more

Do Your Expectations Line Up with Reality?

I have written in this column recently about emotional hygiene and doing the necessary maintenance on feelings as well as your physical body and household. Health reminders tell us to wash our hands frequently to prevent transmittal of diseases. Did you know you can “wash” your mood, too, and give yourself an attitude adjustment whenever you want to? ...more

The Breakthrough after a Breakup

“Each of our paths is uniquely perfect. Life presents us with what we need to grow.” Judith Orloff, M.D. The Ecstasy of SurrenderShe was crying daily, uncontrollably, in front of clients and behind closed doors. It had been several weeks since her break-up and she was feeling so out of control with her emotions that she thought she needed to be put away somewhere....more

An Affair Strengthened My Marriage

It began as a typical Saturday night out with my closest women friends. But on that particular evening as we sat, laughed and talked in a popular New York restaurant, acquaintances were seated nearby celebrating their friend Alex's* birthday. They invited us to join their table for a toast, which turned into several. When the house music came on and everyone headed for the bar, Alex — handsome and playful — took my hand and led me to the dance floor. ...more
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Finding a guy who didn't mention my father's name

In 2002, my father "Angelo Venuto" had a hit song come out on wKTU radio.  Dance Remix - L'Italiano.  I was 17 turning 18 at the time (I am now 29).  We would take a limo to all of the local clubs every weekend and watch him perform. My sister, cousins, and my friends loved it too. I was 17 going to clubs that were 21 and over.  He had  about a good 10 yr run singing at clubs. He had about 3 or 4 dance songs out on the radio. It was great. I felt awesome. But then I started DATING....more

Wedding Dress Inspo

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WON A TRIP TO FRANCE FROM -TLC'S FOUR WEDDINGS

I got Married Sept 29, 2012 to Enzo!I was on the show: Four Weddings on TLC - "Mother Know's Best" episode and we won. I won a trip to France.  We had to fly about 8 hrs to Paris... then take 2 trains to LA GACILLY, France. Kind of a coutry style hotel.  ...more

Not Quite Healed: Repost from Celibacy Diaries

This is a repost from my blog: Celibacy Diaries. I wrote this after listening to two conference calls on Monday, July 30, 2014,  about celibacy, dating, and relationships. ...more