Is Etiquette The More Appropriate Word?

Is Etiquette The More Appropriate Word? I've received a few comments from both sexes regarding the word 'rule' -  an authoritative principle set forth to guide behavior or action.  ...more

Dating Etiquette for Women

I don't think of etiquette as stifling -- I think it's the hallmark of civilized living. Boil down all the rules you can think of and you will find one simple truth that unites them: etiquette is about being considerate of other people. That's what it comes down to -– and it goes for women as much as it does for men. ...more
Ladies and to everyone else who’s experiencing frustration in the dating world and with dating ...more

Blogger Etiquette 101: A guide to Manners

It is really too bad there isn't an Emily Post book of blogging, but there is not.  Sure, if you look hard enough and search Google long enough, you will find plenty of articles that tell you the etiquette of blogging.  And, I am sure that what I am going to reveal in this post is nothing new, but I have noticed that so many bloggers have bad manners, so a reminder seems in order.Blogger Etiquette 101: A guide to blogging manners...more

Great post!! Wish everyone would read and follow these rules! Miss you!!!more

First date etiquette

Personal standards aand a sense of pride are the warp and weft in the moral fabric of our society. So imagine my horror when I was perusing the newspapers last week and found the following article:...more

Dating Advice for 23-Year-Old Brian the Intern: Respect Your Capris, However Unfortunate They May Be

His name is Brian. He lives in New York City and works as an intern at BBH. He's been tasked with making something famous -– anything. As it happens, Brian hasn't had much romance since moving to the Big Apple, so he decided to take the Jakob and Julia approach and kill both birds with one stone –- with a healthy dose of The Bachelor-style edge. Essentially, he's made a YouTube video explaining he is going to go on 30 dates in 30 days and made a site where women can drop their info for him to select from and schedule. ...more

Simple advice, but sometimes simple is also the best advice. I think you hit it out of the park ...more

Everyone Lies

My friend Andrea strongly dislikes another woman we both know. The first time she disclosed her feelings, I listened politely to her impassioned rant, then inquired why she felt so strongly about the other woman. The reason was that the woman in question was "fake." ...more

Jealousy probably brought the comment on by your friend.

Nevertheless, we all lie - in some ...more

Rudeness - Repost from WordPress

You know what?  I hate meeting new people. ...more

When my husband and I bought our first place (a condo), we thought it would be great to make ...more

Elizabeth Post, Etiquette Successor to Emily Post, Has Died

Elizabeth Post, America's leading etiquette authority, has died at age 89. She was the author of over a dozen books on etiquette, and wife of the only grandchild of the famous Emily Post. She also wrote for Good Housekeeping magazine and had a syndicated etiquette newspaper column. She updated the classic book, "Etiquette," which had been originally authored by Emily, five times in order to keep it current. ...more

The 10 Rudest Questions a Person can Ask

Society wants us to believe that the only stupid question is the one that isn't asked. Well I beg to differ. Here are ten of the STUPIDEST and RUDEST questions a person can ask. NEVER ask these questions...EVER....more

10 Etiquette Rules You MUST Observe

First impressions are lasting impressions and you certainly don't want anyone to discount your credibility simply because you weren't observing simple etiquette rules....more