Bad Girls Get All the Guys

A seductress casts a spell by making herself very available at the beginning of a relationship so it appears to be less work and less risk for the man. But then, when he has grown used to her attentions and charms, she suddenly makes herself unavailable for a seemingly unbearable period of time -- though always with a reasonable explanation. Whatever her reason, she ensures her object of interest doesn’t feel abandoned, simply aware that by not having pinned her to a commitment, he could very well lose her. ...more
This is funny...interesting.  Long-term, though, it doesn't work. more

Is Playing "Hard to Get" A Losing Game?

Women's magazines have made a tidy profit telling us how to behave to capture the attention of the man we want. While most of it inspires fits of rage, some studies relating to patterns of attraction are quite interesting. Here, Susan Walsh summarizes a study that found why playing hard to get is not all it's cracked up to be. ...more
The guys that I ignored and was mean to because I didn't like them seemed to love that treatment ... more

Your Parents Come To You For Relationship Advice Now?

Self-proclaimed “relationship experts” almost always get a side-eye from me. When they’re not writing books educating women on how to successfully attract men, they’re on Twitter and other social media making patriarchal blanket statements about behaviors that will or won’t land you your perfect mate. It’s safe to say that I take the “relationship expert” title with a grain of salt, but recently I’ve realized: I’m becoming one of them – but with a twist. ...more
My (divorced) parents have asked for my advice in a not-obvious way and I gave my opinion ... more

Yes... I'm Dating A Divorced Man

“Wouldn’t you rather be with someone with less baggage?” ...more
Ooh (shiver)...I went out with  two divorced men, in my days when I liked to play a dangerous ... more

If You Had To Choose: Sex or Love?

When it comes to motherhood and a career, there’s already a debate as to whether we can have it all. But what I want to know is, can we have it all when it comes to relationships? I used to think so, because when you’re young you’re taught that anything less is settling. However, after years of dating in the real world, I’ve realized men who have it all don’t exist, except for on shows like The Bachelor, and we all know how well those relationships work out. Subsequently, I find myself wondering, am I asking too much from my partner? ...more
Love will always win with me.  It lasts forever in your soul and nothing comes close to it. Sex ... more

Sexual Liberation....Without Having Sex?

I have been wondering lately, about "sexual liberation".  Usually, when I hear the term, it refers to women who have sex, love sex, and feel free enough to discuss it freely. I have always thought , "Does one actually have to be HAVING sex to BE considered 'sexually liberated'?" ...more
True liberation is in being what you feel you really are and being honest with yourself about ... more

"Hook Up Culture": Fact vs Fiction

In a Los Angeles Times op-ed this week on hookup culture in college, Bob Laird links binge drinking and casual sex to sexually transmitted diseases, unwanted pregnancies, confusion, low self-esteem, unhappiness, vomiting, ethical retardation, low grades and emotional inadequacy....more
Ah yes.  I made these mistakes.  My A-levels disappeared because I had a distraction that I said ... more

I'm 44, Single, and Happy (Believe It or Not)!

I am a 44-year-old woman and I’m single. Never been married. No kids. Living life solo. I don’t say this to elicit pity and I also don’t wear it as some sort of badge of honor. I’m just stating a fact. It is a reality that many people live with daily. I stress the word live because that is what many of us are doing -– living. We’re not cowering in a corner, weeping because we haven’t started families. We live. Oddly, many around us don’t see it this way. ...more
Good.  I'm 37 and solo and the happiest parts of my life have been man-free.  I like men very, ... more

10 Reasons I Don't Want to Be Pregnant

I was really good at being pregnant. I adored that belly and I loved my babies. And I loved my plan. ...more
The more children, the more chance of prolapse!  Those pelvic floor exercises really do have a ... more

My Baby Wants to Start Shaving

Dear Mouthy Housewives, My tween (age 9) wants to get rid of the hair on her legs! She is so young but it really bothers her. She has seen me shave but that's about it so I don't know why she is so focused on this. She says no one is making fun of her at school. What should I do? Let her do it? And what are my options for hair removal for such a young girl? Need help. Signed, How Can My Baby Be Shaving? _______________________________ ...more
What do you do about their armpit hair when they go swimming and wear sleeveless tops in summer? ... more