My husband is a sports FAN-atic

It was his reaction to a 73-yard Hail Mary pass that made me wonder if he was truly the one for me. Crushed that his team had lost in the last six seconds of the game. Speechless that they had let the win slip from their hands. Outraged by their incompetence, my then boyfriend lapsed into a sports-hazed coma and sulked like a 5-year-old who had just been denied some candy. But I married him anyway...more

You're in for a surprise if you picked your partner while on the pill

Over half of women who use hormonal contraceptives do so in their mate selection years, between 16 to 34 years of age. But the pill can change how a woman “sees” the world and interfere with our biologic and instinctual ability to choose the man with the best genes for our future children....more

Dr. Romance's Guidelines for Not Fighting

Fighting a lot? Dr. Romance recommends:...more


This is written from personal experience, as a woman who recently celebrated her 41st wedding anniversary. Although I’m no expert, the knowledge gained over so many years may be helpful to some....more

A Moment of Grief

The moment the fog cleared and I realized my husband of 9 years would never be home again I felt a heart wrenching ache. I searched all over my house to find something anything to show he loved me. Guess what I found? Nothing. I had no proof he loved me or that he ever did. We have a 10 yr old daughter together she was 4 at the time that he was killed. Children are not proof of love. We love them separate from marriage and I'm so thankful for her. About 6 months later a customer came in and told me how much my husband loved my daughter and how he spoke of her often....more

Dear Dr. Romance: I have never met him and he lives in another country

Dear Dr. Romance:I stumbled upon your article "Don't Make The Same Mistake Twice" while I was searching for advice on dating a divorcee. I can't help but wonder what advice you would give to a girl who has never been married who is currently seeing a divorcee. I have never in my entire life dated a divorcee, so I am clueless....more

9 Roles of Great Significant Others

You’ve found a great love. There’s that “click” that makes him or her stand out. It just “feels right.” Over time, however, it can be helpful to step back to look at the hidden roles within a partnership. A fully conscious perspective can ensure your relationship stays close, joyful, and fulfilling.Double joy...more

Inlaw drama. Stay or go

Hello I am needing some help and advice because me and my fiance have been together for a little over a year and his mother hates me and thinks that I am too old for him because I am 24 and he is in 19 soon to be 20. He has been in to trouble and I got with him after he was in trouble and helped him thru it and I'm still not good enough and they werent there for him at all. At all! I am understanding that there is a mother son bond....more

Aren’t We All Just Looking For Love? 12 Qualities to look for.

I am not letting him go. I strong as I can :)more

He Loves Me Despite Myself

We lie side by side in the dark, and he whispers the same thing he whispers every night: "I love you, Celeste."I don't want to ask, but I do. Every night, the same question: "Why's that?"...more
Be strong and happy. Life is beautiful and so are you. Be happy with your man. Lucky you have ...more