Valentine's Day was, for many years, my nemesis. I know I am hardly alone in that opinion. It's a well hated day by many a single person in this country, as we are forced to watch a parade of wonder for something that we don't have. It's like being starving for days and being forced to watch people eat, and throw food away. Not a good feeling at all....more
I got two bouquets of flowers for Boss's Day this year, I also get them sometimes because it's a Tuesday or because I'm really tired, or because he felt like it. I buy chocolate whenever it's on sale. The Chief Lou and I have "Date Night" every night after the monkeys go to sleep - where usually we eat the sale chocolate and watch DVDs or read together or something incredibly romantic like that. Valentine's Day in our house is centered mostly on the manufacture of tiny handmade cards for classmates and surprising the monkeys with balloons and treats on the morning of February 14th....more
Whether it's your first time out together or you're looking to infuse your long term relationship with a little spontaneity, these fun and funky date ideas will ensure that you'll have a great time creating unique memories together tonight or any 'ol night of the week. Never fear if you're SOI (Significant Other-Impaired) these ideas will work equally well with your pals....more
It may be difficult to determine if your lovestyle is holding you back if you don't know what a love style is. Take a minute to read this article and get familiar.For those who are like me and just didn't feel like clicking the link, I'll offer a brief explanation. Lovestyles are the six manners in which human beings prefer to love and be loved developed and designed by John Lee in 1973 and 1988. ...more
Lots of single women dread Valentine’s Day. I would like to change that.
For too many single women, Valentine’s Day is a loud reminder that they have no man (or woman, in some cases) to love. It’s a loud reminder of their sad, lonely lives…even though most days their lives are not very sad and not that lonely. On Valentine’s Day it is. And the lead-up to it is fraught with anxiety because “whatever will she do” on this day when couples all over the country are celebrating? (Even though that isn’t really happening).
When I was a kid, I loved Valentine’s Day....more
Dear Dr. Romance: I need relationship advice!!!? I have been with my girlfriend for 4 months now and her best friend who's a girl is also my best friend and I'm very close with the best friend. Me and my girlfriend do fight a lot but there are times where I'm in love with her. And me and the friend have talked about a few times what it would be like if we went out and know it would be good because we have similar interests and sense of humor and trust each other so much....more
I used to work with a woman years ago who had the men in the office scared out of their wits. It wasn’t because she was a tough boss or a demanding coworker…it was because she was totally desperate to land a man....more