What is a true successful relationship?

Lately, I got to thinking about relationships.......more

Eat the Cake!: 30-30 Somethings

Oh boy! If you've ever second guessed a life choice by over analyzing it, then you'll understand my delimma about dating a younger man - 10 years my junior. That decision prompted this post: Eat the Cake!: 30-30 Somethings....more

Here's Why It's "Less Writing, More Boobs", Girlfriends.

 This is the actual title of an article re: a survey done by Chemistry.com about what men want to see in a woman’s profile.  Seriously, where do we live? Hooterville?I personally don’t have any more boobs… I barely have boobs period…and my "about me" goes on and on AND on…but I’ve managed to meet some pretty great guys who didn’t need glasses ( to see my little boobs ) and could read ( my novel length profile ) so I’m thinking: score for me!...more

Undying Love

Ozzfest 1999 June 3, 1999 East Troy Wisconsin Alpine Valley ...more

Dear Dr. Romance: He isn't shy about holding hands with a black girl

Dear Dr. Romance:I started dating a man 2 years younger than me, who is from another country. I thought he was very sweet and gentlemanly and of course I'm really attracted to him, and he eventually asked me on a date. We've had several dates, and he's very considerate, very discreet at work, pays for everything, drives me, walks me to my door, opens doors for me. He isn't shy about holding hands in public with a black girl....more

Dr. Romance on The Perks of Dating a Divorced Person

Dr. Romance asks:  Should you date someone who is divorced?  Does it mean the person can't commit or trashes relaitonships?It's possible that those things are true, but let's look on the positive side.  What are the perks of people who have already been through the mill?1. Divorced people are no longer living in fantasy land. A person who’s divorced may have made some istakes, but he or she’s usually got a more realistic picture of what it will take to have a successful relationship....more
In my experience of dating divorced men, your #'s 1,2 & 3 don't apply.  They are now dating via ...more

Lover boy vet

I've been divorced since Gerald Ford was president.Oh, I've had relationships over the years, but have avoided serious emotional involvements.Sorry, that topic is between me and my therapist.It's been a number of years since I've even dated; family responsibilities, work, and some long-term health issues have kept me tired and frankly just not interested in l-o-v-e....more

Dear Dr. Romance: I want to find myself

Dear Dr. Romance: ...more

Dating Red Flags: No Conversation and Sharpened Sticks

Originally posted on ChapterTK.comZachery was a lazy boy who didn’t have the decency to ask a girl he saw almost every day at school out in person. His conversational skills were lackluster at best and he was clingy beyond reason. It’s no surprise that, after a month of dating, I was done with the relationship....more

Dear Men: Stop Skipping the Foreplay!

Dear Man With Whom I Have A Sexual Relationship, We need to talk. I know, I know, those are the four most disturbing words a woman can utter to a man and why didn't I warn you before I said that?! I can see that glazed, unfocused look starting to shadow your eyes and am well aware that you've already begun blocking the sounds coming from my mouth and are searching desperately for your happy place (Baseball, beer, Halle Berry. Baseball, beer, Halle Berry) but snap out of it! This is important. ...more
This is amazing, funny and soooo true. I guess all of our men need to go back to "foreplay class"more