Along with losing your relationship, you lose your lifestyle, the goal of raising your children in an intact... And you’re excited to see where the relationship might lead.
Karen Finn Major breakups, like divorce or the end of an engagement, knock you down in just about every way imaginable.
A quick web search regarding the most common insecurities among women yields some interesting, and perhaps disturbing results.
The most common answers, by far, all involve a woman’s appearance in one way or another (as a matter of fact, it’s difficult to even track down any other type of insecurity).
Like many girls who sign up for the sex industry, I was living hand to mouth. I remember a tanned, bare-chested guy of about twenty-five opened the door and gave me a cheery grin.
I was led into the kitchen, given a glass of champagne and guided to a stool to have my make-up done.
We all know never to discuss politics on the first date. Read more If you’ve ever gone to the grocery store on an empty stomach, you know how quickly a short shopping list of essential items can turn into a cart full of junk you didn’t need and wouldn’t ordinarily buy. Before you take that leap into a serious committed relationship, here are some questions...
The reason is a good one: It’s hard to find that soft spot in your heart when you feel you have to defend your basic beliefs about who you are and how you see the world. Read more The genesis of this article came from my watching the recent Casey Anthony three-episode special on television (HLN), in which Ms. Read more It’s fair to say that a person doesn’t need to be an all-out fitness nut or organic eater to have a good romantic relationship. The fact is, shopping hungry is a great way to spend... Read more Loneliness gets to some more than others.
She asked if I wanted to join her glamour model agency.
Anthony – someone I have not evaluated myself – sounds like a woman who was desperately in denial. Read more In 2015, I joined many others in reading Ada Calhoun’s Modern Love piece: “The Wedding Toast I’ll Never Give.” It was about the challenges and difficulties in marriage, but it was also about why marriage was worthwhile. At the same time, it means something -- something negative -- if a man or woman has consistently horrible eating habits.... But why it hangs on isn’t always apparent when read by traditional medical eyes.
Read more There’s a dating adage out there that you should judge a man by how he treats his mother. As a psychiatrist in Los Angeles and in my workshops I’ve been struck by how many sensitive, empathic people who I call “emotional...
All of them had received the couch-spooning treatment.
John was a champion girlfriend accumulator, the ringmaster of a romantic circus that only he could see.