Category Archives: Relationships

Advice on everything related to love and relationships.

What to do when your partner loses their job

Are you keeping up with the Trump White House? Most intense season of The Apprentice yet, right? But seriously, people are cycling in and out of there at such a rapid rate. It’s alarming on a lot of levels. While I’m of course gravely concerned about the future of our nation, all of these firings have also made me think about how job loss can impact a romantic relationship. (Everything circles back to romance and relationships in my mind. Hazard of the job!) Hopefully you’re not dating someone working in this administration, because I’m pretty sure that no matter who they are, their days are numbered! But, you probably will be in a relationship with someone who loses their job. It’s just part of most careers. Here how to be a good partner during those times. Read more

Why Threats Will Always Ruin a Relationship

Today I want to talk about over-reactors. And I also want to talk about how, if you're with somebody that makes you overreact, then you need to re-evaluate the entire relationship that you think in your mind you may have. My mother was an over-reactor. She would fly off the handle at any given moment. You never knew when she was going to be calm, and serene, and loving. Read more

How to be a good friend through a divorce

By now I’m sure you’ve heard that Chris Pratt and Anna Faris have decided to divorce. My heart breaks for them because even though this is the right decision for them, it’s certainly not an easy one. And it really seemed like everyone talking about this divorce had that reaction—sad, heartfelt and compassionate support for the duo—which isn’t the norm in terms of Hollywood coverage. I was really heartened by that. And seeing all that appropriate coverage got me thinking about how to best address divorce with people you actually know. It’s tough to figure out how to be a good friend during this situation. So, here are some pointers. Read more

How to start dirty talking, even if you’re shy

Sex is an important part of a relationship. Obviously not the only important part, but it’s up there on the importance Richter scale. It’s also something that we don’t talk about nearly enough. And I don’t mean we don’t talk about it in the media. Because, yeah, there are sex tips and discussion all over the place. I mean, we don’t discuss it with our partners! I was shocked to hear that one of my girlfriends doesn’t talk about sex with her husband. Her husband! They have sex, but never go over their wants and desires and what would make their sex lives better. I guess they do it and then pretend it never happened? Read more

What to do when you don’t have time for your relationship

Generally, my clients hire me to find them matches because they want love, but are too over scheduled to put in the legwork themselves. And I’m a great solution when it comes to outsourcing your search for the one. I can sort through eligible women and men, make certain that you’re not wasting time on people who don’t check off all of your non-negotiables, and give tips and tricks that will make a first date stand out. That definitely helps my busy clients find love. But, what I can’t help a busy person do is actually be present in a relationship. Read more

How to actually communicate in a relationship

One of my best friends always reads the posts on my sites... because she is the world’s best best friend... and she recently pointed out a content blind spot I never noticed. She told me that she loves how I always give the advice to communicate with your partner, but that I never really explain how to communicate. And that’s a really good point! I always beat the same drum and tell you guys how important communication is. But, I never tell you how to communicate. Well, that’s going to change right how. Here’s how to actually communicate in a relationship when you have an issue to discuss. Read more