Category Archives: Relationships

Advice on everything related to love and relationships.

What a millionaire’s Fourth of July plans mean for your relationship

There’s no better time to be dating a millionaire than the summer. Work is generally lighter for everyone and fun is everywhere. There are lots of social gatherings and travel throughout the summer in the millionaire world. It’s basically a season of guaranteed good times! It’s so much fun that sometimes it’s tough to gauge what’s just summer lovin’ and what’s a lasting relationship. But, there are small hints and clues throughout the summer that can help you determine what your summer status means for the future of your relationship. Your millionaire’s plans for Fourth of July weekend are one of those hints. Here’s what their plans could mean. Read more

3 Very real reasons your husband won’t touch you any more

I’m somewhat of a repository for relationship complaints and secrets of all kinds. Even couples I don’t work with professionally feel like they can spill their secrets to me. It’s just a hazard of the job, I guess. One of the biggest “secrets” I hear from longtime married women is that their husbands don’t touch them any more. It’s really common. I hear from friends who haven’t had sex with their husband in months, some even years. And several women have told me that even if their husbands want to have sex, they don’t want to cuddle or hold hands any more. Obviously, this is a painful realization to have about your relationship, but there are explanations for it. Read more

3 Legit reasons your boyfriend won’t say “I love you”

Saying “I love you” is the final chapter in the book of the beginning of your relationship. Sure, there’s a lot to come—moving in together, marriage, kids, etc—but that’s way down the line. The first parts of a relationship feel like they’re their own separate section of a relationship because so much happens at the beginning—meeting, falling for each other, first kiss, deciding to be monogamous, all the way down to the big “I love you.” Once those three massively powerful words have been spoken, your relationship is no longer just starting. Read more

Exactly what you need to do when his texts are confusing

One of my best girlfriends is going through it with a new man. The two of them had a long flirtation with a lot of texting, a good week and a half of dating that was incredibly romantic and then, suddenly, their interactions are now limited to lame texts. It’s driving her so nuts that she’s about to crawl out of her skin. She’s really confused. How could weeks of flirting and then some actual dating devolve into infrequent and thoughtless texting with no mention of getting together? It’s an awful spot that I think anyone who’s dated a bunch will recognize. Read more

5 Times it’s OK for you to lie to your boo

You guys know that I’m all about open and honest communication. But, don’t get it twisted, that doesn’t mean I think you need to be honest with your boo at all times. In fact, I think a little lie every now and then can be really helpful for a relationship. Here are five instances where I think it’s OK to lie to your lover. And, if I’m being fully honest, I think you actually should lie! Read more

Dos and don’ts for introducing your man to your friends

The friends-meet-man intro can be as daunting as introducing your dude to your family. There’s a ton of build up, lots of judgment (even if it’s coming from a good place, it’s judgment) and nerves. Plus, with friends, you can’t explain away their behavior by saying “Eh, I’m related to them!” You picked your friends. They’re a true reflection of you! So, here are some easy dos and don’ts for making sure the friend meet-n-greet goes well. Read more