Learn from them: Not-so-conventional love stories

Loves stories are like snowflakes and chili recipes. No two are exactly the same. Sure, there are some classic love stories, like high school sweethearts or making eye contact in the streets of Paris. But even each of those tales is unique in its own way. Here are some very unconventional love stories that will hopefully inspire you to be open to love, even in unlikely situations. Read more

To my single girls: Do you need a confidence boost?

Lady, don’t even answer that question. The answer is yes. Even the most confident single girl can get a raging case of the “why mes?” when she’s constantly surrounded by married and coupled-off friends. It’s tough getting the question, “Anyone special in your life?” and answering with a big, fat “No!” Plus, the self-effacing humor we all use -- and single girls, I’ve been you before, I know what happens -- can totally get to us. So here are some confidence boosting tips to keep you feeling as fabulous as I know you are.

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How to deal after a big fight

A lot of people say if you’ve never failed, you’ve never really tried. I say if you’ve never fought, you’ve never really been in a relationship. Every relationship -- both good and bad -- has fights. So fighting doesn’t mean anything about the strength and quality of your relationship. The real test is how you make up and how you deal when the going gets tough. Read more

How to romance the girl you think is out of your league

Friends, Romans, lonely men, listen to me. There is no such thing as a woman who is out of your league. I truly do believe that any man can get any woman with the right strategy. All you need is some guidance, and the woman of your dreams can be the woman in your arms. Here’s what you have to do:

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How to know if your bad boy is boyfriend material

Bad boys, bad boys. Whatcha gonna do when they come for you? If you’re like a lot of women, you’re probably going to swoon when they come for you. Bad boys are undeniably magnetic. But they’re called bad for a reason. (Hint: It’s because they’re bad for you.) That being said, not all bad boys are bad for good. There are a few bad boys out there who do make good boyfriends. You just need to be able to tell if your bad boy is boyfriend material. And here’s how to do it. Read more

How important is physical appearance?

If you watch Millionaire Matchmaker, you know I want my girls and guys looking hot, hot, hot the first time they meet each other. Is this because I think looks are the most important part of love and romance? Um, no. But do I believe the saying love is blind? Double no. Here’s the thing -- looks matter a lot during some points of your relationship and a whole lot less at other points. Here’s a quick breakdown of how important physical appearance is. Read more