Tag Archives: relationships

3 Ways to know he’s Mr. Right based on his apartment

The early stages of a relationship are so exciting that sometimes it’s hard to tell what’s really going on. You can’t think straight when you have those new love butterflies buzzing around. And when you add in all of the mind-blowing honeymoon phase sex, your best judgment is a goner! So, if you’re wondering if you’re dating your true Mr. Right or just another Mr. Right Now, here are some clues on how to figure that out based on what his apartment is like. Read more

How to compromise in a mixed faith relationship

My friend just told me about a wedding she went to where a Hindi man married a Catholic woman. There was a Hindi ceremony one day, a Catholic ceremony the next and the following day, there was a non-denominational ceremony. It was a whole lot of ceremonies for one wedding. But, that’s what worked for this couple navigating a mixed-faith marriage. If you’re in a relationship with someone of another faith, there’s going to be a lot of compromise in your future. Here are my tips for how to go about it. Read more

When should you move in with him?

I was recently out to dinner and a fan stopped by my table (Yeah, this happens a lot!) on her way to the bathroom. She was on a date with her boyfriend and asked me if it was time for them to move in together. She told me that they’re 30 years old and have been dating for 18 months. She thought it was time, he thought it wasn’t. She wanted my expert opinion to break the tie. And you know what, I couldn’t tell her what to do because she hadn’t given me any of the relevant information I needed to make that call. Here’s what I told her actually mattered in determining if they should move in together. Read more

Is your family waving a relationship red flag you shouldn’t ignore?

One of my best friends just came to me with a crisis. She brought her new beau home and her sister didn't like him. Just flat out said "nope" to this new guy. Her sister said the newbie reminded her too much of my friend's horrible ex and that my friend is going to fall into the same dud dude trap again. Woof! That's tough to hear, right? My friend is really into this man and thinks he's nothing like her icky ex. But, she's freaking because she's not sure if she should listen to her sister. Read more

What to do if your friend’s boyfriend is too good for her

This whole blog post is a major breach of girl code. I’m well aware of that. But, I felt like I had to write it after I was a guest at a lovely dinner party where I was seated next to a couple where the woman was terrible to the man. She berated him in front of me, a total stranger, was competitive with him and was totally boring while he was a dreamy conversationalist. After the party, I sent a gossipy text to my host asking about this couple and she responded that she was so conflicted about that couple. Read more

5 Holiday gift ideas for the millionaire lady who has everything

The holidays are just around the corner and if you’re dating a millionaire lady, that means that you’re in store for a whole lot of “what to get her” stress. I’m hoping I can cut down on that stress and help you focus on holiday cheer with a list of gift ideas that I’m positive every single millionaire lady would love. And yes, even millionaire ladies who already have everything. Here are my top five picks for gifts for her this year. Read more
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