Category Archives: Relationships

Advice on everything related to love and relationships.

How to wear the pants in the relationship — without stealing his thunder

I’m no shrinking violet. Well, that might be the biggest understatement of the century. I speak my mind. But does that mean that I want to steal my man’s thunder and emasculate him at every turn? No way! You can “wear the pants” in your relationship by being louder and earning more money, but here’s how to be the woman you are without hindering him from being the man that he is.

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Vacations: Why they are critical to your marriage

This time of year always makes me think of summer break. Remember way back when you were in school and summer meant a season-long vacation? So nice, right? My summer vacation reminiscing got me thinking about vacations and how they’re critical to relationships, especially marriages. If you’re married, definitely read the tips below. Here’s why you need to hop on a plane ASAP! Read more

Summer date ideas you can do in any city

It’s summertime! This is probably my favorite season for planning dates. Warm weather makes all the difference when it comes to dating — especially budget-friendly dating. And who isn’t looking for some wallet relief? So here are five summer date ideas you can do in any city as long as the sun is shining and the shorts are short! Read more

6 Questions you should ask him if it’s getting serious

There’s a point in every relationship when you get that feeling. You know the one — you’re meeting his friends, you’re suddenly saying “we” a lot, you’re starting to picture a future together. I’m talking about that point when you get a sense that the relationship could be getting serious. Nothing’s serious yet, but it’s getting there. You know what I’m talking about, right? Well, the next time you get that feeling, I need you to pump the brakes a little and ask him these six very important questions. You’ve got to get these answers before you dive head first into a serious relationship, or else you could have a broken heart on your hands. And no one wants that. Read more

3 Sweet nothings he wants to hear too

Sweet nothings are the best. And that’s a true story. I don’t know any woman who’s ever thought, “Enough with the sweet nothings! I’m getting sick of them.” Too much is never enough when it comes to sincerely sweet things said by your man. And that’s another true story. Read more

My personal tips for dating after 50

The truth is that dating after 50 is different than dating when you’re younger. It’s not different on bad terms though. It’s just different. You need to go into the post-50 dating scene with a very different perspective than you’ve had before. Here are my tips for getting the most out of your post-50 dating life. (And really, there’s a lot to get if you do it right.) Read more