Why Men Commit

Why Men Commit

As I was perusing the book aisles recently, I found two very interesting books, newly published, on infidelity. The sociologist author had interviewed both men and women on Ashley Madison, the unusual dating service directed towards people in relationships, asking for...
(Not Just) Friends

(Not Just) Friends

If you were to take notes from any teenage romantic comedy, you might conclude that every single relationship will face the struggle of, “The Friend Zone.” Now, many of us aren’t singing love songs in the halls of our high schools (as much fun as that may be to...
Unconditional Love

Unconditional Love

Oh, how I’ve missed you all! Forgive my quiet absence from the blog over the last two weeks – the past couple of weekends were either snowed in or long holiday weekends (including Valentine’s Day and a birthday weekend for me!), and during that time, I had the...
Trust (what we do not know)

Trust (what we do not know)

There’s an endearing story that I’d like to share with you, and why what we believe to be true may not always be the truth. When my husband and I were dating, long distance, many years ago, I had a beautiful rescue siamese cat that my older daughter, age five at the...
The Yin to His Yang

The Yin to His Yang

You’re having a deeply heartfelt conversation with your guy, when he suddenly says something mind blowing. “I love you, but I don’t know if I ever want to settle down.” Or something else equally boneheaded. How are you supposed to take that? How does this man, whom...
Hot to Cold to Back Again

Hot to Cold to Back Again

You met the best guy – funny, attentive, and curious about you. You weren’t looking for him, and yet, there he was – he appears in your life. He pursues you. You tell him that you’re not really looking for anything serious right now. Inside you think...