10 Signs You’re Not A Hopeless Romantic, You’re A Masochist

There isn’t a lot I wouldn’t do for love, but sometimes I wonder if I’m truly a Ride or Die or just attracted to...

I’m Over My Ex, So Why Am I Jealous Of His...

Even when you know that your breakup was the right decision and you’ve happily moved on, it can be painful to discover that your...

People Pleasing Is Nonsense

I’ve spent my life perfecting the fine art of “people-pleasing.” When my kiddos were babies, and we would go to a restaurant, you could find...

How To Date Your Best Friend

It is possible to grow from best friends into lovers The transformation from best friends to lovers: it happened in ‘When Harry Met Sally’ and...

When Your Loved One Has to Travel Alone

Life is in session. My wife has to make an emergency trip overseas and will be gone for an eternity—well, three whole weeks—and I...

Men View Their Exes More Favorably Than Women

A new study finds men view past relationships with more fondness than women. It is no stretch to say that breakups are a difficult and messy affair. But...

My Fear Of Missing Out Led Me To Make Some Terrible...

While I’ve always felt pretty comfortable with my own company, there came a point when I started freaking out about not being in a...

The Upsides of Gratitude

As Dr. Brené Brown wonderfully noted, “I don’t have to chase extraordinary moments to find happiness–it’s right in front of me if I’m paying...

Study: When Partners Are Ready for a Committed Relationship

Building and keeping a commitment is an important aspect of any long-term romantic relationship. Toward that end, in previous articles, I have discussed...
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5 Signs You’re In a Relationship With An Enlightened Woman

Enlightened women have an air of humble confidence about them; they know what they want, but they won’t trample over others to get it....