Dating: The gift dilemma

6:00 am Dec. 15, 2014

It’s is that time of the year when you have to start shopping for your sweetie, if you have one. If you two are new, you may not know exactly what to buy – if anything. The awkward moment of over or under buying a gift is something we all would like to avoid!

So what is the protocol for doing a gift exchange when you are dating?

Didn’t mean to lead you on

5:13 am Dec. 15, 2014

Have you ever inadvertently given someone the message you were interested in them? Perhaps you were being friendly or slightly flirty. Maybe you were just being nice and they considered it as an open invitation. What do you do when someone thinks you are into them but you are really not interested?

When this happened to a friend of mine, she had a hard time letting the

Should we wait for the spark?

8:13 am Dec. 11, 2014

When you meet someone and you have that instant attraction to someone, that won’t always translate into chemistry. Sometimes what you feel when you meet someone changes when they show their personality. You either become more attracted or start to get turned off by something they do or say. What do you when you like someone enough but there is no big spark?

My friend Nelson said he

Dating age: How low will you go?

8:09 am Dec. 10, 2014

I ran into a handsome guy recently and he immediately launched into his dating credentials: I have a great job, I own my own house, yada yada. It was strangely adorable and I admit he made me laugh. Then he told me his age and I laughed even harder! He wasn’t even 30.

I don’t want to be a cougar though I have dated younger men in

Is it time to meet the family?

7:39 am Dec. 9, 2014

If you are in a new relationship, the holidays can provide the perfect opportunity for family introductions. It can also become apparent that things are not serious as you had hoped.

My friend Kelly is a little disappointed that her guy won’t be introducing her to his kid. His daughter lives in another city and he wants their time together to be just the two of them.


How long before you move on?

5:21 am Dec. 2, 2014

So I am a little worried about my friend Jen. She is stuck in a funk over her breakup with someone I didn’t know even mattered that much. Although, I know that it


Men prefer nice, don’t they?

5:00 am Dec. 1, 2014

Hello lovelies! I am back from Vegas and I am sorry for my radio silence. I may or may not have misplaced my iPad in Vegas and found it again. Anyway, Vegas was

Vegas, baby! Vegas!

7:32 am Nov. 24, 2014

Hello lovelies! I’m leaving our wonderful city for a mini-vacation in Las Vegas! I plan to have loads of fun and debauchery which is just what I need.
Sometimes it is good to get away and take a break. It is one of the perks of being single! You get to plan a getaway with your girls/homies and not offend your significant other.

One of my friends mentioned


Dating: Before you send that picture…

7:35 am Nov. 20, 2014

One of my friends is perplexed that a guy she just met sent a text message that included a photo of his package. He said “What I’m working with” and she said it wasn’t


First date behavior

7:58 am Nov. 19, 2014

Have you ever gone a first date that was so bad, you actually wondered if you were on a hidden camera prank show? First dates can be nerve wracking and when your date’s behavior is