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Is Humor Sexy? Science Says Yes


When was the last time you successfully wooed by a funny pick-up line?

It’s probably been a long time—if ever. But according to science…


How to Press Pause on Your Addictive Behaviors


Change is hard. When you're trying to alter a long-standing behavior pattern, such as drinking (or smoking, overeating, shopping), it is


Why Do High-Powered Women Minimize Their Success When Dating?


Do you find that some men are too intimidated by your success, and career ambitions? Maybe these aren’t the kind of men


How Good Grammar Is Good For Your Relationship


Finding the love of your life in cyberspace is hard. These 6 grammatical missteps could make it even harder. Find out how being Ms. “Write


Money-Saving Mom: How We Paid Cash for Our House


My husband and I were both blessed with parents who taught us the value of hard work and financial stewardship from the time we were…


Happy New Year of the Horse: Our Favorite Equine Books


Happy Chinese New Year! The Year of the Horse begins Jan. 31, so what better time to celebrate some of our favorite books about


How to Blend Stepfamilies into a New Family Unit


People often think they can resolve difficult “blending” issues by spending a lot of time with the entire new family together, but this


Coping With A Loved One’s Addiction Through Acceptance


Acceptance helps. And it doesn’t mean approving, giving up, or detaching; it means recognizing things for what they are. It’s a


Choosing a Great Online Username Is Like Writing a Hit Song


What’s in a name? A lot. A username is the first thing your potential match reads. Learn 5 easy tips to make yours memorable


Remarrying? Time to Bare All (Financially Speaking)


Miscommunication about money can doom a marriage. Here are the financial details to share before the ring. From The Remarriage


5 Ways to Make Your New Year's Resolutions Reality


Don’t let New Year’s resolutions overwhelm you; it’s OK to have a lofty goal if you have a little bit of organization surrounding it


Know Thyself: Take a New Look to Set New Year's Goals


Traditionally, each New Year we reflect on where we are and where we’d like to be. This year, it may be useful to contemplate the


Gift Guide: What to Give, What Not to Give, and for Re-Gifters, How to Get Away Clean


No more scented candles! If we wanted our homes to smell like “Summer Rain” (with its sticky…


6 Ways to Save Money During the Holidays


The weeks of December are spinning by like a snowflake on the wind, and here we are with a few lame, online sale purchases under our collective…


4 Ways to Have a Meaningful Holiday Season


Of course our holidays are madness. And as we are increasingly sucked into the parties, gift exchanges, pageants, and family gatherings, it…


Buy This, Not That: Why Buying an Experience Is Better Than Material Goods


Since humans are adaptive by nature, that hot new product will become old hat in about …3, 2, 1. Instead


Astrological Insights on Love

Excerpt from How Astrology can predict Love and Marriage


Astrological Codes for Love and Marriage


Why I wrote a Screenplay

Angelina Grey and the Journey Through Time and Space


I finally completed my first screenplay after 9 years. I originally started writing…


My JASMINE ROSE

Why I became a Writer

My first book, My Jasmine Rose


The very first book I completed was because it was a work of love lost. When…


It Can Wait

Why Black Thursday Isn’t Worth It


Let me get straight to the point: I believe that it is wrong to turn our Thanksgiving holiday into another shopping day. Because of this, neither I, nor my immediate family, will not be taking advantage of any discount sales this week, even if it costs us more.

Time for a disclaimer or two: I want to…

Why I Chose to be Childless


I am a 44 year old guy who is going through his second divorce. My ex left while I was at work, and while I’m sure she thought it would surprise me, it didn’t. Our marriage was on the rocks for a while, so I was more relieved than surprised. She had 3 adult children from a previous marriage and had told me that she wished she hadn’t had children. My first wife…


Holiday Shopping: How Much Is Too Much?


When my husband Scott and I adopted a “less is more” lifestyle, the holidays changed–for the better, for the whole family.


The Alternative Christmas Gift guide

Buy one less gift for someone who doesn’t need it . Give the value of that gift to someone who does.


Why You Should (Really) Listen to Your Mother-in-Law


She might not cook, raise kids, entertain, dress, or express herself like you do, but she’s your husband’s mother, and different isn

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