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Love and other drugs.
These single women don’t want a man who’s ‘With Her’
There’s a website called TrumpSingles.com
The Lily News
“Trust” won’t save you from infidelity
But it also doesn’t need to
Dating with a Disability
Advice from an “inclusionista sexpert” on navigating dating and sex with a disability.
Keeping It In The Family: Why We Pick The Partners We Do
We know people often pick a spouse who resembles a parent. What about one who resembles a sibling?
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A Letter to Heaven: “I am okay.”
When sickness becomes armour
It’s a weird thing to have to go back to a half-finished piece and change the beginning because of recent events. But, as I have through a…
Give & Take
Relationships take a lot of work, including inward reflection.
Robyn Smith Writes
How to love with non-attachment
And why non-attachment isn’t avoidance
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Pregnant, Pissed Off, and Probably High
My Family Came Fully Loaded to My High School Graduation
Autumn is the hardest season
I moved to Washington, DC on June 1, 2011. A day later I started working at a restaurant where I worked every single day of that first…
Grand Romantic Gestures Suck
From Lloyd Dobler to the lovelorn piano player of Bristol, all of these guys’ ideas are bad and dumb
“He’s Going to Hit Me” — My Intuitive Self Knew, but My Emotional Self Refused to Believe It
On October 10, 2015, I wrote this in my journal:
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Find signs you’re in the wrong relationship
Whether or not a relationship is “meant to be” is often determined by how much work each partner decides to put into the relationship. And…
The Angry Therapist
Reimagining Love — Romantic Friendships
“What if we reimagine relationships? Where you don’t have to cuddle with the person you kiss. You can be held and cuddled and loved by…
Is self-love good or bad?
Loving yourself, loving others, using others for love
Dating in the Closet
As a Christian Minister, I am frequently pursued on social dating apps by men who are closeted. Although I’ve never asked them, I assumed…
Don’t Call Me, Maybe.
The dating website profile I wish I could write…
How to Poop on a First Date
What we all can learn from the poop girl and her poop-filled whirlwind romance
Why Are Friendships Between Teen Girls So Radioactive?
In life and literature, adolescent friendships are bright, dangerous, and quick to decay
Amanda Parrish Morgan
I told my therapist about you.
I told my therapist about your smile
The Summer of Regret
Sometimes life decides to orchestrate a sequence of experiences and calamities in just the right sequence to put your mind in the perfect…
Lies, Games and Dating Apps
So recently, I found out that one of my “best friends” — a kid that I dated on and off for a year, was playing me with a bunch of other…
This weekend we had an anniversary. Our 11th. To be fair, we got married so young that we should be having our 5th, but we did what we did…
Meet the original single lady, who wrote the book on living alone
Marjorie Hillis was the “spinster-in-chief” who showed women that they could make it on their own
My Wife Didn’t Know I Was a Woman Until Over a Decade Into Our Relationship
I met my wife at the beginning of college. We were both part of the incoming class of 2009 at Gustavus Adolphus College in Saint Peter…