For The Love Of Fashion: My Anniversary Date With My Husband And Jean Paul Gaultier

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After being married for nine years it is important to try new things and change things up a bit to keep things interesting and enjoy each other's company more. This year, since I had to be in NY to handle some modeling business I decided that it would be great if my hubby came with me and we would meet up later and spend the day in the city doing something different, so we … [Read more...]

Looking For Love: Find Mr. Right Under the Mistletoe This Year?

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Looking For Love:  Find Mr. Right Under the Mistletoe This Year? We’ve all seen it before. Man has his eye on a woman at a Christmas party. When he finally musters up the courage to go and say hello, they both realize that they're standing under the mistletoe and immediately they engage in a kiss. Maybe that’s not quite how it happens, but who doesn’t yearn to find love … [Read more...]

Single Over 30: Making Hard Life Decisions

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Single Over 30: Making Hard Life Decisions Cancer and the Single Life I was speaking with a woman yesterday who has cancer, and she just found out that the chemotherapy isn’t working and the cancer has spread. This is a woman in her 50’s, and although she’s been a widow for some years and has grown children, she now lives alone. As I was talking to her, the main thing she … [Read more...]

Plus Size Dating: Are You Dating On The Defense?

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Plus Size Dating:  Are You Dating On The Defense? When most women go on a date for the first time with a new man she’s usually preoccupied with how she looks, what she’ll say, if she’s going to impress him. She puts in extra effort to make herself look and sound good to the man sitting across from her so that he’ll ask her out again, hoping to make a love … [Read more...]

Plus Size Relationship Expert: Trenia Parham Wants To Help You Find ‘Love’

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Plus Size Relationship Expert: Trenia Parham Wants To Help You Find 'Love' It’s getting cold outside so it’s time to find a cuddle buddy. Plus size relationship coach Trenia Parham wants to guide you in the right direction with her Get Ready For Love teleclass.  Trenia is a relationship expert who teaches women practical dating tools, tips and strategies that won’t … [Read more...]

6 Unconventional Things You Should Do to Save Your Marriage

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The lifelong probability of a marriage ending in divorce is between 40 and 50 percent, according to PolitiFact.com’s estimates. Couples in trouble often seek advice from friends, family and counselors. Much of the advice people get about their marriage problems is wrong. It sounds good. It makes sense. The problem is: it usually doesn’t work. Reconciling a broken marriage is … [Read more...]

The “Girl Code” Is For Girls…..Not Women

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Girl code is a belief that you never date nor be with anyone your friend(s) have been with. Because I don’t fully agree with this code, I happen to have this debate every time the discussion of the “girl code” is brought up. Here’s my opinion on why the code is for girls and not grown women. What I do agree with: I do agree that one should not pursue someone that you know … [Read more...]

Plus Size Women Have Active Love Lives According To A Recent Study

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There is a misconception that plus size women do not have love lives and have difficulty getting men to notice them. Because society has an issue with our size, people assume all men take issue with our size and that all plus size women are desperate for dates and sex. Just last night on L.A. Hair, hairstylist Angela referred to her colleague and nail stylist Naja as more … [Read more...]

Big Women & Thin Boyfriends: What’s The Problem?

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Blogger and comedian Gloria Shuri Nava has gotten some rough comments about her relationship with a thin man. For those of us plus size women who tend to like men on the slimmer side, the comments that Gloria faced seem all too familiar. I have never received comments as harsh as Gloria Shuri Nava ("She has a boyfriend? What is wrong with the world?" or "These two had sex?! Oh … [Read more...]

Put Your Woman First: Tips Men Can Use In The Bedroom

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Editor's Note: It's always a pleasure to share a guest post with you, especially one written by a man.  This month, our guest relationship writer is Mr. Shannon Dondle.  If you have an opinion that you want to share or a relationship question for Mr. Dondle you can contact the Editor to submit an article or question. Image Credit: SeductionMadeEasy.com 3 Tips Men Can Use In … [Read more...]

Tips For A Relationship Makeover

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Even the most love-filled relationships are bound to go stale after awhile. It can be hard to keep things interesting, find new things to talk about and most of all, stay out of a routine. But while finding yourself in a rut is completely normal, it's how you react that will make you stand apart. It might be time to consider a relationship make over if you feel like it has … [Read more...]

Question of the Day: Is Dating A Dying Art?

Is Dating A Dying Art?

By: Stephanie Long of Just Trim The Ends When was the last time you went on a solid date where you felt there was a connection, you actually wanted to see the person again, and you felt it could turn into a relationship? When was the last time you went on a date and projected all your thoughts and possibly derailed things after the appetizer? I know we are all guilty of having … [Read more...]

Compromising Tips for Couples Moving In Together

Tips for Couples Moving In Together

Although it is an exciting time as you and your partner enter a new chapter of your relationship, packing up and moving is also likely going to be hectic and stressful. That said, it is more important than ever to practice the art of compromising. Whether you already live together and are moving to a new space, or moving in together for the first time, Unpakt, THE … [Read more...]

Dating Advice: 6 Signs That You’re Showing Signs Of Desperation

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I love Youtube, I really do. You can always find something interesting, informative or both. This morning I stumble upon this video of author April Mason schooling women on dating tips. In 6 Signs to Know if You’re A Desperate Woman, April gives women honest relationship advice. It may sting a little bit, but honesty is always the best policy. Who is April Mason? She is … [Read more...]

14 Pick Up Lines You Should Never Fall For

14 Pick up Lines You Should Never Fall For

There’s nothing more offensive than a cheesy pick up line. Whether you’re the one being hit on or hitting on someone else, corny pick up lines are game changers. Imagine exchanging glances with a very handsome guy all night only for him to walk up to you and say, “Hey baby, you’re not fat, you’re PHAT!” I don’t know who originated that saying but they need to receive a fierce … [Read more...]

Nine Ways to Strengthen Your Marriage on Valentine’s Day and Every Day

Nine Ways to Strengthen Your Marriage on Valentine’s Day and Every Day

Valentine’s Day is upon us and everywhere you look, commercials, magazines, store displays, and more are focused on helping couples plan the “perfect” February 14th celebration. Yes, if you’re in a relationship, it is important and enjoyable to celebrate your love on this special day. However, Todd Patkin has some advice for married couples especially: Romance, roses, … [Read more...]

Learn The Foreign Language Of Love This Valentine’s Day

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If you're looking for love but keep on coming up short it may have less to do with your appearance and more to do with the language that you speak. According to Rocket Languages, French is the hottest language of love with Italian and Spanish coming in at number 2 and 3. English was ranked the sexiest language. When asked the top pick-up line they’d like to hear or say in … [Read more...]