Why Ray Rice’s Wife Married Him Even After Being Abused

Ray Rice, Janay Palmer

Why Ray Rice’s Wife Married Him Even After Being Abused Footage was recently released by TMZ showing NFL player Ray Rice savagely punching his fiancé Janay Palmer and knocking her out cold. The footage was shot back in February, and Palmer and Rice have since made amends and wed. “Many people are wondering why Janay would marry Ray after he violently attacked her,” says … [Read more...]

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


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...]

Tips For Taking The Best, Most Cherished Holiday Family Photos


Tips For Taking The Best, Most Cherished Holiday Family Photos By:  Alec of Turner Family Portraits Remember the days of old - when Grandmother would force all the kids & grands onto the living room love seat clad in matching ruby red corduroy bottoms and UGLY Christmas Sweaters? Remember the youngest son sitting in grandpas chair with his beautiful new wife on his … [Read more...]

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

Kissing under the mistletoe

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...]

Family Growth: 4 Ways You Can Connect With Your Family Throughout The Year


Family Growth:  4 Ways You Can Connect With Your Family Throughout The Year Times have changed and everything seems so fast paced now but one thing is for certain we must make time for family. We spend so much time at work or school, on social networks or in relationships that as we grow each day not only are we growing individually but we are also growing farther apart. … [Read more...]

Single Over 30: Making Hard Life Decisions

The Single Life

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?

Plus Size Dating

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...]

Grab Your Tissue: Ohio Father Walks His Daughter Down The Aisle On A Gurney

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Millions of little girls dream of meeting their prince charming and getting married one day and that dream often involves their dad walking them down the aisle. Scott Nagy of Ohio refused to allow his debilitating cancer get in the way of him making his daughter’s dream come true. Once her dad’s health went downhill, Sarah Nagy moved her wedding planned for 2014 to 2013 so her … [Read more...]

6 Unconventional Things You Should Do to Save Your Marriage

6 Unconventional Things You Should  Do to Save Your Marriage

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...]

Top 10 Embarrassing Things Men Do To Flirt At The Beach


Imagine going to the beach and see a fine specimen of a man emerge out of the water in slow motion only to look down and see extremely tight swimming trunks. This summer over 1600 female members of the dating website Victoria Milan were asked about annoying things men do while flirting on the beach and snug swimwear came out on top. Here are the top ten things men do … [Read more...]

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

Girl Code

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...]

Military Inspiration: Jewels Hay Is Thankful For Her Husband


Jewels Hay is actually a military spouse, however her story was one that I thought should be shared to honor her for being confidently curvy and her husband Matthew for being the above and beyond supportive husband. Here’s her story: My husband Matthew Hay is a Technical Sergeant in the USAF at McGuire AFB in New Jersey. He has been my husband for almost ten years this … [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...]

It’s Father’s Day: 11 Things Your Dad Would Love to Hear


On Sunday, June 16th—otherwise known as Father’s Day—dads around America will receive ties, tools, and other “toys” from their children. Sure, those gifts (as well as cards, visits, and family meals) are a great way to let Pops know that you love him and that you’re glad he’s part of your life. But according to Todd Patkin, as you and he get older, there’s an even better way to … [Read more...]