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August 2018 Archives

You should’ve known better, but you couldn’t help yourself – you dipped your pen in the company ink. Whether it was a one-nighter after the office Christmas party or a secret six-month relationship, you’ve created quite a dilemma now that […]

These days, just saying you’re dating isn’t enough. Thanks to social networking, and the natural evolution of the English language, we have so many different terms for dating, engaging in casual sex, and being in a serious relationship. In addition, […]

If you are in a romantic relationship, you will fight with your partner at some point in time. Yeah, I know, your relationship is all hearts and butterflies and you can’t imagine ever quarreling with your snookums, but you will, […]

I remember reading an article somewhere (forgive me mama for I can’t remember) about this woman who broke up with her beau because of the kind of car he drove. On the list of superficial reasons to break up with […]

When I was a young warthooooooooooooog…ahem…when I was but a wee lad I remember my parents playing the song “I Just Called To Say I Love You” by Stevie Wonder off of The Woman In Red soundtrack starring Gene Wilder. I was, […]

That’s right put your fingers where your mouth is. Take my test, match it against your man’s actual answers, and score yourself using my failproof chart. 1. What color is your man’s toothbrush? 2. How old was your man when […]

There two most prevalent issues that arise when we think about relationships are ones of interpretation and ones of breakups. Well, relationship interpretation is similar to the Bible: ask three people to interpret something and you’ll get four different responses. […]

The idea of Hell makes me think of poor Sisyphus, that naughty king in Greek mythology whose misdeeds ultimately landed him in the underworld, where he was given as eternal punishment the futile task of pushing a boulder up a […]

One good way to get clarity in your life, they say, is to find out you have a terminal illness. Nothing focuses the mind quite like having your final cosmic bill slide under your door with a message that says […]

I have an anniversary coming up, and I’ve been married long enough to know what kind of gifts to get my wife. I’ve been trained, you see. Guys can be notoriously lousy gift-givers. You’ve heard the stories about men giving […]