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Is It Possible To Remain Friends With An Ex?

We’ve all either said it or heard it at least once after a breakup: “Let’s be friends.” But is it a good idea to remain friends with an ex? Is…

DivineCaroline.com | August 7, 2009 - 2:10 pm

Thinking Vs. Feeling: Which Is Better In Relationships?

A funny thing happened on the way to a party recently. It was a work party for my friend Dave’s venture capital firm. He was going with Mary, his longtime…

DivineCaroline.com | August 1, 2009 - 1:30 pm

Is Gossiping Ever Good?

America is a nation obsessed with other people’s lives. A visitor glancing at our magazine and newspaper racks or flipping through TV channels immediately knows where our priorities lie, and…

DivineCaroline.com | July 31, 2009 - 1:00 pm

Yo, Dude! The Origins of Common Slang Words

Slang is defined as an informal nonstandard vocabulary composed typically of coinages, arbitrarily changed words, and extravagant, forced, or facetious figures of speech, according to Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary.

In other…

DivineCaroline.com | July 26, 2009 - 1:00 pm

Nine Things You Should Figure Out Before Moving in Together

So, that’s it. You’ve decided to move in together. You’re excited, in love, and ready to go for it. People are warning you that it’s a big deal, but you…

DivineCaroline.com | July 25, 2009 - 6:30 pm

Three Tips for Beating the Sunday Night Blues

It’s Sunday night at 8 p.m., and your heart is:

a. Fluttering because someone special just fixed you a sumptuous and romantic supper.

b. Thumping with anticipation because…

DivineCaroline.com | July 19, 2009 - 6:00 pm

Paddling The Pink Canoe

Buffin’ the muffin. Tiptoeing through the two lips. Five knuckle gusset shuffle. Coochie cuddling. And, if you’re Irish, Tickling me Elmo. We all do it and we all have our…

DivineCaroline.com | July 19, 2009 - 12:30 pm

The Not-So-Crazy Origins Of Bachelor And Bachelorette Parties

Bachelor and bachelorette parties have become synonymous with wild and reckless nights, the details of which are slightly obscured when describing it to significant others later. Movies like “Bachelor Party”

DivineCaroline.com | July 15, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Seven Compliments That Won’t Get You Laid

If you’ve thumbed through an issue of Maxim magazine or Men’s Health anytime in the last twenty-five years, you’ve probably read a few pointers on how to properly compliment a…

DivineCaroline.com | July 9, 2009 - 12:30 pm

Modern-Day Popeye And Olive Oyl

I’ve only dated a few men that are shorter than me. And when I say “a few” I mean one. Maybe two if I really dig—deep into the Dead Sea…

DivineCaroline.com | June 30, 2009 - 1:00 pm

Gay Rodeo Clown

I knew that I was a lesbian very early on. As I reached my twenties, it was clear that I was a butch lesbian, with more “male” energy than “female.”

DivineCaroline.com | June 30, 2009 - 10:48 am

Please Don’t Tell Me How Great You Are

A long time ago, right before I met the man who would become my husband, I dated a guy named Gary,* a new-age rocket scientist who excelled in many things,…

DivineCaroline.com | June 27, 2009 - 1:00 pm

Revenge of the Nerds: Four Reasons Women Dig Geeks

When my boyfriend announced that he was getting Lasik surgery a few months ago, I was unnerved. Glasses are my thing—one of those obscure attributes that immediately attracts me to…

DivineCaroline.com | June 24, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Is It Hot Or Cold in Here Or Is It Me?

Dating to find the right person, i.e. kind, mentally healthy,and moderately good-looking, can be real challenge. So many nicely wrapped packages end up holding a lump of coal. Or a…

DivineCaroline.com | June 21, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Haute Germs: Are Handbags Making Us Sick?

With all the recent swine flu hoopla, even the most hygienically-lax of us have begun giving second thoughts to our cleanliness—soaping up for at least fifteen seconds, coughing into our…

DivineCaroline.com | June 21, 2009 - 1:00 pm

What If I Don’t Want to Get Married?

This afternoon, I was at my parents’ house for a family friend get-together. I always enjoy these “parties” because they are both low-key and you are able to receive an…

DivineCaroline.com | June 19, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Eight Conversation Killers to Avoid

Recently, I was taking in a rare sunny day on my lunch break, when I ran into an acquaintance. The first thing she said to me wasn’t “Hi” or “How…

DivineCaroline.com | June 17, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Seven Ways To Make Your Boss Love You

In this economic climate, everyone wants to avoid getting laid off. The number one way to do this is to have a strong relationship with your immediate manager. Here are…

DivineCaroline.com | June 7, 2009 - 2:30 pm

10 Simple And Sexy Spots To Elope

While choosing bedazzled table linens and lacy garters can be stimulating, wedding planning can also be pure misery. Every day I fantasize about telling my mother and future mother-in-law to…

DivineCaroline.com | June 5, 2009 - 12:30 pm

Survive The 9 To 5 After A Breakup

Breaking up is hard to do especially when you have to go to work the next day. After spending an entire evening arguing with your, now ex-boyfriend, the last thing…

DivineCaroline.com | May 31, 2009 - 1:00 pm