Anyone who thinks that women are the needy gender when it comes to Valentine’s Day was not up in my inbox on this particular Hallmark holiday.
Without fail I receive three phone calls on the special day, whether or not I am in a relationship. One call comes from my mother — who, like Viola Davis bolstering the egos of pudgy babies in “The Help” —reminds me that I am smart, pretty and have an OK job.
One of my girlfriends inevitably calls to wail about her douche boyfriend/lack of a douche boyfriend.
And without fail, at least one ex-boyfriend will leave a voicemail just saying, “Hey.” Keep reading »
The other night I went on a date. I was following my own advice about getting back to dating basics, and thought it would be a good idea to invite my date to a live taping of a game show that I was offered tickets to. Perfect. A date where we could just have some good, clean fun. Three minutes in the door and the woman checking us in, who I should mention had a raging herpes outbreak on her lip, asked: “Are you a couple?” Keep reading »
A few months ago, I went on two dates with a guy I met on the online dating site OKCupid. We emailed and talked a bit before the first; I was looking forward to meeting him and wanted to look good. I usually date people I’m friends with first, so the blind date aspect of online dating makes me want to put forward a greater first impression. Keep reading »
Every astrological sign has good and bad qualities. Last week we gave you seven glowing compliments about each sign. This week, do you dare to read about your bad qualities? Just as astrology can be a warm and fuzzy reminder about how awesome we are, it also gives us a chance to reflect on the things we might want to improve on. If you think you can handle it, click through to check out the top three not-so-nice things about each sign…
Pisces (February 20-March 20): If you can’t fight the system, you can at least fight to find a sense of peace within and learn to live with the challenges you face. After all, what is life without the uphill climbs and the sweetness of coasting down the hill and enjoying its breeze? Yes, take this week head on, as it’s the only way to gain momentum towards a pleasant resolution.
Aries (March 21-April 19): The world can revolve around you if you set the pace. So, speed it up and stir up that energy, as only you can generate this positive power. If you accelerate the ideas and the actions, all else will follow. However, you must be prudent in monitoring all your irons in the fire, as it can result in one hot explosion. Keep reading »
The 2012 Oscars (or The 84th Annual Academy Awards if you’re scouring the DVR listings to find it) are tonight! You’ve probably already made your Oscar pool picks (or plan to root for that one movie you actually saw). But how does your choice for Best Picture reflect on you in the dating pool?
Here is a guide to this year’s nominees and what your Best Pic pick says about you…