Posts tagged "divine caroline"

I Was Never An Ugly Duckling

I borrowed my mom’s photo album of my kid/teenager photos last week, as part of my attempt to come to terms with my childhood and figure out how I got… | April 20, 2010 - 11:20 am

When The Other Woman Is A Younger Woman

I’m twenty-three years old and I’m already being replaced by younger women—scratch that—girls. Sure, their boobs might be perkier and their nubile bodies may not have years and pounds of… | April 17, 2010 - 3:30 pm

All Those Girls In Love With Drama

As a teenager, I lived in breathless anticipation or sickening dread of the inevitable drama with a capital D that Monday mornings brought with them. Who had hooked up with… | March 7, 2010 - 6:30 pm

Are Humans Supposed To Be Monogamous?

Does the entire wedding industry these days seem like one big racket to you? In your lifetime, how many thousands of dollars have you spent flying all over the country… | March 6, 2010 - 6:30 pm

A Sensual Valentine’s Day Dinner For Two

Last year, for my first Valentine’s Day with a new boyfriend, I gave him a carefully prepared box with five smaller wrapped presents inside, each labeled with one of the… | February 14, 2010 - 2:00 pm

7 Thrifty Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Recently, the National Retail Federation estimated that Americans will spend an average of $63.34 on each other for Valentine’s Day in 2010. That’s 6 percent less than last year, which… | February 13, 2010 - 2:00 pm

How To Know If He’s Just That Into You

When it comes to finding a potential soul mate, getting the date is only half the battle.

These days, small talk isn’t enough to determine if someone is into… | February 7, 2010 - 3:30 pm

Can’t Be There? Set Up A Skype Date

I like to think I discovered using the internet to make phone calls long before anyone else did. The year was 2000, and I was backpacking through Asia and had… | February 6, 2010 - 3:30 pm

Granny Panties

I’m somewhat sorry to say that I gave up my thong panties along time ago. The truth is I only wore them once and that was enough for a lifetime… | January 17, 2010 - 2:00 pm

I Love You Like A Sister

Women can frequently be heard exclaiming, “I love her like a sister!” I shake my head. No, you can’t love your best friend like a sister. A sister’s love is… | January 16, 2010 - 2:00 pm

4 Friends Every Woman Should Have

One of the most important parts of life are the friendships you have. Close friends are like a chosen family: they are the people you choose to have in your… | January 10, 2010 - 5:00 pm

Full Disclosure: What Our Names Reveal

What’s in a name? Plenty, at least if you care about race, socioeconomic status, and educational background. That’s according to Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, whose chapter in… | January 9, 2010 - 5:00 pm

The Clairvoyant Between Your Legs

This goes under the category of “What is happening to sex?”

Having recently read a curious post on the blog Why Women Hate Men, I have decided to take… | January 3, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Making Out With Strangers

First of all, I just have to say that I am not the kind of girl that makes out with strangers. Whatever kind of girl that is.

On a… | January 2, 2010 - 5:00 pm

Bad Vibrations

Good friends celebrate your birthday with gifts. Great friends celebrate your break-ups with vibrators.

It all started when one of my oldest and dearest friends took me to Good… | December 27, 2009 - 5:00 pm

Luxe For Less: Renting The Perfect Party Outfit

I love a good party: flowing champagne, rockin’ dance tunes, and the perfect opportunity to show off a fancy outfit. But even with a closet full of cocktail dresses, I… | December 26, 2009 - 5:00 pm

Eight Celebrity Exes Who Make Yours Look Normal

We’ve all done a few things we aren’t proud of in the midst of a heinous breakup. Who among us hasn’t done some Facebook stalking or left a ranting voicemail… | December 12, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Has Tough-Love Therapy Gone Too Far?

It’s no secret that we’re a society of tough-love advocates. Simply turn on the TV, and any self-help series has at least one critical, blunt caregiver or role model trying… | December 5, 2009 - 5:00 pm

I Was Another Woman

I am not the “other woman.” I am “another woman.” How do these two differ you ask? Well, if I were the other woman, the guy I’m “dating” would be… | November 29, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Five People You Should Never Date

You should have known better. Or maybe you did; you just didn’t care. You’d heard the horror stories and the admonitions: “Don’t date a/you r… ” But some things are… | November 21, 2009 - 5:00 pm