Who’s with me when I say last summer it was very difficult – difficult at the level of passing up a buy-one, get-one shoe sale – to watch Robin Thicke, a married man of 8 years, at the MTV Video Music Awards grinding against a scantily-clad 20+ years younger Miley Cyrus? But probably even more difficult was watching Thicke’s wife, actress Paula Patton, field interview questions following the disgusting performance. She smiled through her teeth, she downplayed it as best as she could, she stood by her husband’s choice to wear an outfit resembling Beetlejuice and even moreso his decision to allow the “Miley monkey” (as I like to call her) climb all over him. Read more
March 20 - April 18
You may be right, but it’s at the wrong time. Don’t force others to adopt your outlook before they’re ready to.
April 19 - May 19
Stop repeating the same old reasons for why you can’t move forward. You’re not telling yourself anything new. However acting in your own best interests would be.
Hello, hello! One of my besties just started dating a fellow she met on OKCupid. (See all of you online dating hold outs, dating on the internet is the way to go! It really, really works!) And he seems great. Solid job, great group of friends, nice home, close with his family. Really, he’s on-paper perfection! And has some pretty nice biceps to boot. This is my friend’s first online boyfriend though and her mom is giving her some doubts. Her mom is wondering if she can she can really trust him. After all, she doesn’t have much history on the guy and there’s no one she can ask for an unbiased opinion. She’s super sure he’s the one for her, but she wanted to know what to tell her mother. So, she came to me for some advice. (Yet another part of being a professional matchmaker that I love—I can help my friends find love!) I thought that I’d summarize what we talked about for you all, just in case it would help any of you newly coupled up ladies out there. Read more
Expert therapist and author Dr. Stephen J. Betchen, D.S.W in his book titled, Magnetic Partners: What pulled you together maybe pulling you apart
(2013) poses a question in a chapter of his book titled, the role of physical attraction in your relationship, asking if a partner who’s never been physically attracted to his/her mate grow this attraction with time? Read more