Survey Says: Road Trips are Good for Your Relationship

I’ve never been on an airplane with my husband. Nope, not even once. For all 18 years that we’ve been together, we’ve road tripped everywhere. Friends, that’s a lot of miles. And deadmau5. And Flamin’ Hot Cheetos. Oh, the tales I could share from our travels on the open road. But for every bitchin’ duet […]

Science Confirms Boobs are Magical

So here’s the thing, heterosexual men really like love are obsessed with female breasts. Ladies, since the moment we started stuffing our bras in junior high we’ve known this, but what we didn’t really know was why. They’re boobs, mounds of fleshy flesh that require monthly self-checking, and proper support. What’s the big deal? Two […]

An Open Letter to My Gynecologist

Dear Dr. Lady Parts, As I sit here on the noisy paper lining of your exam table, I’m unable to think about anything but the two very thin, very low thread count sheets covering my very naked, very cold body. I know I don’t write, I don’t call, but I’m here now for my annual […]

10 Signs You’ve Found “The One”

In love, is there really such thing as “the one”? The romantics among us would like to think so. Who doesn’t appreciate the idea of that rare and wonderful person who stands above all others and ”gets you” in a way no one else ever could? That person you meet and swear you’ve not only […]

Finding New Love and Appreciation for My Husband

Have you ever just looked across the room at your spouse and been flooded by emotion? Me neither, until last night rather unexpectedly. I was catching up on season 4 of Dawson’s Creek on Netflix (a mere 11 years late) while my husband surfed the web for some doohickey for his bike or whatever. By […]

Everybody Knows Your First Marriage Doesn’t Count

No one jokes around about getting married for the second time more than I do. While I have no plans to end my marriage, the thought of a wedding and marriage do-over has its perks. You know how when you have your first baby you obsess over everything, worry yourself into oblivion, and make a […]

Can Love Teach Us How to Love Ourselves?

It seems as if some people are born into this world with the innate ability to love themselves. Others of us aren’t so lucky. We struggle with our inadequacies and look to others for personal validation and feelings of self-worth. We’ve all be told that we need to love ourselves before we can love anyone […]

16 Fall Date Ideas to Fall in Love With

While some folks swear that love is in the air come spring, let’s not forget about the beauty and romance of autumn. As the weather cools and nature shows off her many colors, we’re reminded to slow down, cozy up, and take in the sights, sounds, and delicious flavors of the fall season. So grab […]

My Feelings On “Divorce is Not an Option”

I’ve talked to so many people, women mostly, who swear that “divorce is not an option” in their marriages. I usually just smile and offer the whole, “I think I know what you’re trying to say but I disagree with you nevertheless” head nod. Personally, I believe divorce should always be an option. I understand […]

10 Ways to Fight Fair

By now you’ve probably heard the phrase, “Do you want to be right, or do you want to be happy?” In a fit of anger most of us foolishly choose to be right. I’ll go on record and tell you that I don’t fight fair. I do this adorable thing where I verbally hit below […]