The Intimacy Short Circuit

From 15 years to 1… I’d been with my previous partner for close to 15 years. This article isn’t really about that relationship. I just mention it to illustrate how out of touch I am when it comes to new relationships. I expected my current partner to just “know” that I hate mushrooms, am a   [read more]

“Pass the Carbs, Please.”

Oh, the Holidays. They can mean so many different things to so many different people.  It can be about the warmth and comfort of being with family. It can be about making your own traditions with your own unconventional, modern family. It can be about just getting through it with a carefully planned, tactical playbook,   [read more]

9 Sweet Ways to Show You Love Her

Getting stuck in the day to day rut of life can rob you of the joy that a deeply connected, loving relationship can bring you. No matter what is going on in your life, you have something special – love. Each and every day you can choose whether you’re going to strengthen that love or let   [read more]

Turning Over A New Leaf

“What was I thinking?” One of the things I really need to get better about is my impulsive nature.  I have a tendency to jump right in without thinking things through. This applies to anything, really. For instance, last year, my wife and I were casually chatting over breakfast about kittens and she said “What   [read more]

Are you really compatible?

Conversations for the Future My partner and I love to discuss the future – where we want to live, if we want more kids, and, of course, the big M – Marriage. I think it’s important to talk early on in your relationship about your expectations for the future and your long term compatibility. Having   [read more]

Is Your Relationship Role Right For You?

I never thought of myself as a “housewife” or “housewife material” but lo and behold, here I am with a basket full of clean laundry that needs to be folded, a dishwasher that needs emptying, a bathroom that needs to be cleaned and dinner that needs addressing. So, basically, this makes me a housewife. Doesn’t   [read more]

Is it love or lust?

by Megan Luscombe Is anybody else a die hard romantic when it comes down to it? I know I am. I’ve read pretty much all of the famous love stories and as for the latest romcom, I’ve watched them all at least twice. Most of my friends would heckle me by saying I’m “cheesy”, but I   [read more]

Who Are You Dressing For?

I recently had a talk with someone and we were discussing how women can become complacent or even misguided about their style or “look”. This person mentioned that “most women dress for someone else and not for themselves”. After we finished the discussion, I couldn’t help thinking more and more about what she said and   [read more]

It All Comes Back to Balance

There is no doubt that we live in a society now that demands…well…basically …everything: a thriving career, a fulfilling social life, strong family ties, happy relationships, good health, solid finances, passions, creativity and physical activity- just to name a few things. But how on earth are we supposed to maintain those things with only 24   [read more]

Be Okay With Yourself as a Lesbian

by Denise Warner-Gregory Getting to the point where you can be okay with your self as a lesbian is a process. I tend to cut people a lot of slack when they’re in their twenties because you’re entitled to make some mistakes during that time: financial, job-related, inter-personal and romantic mistakes are highly likely because you   [read more]

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