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Hack Your Love

When I ask about it, many people describe their experiences dating online with a kind of tired resignation, the same way they feel about keeping up with a million different online offerings. We even have a new word for ennui … Continue reading

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Boomer and Bust

The love generation keeps on splitting up. Ah, capricious age!For younger generations, who are getting married less often and later in their lives, the divorce rate keeps going down. It is Boomers (those who came of age in the 60s … Continue reading

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Entertain-men

Entertain-men The ideal first date and venues to steer clear of | Industry | July/August 2015I had my first real date at the ripe old age of 19.I can’t remember what we talked about now, but conversation flowed. He was … Continue reading

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Staying Summer

Staying Summer | Industry | June/July 2015 | How can a relationship stay strong, yet maintain the vitality and newness of its early season?There is a bodice ripping illo here, due warning.Summer can be a challenging time for relationships. By … Continue reading

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Red Flags

My latest column for Industry Nov/Dec. 2012 issue:Red Flags …and all the things we’re worried about in relationships that are really not that big of a dealAn excerpt:Maybe the writers of these one-size-fits-all relationship articles are trying to be helpful, … Continue reading

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Cosmo Grrrl

My latest Industry article Cosmo Grrl …On sex icon Helen Gurley Brown’s passing, finding mojo in print, and some advice on writing relationship articles.Maybe Cosmo indoctrinated me into lady concerns, or gave me a slight complex about my body, but that … Continue reading

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The Good Fight

Also in this month’s Industry, in my latest relationship column I continue to parse out the things that test relationships, including those that lead to its strengthening as well as dissolution. Ain’t life a bitch that way, sometimes? Can’t always … Continue reading

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Trial By Fire: How to Get to Know Each Other Better, Better

Summer is a season tailor-made to help you get to know each other…for better or worse. In Industry magazine’s May/June 2012 issue, Trial by Fire, I talk about the ways you can get to know your new love. People tend … Continue reading

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The Long Kiss Goodnight-Club

In Industry’s July/August 2011 issue, I wonder if night life has a sell-by date…The Long Kiss Goodnight-Club Cresting the 30s for nightlife aficionados can mean chucking a frenzied hunger for adventure in favor of the redder meat of real friends, … Continue reading

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“I Just Can’t Decide…” Polyamory and the Choice of Monogamy

My latest piece for Industry’s May/June 2011 issue, a look at polyamory, the enjoyment of many loves, and what nonmonogamy offers to those who practice it. What do our beliefs about monogamy say about us, and our relationships?“I Just Can’t … Continue reading

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