Why being a Christmas Grinch really isn’t all that bad

I always make it a point whenever I'm dating someone to let them know my thoughts on holiday gift-giving beforehand. If we're in a very new exclusive relationship, gifts are totally up to us and how we're feeling. Maybe we'll get each other something light, or maybe we'll choose to pass so that we can …

Settling for Less

Plenty of times as a woman in my later-20s, my friends and I have the scary talk about settling with our love lives. I have heard my friends mention or complain or try to understand the universe's will. Maybe it depends overall on our career choices, or where we are physically in our lives. We see others and their …

I’m Not Your Other Woman

Being the other woman is bullshit. It's bullshit because you're better than that and you never even asked for it. But isn't that how it always goes? Some dateship, courtship, relationship with a guy who you didn't really see having anything, minding your own business and then he approaches you with his testosterone blah-blah-bullshit and …

The Curve

We have all been the victim or player of the curb a time or two. Typically, if we're ever the victim as women, then usually men do something out of the ordinary that earns them the title of "assholes." That is not grounds for "curving." That's called "being shady and disappearing like every other man …

It’s Just a Game

Dating is nothing more than a life-sized version of a game of chess. Nothing more than two partners going back and forth attempting to win -- well, whatever it is that they want. The woman is vying for a relationship, at least so she thinks. We all know that women love the chase nearly as …