Dating tips and advice



4 No-Nonsense Tips For Happier Relationships

UPDATED March 26th, 2018 By many measures, my relationship with my current boyfriend, known to y'all here as The Cowboy, is the first healthy relationship I've had. Though it's easy to sit back and look at the failed relationships of my past…

How To Break Up With Your Ex's Family

UPDATED February 27th, 2018 Splitting up with an ex is hard, but leaving the familia might be harder. Here's how to cut the cord for good, without the hard feelings. CUT THE CORD "Cut all communication—calls, email, texting,…

The Challenges of Dating as a Single Mom

UPDATED February 27th, 2018 It’s never easy, this whole dating-as-a-single-mom thing. First, you have to find the time to actually go somewhere without your kid. Second, you have to basically become a double-agent in your own life, juggling…
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10 Things You Should Never Say to a Latina in Bed

  UPDATED February 22th, 2018 Just stop it already. These are all turn offs. 1. Say something in Spanish. This is sex, not Spanish class, and I’m not Rosetta Stone. 2. Call me papi. Yes, because I might climax so hard right…

15 Reasons Why Speaking Spanish Makes You Sexy

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  UPDATED January 12th, 2018 Could Spanish be the sexiest language around? It’s definitely a possibility. At the very least, speaking a few Spanish words makes you sexy. It’s a language of romance, a language employed by so many…

Marriage & Thermostat Wars

UPDATED November 14th, 2017 I'm a big girl and I live in Southern California, so I don't get cold too often. I welcome the chilly temps. I embrace the cool, brisk air. I like when it gets "nippy' outside. That said, I see little to…

5 Signs You Need to End Your On-Again Off-Again Relationship

    UPDATED November 14th, 2017 We've seen celebs and our amigas get trapped in those on-again off-again romances, but when do you know for sure that it really needs to be over? Relationship coach Teagin Maddox…
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It’s Not Me, It’s YOU: 5 Steps to Dump a Loser

UPDATED June 17th, 2017 You know it’s time. In fact, it’s probably well past time. Still, why can’t you get rid of that bad boyfriend? You know he’s not the one for you. He probably knows you’re not the one for him. Yet the two of…

The Cougar Files: 15 Things to Consider when Dating a Younger Man

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UPDATED June 17th, 2017 Ever since Anne Bancroft and Dustin Hoffman made it cool in the 1967 film The Graduate, women have embraced the cougar role.  And it's no secret that Samantha Jones had many (many) younger, hot, male playthings. Sex…