The Red Flag Essays: Too Many Friends, Too Many Problems
Listen up, Ladies! It's hard to make friends, especially when you're older. A teacher I had in high school once told me that people really only have one or two real friends their entire lives. At the time, I found that hard to believe, and still don't completely buy into such a small number of people, but I'm starting to get it. People who are tru...
How to Say 'I Love You' Without Saying a Word
If you really love someone, but you aren't ready to actually say it yet, then follow these tips to get the message across without having to open your mouth. Here's How. 1. Attend your partner's work related or family gatherings. 2. Drop off and pick up your partner at the airport. 3. Play out his or her favorite fantasy, and have fun wi...
Valentine's Day: A Feast of Friends!
Valentine's Day! The most romantic day of the year usually involves several romantic pairs dining out, enjoying one another's company and reminding one another of the love they share. Although this is the traditional way of looking at February 14th, I propose a more realistic and, in my opinion, morally correct way of doing things. If Valentine's D...
How to Have Children and Maintain a Healthy Relationship
Having children can be tough on relationships. However much it may have been longed-for, a baby can change its parents lives overnight. Gone are lazy weekend mornings spent in bed, nights out together and impromptu sex in the living-room. In are sleepless nights, changing identities and lack of time. Children are wonderful gifts, but in the early y...
Top 5: Friends With Benefits
Holy Matrimony. You and your spouse have decided that you want to spend the rest of your lives together. You want to share meals, bills, responsibilities, space and, sometimes, clothes. Yes, it sounds wonderful. It sounds ideal. But is it the most ideal situation you've ever had? We hear about this concept called "Friends with Benefits." This me...
Top 5: Barfly Benefits
Alcohol is a wonderful thing, and more people should take advantage of its existence. There, I said it, and I will say it again. Alcohol is my best friend when it comes to dating. I am in my mid-twenties, single, and have a pretty good job for where I am in life. I celebrate with libations on a regular basis, and every since I have been doing so, m...
Top 5: The Yuletide Blues
Images of happy friends, couples and families abound during the holidays. Scenes of Christmas cheer are as ubiquitous as the jewelry commercials that try to represent them. Happy gift-giving, carol-singing and memory making seem to be the common practice of everyone around. However, this is very much not the case for many. Some people do not share ...
Top 5: Reasons Why the Osbournes are Still Married
One of the couples that refresh my hopes of love and matrimony is Ozzie and Sharon Osbourne. However, this couple comes with an added bonus: not only do they show me that lasting love is possible, but they give insight into HOW it is possible. Ozzie and Sharon are as similar as they are different, and that balance is the key. Below are the reasons ...
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