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Surviving e-drama

I’ve been e-mailing a guy in L.A. that I met on the Internet. I have high moral standards and feel that the guy should always…


Should I stay or should I go?

My husband of three years is quite comfortable without handholding, warm embraces, compliments, spooning or even sex. When we were dating I was in a…


Finding forgiveness

How do you forgive a husband who had an affair? It wasn’t a very long affair and he cut it off right after he told…


Behind the romantic music

Before selecting songs to set the mood for your Valentine, take this test to see if you can tell the difference between love and infatuation….


Thoroughly modern Joey

Aye yi yi! Every once in a while, I’m distressed by the pay inequity between men and women. So when a reader asked who should…


No nooky on the dinner table!

I’ve got a great housing situation (cheap and near my college), but it’s becoming a problem. My roommate (we’re both female) and her boyfriend are…


Was that a unicorn?

I live with my boyfriend who I have dated since high school. We have been together for three years and have lived together for 11…



Why wait? Procrastinate!

I have such a huge problem keeping commitments to myself that I fear I will never achieve my life goals. I have procrastinated so much…





Whose kids are these?

I have a 19-year-old son and an 18-year-old daughter. They do not know their father. They only know that I divorced him because he was…


Mom! She’s copying me!

At Thanksgiving my older sister announced that she is pregnant. I am pregnant, too, and had planned to tell everyone, but after my sister’s news,…



Six sources of gratitude

Long Lines: It’s mandatory recess. When I’m stuck in an extended and slow-moving queue, I usually close my eyes and drop into meditation or prayer….