By Pat Barone
Successful weight management requires a lifestyle change that includes healthy eating patterns and lots of activity. Making far-reaching changes may be even more challenging if you are involved in relationships that promote or support an unhealthy approach to eating and exercise.
For example, does... Read More
A gift for Charlie Sheen's daughter might've been the linchpin of the major dustup between him and Brooke Mueller, according to authorities. Mueller flew into a jealous rage after discovering that Sheen had bought two matching telescopes, one for him and one for one of the daughters he shares with ex Denise Richards. Sheen told authorities, who were called to their resort home in Aspen, Colo., in the early-morning hours of Dec. 25,... Read More
The clingy girlfriend is a staple of romantic comedies in which guys do their best to get away from a woman who could go Fatal Attraction on him at any moment. Most women feel possessive, jealous, insecure or angry at some point in a relationship, but how do you know when you've crossed the line to full-on clingy? First of all, your level of clinginess is subjective. While one guy feels he's being smothered, another guy might feel... Read More
When embarking on a new relationship, each person brings along his or her own baggage from previous relationships, and that includes their friends. But there's no guarantee that although you and your mate are compatible, that you and his friends will be compatible. First, it's important to consider where they're coming from. He went from drinks with the boys to romantic dinners with you; it's natural that there may be some... Read More
Our founding fathers understood that freedom is an essential part of human happiness and their words can be taken as excellent dating advice.
While most of us value our freedom in everyday life, sometimes we can lose sight of it in the context of a romantic relationship. Excessive control is one of the most common relationship complaints -- and one of the top reasons cited for the demise of a romance.
When a woman first... Read More
Friends? Lovers? Or somewhere in between?
At one time in our lives, most of us have contemplated entering into an infamous "friends with benefits" agreement. If you've seen recent rom-coms including Friends with Benefits or No Strings Attached, you know just the type of dynamic we're talking about. It's the old filler -- relying on a close friend for sexual stimulation until the right person comes along.
It sounds far... Read More
Your new boyfriend is phenomenal - great-looking, funny, lots of fun and ambitious. He's quite a catch, and you know it. And you think perhaps that girl he hangs out with from work knows it, too. Perhaps that blonde in his Facebook picture thinks he's as great as you do. Why was he even tagged with that skank, anyway? Hang on a minute. It can be easy to get hung up in the throes of jealousy for a lot of women, but you can... Read More