Happy Valentine’s Day – The True Meaning of Love

ALL I REALLY NEED IS LOVE, BUT A LITTLE CHOCOLATE NOW AND THEN DOESN’T HURT ~ Lucy Van Pelt – ‘Peanuts’ That time of year is once again upon us where our women and men are expected to show their love and affection for one another. The burden however is in reality, truly placed on[…]

What’s up with the Hookup?

It seems that Online Dating has become the most common if not the only resource for dating nowadays. Unless of course you want to consider meeting that special someone in Church,a  local MeetUp groups or a random encounter in daily life. Let’s get real though–what are the chances of meeting that one special person, the[…]

Help! I’ve Fallen (IN LOVE) and I Can’t Get Up!

While on a social networking site that I also post articles on, I came across another member’s recent post describing her overwhelming feelings of pain and angst over a lost love. Her powerful writings described feelings of falling hard, unrequited love, yearnings for comfort, tossing blindly and her willingness to walk into the fire to[…]

Getting the Relationship You Want!

Everyone’s talking about this “relationship stuff” in Starbucks, on the subway, at the local restaurants and bars on Friday nights. Does anyone have a good relationship, or for that matter… a Great Sex Life? As a Marriage and Family Therapist and Clinical Sexologist, of course I have an opinion! Although many couples present in therapy[…]

The Real Difference Between a Great Lover and the Not So Much Guy!

It is a rainy Sunday afternoon and I am sitting down to write on this very important subject of, ‘What makes your lover great.’ FYI: Also mentioned in this blog are safe-sex practices for those in the dating and mating scene. Many often take sexual health risks without understanding the consequences of unsafe sex. If[…]

The Number One Way to Have a Fulfilling Relationship: Choosing Love

How can you be missing someone that never existed? No matter how much you hoped for or pretended that things weren’t all that bad, you find that you’re alone without your partner. Seeking a rock to stand on you’ve taken all you can bear and climbed up and out of the relationship. Your memory will[…]

The Black and White Cookie Syndrome!

I’ve been away visiting with my daughter in New York City. She is a young doctor in the city and among the ranks of those “dating” in Manhattan. Over breakfast one morning, we were discussing the issues of relationship and what attracts people to one another. There seem to be some basic correlations in the[…]

Excerpt : Sex From the Couch – Sugar Daddy Gone Wrong

Since when did we become the voice of reason? Sooner or later you play all the parts. They were a beautiful couple, his British accent made him all the more handsome; she was much younger with an exotic Latina flair. Gerard and Marta had come to therapy seeking help as the marriage was out of[…]

HOW TO RUIN A RELAITONSHIP IN 8 DATES!

This particular tale of woe is told from the point of view of a woman. However, this is not a gender specific problem and just as many women make many of the unforgivable dating mistakes listed below as men do. It should have been one of those great stories that Sally could have told her grandchildren about. Mr. Clueless and Sally had[…]

The Ping of Romance

Who wouldn’t get excited to find a love letter waiting for them at the beginning of a day? Whether you are male or female your lover will appreciate your words and thoughts on paper. Ever since the Internet boom, receiving a hand written love letter has become a thing of the past. It seems today[…]