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    Cuffing Season is Coming

    Truth be told, I had never heard the term “cuffing season” until recently. For those of you (like me) who thought it might correlate to cold and flu season—well, let me enlighten you on yet another colloquialism related to dating. Cuffing season refers to a period of time where single people begin looking for short term partnerships to pass the colder months of the year. Cuffing season usually begins in October and lasts until just after Valentine’s Day. Yes, if you wondered if the word “cuff” has something to do with handcuffs…well you would be right. Nothing kinky like bondage…

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    Lost in Uncertainty

    Many of us are struggling in some kind of way. You may be noticing more anxiety, a constant low-grade level of stress, irritability, anger or sadness. I’m here to tell you that you’re not alone and it’s a normal reaction…

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    Love in the Time of Corona

    Trying to find love in the middle of a pandemic just lessened my already dismal odds by about eight-five percent (and that is probably generous). Which is why I’m not going to even bother. In the beginning of the quarantine,…

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    Finding Clarity Through the Fog

    Finding Clarity Through the Fog It’s been months since the last time I wrote but today although uncertain of what the hell I want to write about I felt the need to try to express the emotions that are coming…

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    Sex in the Suburbs

    What better way to lick my wounds and mend my bruised ego after another failed attempt at finding love than to binge watch five hours the Sex in the City marathon. Judge me all you want but what the hell…

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    Reflections of Each Other

    I opened up one of my journals last night after waiting for a phone call that never came. As I sit here reading the words of affirmation that I wrote last year suddenly I was saddened by what has happened…

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    Get Your Mind Right

    These are strange days we are living in. We are forty days into quarantine and one day just blends into another. Going into the grocery store feels like the apocalypse is coming with everyone wearing facemasks and hoarding toilet paper.…

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    The New Dating Game

    I’m noticing a shift in the dating game. Not only will this pandemic change our everyday lives in the days, weeks, months, perhaps even years to come, but also it will also change the way we connect to one another.…

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    Quarantine Dating

    I don’t know about all of you but this quarantine has got me all in my feelings–big time. One minute I’m laughing at all the ridiculous memes on social media and the next I find myself crying watching Sleepless in…

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    Socially Distanced

    Needless to say, this Coronavirus has put a little damper on my dating life. Not that it was great before a world pandemic caused us to isolate ourselves for weeks…maybe months but at least I could entertain the notion of…