Breaking news: readers aren’t all looking for the same story

Breaking news: readers aren’t all looking for the same story

A recent article in the New York Times featured a round-up of upcoming romance novels. Of course, they chose to have a man write this article, despite the fact that authors and publishers of these novels are often women. My twitter feed was up in arms over the condescending way the article was written. It screamed “Oh, look how cute these stories are for these […]

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If you want a great relationship, know how you like your eggs

If you want a great relationship, know how you like your eggs

There’s a scene in Runaway Bride in which Richard Gere challenges Julia Roberts on how she likes her eggs. In his infinite wisdom and clever investigative reporting, his character has realized that Julia Roberts’ character always eats her eggs however the man in her life best likes them–poached, scrambled, sunny-side up, etc. To me, that scene always seemed so poignant. It was an example of how […]

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What’s the Problem with Ghosting Anyway?

What’s the Problem with Ghosting Anyway?

Moderately unpopular opinion time: In the modern world of dating, “ghosting” doesn’t deserve its bad rep. Bear with me on this. I’m not encouraging ghosting. If you’ve at least met the person face to face, you probably should let that person know that you aren’t feeling the love. However, if you haven’t even met yet, why do you have an obligation to tell this person […]

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