19 Dec 2012
It’s time. The profile has been proofed, edited, revised, tweaked, prodded and poked. Lauren* has given me hints and ideas and blunt orders. (“You can’t say, “gentleman” there, Khristina. It sounds like you might be looking for a sugar daddy.”) I’m on the phone with Lauren and some Man Magnet friends when she ceremoniously christens the page and launches it into the world. There it...
17 Dec 2012
Whether it shows up in money arguments, sexual tension or other ways, stress often comes to the forefront during the holidays. A conscious loving set of solutions can help you overcome intimacy challenges at this time of year. Here are some of the most common issues we’re heard over the years and the practical shifts you can create to enjoy your holidays to the max.
14 Dec 2012
No one ever balks when it comes to spending money on an education, proper work attire, a vacation or a great pair of shoes. And yet, you don’t often see singles making an investment in their love life. There is a pervasive belief that it should just “happen” naturally and not require any really effort or money. Here’s what I know for sure: The happily...
12 Dec 2012
It’s a sunny Sunday afternoon and I’m online profile-writing in a hip cafe, sipping a glass of rosé for inspiration. I’ve got the first few paragraphs done, but I now – according to Lauren’s* direction – need a section about what my preferences are. Ostensibly this is just to give my potential suitors a clue about what I like to do. It’s sort of simplistic,...
11 Dec 2012
One of the hardest things about a breakup is all of the heavy, hurtful emotional residue it can leave behind in its wake. Those shattering misunderstandings . . . broken promises . . . and wounding words left hanging . . .
10 Dec 2012
Today I want to invite you to merge your human physical self with your cosmic consciousness as you allow yourself to truly know that you are not alone, that the Divine is a force for good in your life, supporting and nurturing your dreams and desires. Many of us claim that we believe in God, angels, miracles and divine forces, and yet often we live...
05 Dec 2012
Penning an online dating profile has always reminded me of writing a resume – not something I’m a fan of. The whole dance of cramming everything I’ve ever done, every career I’ve embarked on, every task I’ve accomplished on a single, tiny-fonted page, has always sort of . . . bummed me out.
03 Dec 2012
It’s the most wonderful time of the year . . . Or so the song goes. When you have a tendency to get jealous, the holidays can be an especially UN-wonderful and upsetting time of the year. Yes, there may be plenty of festivities, good food, and presents, but there are also a lot of triggering situations.
29 Nov 2012
Tis the season . . . and you know what that means. Parties! Presents! And . . . Possibilities!
28 Nov 2012
So what does it mean to nest? In the animal kingdom: A nest is a place of refuge to hold an animal’s eggs or provide a place to live or raise offspring. So what about us human beings, why do men nest when they are happy? Well for men, they appreciate the companionship, attention, affection and regular sex that comes with a happy relationship. When...