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5 Ways To Be Financially Independent

In this recession, it's no wonder that financial insecurity makes it hard for us to sleep well at night. So here are five tips for you to take charge of your own finances and life, without having to rely on a significant other.

Men’s Dirty Little Secrets – Part 2

Men’s Dirty Little Secrets – Part 2

As promised, here is the second installment in my exposé on men’s dirty little secrets. As I’m sure many of you know, men are visual beings.  We are motivated to action and stimulated most by our sense of sight.  As such, when we see something provocative it can have a profound effect on us.  And by profound effect, I mean, we get an erection.  It’s automatic, we think very little about it and are fairly accustomed to it, as we have regularly had to deal with this “affliction” since we were but mere lads.  And all o

Worst Places To Meet For A First Date

Worst Places To Meet For A First Date

As a matchmaker, it's my job to advise my clients on where to meet for a first date and where not to meet for a first date. The intention of this article is to steer you away from the worst places to meet for a first date. I advise you meet at the following places later on down the line but never for the first date:

How To Avoid "The Friend Zone"

How To Avoid "The Friend Zone"

You wanted to take things slow and keep things casual with your new love-interest, but now things are so casual that you fear that you’ve missed your chance to add romance into the mix. It’s so easy to accidentally end up in the friend zone instead of getting romantic with someone new.but there are 2 big things you can do to help avoid just being friends. Two BIG Ways To Avoid The Friend Zone

3 Questions to Ask Before Entering the GLBT Workforce

3 Questions to Ask Before Entering the GLBT Workforce

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) Professionals have a lot of considerations in today's ever changing workforce.  Decisions vary depending on whether you are out in your personal life and/or professional life.  They can also vary depending on the industry within which you work.  The following 3 Reflection Questions can serve as a stepping off point for GLBT professionals facing these sometimes daunting challenges.    

If Eva Longoria Were To Online Date

If Eva Longoria Were To Online Date

Stars, they’re just like us.  They buy their groceries on Sundays, they order take-out Thai food on the way home from the gym, they have to remove their shoes when going through airport security at LAX… and they do online dating!?! A story came out recently saying that, after some friends started a successful relationship on Match.com, Eva Longoria “believes that online dating works,” and I couldn’t agree with her more.  It turns out many celebrit