In this adorable 30-second video, one father dishes out some sound parenting advice that we should all follow. Wise words, fella, wide words.
It’s almost impossible to live in this modern metropolitan world without some form of online attachment and it can really get in the way of our romantic relationships if we don’t watch out. I was rather late to the internet-party but now I’d say I’m certifiably addicted. Leave the smart phone home for the afternoon…? Not a chance! I’d hate to be ‘out of touch’. This kind of constant interaction online can interfere with our in-person relationships. Especially sexually.
Are you an introvert? I have a recently been following the tweets and posts of Susan Cain and I looked forward to the release of her book, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking before the book came out. I have long identified myself as an introvert, save for those few years in late adolescence and early adulthood when I did my best to shed those characteristics. …
I’ve been where you are right now. Years ago, I was single, divorced and looking for love. I remember the disappointment of having yet another relationship end painfully, and worse…the fear that something was wrong with me. One night, after a particularly painful breakup with a man I had been certain was the love of my life, I made what I call my “fetal position decision”. Yep, curled up in the fetal position on my bed, I declared… I was either going to find my soulmate or be a cat lady…
Social media has been a wonderful way to bring people together, reconnect with former classmates, brag about your children and share more information than most people are actually interested in. I’m typically quite entertained by Facebook posts or tweets from clever, funny people. Unfortunately, social media also attracts many who use it as a place to bully, demean, argue, rant, complain, swear, and generally work to make the rest of us miserable. I’ve wisely hid or unfriended these people yet periodi
In the Oscar nominated blockbuster film Zero Dark Thirty, Jessica Chastain portrays Maya, a Central Intelligence Officer, dedicates her early career years to uncovering intel about al-Qaeda and Osama Bin Laden. Her tenacity and due diligence bring to mind a popular card seen on someecards.com with a picture of a matter-of-fact woman with the verbage "Don't Underestimate My Ability to Find Sh** Out."
Catfish is a term that became popular in online dating after a 2010 documentary of that name was released in theaters. The documentary followed a young man who had met a girl online and fell in love without ever meeting her in person. When they finally met — spoiler alert! — the girl on the other side of the computer was not who she portrayed herself to be.
There are different types of addictions, some more serious than others. Hard core addictions to things like drugs and alcohol are clearly the most severe and warrant cause for concern. On the flip side, there are people that consider themselves addicts to things like coffee, eating and shopping. While not as serious, these do qualify as addictions all the same to a certain extent. There is even such a thing as being addicted to the Internet. That should be no surprise, as the numbers of online users continues to grow each year.
Laina Walker, the famous face of the Overly Attached Girlfriend meme, shares her story about how the whole Internet phenomenon blew up and how she hopes to use comedy for a good cause.
Online dating is a lot like a job in sales. Only rather than convincing potential customers to purchase a product, you're persuading them to invest their time in getting to know you. The reward? A few dates and, if you're lucky, a serious relationship.
Well, well, well. It looks like online dating isn't as great as it's cracked up to be. And that's not surprising to me. Look around at your friends. How many of them have successfully found love online? Aren't there more horror stories than not?
When trying to pick out a mate, what qualities do you think creates the strongest attraction and greatest possibility of success? Is it your looks, your sense of humor, or your astrological sign? Those factors are so 20th century according to a new dating website that matches people up based on their social networking prowess on sites like Facebook and Twitter.