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If You Find Yourself Being Smacked Around, It Is Your Own Fault

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January 14, 2017

Dr. Phil is on a mission to keep women from being battered. His slogan is “End the Silence On Domestic Violence.” But I recently watched him counsel a woman whose boyfriend, punched, choked, and kicked her. Dr. Phil told her she wasn’t to be blamed for the violence, nothing she said or did was wrong…. Read More ›

5 Five Ways To Avoid Being Catfished While Online “Dating”

Catfish are a serious problem in online dating. Catfish are people who pretend to be someone they are not online. They create false IDs in social media and dating sites in order to pursue deceptive online romances. They can string people on for years and apparently, have no remorse for their actions. They steal other people’s photos,… Read More ›

Face it! He’s Giving Off Clues He’s Just Not That Into You

A few years ago, Sex and the City writer, Greg Behrendt wrote a brilliant book called “He’s Just Not That Into You” to help women figure out what was going on with men. Greg got the idea to write a book after he wrote that line for the show. When the female cast and crew heard the line, it shocked them… Read More ›

You’ve Been Unceremoniously Dumped. Should You Go Psycho?

You’ve been seeing each other for a few months, maybe years. You’re in a committed relationship and you think things are going great. You receive a text from him, “I want to get my things out of your place asap.” WHAT?! Why?? It’s over?! How can that be? Your thoughts race as you try to… Read More ›

5 Ways Your Online Dating Profile Will Keep You Single Forever

I started reading women’s online profiles from dating websites after discovering male bloggers were mercilessly mocking them. I wanted to see for myself just how bad women’s profiles were. They were terrible. If I was a man I wouldn’t date any of you ladies. You all clearly have no clue about men. Ladies, this is some… Read More ›

How To Attract a Man

I have come to realize from reading lists of unrealistic requirements for a man, and women’s ridiculous online dating profiles, that women don’t know jack about men. I’m shocked since there are books about men galore, and talk shows discuss relationships ad nauseum. Somehow women aren’t getting the message. Women of all ages don’t seem… Read More ›

If You’re Over 45—And Want A Man—You’re Going to Have to do Certain Things, Whether You Like it Or Not

The recent “Crazy Cat Lady” blogger got me thinking. (She’s the one who wrote the insanely ridiculous “non-negotiable list” for her next man. My post on that is here.) I guess women have no idea what the reality is for a woman over 45 years old in the dating world. It’s time for a reality check…. Read More ›

Screw Trust. You Need to be Watching Your Man Like a Hawk

Some bloggers responded to my post “He Doesn’t Want to be Your Effing Friend!!” with statements about how you just need to trust your partner. Wrong. We’re always told in order to have a healthy relationship you must trust your partner. It would be great to trust your partner—whether it’s a man or woman. The fact is, you shouldn’t. Trust… Read More ›

He Doesn’t Want to be Your Effing Friend!!

Ladies, here’s the deal with the “friend” thing. Guys, no matter their age, don’t need or want friends who are females. They have their guy friends to hang out with, play sports, go to games. And guys prefer their guy friends for most activities. It can happen, where you have a genuine male friend (with no… Read More ›

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