My mom (who I live with) thinks I am falling in love, but I am not so sure. Being the scientist that I am, I constantly deliberate on what exactly love is. Love is such a general term that people use to describe so many feelings—I find the application of the word “love” to … [Read more...] about Mother Knows Best: Fleeting Passion or Romantic Love?
Adventures in Dating: Memoirs of a Single Mom
With the start of each new year, I engage in a lot of self-reflection; in fact, I think I do more self-reflection than New Year’s resolution making. At about this time last year, I started to awaken from a long, self-induced romantic relationship hibernation. After wiping the … [Read more...] about Reflections and Resolutions
After contemplating what to do about a recent text I received from The Question Mark, I ultimately decided to respond with a simple “Great -- hope you have a nice Thanksgiving.” I hated that part of me that wanted to engage him with more flirtatious repartee, but I know too well … [Read more...] about Dating with Children: How and When Should You Introduce the Kids?
About 10 years ago I had a short-lived, whirlwind romance with a man who was taking a long break from a complicated relationship with another woman. Once things got emotionally intimate with me, he bolted back to her and they eventually married. I was devastated. Despite my … [Read more...] about Pondering the “What If” Relationship
A co-worker of mine recently asked me if she could set me up with a guy in another department at my university. Since my divorce about 2 years ago, I have only started dating again the last few months, but I have not told her much about my personal life. Although I like one man I … [Read more...] about Taking a Pass on Workplace Romance