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  • Older woman in love
    Dating advice: my mother is stuck on a loser!
    Dear Deborrah:My 66 year old mom has been dating a much younger man over four years. He has yet to obtain a full time job, or even a job where he will work more than two to three days minimum. His paychecks, as she complains to me, are usually...
  • jealous mother
    Dating advice: my boyfriend's mother is angry that he wrote me and not her
    Dear Deborrah:I started dating my boyfriend, and six weeks later he went off to bootcamp. As soon as his mom got his address, she sent it to me (so far that I know). So I send him a letter that very same day.Turns out I was the FIRST and only...
  • Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. There is no room for the word Ugly
    Lifestyle Advice - Ban the Four Letter Word "Ugly"!
    This article may become a bit of a rant but I just can’t ignore talking about this anymore. What gives anyone the right to call someone “Ugly?” This four letter word is the worst one of the bunch and should be considered the...
  • 21847751_dlc
    Asked about children early on - does it mean you are long-term material?
    Dear Deborrah:If you are asked early on in the dating relationship if you want children, is this always an indication that you are being considered for the long-term? I would like to get married and be a father.Signed,HopefulDear Hopeful:Hold your...
  • Sad Young Black Man
    Dating advice: she's beautiful but has the personality of a sack of potatoes!
    Dear Deborrah:How can a woman be so incredibly beautiful, almost to the point of being illegal in 10 states, but yet have the personality of a 10 lb. bag of potatoes?I don't get it. She is so unemotional, no creativity, no feelings, no deep...
  • Gone Girl - Anne Dunne
    Feedback from Readers #17: Readers discuss 'Gone Girl,' misogyny, and casual sex
    Welcome to the 17th Edition of "Feedback from Readers." As most of my long-time readers know, I usually feature feedback I have received from my male and female readers after every five-to-seven articles that have been published for this...
  • Frankie Favasuli and The Big Tree Band
    EVENT PICK at The Bitter End
    On Friday, NYC’s The Bitter End will host The Big Tree Band featuring Frankie Favasuli. The talented trio will kick off the evening of music with some new tunes and fan favorites. Their Otis Redding cover was recently picked up by a site...
  • Can you catch Ebola virus when dating?
    Can you catch Ebola virus when dating?
    Why would you even open this article?What is the chance that you could get Ebola on a date?According to our medical authorities there is no chance that this could happen to you unless you fly to West Africa and go on that kind of date, but in...
  • The kissing peak.
    Good single parent or bad single parent?
    How do you know you're a good or bad single parent?Well, first off, being a parent is the hardest job in the world. So even if you're not perfect, you're probably still an awesome person. Think about it this way: If you volunteer your...
  • Introvert date
    IntroFlirt: 7 date ideas for introverts
    Dating involves unavoidable pressure. There’s no getting around it: to find a companion and develop the relationship you want, you have to talk to people. Dinner, drinks, long chats, meeting each other’s friends and family—it...
  • Positive Singles
    How To Tell Someone You Have Herpes
    Dating with herpes can be a challenge and not just because you have the virus. Not knowing how people will judge you once they find out, worrying whether or not they will leave you or even wondering if they will share your personal information...
  • Orange County Matchmaker
    Benefits of being in love
    Orange County's matchmaking team at Palm and Associates share the benefits of being in love...If you type “Love is...” into Google, you’ll be met with a whopping 1,040,000,000 results. Yes, you counted those zeros correctly.....
  • OC Matchmaker
    The modern day way to meet singles in Orange County
    Orange County’s Premier Matchmaking Agency, Palm and Associates,presents the hottest new way to meet quality singles.Palm and Associates is a modern day matchmaking agency located in the heart of Newport Beach and caters to successful...
  • Finding the right kind of love!
    Dating Advice - Why do You Keep Attracting the Wrong People to Date?
    Why do You Keep Attracting the Wrong People to Date?Social media and computer dating is becoming the norm with how people interact these days. Mingle meet up groups are trying to make a comeback but not without the help of using every platform...
  • Gone Girl
    'Gone Girl': 5 life lessons to be learned from the year's best romantic drama
    Warning: If you have not yet viewed the film, Gone Girl, you might not want to read this review in its entirety. At points, some "spoilers" (i.e. plot points from the film) may be revealed, and could potentially ruin your viewing...