How to Tell the Difference Between Friends and Frenemies

Female friendships are far from a sisterhood…according to an article in the New York Post yesterday (see link below). This article is one of many about the new book “Twisted Sisterhood” by Kelly Valen which  reveals stories of jealousy, undermining and competition amongst women (http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/nov/18/women-own-worst-enemies-study). A study associated with the book shows that 84% of […] Read more…

What Should You Appreciate More in Your 20’s?

A few things 40-somethings wish they appreciated more in their 20’s: your metabolism, your energy, your ability to bounce back from hangovers, your skin, your body, your mistakes, your freedom, sleep, independence, time, choices, sex. And then there are the big ones — the one’s many women wish they didn’t take for granted in their […] Read more…

When to End a Break?

Yesterday I had two queries from 20-somethings on whether to break up with a boyfriend or not. One was jokingly flipping a coin to decide. The other one is on a “break” and trying to decide whether to cut the tie. Of course there is no one size fits all answer. The idea of this […] Read more…

Advice on Dating an Older Man

“As a young 20 something year old (who is confident enough to know what she wants when she sees it) how to handle a relation with a man 15 years my senior?” — 20-something question Dating a man 15 years your senior you will need to ask yourself a lot of questions. Some 40-somethings recommend […] Read more…

Marriage is not Obsolete – It’s a Choice

Marriage is obsolete.  That was the big news yesterday. 1 in 4 Americans believe marriage is obsolete according to a study by Pew Research Center and Time Magazine (39% vs. 28% in 1978). Of course there are lots of reasons  – women can support themselves, it’s more acceptable to live together and have children out […] Read more…

The Mating Game or the Waiting Game?

http://news.yahoo.com/s/yblog_thelookout/20101116/us_yblog_thelookout/prince-william-and-kate-middleton-to-wed Prince William and Kate Middleton are finally engaged after years of dating and speculation.  Kate Middleton earned the nickname “Waity Katie” by the media.  But I don’t know that waiting is so bad when you’re in your 20’s, even if you’re in a serious relationship. One interesting thing I noticed in talking to 40-something […] Read more…

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