By Amber Healy In the early afternoon of Election Day 2016, I traded messages with a good friend, heart swelling with hope. “To think … maybe, just maybe, the kiddos we love […]
As I age, I increasingly ponder loyalty. Most of us, I suspect, have an understanding of it. Perhaps it’s a feeling that we’d crawl through burning oil and run across broken glass […]
Often, the evidence suggests, sex in long-term relationships. What most people know about Sigmund Freud could fit on the head of a penis. But many are familiar with his late-life lament: “What […]
Recently I was e-mailed, via Match.com, by an attractive woman (to the extent that profile pictures can be trusted, anyway) named Kathleen. I love that name, and her profile made her sound […]
“Freedom of any kind is the worst for creativity.” Who said it?
Unfaithfulness may actually be an effective mechanism for transitioning from one relationship to another.
What is the nature of love, and how can it transform our lives? Writers have tackled that question for centuries, but Paulo Coelho makes a worthy contribution to that tradition in his […]
“What they really want to see is, they want you to chop your fucking arm off, hold up your arm, wave it around spewing blood, and believe me, if you did that, […]
They say money can’t buy happiness. The same also goes for celebrity, and even the status that accompanies being among the best in the world at your profession. We’ve had ample demonstration […]
You’re honey child to a swarm of bees Gonna blow right through you like a breeze Give me one last dance Well slide down the surface of things You’re the real thing […]