Girl Talk

Advice from Melissa: Dating sites produce the same people again and again

Advice from Melissa: Dating sites produce the same people again and again

Dear Melissa, I have been online dating for months, and it feels like I keep meeting the same type of guys over and over. I’m ready to give up! Any advice? Disconnected Dear disconnected, Maybe you should try logging off for a while and going out in the world instead. I feel with online dating, […]

Girl Talk: What to do if you feel like an insignifcant other

Girl Talk: What to do if you feel like an insignifcant other

When you are in a relationship, it’s expected that your partner will put you on some type of proverbial pedestal. For a successful relationship, you are both supposed to make each other a priority and make one another feel more important than the other people in your lives. But what if this doesn’t happen? Can […]

Advice from Melissa: One friend I can’t accept

Dear Melissa, My friend’s daughter sent me a friend request on Facebook and I didn’t accept it. She asked me why and it caused a fight with us. I am not really comfortable with the idea of having kids as “friends” but I don’t know how to say that to her. Help! Unfriended Dear Unfriended, […]

Girl Talk: Adulting can be hard sometimes

Girl Talk: Adulting can be hard sometimes

“To live will be an awfully big adventure.” Peter Pan said this, and much more, about the hardships of growing up. It’s no wonder that he opted not to. It is an undeniable truth that adulting is a hard and often unpleasant task. Is that perhaps why so many adults today suffer from Peter Pan […]

Girl Talk: What’s Parade Day like when you’re sober?

Girl Talk: What’s Parade Day like when you’re sober?

Parade Day weekend is upon us. While Irish eyes are smiling, they could make the most unfortunate faces look like pots of gold. When you are out with your friends this weekend, make sure they aren’t kissing any regrettable Blarney Stones. Being the sober friend on Parade Day is a life changing experience. Have you […]

Advice from Melissa: Should I flee or fight?

Dear Melissa, My boyfriend and I just can’t stop fighting lately. I don’t know if it is Mercury Retrograde, cabin fever or just us falling out of love. I am not ready to give up. What do I do? Fighter Dear Fighter, Put your gloves down and go back to your corner. Take a time […]

Girl Talk: Can you repair a broken best friend bond?

Girl Talk: Can you repair a broken best friend bond?

It is an undeniable truth that breaking up is hard to do. It is never really ended and someone, whether they admit it or not, will always get hurt. Places that were once sacred are now forbidden. Songs that were sung together now make your ears bleed and pictures of happier times are shredded up […]

Advice from Melissa: Nothing’s really wrong, I’m just not into it

Dear Melissa, I think my relationship has outlived its shelf life. I am no longer happy but there is no real reason to break up. No one cheated, we are not fighting and he hasn’t done anything to deserve it. Should I just keep waiting for the spark to reignite? In the dark Hello Darkness, […]

Advice from Melissa: Bridesmaid blues

Dear Melissa, I am recently engaged and am trying to pick my bridal party. My fiancé wants me to have his one female friend as one of my bridesmaids because they are very close. The problem is, she and I have never really gotten along and I don’t want her to stand with me. He […]

Girl Talk: One couple’s treasures …

Girl Talk: One couple’s treasures …

When it comes to happy perfect relationships, it is true that what works for one couple could be a kamikaze mission for another. Couples who look so happy on TV and Facebook could, in reality, be holding themselves together by a thread. While science has proven that visions in the mirror are not always what […]

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