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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 […]

Girl Talk: It’s time to ‘just stop stressing’

Girl Talk: It’s time to ‘just stop stressing’

Everyone loves a good underdog story. Whether it’s “Legally Blonde’s” Elle Woods finishing Harvard after her ex-boyfriend, Warner, said she wasn’t smart enough, the great Russian defeat dubbed the Miracle on Ice at the 1980 Olympics or Britney Spears having a successful career after a tumultuous 2007, there is just something uplifting and romantic about […]

Advice from Melissa: Ready to throw in the towel

Dear Melissa, As February is winding down I am finding it harder and harder to stick to my New Year’s resolution. Life keeps getting in the way and I think it’s time to throw in the towel. Any advice how to stay motivated? Resolved Dear Resolved, Remember the reasons you chose that resolution in the […]

Girl Talk: What do your hands say about you?

Girl Talk: What do your hands say about you?

In 1939 the film “Gone with the Wind” came out onto the big screen and made its way into the hearts of countless fans for decades to come. While some of the most notable quotes refer to kissing and never going hungry again, another one crossed my mind as I stood over my bathroom sink: […]

Advice from Melissa: Spite Cupid; be your own valentine

Dear Melissa, Valentine’s Day is coming and I have been asked out to dinner by a guy I am not really attracted to. I really don’t want to spend the holiday alone so I am thinking of just accepting the date to give him a chance. Am I being selfish? Cupidless Dear Cupid, Never date […]

Girl Talk: Can you put a price on love?

Girl Talk: Can you put a price on love?

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and with that comes the inevitable heavy flow of new engagements. Girls all over Facebook will be doing the hand pose to show off their new ring. But, what if the ring isn’t good? Does it really matter as long as there is love behind it? I took a recent […]

Advice from Melissa: We broke up and now this pup’s caught in the middle

Dear Melissa, My boyfriend and I recently broke up and we both want to keep our dog. It was a messy break up and sharing him isn’t an option but neither of us can imagine life without him. What do I do? Puppy Love Dear Puppy Love, This is a tough one. I guess in […]