Advice from Melissa: Should I worry about my husbands female FB friends?

Advice from Melissa: Should I worry about my husbands female FB friends?

Dear Melissa, My husband has a part-time job at night as a bartender. He is always accepting friend requests from patrons, often who are ladies. While I am secure and confident in who I am and the relationship that we have, it irritates me to no end seeing these women comment flirty, suggestive messages on […]

Girl Talk: Being open and upfront goes a long way in healthy relationships

Girl Talk: Being open and upfront goes a long way in healthy relationships

On behalf of women everywhere, I would like to be the first to stand up and freely admit that when it comes to communication, we are complicated creatures. We hide thoughts and emotions and stick an “I’m fine” band-aid on them until it falls off and reveals the real festering wound below. So guys, when […]

Advice from Melissa: Is it OK to try dating the same person a second time?

Advice from Melissa: Is it OK to try dating the same person a second time?

Dear Melissa, I have recently started online dating after being off the site for a few years. I have noticed I am getting messaged by guys I had previously dated from my last online venture and am wondering if I should give them a second chance since it has been years. What should I do? […]

Girl Talk: Falling back into the comfort zone of sex with an ex partner

Girl Talk: Falling back into the comfort zone of sex with an ex partner

There are few things as relaxing as curling up with your favorite book. Whether you have read it so many times the cover is falling off or you have sections memorized and can quote them line for line, there is something very comforting about knowing exactly what you’re getting into. You don’t have to worry […]

Advice from Melissa: Can my new guy outshine my ex at Easter dinner?

Advice from Melissa: Can my new guy outshine my ex at Easter dinner?

Dear Melissa, My family does not like my new boyfriend, because they were very attached to my ex. I want to bring him to Easter dinner, but I am afraid they won’t give him a chance. What do I do? Bunny Dear Bunny, Explain to your family that the new guy has a lot of […]

Girl Talk: Season of rebirth brings closed doors and open windows

Girl Talk: Season of rebirth brings closed doors and open windows

The old saying goes “when life closes a door, it opens a window.” It seems life throws us one curve ball after another and forces change into our lives. Whether it’s making the decision to leave a job, end a relationship, change majors or move to a new home, it always feels like this time […]

Advice from Melissa: My guy’s family has changed the way they treat me.

Advice from Melissa: My guy’s family has changed the way they treat me.

Dear Melissa, My boyfriend’s family has always been great to me. Since day one, they have made me feel like one of their own. Lately, it seems they are treating me differently, but when I bring it up to him, he says it’s all in my head. I can’t shake this feel that something is […]

Girl Talk: Spring cleaning your social network to declutter your life

Girl Talk: Spring cleaning your social network to declutter your life

Spring is in the air. Birds are chirping, the last remnants of the blizzard are melting, and people are finally opening up their windows to air out the winter dust that has settled around them. Spring is a time of growth and renewal. This year instead of your house, try to spring clean your life. […]

Girl Talk: Without the cornerstone of communication, relationships crumble

Girl Talk: Without the cornerstone of communication, relationships crumble

Communication is a key cornerstone in every successful relationship. Without having proper lines of communication open between you and your partner, simple misunderstandings can lead to giant fights. Feelings can be easily hurt, and hearts will be broken. So, while you are part of a relationship and talk daily to your significant other, are you […]

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, […]

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