The Uncomfortable Truth at the Heart of Louis CK’s Abortion Comments

My latest post is now up on Relevant:  https://relevantmagazine.com/article/the-uncomfortable-truth-at-the-heart-of-louis-c-k-s-abortion-comments/#acf Did he really just say that? That’s the question everyone seems to be asking about stand-up comedian Louis C.K.’s latest Netflix special, 2017. But not for the reasons you might suspect. Louis C.K. is well known for his trademark sardonic humor and jaded outlook on everything … More The Uncomfortable Truth at the Heart of Louis CK’s Abortion Comments

Conflict Avoidance isn’t the Same Thing as Peacemaking

My latest true confessions are up at the Relevant Blog: http://www.relevantmagazine.com/life/conflict-avoidance-isnt-same-thing-peacemaking I recently read about a man in Georgia who has yet to find out the results of the presidential election. Seriously. Since November 9, anytime he leaves his home, he gears up with headphones and a sign around his neck asking people not to … More Conflict Avoidance isn’t the Same Thing as Peacemaking

Why I Might Stay Silent Online (And Maybe You Should Too)

This post is up today at Huffington Post -I would love for you to check it out and comment or share! Over the summer, my husband and I stole away to Guatemala for our honeymoon. After months of wedding planning and long days of coordinating schedules, trouble-shooting, and arranging every little detail, we were ready … More Why I Might Stay Silent Online (And Maybe You Should Too)

Here’s How You Can Actually Enjoy Dating

My latest post is featured up at Relevant: http://www.relevantmagazine.com/life/relationships/heres-how-you-can-actually-enjoy-dating She plopped down in the seat across from me with a heavy sigh. Two weeks, four dates yet seemingly no progress toward a significant relationship. She was putting herself out there, making good conversation and doing all the “right” things. But with Mr. Right still nowhere … More Here’s How You Can Actually Enjoy Dating

TV Couples We Love to Love: The Best & the Worst

Clear Eyes. Full Hearts. Can’t Lose. If you’re going to watch one of my favorite shows with me, be warned. I watch onscreen romances the way my dad watches football. There is couch-side coaching, cheering, and calling fouls. There is shouting when necessary. When you’re a chick who talks about relationships for a living, you … More TV Couples We Love to Love: The Best & the Worst

Traveling for Cheapskates. How We Traveled for 3 Months Without Going Broke.

You know all those “How to Quit Your Job and Travel the World” posts that promise you a simple, fool-proof formula for leaving your office job behind and raking in cash while traveling to exotic places? (The ones that we kind of roll our eyes at, but secretly love to click on, and frantically exit … More Traveling for Cheapskates. How We Traveled for 3 Months Without Going Broke.