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Fifty Shades of Red Flags

 

The Fifty Shades trilogy has been at the top of the NYT Bestseller list for 10 weeks now.  I can’t even begin to count the number of people who have suggested I review these books.  I’m on vacation in the Outer Banks, North Carolina right now, and I figured they’d be good for reading on the plane.  I started reading the first book at 3:30am, and knew that I probably wasn’t going to like them, as I had started cracking up laughing at the terrible writing by 3:45am.  Warning, those who have been in an abusive relationship may be triggered by the following post. Read the rest of this entry

Book Review: Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man

The movie Think Like a Man has de-throned The Hunger Games as #1 in the box office this past weekend. For those of you who don’t know, Think Like a Man is based off of a self-help and dating advice book by comedian Steve Harvey entitled  Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man: What Men Really Think About Love, Relationships, Intimacy, and Commitment. I read this book a few years back, and had mixed feelings. Some of the advice given to women is sound, and other pieces are misguided. Read the rest of this entry

A Nice Girl’s Guide to Dating Multiple People

As I said in Part 5 of My Story, I spent a year of my life dating multiple people. In that year, I dated 12 men, and I averaged dating 3 at any given time. Although the temptation to just settle down with one of these guys was strong, I knew that if I did, I wasn’t dating the best person that I could date. I found that I stopped accepting dangerous or abusive behavior from my dates, because I had the self-confidence to know that they weren’t the only person out there who wanted to spend time with me. Read the rest of this entry

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