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Should I look for love?

May 21, 2012

I always love puttering around my cozy house in stormy weather. With today’s rain and thunder pounding outside, I was totally content to cook, vacuum and do laundry. But as […]

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Learning about relationships from the Year of the Dragon

January 21, 2012

I‘ve always viewed the dragon as one of the coolest symbols of Chinese culture. Then, I learned the unpleasant reality of his relationship to his mate, the glorious, wildly feathered […]

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How to choose a good shrink

November 29, 2011

Today’s post is inspired by the single most frequent question that readers ask me: How does a person get started with therapy? How do I choose a good shrink? Up […]

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5 tips for successful dating

September 7, 2011

Well, folks, a miracle has happened. Getting out there to date post-divorce has given me some dating skills. Here’s what I’ve learned: 1. Dating online is totally acceptable. Hey, it’s […]

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Fear — and getting over it

July 28, 2011

I just¬†turned 55. And I am scared. The feeling reminds me of quarter-life angst except worse. After all, a half-life crisis involves twice as much emotional baggage. But thankfully, there’s […]

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5 ways that some married women can annoy a single, divorced woman like me

December 23, 2010

I do a good job of celebrating the holidays because I want my daughter to have a happy childhood. In the process of keeping up the festivities for her sake, […]

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Dining tips: how to know which bread plate & glass are yours….old school social networking!

December 23, 2010

This post is in the practical advice category. It contains info that I wish I’d had as a young Chinatown ghetto nerd who was trying to figure out mainstream dining. […]

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