The Fundamentals of Divorce – Illinois’ New Divorce LawPosted on January 13, 2016
Guest Post by: Andrew G. Vaughn. Divorce Attorney/Founder of NuVorce LLC and Professor of Advanced Domestic Relations Law at Loyola University Chicago School of Law. On January 1, 2016 a new set of divorce laws became effective in Illinois. These laws changed many of the core practices in divorce. In this three part guest blog … Continue reading The Fundamentals of Divorce – Illinois’ New Divorce Law
Why You Should Date the Short GuyPosted on October 29, 2015
One of my male friends is 5’7”. He’s been on Match.com and told me his message inbox is radio silent. He will message women and they won’t respond, and doesn’t receive messages initiated by women either. But then he told me, “Anita, just for fun sometimes I change my height to 6 feet, and then … Continue reading Why You Should Date the Short Guy
Why Men Won’t CommitPosted on July 1, 2015
If there’s one thing that pains me to hear from my female clients, it’s that the guy they’re dating is scared of commitment. In the dating stage it may look like inconsistent contact, last minute get togethers or booty calls. In a relationship, it may mean waiting to hear “I love you,” not moving in … Continue reading Why Men Won’t Commit
Why Summer in Chicago is the Best Time for LovePosted on May 14, 2015
As first posted in Time Out Chicago: “You can’t find love during summer in Chicago. People just want to hook up.” Have you ever heard this, or perhaps even said these words yourself? As a dating coach, I frequently hear this from my clients as summer approaches. In the nation’s third largest city, people don’t seem … Continue reading Why Summer in Chicago is the Best Time for Love
Break Up Tips – I Got Dumped. Now What?Posted on May 5, 2015
Dear Anita, I was dating this guy for almost a year and he just dumped me. It took me by surprise and now I’m struggling. I think my friends are tired of hearing about him. It’s been three months since the breakup but I can’t get over it. Can you give me some tips to … Continue reading Break Up Tips – I Got Dumped. Now What?
Marriage is Not DeadPosted on April 9, 2015
A blog about why marriages don’t work by Anthony D’Ambrosio has been popping up in my social media news feed over the last couple of days. You can read it here. His stance is that nowadays people are not equipped to handle marriages. While that may be true for some couples, it doesn’t mean that … Continue reading Marriage is Not Dead
Four Love Lessons From The BachelorPosted on March 9, 2015
I know, I know…some of you are rolling your eyes at the title of my blog. Seriously, what can The Bachelor teach us about love? When the first season aired in 2002, I too thought, What are these women thinking? Where’s their self-respect? But when I watched this season’s episodes, I had a different take … Continue reading Four Love Lessons From The Bachelor
Fifty Shades of SexPosted on February 14, 2015
Happy Valentine’s Day! Some thoughts from Karen Washington, AMFT, Sex Therapist: Following all of the recent hype around the release of the 50 Shades of Grey movie, and its related products (i.e. OPI released the 50 Shades of Grey nail color line, Sephora has a few 50 Shades of Grey makeup packages, your local sex … Continue reading Fifty Shades of Sex
Dating Dos & Don’tsPosted on February 4, 2015
I received a question from a reader: Dear Anita, I’m always single. I read advice online and my friends try to help me. What advice would you give me? I’d like to find love in 2015. – Single in San Antonio Dear Single, I frequently get asked about my top tips to … Continue reading Dating Dos & Don’ts
Why You Should Know Each Other’s Chipotle OrdersPosted on November 20, 2014
One evening my boyfriend came over, and stopped at Chipotle on his way to bring me some dinner. He texted me to see what I wanted. My brief responses of “chicken taco” and “you know what I want” apparently didn’t help him too much, because he didn’t get my order right. I wondered, “How could … Continue reading Why You Should Know Each Other’s Chipotle Orders
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