Tag Archives: couples

  • Steven Ivory: Reasons People Marry

    Jul 8, 14 by blueolive Comments Off


    *”Jake” has been married for 12 years now, in a union that he himself sardonically refers to as “No sex and a mortgage.” Twelve years ago when I asked him why he was going through with a proposal to a woman who cheated on him twice (that she admitted to), he responded, simply, “Well, she’s […]

  • Couple Awarded $28,000 Because They Have A ‘Bad Sex Life’

    Apr 3, 14 by Brainuser1 2 Comments


    *A couple in Italy has apparently been awarded $28K because they can’t have sex like they used to. Now before you go rushing to the courthouse to complain about your own dealings under the sheets, you might want to listen up. Article continues at EURThisNThat.

  • Steven Ivory: Life Lessons in a “Gay” Town

    Mar 25, 14 by blueolive Comments Off


    *I was 19 in 1974, the year I first moved to West Hollywood.  Moved in with my first real girlfriend, into a charming gray, two-bedroom bungalow on Westmount  Drive. Everything in my life was new.  In Los Angeles but a  year, I spent most of it living with Aunt Jewel and Grandmother in predominantly Black […]

  • 5 Pieces of Good Advice You Don’t Want to Hear (but Should Listen to) During a Divorce

    Feb 3, 14 by Brainuser1 Leave a comment


    *It’s like it was yesterday: that deep down ache that’s somehow empty and full of emotion at the same time; the checkout girl staring strangely because I’ve started to tear up while buying printer ink; the unbearably lonely, harsh time of 3 a.m. when the universe decides I should be awake. Divorce is excruciating, made […]

  • RELATIONSHIPS: Ladies Don’t Become Friends With Your Man’s Friend!

    Jan 8, 14 by Brainuser1 Leave a comment


    *While we ladies love to accommodate our men – you know, make sure he’s comfortable; his needs are met, his friends feel comfortable around us……….wait! Screeching brakes here. A relationship expert says we’ve got to be careful about that last one. Article continues at EURThisNthat.

  • Ask Tamara: Why do Men Have to Pay?

    Jun 4, 13 by tallen 1 Comment


    *Dear Tamara: In this day of equality and equal rights, why is it that women still expect men to automatically pay for every date? I have been dating the same woman for about four months now and every time we go out, she expects me to pay for everything. On one hand she comes off […]