Girl Talk

Advice from Melissa: He’s making me choose between him and my job

Advice from Melissa: He’s making me choose between him and my job

Dear Melissa, I have been offered a job at a higher position within my company. It is a great opportunity for me, however, it requires me to relocate to New Jersey, and my boyfriend is really against me going. My career is very important to me, and I have worked very hard to get this […]

Girl Talk: Melissa discusses standing in solidarity and #MeToo

Girl Talk: Melissa discusses standing in solidarity and #MeToo

Hashtags are the internet’s fastest way to get your point across. They identify your message topic and make it easy to search for common interests. Social media has become the world’s platform for getting your message heard, and the current trending hashtag, #Metoo, has so much to say to so many people, both men and […]

Girl Talk: Don’t let your phone come between you and your significant other

Girl Talk: Don’t let your phone come between you and your significant other

One of the most important parts of a successful relationship is to have open lines of communication. Keeping your partner in the loop with your life is a sure-fire way to keep the love in and the drama out. Trouble always arises when a third party enters your blissful nest, and when the third party […]

Advice from Melissa: I’m affectionate and my boyfriend won’t show me love

Advice from Melissa: I’m affectionate and my boyfriend won’t show me love

Dear Melissa, I am in a relationship with someone who is not outwardly affectionate. This goes beyond excessive PDAs to the point where he wont even hold my hand or show any type of physical affection unless we are in private. I am a very affectionate person, and the constant rejection of my advances has […]

Girl Talk: Learn from your past mistakes but don’t let them define you

Girl Talk: Learn from your past mistakes but don’t let them define you

By the time you reach your thirties, chances are you have had your heart broken once or twice. The path to discovering the traits you need in a mate are shaped as you stumble along the bumpy road of dating. How do you learn the lessons from the mistakes of your past without letting them […]

Advice from Melissa: Should I cancel the party I planned prior to break-up?

Advice from Melissa: Should I cancel the party I planned prior to break-up?

Dear Melissa, My boyfriend of four years and I recently broke up. I was in the process of planning him a surprise party for his 30th birthday, and all of the arrangements were already made and paid for when I found out he was cheating on me. The party is in two weeks, and since […]

Advice from Melissa: How do we handle joint custody of the dog?

Advice from Melissa: How do we handle joint custody of the dog?

Dear Melissa, I recently broke up with my longterm boyfriend. We had been together for nearly a decade, and, in that time, had lived together and adopted a dog who is the light of both of our lives. Now that we are apart with no chance of reconciliation, he wants to share joint custody of […]

Girl Talk: Taking time for kissing is good for your relationship and health

Girl Talk: Taking time for kissing is good for your relationship and health

When a relationship first starts, the new lovebirds usually find themselves in a general state of nonstop honeymoon bliss. They can’t stop touching each other, tagging each other in memes online, texting for hours, and kissing. During those first few months of relationship inception, new couples kiss so much that it seems their lips are […]

Girl Talk: Karma is a bitch, and now, so is Taylor Swift

Girl Talk: Karma is a bitch, and now, so is Taylor Swift

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. Taylor Swift embodied this phrase as she released her good-girl-gone-bad song, “Look What You Made Me Do.” Whether you love or hate Swift, every adult woman I know can relate to the motive behind this tune. Long gone are the days of Romeo-and-Juliet, true-love-can-conquer-all, green-eyed-to-the-world romantic melodies. […]

Girl Talk: Embrace your inner weirdo: Be a first rate version of yourself

Girl Talk: Embrace your inner weirdo: Be a first rate version of yourself

Whether we want to admit it or not, life is all about labels. Boyfriend, Burberry, Bully and Bulletproof are just a few of these examples. Why do we stress so much about compartmentalizing every facet of our lives? Does our label really matter? And what about the labels given to us by others? Do we […]

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