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Advice from Melissa: Can my new guy outshine my ex at Easter dinner?

Advice from Melissa: Can my new guy outshine my ex at Easter dinner?

Dear Melissa, My family does not like my new boyfriend, because they were very attached to my ex. I want to bring him to Easter dinner, but I am afraid they won’t give him a chance. What do I do? Bunny Dear Bunny, Explain to your family that the new guy has a lot of […]

Girl Talk: Season of rebirth brings closed doors and open windows

Girl Talk: Season of rebirth brings closed doors and open windows

The old saying goes “when life closes a door, it opens a window.” It seems life throws us one curve ball after another and forces change into our lives. Whether it’s making the decision to leave a job, end a relationship, change majors or move to a new home, it always feels like this time […]

Advice from Melissa: My guy’s family has changed the way they treat me.

Advice from Melissa: My guy’s family has changed the way they treat me.

Dear Melissa, My boyfriend’s family has always been great to me. Since day one, they have made me feel like one of their own. Lately, it seems they are treating me differently, but when I bring it up to him, he says it’s all in my head. I can’t shake this feel that something is […]

Girl Talk: Spring cleaning your social network to declutter your life

Girl Talk: Spring cleaning your social network to declutter your life

Spring is in the air. Birds are chirping, the last remnants of the blizzard are melting, and people are finally opening up their windows to air out the winter dust that has settled around them. Spring is a time of growth and renewal. This year instead of your house, try to spring clean your life. […]

Girl Talk: Without the cornerstone of communication, relationships crumble

Girl Talk: Without the cornerstone of communication, relationships crumble

Communication is a key cornerstone in every successful relationship. Without having proper lines of communication open between you and your partner, simple misunderstandings can lead to giant fights. Feelings can be easily hurt, and hearts will be broken. So, while you are part of a relationship and talk daily to your significant other, are you […]

Advice from Melissa: Dating sites produce the same people again and again

Advice from Melissa: Dating sites produce the same people again and again

Dear Melissa, I have been online dating for months, and it feels like I keep meeting the same type of guys over and over. I’m ready to give up! Any advice? Disconnected Dear disconnected, Maybe you should try logging off for a while and going out in the world instead. I feel with online dating, […]

Girl Talk: What to do if you feel like an insignifcant other

Girl Talk: What to do if you feel like an insignifcant other

When you are in a relationship, it’s expected that your partner will put you on some type of proverbial pedestal. For a successful relationship, you are both supposed to make each other a priority and make one another feel more important than the other people in your lives. But what if this doesn’t happen? Can […]

Advice from Melissa: One friend I can’t accept

Dear Melissa, My friend’s daughter sent me a friend request on Facebook and I didn’t accept it. She asked me why and it caused a fight with us. I am not really comfortable with the idea of having kids as “friends” but I don’t know how to say that to her. Help! Unfriended Dear Unfriended, […]

Girl Talk: Adulting can be hard sometimes

Girl Talk: Adulting can be hard sometimes

“To live will be an awfully big adventure.” Peter Pan said this, and much more, about the hardships of growing up. It’s no wonder that he opted not to. It is an undeniable truth that adulting is a hard and often unpleasant task. Is that perhaps why so many adults today suffer from Peter Pan […]

Girl Talk: What’s Parade Day like when you’re sober?

Girl Talk: What’s Parade Day like when you’re sober?

Parade Day weekend is upon us. While Irish eyes are smiling, they could make the most unfortunate faces look like pots of gold. When you are out with your friends this weekend, make sure they aren’t kissing any regrettable Blarney Stones. Being the sober friend on Parade Day is a life changing experience. Have you […]

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