The Generation that Killed Romance

Our generation is going to go down as the generation that killed romance. Among other things. But the death of chivalry and courtship will be our legacy. And I blame one thing: Dating Apps. Ugh. Bumble. Tinder. The League. Hinge. Coffee Meets Bagel. OKCupid. Online dating is a close to 2 billion dollar industry. As they say, there’sContinue reading The Generation that Killed Romance

The Bachelor Finale & The Disappearing Line of Decency

Just when you think you’ve seen it all, leave it to The Bachelor to pull an Emeril Lagasse and “Bam! Kick it up a knotch!” In case you haven’t heard, The Bachelor season finale was on Monday and Tuesday of this past week. And…wow. Just…W O W. It was a dumpster fire of everything wrongContinue reading The Bachelor Finale & The Disappearing Line of Decency

Dating Etiquette for the Social Media OBSESSED

Romance is a dying art. Truly. In the age of smart phones, Snapchat and communicating through emojis, dating is, frankly, limping along like a squirrel run over by a semi. Too much? Perhaps. But in this era of 140 character expression, chivalry has taken a hit. Which poses the question, what are we to expectContinue reading Dating Etiquette for the Social Media OBSESSED

The Problem with Tough Love in Eating Disorder Recovery

When I talk to people who lived through my anorexia with me, the overwhelming theme is that people didn’t know how they could help me. They felt their hands were tied. They saw their friend/daughter/sister rapidly wasting away right before their eyes, and they felt helpless. They didn’t know how to get through to me.Continue reading The Problem with Tough Love in Eating Disorder Recovery