Dating

The Happiest Marriages Are Those That Are More Traditional in Nature

A similar version of this article was originally published at the Washington Examiner. If you're in a traditional(ish) ...

What If Your Negative Beliefs About Marriage Are the Problem?

This article was originally published at the Washington Examiner. What if all you need to be successfully married ...

How to Have a Successful Long-Term Relationship Is the Most Pressing Issue of Our Time, Part 1

The following post is the first of a series of posts on modern American dating and young people's ...

My Experience Dating As a Millennial in New York City

The following article was written by "The Renaissance Woman," a 30-year-old Millennial who's going through a transformation of ...
Happy Family

The Most Important Investment You’ll Ever Make Is Not Your Career

I have a 19-year-old daughter in college who, like most young women her age, enjoys an abundance of ...

Do You Suffer From the Green Grass Syndrome?

Lynn, 38, was unhappy in her marriage. Her husband was a good man and a great father, and ...

How to Feel Inspired about Love In an Age of Gender Propaganda

The year 2019 has begun with a bang. A gender bang, you might say. As if the APA’s ...

The APA Just Undermined Your Chances at Lasting Love

This article was first published at the Washington Examiner. As many of you know, I'm finishing up a ...

Of Course Unemployed Men Are Disastrous for Marriage

This past week Tucker Carlson announced in a monologue that everyone's goal should be "strong American families." Sounds ...

Yes, Women Out-Earning Men Is a Problem

Note: The following article was originally published at the Washington Examiner. Just because something's not supposed to be ...

To Ring in the New Year, Why Not Change How You Think About Happiness?

I have a saying I keep on prominent display in my office. It reads: “Happiness is something you ...

When Husbands Suck Despite Having Great Wives

I received an email the other day from a woman who said her husband falls short of being ...

Feeling “used,” or like a “booty call,” is the #1 experience of women who engage in hookups

"Sexual liberation—the idea that women are entitled to the same sexual agency and opportunities as men—is at the ...

America Could Use a Lot More Dr. Lauras

Twenty years ago I got a bee in my bonnet and wrote a book about the needs of ...

Women wanted to stand on their own two feet, and now their feet are starting to hurt

The title for this post came from what I thought was a quippy comment on my Facebook page ...

In the #Metoo Era, the Thrill of the Chase Is Gone

This article was originally published at The Washington Examiner. It appears the lyrics to the holiday hit song, ...

3 Things to Tell Your Daughter About the Future While She’s Still Young Enough to Make Plans

In January, Kelsey turns 30—that life-defining age when many women begin to think about things they should have ...

Wives Who Earn Their Own Money Need to Use This Power Well

It is widely known that prior to women becoming economically independent, wives whose marriages went south were at ...

Dear Unhappily Married Men,

As you may know, I’ve spent a great deal of time talking to women about how they can ...

The Modern Generation Has No Clue How to Date

Not long ago I had a conversation with my 18-year-old daughter about dating, whereupon I (sadly) learned that she's uncomfortable ...
Why Women Test Men

Why Women Test Men

* Note: I’ve had the comment section on my blog turned off, but it has since been re-enabled. ...
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Dating 101: Film takes aim at America’s hookup culture and the death of courtship

This article was originally published at Fox News. The shock of reading Laura Sessions Stepp’s 2007 book, “Unhooked: ...
Modern Sex Is a Train Wreck

Modern Sex Is a Train Wreck

When I was in college, I met a young man who, five years later, would become my husband. ...
What we can all learn from Matt Lauer’s fall from grace

How to Find a Marriageable Man

If there’s one story that won’t go away and is only destined to get bigger, it’s that women ...