In Defense of On-Again/Off-Again

*Originally published on Huffington Post* On-again/off-again relationships generally have a pretty bad reputation. And actually, science tends to back up what everyone’s cranky best friend is muttering to them. Psychologists refer to this pretty common dating practice as “cycling”, and […]

Conscious Coupling

I’m sure you all remember when Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin announced their divorce, describing it as conscious uncoupling. (If you don’t remember this, you should take a look at the emotional investment you make in celebrity relationships — it […]

My Sweet Ella Belle

Ella is my adorable and perfect two year old Golden Retriever. I love her so very much, it’s hard to explain. But I want to try. I brought Ella home when she was six weeks old. (I don’t want to […]

Living the Dream

Will I ever be as proud of anything again as I am for having worked to elect President Obama? I found myself asking that question this Friday, not for the first time, as I walked down the street in one […]