We recently heard from HOW IMPORTANT IS AGE, REALLY? She was in love with Hal, a man old enough to be her father. But that wasn’t really the issue. The issue, to me, was the fact that he has a live-in girlfriend. He told her …Read More
What do you think of a man who would sleep with you in an instant, yet doesn’t give you so much as a card on your birthday, Christmas, or Valentine’s Day?
Ellen came from a blue-collar family. Her father worked in construction and her mother was a beautician. Her two brothers were both electricians. She always assumed she was a blue-collar kind of girl who needed a blue-collar kind of guy. Blue-collar men were “honest, loyal, …Read More
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Jenny caught her husband Daniel, cheating with Mia, a woman he rode the commuter train with. He admitted everything and they began counseling. They put their marriage back on solid ground and were ready to move on. But Mia was not. “She wanted what I …Read More
DEAR CHERYL: I’m in love with a man old enough to be my father. Hal is the man of my dreams. He’s a wonderful combination of masculinity, sensitivity and creativity with a great sense of humor. We can talk for hours about politics, theology, history, …Read More
What did you marry for? Was it love, money, security, sex or something else? JENNIFER: I didn’t marry for money, and, though I love my husband, I didn’t marry for love, either. I married for passion. I don’t mean sex — though it’s usually great …Read More
The first Mona heard of Trey was when the tenants in her building told her that a policeman had been hanging around the lobby asking about her. “I had no idea what was going on. I was frightened. What had I done? This went on …Read More
Last week we heard from Lizzie who changed her mind about wanting to marry. When she and Cameron started to date, neither of them wanted to get married. But after three years of living together, she started to want that “piece of paper” that Cameron …Read More
Cameron, Lizzie liked to tell people, was her “everything.” She’d say, “He’s my best friend, my lover, the person who makes me laugh, the one who consoles me when I cry.” The only thing he wasn’t was her husband. And that was just fine with …Read More
Spring and fall are the transition seasons between summer and winter. The teens are the transition years between childhood and adulthood. And Christopher was the transition person between Skylar’s husband and a whole world of men. If there’s one person you never want to be, …Read More
I heard something on the radio that sounded so outrageous, I knew it had to be true. It was about a website that pairs rich older men and attractive young women. The website issued a release saying it had seen an increase in traffic since …Read More
A recent column quoted SHERYL (39), a member of VictoriaMilan.com, a website for cheaters who claimed infidelity could actually help a troubled marriage. Wrote Sheryl, “Victoria Milan saved my marriage! Now I have a fantastic sex life, a loving, caring and happy life with my …Read More
Today we have more advice for DESPERATE DIVA JUST WAITING TO SHOW OFF. She lost 102 pounds and wants to flaunt her new figure, but she can’t afford new clothes. In the last column readers gave her great advice about thrift shops, garage sales, and …Read More
Last week we heard from DESPERATE DIVA with a good news/bad news story. The good news? She lost 102 pounds! The bad news? None of her clothes fits and she couldn’t afford to replace them. She asked readers for advice. GIGI: I shop regularly at …Read More
CHERYL LAVIN: A look at my inbox runs the gamut on articles and studies on dating, relationships, marriage, divorce, cheating, breaking up and making up.
CHERYL LAVIN: Awkward wondered if there were a tactful way to tell her friend Katy that she needed a makeover. Katy was seriously neglecting her appearance. Her clothes looked like she’d been cleaning the garage and hair was matted and dirty. So dirty that Awkward was afraid it was affecting her health.
CHERYL LAVIN: A woman has lost a significant amount of weight but can’t afford new clothes. What should she do?
We’ve been following the tragic story of Holly and her daughters Chloe, 18, and Jasmine, 15, since March, just weeks after Holly learned that her husband Justin had been molesting Chloe, his stepdaughter, and “grooming” his stepdaughter Jasmine. Holly caught us up with Chloe. She …
We first heard from Holly back in March. When Holly married Justin, her daughter Chloe was 6, Jasmine was 3. “They loved him and he adored them. He was very attentive to them and very protective.” Things seemed to be going well, but when Chloe …
CHERYL LAVIN: The definition of “friend” has changed. You can have an online “friend” you’ve never met and never intend to. You can have a frenemy. And today we meet Jed, a frully.