Germany: Advice for sex and dating during the coronavirus crisis?

How do you get close to a potential romantic partner during the pandemic? Photo: DPA By Rachal Loxton/The Local Some countries have issued frank sex advice for single people, while others have kept it vague. What’s the official advice in Germany when it comes to dating in the time of corona? Since the height ofContinue reading “Germany: Advice for sex and dating during the coronavirus crisis?”

Planning My Father-Daughter Dance Without My Dad

My father, even in death, is teaching me that grief doesn’t have to overshadow joy. Photos courtesy of Lilly Dancyger. By: Lilly Dancyger When I thought about the part of a typical wedding reception where the groom dances with his mother and the bride dances with her father, I seriously considered not having a receptionContinue reading “Planning My Father-Daughter Dance Without My Dad”

Desert bloom: My wedding day, inside a California prison

The prison has been the third person in my relationship for years, and now it’s the third person in my marriage   By Keeonna Harris/    Today is the day. I run my fingers across the fabric of my dress. It’s almost too perfect to take off the wire hanger. I knew this was the dress — longContinue reading “Desert bloom: My wedding day, inside a California prison”

See you at the next funeral

“Ain’t no drama, like family drama, cause family drama, don’t stop!“ Color me hopeful. My father died when I was six years old and my brother is nearly a generation older and didn’t appreciate my existence. There was one man in the family who took me under his wing, my Uncle. He would take meContinue reading “See you at the next funeral”

Loneliness Is Fatal. Video Games Can Keep Men Alive

Guys say their gaming friendships are as “real” as any IRL bonds. By: Sean O’Neal /Mens Health MEN ARE LONELY, or so we’ve heard. Not from our friends—that would require actually sharing our feelings, which we’re not great at—but from an endless cascade of think pieces and scientific studies sounding the alarm on the growing crisis of male loneliness.Continue reading “Loneliness Is Fatal. Video Games Can Keep Men Alive”

Trapped: Fast Love and Good Intentions

It was real love,true love, you didn’t know each other long, but it made sense to move in together. After a few weeks, some realities being to settle in. Undiscussed realities begin to surface. Your love spent their very last dime to be with you. While you’ve talked of colors, dreams and positions. No oneContinue reading “Trapped: Fast Love and Good Intentions”

The Afro-Spanish experience no one is talking about

Danni Roseman writes about the experience of being a Woman of Color in Spain. It’s more than time that Spain be seen as the cultural mélange that it is, and arguably always has been, writes Danni Roseman.   Let’s play a game. When I mention “Spain” what or who comes to mind first? Perhaps yourContinue reading “The Afro-Spanish experience no one is talking about”

10 Unavoidable Signs You’re In A Dead-End Relationship

  It’s time to move on (even if you’re still in love) By Shweta Advani / & The Minds Journal I know that we don’t like to hear “love” and “discipline” in the same sentence. But if you knew the power of genuine love and held it with reverence, you would not squander it —Continue reading “10 Unavoidable Signs You’re In A Dead-End Relationship”

15 Things You Do Because You’re Still In Love With Your Ex

Photo: Google 1. You still think about what-ifs You think about the what-ifs and what-nots. You evaluate your worth what you could have done right or wrong that did not the materialize the break-up. 2. You stalk his social media accounts often The easiest way to know whether he is missing you or not, or forContinue reading “15 Things You Do Because You’re Still In Love With Your Ex”