Category Archives: Love

  1. Do men hope for marriage?

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    December 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    I inadvertently played engagement photographer a couple of weekends ago. While walking across the Walnut Street Bridge, a woman asked …
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  2. Solo Christmas isn’t a tragedy

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    December 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    One of the best Christmases I ever spent was in Paris, in a borrowed flat with the boy I love. …
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  3. Long distance relationship challenge

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    December 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    A friend once told me long-distance relationships should be avoided like the plague. “In fact,” he said, “they are worse …
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  4. Monster-in-law

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    October 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    You think your mother-in-law is bad? An email sent from an English woman to her stepdaughter-in-law-to-be went viral last week, …
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  5. It’s okay to not heart Valentine’s Day

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    October 10, 2013 by nooffensebut

    Valentine’s Day, like New Year’s Eve, is a holiday predisposed to disappointment. We know this because Garry Marshall has made …
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  6. Online dating would scare the hell out of me

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    October 10, 2013 by nooffensebut

    How do two people meet? My grandparents met on a hay ride. My parents were introduced by a mutual friend. …
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  7. Collecting quotes

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    October 9, 2013 by nooffensebut

    I think I was about 13 when I started collecting quotes. At first, I would peruse previously published books of …
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  8. Prague, pies and promises

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    October 9, 2013 by nooffensebut

    A friend of mine is miffed at her boyfriend for not making good on a promise to take her to …
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  9. Navigating friends’ splits

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    October 9, 2013 by nooffensebut

    There are three kinds of breakups: There’s the kind where it’s all one person’s fault and he deserves to be …
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  10. Memories for Mother’s Day

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    October 9, 2013 by nooffensebut

    I will not have the opportunity to spend this Sunday with my mother, as Chattanooga is a little farther than …
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