Month: February 2020

Attention Isn’t the Same as Intention

Dating bloggers read other dating blogs. And dating gurus watch other dating gurus. One Holy Grail of a dating guru man is Matthew Hussey. His advice is both cathartic and chilling. Direct but compassionate. He described something so eye-opening: “Attention...

/ February 18, 2020
single on valentine's day

How to Enjoy Valentine’s Day If You’re Single

Valentine’s Day is meant to celebrate love but for those that are single it can bring about many different emotions. It can be hard to treat February 14th the same as any other day, especially because everywhere you look something...

/ February 10, 2020

How to Avoid Being Catfished and Conned

And Who the Heck is Gloria M? I have been widowed, divorced, conned, lied to, and cheated on.  Dating at a mature age is difficult enough, especially if you are new to it. Online dating, in particular, has its ups...

/ February 8, 2020
Comic Book Trash Romance

America’s postwar fling with romance comics

Last year, comic book enthusiast Gary Watson donated his massive personal collection to the Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections at the University of South Carolina. As the reference and instruction librarian, I’m tasked with getting to know...

/ February 8, 2020

5 Valentine's Day Gift Ideas for Married Couples

We’ve all been in a somewhat similar situation – Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and we haven’t got a clue what to present our significant other with. Roses and a box of chocolates may have worked perfectly when...

/ February 6, 2020