Archive for the 'In the News' Category

Cameron Diaz’s engagement body language

Sunday, October 12th, 2014

Cameron Diaz is smiling a lot this week. She arrived at the Academy’s Costume luncheon last Wednesday with a noticeably dazzling diamond ring on her left hand. According to other luncheon goers, Ms. Diaz was twirling her hair with that hand, playing with the ring—and smiling from ear to ear. Later that same day she […]

Showtime’s unique treatment of “The Affair”

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

Tomorrow is the start of a new drama on Showtime titled “The Affair”. Before you start yawning and thinking, “next,” this version of an old story promises to be different. It’s set in The Hamptons—and if you are one of the few who don’t know where this is, it’s a well-known playground out on Long […]

Many women have a back-up partner in mind

Monday, October 6th, 2014

In the movie, The Titanic, the aged version of Rose shared in a poignant moment that “a woman’s heart is a deep ocean of secrets.” It seems that a newly released survey backs this up. The Daily Mail conducted a survey with 1,000 women—and found that 50% of them have a back-up partner in mind […]

What are your chances of ever getting married?

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

The marriage rate is down, but what is interesting is that there are those groups that are only delaying it and the ones who are deciding against it altogether. The Pew Research center has come out with yet again another revealing study—this one on the decline of marriage in the U.S.
In 1960, almost 90% […]

#BadPageantTalents

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Can you imagine a world where men would be made fun of following one of their popular contests? Men traditionally compete around their strength and endurance, athletic ability, smarts and professional achievements—and yes, their attractiveness and success with women. Everything from body builder contests to The Bachelor—men show what they are made of, and show […]

Oscar and Reeva–the ultimate domestic violence

Saturday, September 13th, 2014

Oscar Pistorius, the South African “Blade Runner” was convicted of a lesser charge of murder yesterday. The judge found him to be guilty of an act that is akin to manslaughter—which means he took his girlfriend’s life, but had no plan or intent beforehand to do so. What his sentence will be is anyone’s guess. […]

Ray Rice—AKA, the Beast

Monday, September 8th, 2014

We all know that domestic violence occurs—it cuts across all socioeconomic and racial lines, and somehow, we have never been able to find a way to reduce the problem. A history of family violence, childhood abuse and neglect, mental illness, chronic stress, and serious financial problems are all issues we often see present in situations […]

Moms lose-Dads rule

Sunday, September 7th, 2014

It’s interesting how some things never seem to really change that much. Once upon a time women (mostly) stayed home if they could afford to and their job was to take care of the home and children. The Dad earned the money and everyone knew their roles and life was simple (sort of, maybe for […]

What do Jennifer Lawrence and Rihanna have in common?

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

You thought I would say boyfriend problems, competing for the same role—or maybe dated the same celebrity guy. No this time it’s overexposure and not of the wardrobe malfunction type. Celebrities are people too—folks tend to forget that. They have their moments, like the ones when they take sexy photos to share with their partners. […]

Seeking marriage? Try shorter men

Sunday, August 31st, 2014

Science has been backing up the worst kept secret about women for some time—they go for the tall guys. Two sociologists, one from the University of North Texas and the other from Rice University found that 48.9 percent of women have a height requirement for their online profiles—he needs to be taller. They collected data […]