winterize your skin

November 6, 2013

Transitioning from summer to winter can be tough on your skin.  You may notice dryness, breakouts, some brown spots and even wrinkles.  You may be tempted to take drastic measures with aggressive and expensive procedures like...

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The 4-Question Test: Is He Marriage Material?

October 22, 2013

Dear Toni, I got dumped again. Well, sorta. You see, we were dating for a couple of months and I thought everything was going well, but then he got ‘busy’ and he just stopped calling. It’s not the first time ‘busy’ has happened in a...

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keeping the ring: the new rules of engagement

September 24, 2013

Dear Toni, My fiancé and I have been engaged for three years, but our relationship isn’t going anywhere. Maybe I was caught up in the excitement of a potential wedding, but without a date or any real plans for the future, the thrill is...

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end of summer hair mask

September 19, 2013

Now that summer is coming to an end, it’s time for some hair TLC. As a model for the last two decades, I can honestly say that my hair has been my bread-and-butter, putting me through school and helping me purchase my first home.  So,...

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8 rules for dating the independent man

August 13, 2013

Today’s post turns the tables, and these rules may surprise you. My last advice post, 8 Rules for Dating the Independent Woman, really struck a chord with readers. To recap, the rules ranged from thinking outside the typical...

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8 rules for dating the independent woman

July 16, 2013

She’s the Bugatti of the dating world, and there aren’t too many men who can handle her. Dear Toni,  I’m a single dad returning to the dating game after a five-year marriage. I recently had my forty-second birthday, and with two...

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shiny ball syndrome

May 22, 2013

A tricky arrangement and a wandering eye. Read on for the symptoms of Shiny Ball Syndrome (SBS). Dear Toni, I’ve been seeing this guy for six weeks now, and I’ve finally had enough with a certain annoying habit. He’s not texting other...

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the cohabitation quandary

April 9, 2013

Moving in before marriage? Read this before you start packing. Dear Toni, I’m having problems with my girlfriend. We’ve been together for two years, and she’s ready to get engaged. As for me, I still don’t know if she’s ‘the one.’ If...

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now? wait? or something in between?

March 5, 2013

Our stylish relationship column continues today, with a new twist on the classic waiting game. Read on for Toni’s candid advice on virginity and vote in today’s poll. Dear Toni, I’m a sophomore at a small parochial school, and I’m...

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ladies, is your look turning him off?

January 30, 2013

For a dating comeback, we advise a new style strategy. Dear Toni,  My best friend is going through a sudden and nasty divorce. This took me by surprise, but I’m comforted by the fact that this amazing woman will surely find love again...

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