Be a better friend: 5 simple goals for 2014

January 2, 2014

Dear Toni, This new year couldn’t come fast enough! I just found out that my ex-boyfriend has been sleeping with one of my close girlfriends for quite some time, and now all my other friends are upset with me. I feel that this close...

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is your man a doppelgänger dater?

November 26, 2013

Dear Toni, My boyfriend and I recently decided to move in together, and I am having serious second thoughts. You see, while I was helping him pack up for the move, I came across a box of ex-girlfriend memorabilia. Inside were photos of...

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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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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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