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An Intimate Look At Fertility Awareness: “FAM” Is My New Birth Control

Originally posted on Thirty On Tap (September 27, 2016) After 15 years of being on birth control I’ve decide to ditch the hormones and say hello fertility awareness method or “FAM”. Sayonara hormones! Goodbye progestin. In an era that lauds tech speed and efficiency over all else, the choice to switch off hormonal birth control […]

Table for One: Mastering the art of eating out alone

“Are you waiting for someone, miss?” The question from the bartender is simple enough. He sees a young women sitting at the bar on a Monday night, obviously at ease and not rushing to grab the menu at first chance pretending to be fully occupied by its contents. In his mind she must be waiting for someone […]

Spontaneity is the spice of life

For those of you who may not know me all that well, I enjoy making decisions in the moment. It took me all of 5 minutes to decide to go to graduate school in London instead of law school in California. An innocent lunch with my Mom and her friend when I was 23 years old […]

Anyone feel like going on a run?

It has been a whirlwind six months since moving back to SoCal. I’ve reconnected with old friends and made a few new ones. I’ve been on a never ending dating carousel that seems to offer up everything from the artistic wanderer to the can’t-live-without-my-suit businessman. And don’t get me started on the surfers. I could […]

I’ll take a little cream in my coffee: The evolution of interracial dating in the 21st century

Dating can be tricky – even when it is with someone from your own race and culture. Every couple, regardless of background, must deal with everyday issues such as communication, team work, love, sex, jobs, finances, and the divvying up of household duties. It’s hard for someone my age to really remember a time when […]

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