Join me as I sit down one-on-one with Dr. Drew Pinsky for a frank and open conversation about the differences between men and women and what you should never compromise on if you’re a woman.Read More »
My name is Austin Blood. I get asked a lot about how this website came to be and my answer is always the same: I’ve taken my love for writing and a lifelong admiration for women, and melded the two and created a place where women are celebrated rather than criticized. So much information today regarding the fairer sex is either misogynistic, condescending, or patently false. This is not our mother’s world. Women today are empowered like never before and that’s created a seismic cultural shift of epic proportions. Click here to read more.
Austin – I’ve had two separate Friends with Benefits (FWB) relationships in the last few years. Since then, I’ve found a new FWB and it just ended by his choice this week. He just stopped calling with no reason and hasn’t responded to any of my texts. Austin, how do you feel about FWB arrangements and how can women like me who crave love and validation from men stop sabotaging themselves by accepting an FWB arrangement?Read More »
Austin – I am a 42 year old, divorced mother of two boys. I have been back in the dating world for about 3 years now. I have met some amazing men too. They just don’t seem to stick around long enough to develop a ‘real’ relationship. My relationships start out great and exciting but it never fails that I start talking about the future and they run and hide. I just can’t seem to find a man that will commit to me for more than 3 months. All I want is a stable, monogamous committed relationship! Any advice would be greatly appreciated.Read More »
I haven’t dated much in the past year or two. But all that is about to change. I’ve recently decided it’s time to come in from the cold and begin a new chapter in Blood’s chronicles of female companionship. Said another way, I’m going to start dating again. So in commemoration of my upcoming foray back into the fray, I’m commencing this hard-hitting series on what I believe are the most important factors to consider when venturing forth into the sometimes inhospitable badlands of post-divorce dating….Read More »
Does romance always end when couples get married? Juliet thinks so and is quite concerned. Especially since it appears her Romeo appears has taken a vacation. So understandably, she wants to know…will he ever return? And does romance always end when people get married? What say you? Some folks say yes. Some say no. Blood sez…Read More »
I’ve always thought children are kind of like poorly-timed bursts of flatulence. You can tolerate them if they’re your own, but other people’s are simply unbearable. So in commemoration of this and other challenges of motherhood, I am hereby tasking my pen this Mother’s Day weekend to acknowledge moms everywhere for all that you do.Read More »
How does a woman blow a man’s mind? Every day I receive emails from women all over the world asking some variation of this question. While each woman’s situation is unique, the stories themselves are very much the same. They can’t meet a decent guy. They’re a magnet for jerks. They can’t get the guy they’re with to commit. Always the bridesmaid and never the bride. You get my point. This article unravels this mind-boggling mystery that has plagued women through the ages.Read More »