Thursday, March 29th, 2012

How Can I Get My Ex Girlfriend To Love Me Again?

Dear Martha, I want to get back with my ex-girlfriend, but the day I went to tell her, she told me she was seeing someone else. I had a fit of jealousy, and since then she doesn’t talk to me or respond to my messages. It’s been two months and she’s the only thing I

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

My Boyfriend Acts Like He’s Still Single

Dear Martha: I haven’t been sleeping well lately for reasons due to my work schedule and my relationship. I’m a 30-year-old female professional, and my boyfriend, who’s 29, also works. The problem is that I travel a...

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

How Can I Convince My Ex-Fiancé To Marry Me?

Dear Martha, I have been with my boyfriend for four years; the relationship has been very unstable, we break up and get back together all the time. We have formalized our engagement and are planning to marry...

Friday, February 17th, 2012

Latinos, Asians Have Highest Rates Of Intermarriage

According to a recent study published by the Pew Research Center, intermarriage is on the rise. In 2010, 15% of all marriages in the U.S. were by people who married outside of their race or ethnicity.  Out...

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

Latino Cupid Valentine’s Day Cards For Tough Times

That little love scamp Latino Cupid presents his special Valentine’s Day cards for tough times. As they say around here, Happy Valentimes Day! Catch more of Latino Cupid’s escapades around this time every year at La Cucaracha, the nationally-syndicated comic strip by Pocho’s...

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

An Awkward Romantic’s Valentine’s Day Dilemma

Everyone’s favorite holiday is approaching, that’s the “Show me you still care with a public display of I still matter to you” Day. Some people still refer to it as Valentine’s Day. The day where the women...

Monday, February 13th, 2012

Valentine’s Day By The Numbers

From the U.S. Census Bureau Expressing one’s love to another is a celebrated custom on Valentine’s Day; whereby sweethearts and family members present gifts to one another, such as cards, candy, flowers and other symbols of affection....

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

True Love Is About So Much More Than Sex

When I taught a love literature class a few years ago, to a class comprised entirely of young college girls, I assigned stories and essays about various forms of love. Complaints emerged that texts I was assigning...

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

Pablo Neruda Is The Food Of Nerdy Latino Love

By Eres Nerd The approach of St. Valentine’s signifies the annual season where Latino nerds across los Estados Unidos discover Pablo Neruda. Like Christian using Cyrano De Bergerac, Neruda becomes a proxy for many Latino nerds in expressing...

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

I’m Successful But My Partner Has Zero Ambition

Dear Martha: I’m a successful professional but my partner is always in and out of different jobs. His lack of ambition is extremely frustrating to me. What should I do? –Reluctant Breadwinner Dear Reluctant Breadwinner: You really...

Monday, January 9th, 2012

I’m 32 And All My Friends Are Married But Me

Dear Martha: I’m 32 and all of my friends are getting married.  I’m depressed because I feel like I’ll never find a boyfriend. All I do is work and then go home. Can you help me? –...

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

My Daughter Likes Women: How Can I Cure Her?

Dear Martha: I’m a mother who suspects that her daughter likes women. What type of specialist can you recommend that I can send her to in order to be cured? —Hopeful for a Cure *** Dear Hopeful...

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

The Recipe For A Healthy Relationship

There are no perfect relationships. What exists are couples that are healthy, or couples that are conflict–laden. What makes the two different is the commitment they have to making the relationship work. If you have a partner and, when things go wrong, you suffer,...

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

How I Learned To Let Go Of Frenemies And Be My Own Friend

Throughout my adult life, I’ve had some fairly difficult friendships with women, although I truly wish it weren’t this way. I always want to be friends with women, and of course, I have had successful friendships with...

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