Month: June 2012

Nurturing a Baby AND a Startup Business

Nurturing a Baby AND a Startup Business

A recent New York Times article talks about women who are both mothers and founders of start-ups. The premise of the piece is that venture capital firms discriminate against women because start-ups require so much time and attention that a mother simply can’t do the job. “If investors meet a […]

Are You Afraid of Falling in Love?

Are You Afraid of Falling in Love?

You may have been single for a long time. I can very much empathize with you. As much as I talk about my marriage these days, you mustn’t forget that for ten years, I was a serial dater, a single and frustrated struggling writer who went out with hundreds of […]

When Your Divorce Is Happier Than Your Marriage

When Your Divorce Is Happier Than Your Marriage

After ten years in an unsatisfying marriage, writer Wendy Paris wrote about her divorce in the New York Times. “While I yearn for a deeply united, soul-mate-style connection, he wants something looser, more independent, less enmeshed…This difference created friction almost immediately; still, we wanted our romance to last. We took […]

Why You’re STILL Not Married

Why You’re STILL Not Married

Tracy McMillan, a writer for TV’s Mad Men, has four new reasons why you’re still single. She writes “Yes, I have “failed” at marriage — a lot. (Actually, I like to think of failure as “pre-success”.) But who better than a three-time divorcee to lead a discussion about the stupid […]

Too Many Women, Too Little Time

Too Many Women, Too Little Time

In a funny article on Deadspin, you can learn all about Dave. Dave is a financial services employee in New York. Dave goes on Match.com, writes to women, and sometimes goes on dates with them. To keep track of everyone, he puts their information into an Excel spreadsheet. There’s nothing […]