At the time this photograph was taken -- -- my boyfriend/toxic lover kept telling me I had unattractive cellulite on my legs. I stopped wearing skirts and shorts and became incredibly self-conscious about my body. I took these photos to take my body back. And now,...

This article appeared first in The Huffington Post Women's section. The question of whether Ben Affleck did or did not cheat with the nanny on his soon-to-be ex-wife Jennifer Garner has gotten me wondering; how many times Jen must've taken him back over the years and...

Hello Relationship Warrior and welcome to week 7 of The Asshat Recovery Program online. If this is your first visit and you want to start from the beginning CLICK HERE. This week I reveal Red Flag #6 that you might be dating an Asshat and need to...

If your (wo)man does attend an event with family and friends, he makes sure you pay by acting like a grumpy mute the whole time. He won't talk. Or smile. Or engage in any conversations. (This goes for female Asshats too, but I...

Hello Relationship Warrior, welcome to week 5 of The Asshat Recovery Program. If this is your first visit and you want to start from the beginning CLICK HERE. This week, I reveal the 4th Red Flag you might be dating an Asshat and need to run...

Toxic people actually tell you they’re toxic. People will tell you who they are. And when they do, you’ve got to listen.  I’ll give you an example of when I avoided a toxic person by being honest with myself. Shortly after I left my relationship with my last...

The Toxic Man (or Woman) is Unreliable and Inconsistent. Unreliability is an important red flag that'll usually pop up in the early stages of the relationship. So it’s a good idea to pay attention before you fall under the toxic (wo)man’s thrall. If your date tells you...

Now that you've answered my questionnaire and determined you may, indeed, be bad at avoiding relationships and even friendships with Asshats, be sure to bookmark this page. Because over the next nine weeks, I'm going to take you on an in-depth tour of: The 9 Red Flags...

I've been vigilant about not scaring my atheist or agnostic readers away by waxing too Woo-Woo spiritual on this site. I'm incredibly skeptical when it comes to religion. Jim Jones from Jonestown, anyone? David Koresh from Waco Texas? And did you know Scientology is considered a...