Real Life Romantic Heroes

I adore alpha males in fiction. The take-no-prisoners, my-way-or-the-highway, dragon-slayer types. I even cheer when they mess up and land themselves in trouble with the heroines, because it’s true to life, and I like seeing how couples work through conflict. “The course of true love never did run smooth,” and all that. With apologies to Shakespeare, I’d like to […]

PART 2 – Men Speak Out: What They Love and Hate About Women

Welcome to Part 2 of Men Speak Out: What They Love and Hate About Women.  On Monday in Part 1, our anonymous panel of Manly Men discussed what makes them respect a woman, what women get wrong about men, and what turns them on or off.  If you want to catch up, read that article here. […]

In Praise of The Modern Gentleman

Chivalry is not dead.  It’s just rare. Perhaps confused by widespread poor manners or cowed by extreme feminism, the modern gentleman can be a tentative creature.  Should he hold the door open for a girl and risk being berated for assuming she’s incapable of doing it herself?  It’s risky business, and it shouldn’t be. I’m crazy about a gentleman, whether he’s eight years old […]