Why is our society so denigrating of physically strong women—whether Olympic athletes or not? She looks like a man… You don’t want to build bulk, you want to be lean… Skinny is healthy and desirable, fit and muscular is not…
American Exceptionalism — What Does It Really Mean to Believe America Is the Best? A while back I came across a post on Twitter I can’t quit thinking about… It stated that the very concept of American exceptionalism is a
Finding Love, Having Sex, and Dating During the Coronavirus Pandemic? So, normally my post this month would be something like a book review or my latest writerly news. I’ve also been meaning to discuss that new reality dating show Love
The Five Relationship Lies We’ve Been Fed for Years Hurt Everyone In my teens and twenties I was your typical relationship pessimist. My parent’s marriage seemed a thing of evil, and I couldn’t understand why anyone would get married voluntarily.
Washington DC Sits at the Intersection of Diversity, Politics, Love, and Everything Great About Romance Novels A couple weeks ago, I took a trip to Washington DC with my best girlfriend. Neither of us had been there since we were
Why Do We Need a Separate Category for Women’s Fiction, but Not Men’s Fiction? I’m always fascinated by the responses of my male friends when they read my books. Yes, I write romance, which is typically considered a sub-genre of