Love & Marriage

What advice do Somerset Maugham and Chris Rock have in common when it comes to relationships and marriage?

What advice do Somerset Maugham and Chris Rock have in common when it comes to relationships and marriage?

Dear Erica, I’m worried my best-friend’s marriage is unhappy. I know she was madly in love with her last boyfriend and they had a terrible breakup, and she married her husband very soon after so I alw...

Should you follow your college boyfriend if you're not sure it will work out?  What would George Eliot say?

Should you follow your college boyfriend if you're not sure it will work out? What would George Eliot say?

Dear Erica, My college boyfriend is moving to DC after graduation. I love him very much and am considering following him there. However, we are both very young and he is not ready to get married yet. ...

Flirting with other men when you are in a committed relationship.  Can it ever be a good idea?

Flirting with other men when you are in a committed relationship. Can it ever be a good idea?

Dear Erica, Do you think it is bad to flirt with other men when you are in a committed relationship? Flirtatious in Fairford Dear Flirtatious in Fairford, There are many different types of flirting a...

Must one sacrifice passion for stability in relationships?  How long does the spark and excitement of love last?

Must one sacrifice passion for stability in relationships? How long does the spark and excitement of love last?

Dear Erica, In relationships, do you have to sacrifice passion for sustainability? Is it possible to settle down and have a healthy relationship with the same guy who makes you feel like the heroine i...

Lousy luck when it comes to love?  What would George Eliot tell you to do about it?

Lousy luck when it comes to love? What would George Eliot tell you to do about it?

Dear Erica, My best friend always seems to have the worst luck in women. He’s funny, good-looking, a great guy overall, but still single. He always claims its bad luck but I wonder if he just chooses ...