Dara and Chad

Confession: I slept with my work husband…

… who’s also my husband. But how that happened requires a flashback of sorts: It’s August of 2001, I crash my brand-new Jetta on my way across the country in Yellowstone Park. I guess that’s what happens when you give […]

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Love at first gripe

Some Hollywood love stories are front and center for the world to see like Brad & Angie, Hepburn & Tracy and of course Kermit & Miss Piggy. But there are other Hollywood love stories just as epic, just waiting to […]

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Freebie 5 freak out

He said: I’m sure it’s been around forever – that magical list of celebrities your partner says you’re free to sleep with – but I think I first heard about The Freebie 5 List on an episode of Friends. She […]

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True Hollywood romance

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching and as I plan this year’s menu, I can’t help but reminisce on the consequences of decisions I’ve made, both good and bad, that have led me to where I am today. I’m overcome with gratitude […]

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Love lessons from Hollywood

The romantic film remains one of the most prominent and successful genres as evidenced by the many Disney princess movies and the dozens of highly successful rom-coms. One of the most romantic lines of all time is, “You complete me” […]


Love is not a noun – it’s a verb

Being newly married, I’ve started looking at male-female relationships through an entirely different lens. It’s sort of like buying a new car and suddenly seeing your chosen make and model everywhere you turn. It’s not that they weren’t there before; […]

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