How Galentine’s Day became serious business | Irish Examiner feature

This post was originally published on (02/11/19) and updated on (01/27/2020).

By Deirdre Reynolds

Galentine’s Day started as a sitcom gag nine years ago but is now a serious business. Happy Galentine’s Day, ladies!

Or to put it more simply: Give me some chocolate and nobody gets hurt.

Today marks the ninth annual international day of celebration of female friendship.

For those of us not exactly bracing for a tsunami of cards and gifts tomorrow, however, it’s fast becoming an international day of consolation too.

Observed each February 13, the unofficial […]

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Inspiring Interview | Susan Winter; by Saturday Night’s Alright

By Saskia Nelson of Saturday Night’s Alright

On my recent work trip to New York City, I was lucky enough to be invited to meet and interview the fabulous Susan Winter – such a great opportunity to get the lowdown on this leading US dating expert. She worked in classical theatre, before going on to host a TV show which is today’s CNBC before becoming an evolutionary dating expert. She has written two booksand been a guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show among many […]

Life Lessons to Excel in Your 30’s, 40’s and 50’s; interview with New Woman Magazine

Life Lessons: Journalist Aruna Rathod interviews Susan for tips on vibrant living for women in their 30’s, 40’s, and 50’s for New Woman Magazine. Balancing time with work, family and yourself can be challenging at any age. Yet, there are specific needs that women face in each of these age categories. Click the title to read this featured article:

Dating in the Time of Bad Advice

Dating can feel like running a marathon in high-heels and push-up bra, with a bad hangover.

The “no rules” free-for-all system we have today puts men in a vaulted seat of primacy. Men have become the treasured goal. Or so a woman is led to believe.

The magazines that serve as your coaches are failing you. While you’re getting articles on this month’s trick to please him for a night, you’re not getting any guidance to secure your self-esteem for a lifetime.

I remember the nonsense that consumed my […]

Is the Price of Admission to the Game of Love Too High?

This is the best of all times to be a man.

Sex isn’t the promise of a future partnership. It’s a prize that’s given freely at the beginning of a “who-knows-what” type of interaction with a woman.

Standing in the middle of this sociological shift, I look around my world to see how other women are feeling about this current state of affairs. Are they happy? I’m not. Do they feel powerful? I don’t feel empowered from this position. Is there no way out of this mess?

And […]

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