Culture

Sex on the first date, OK or unfavorable? What the polls say

Is sex on the first date good or bad?Perhaps it depends on who you ask.Some will insist sex between two mature, consenting adults shouldn’t be frowned upon so long as both are emotionally ready and physically responsible. Others, however, consider it taboo for a variety of...

Are malls are dying 2022?

Remember when it was cool to hang out at the mall? Oftentimes we’d go just to walk around, window shop, and people watch, all while bonding with friends or relatives.And although retail was always their central focus, we saw malls incorporate fancy theatres, restaurants, workout gyms,...

Population decline: Childless Americans not planning to have kids, surging

Are large families becoming passe? My maternal grandmother had 11 kids but my mom had only one (me). Per a Pew Research study in October 2021, a growing share of Americans without kids say it is unlikely they will ever be parents. Some 44% of childless Americans...

Trumper states 2020: Yes, red states represented 7 of the 8 most dangerous in U.S.

“It’s embarrassing to us as a nation,” said then-President Trump in October 2019. “All over the world, they’re talking about Chicago. Afghanistan is a safe place by comparison.”And nine months later, Trump, while campaigning for re-election, told reporters, “You hear about certain places like Chicago and you hear about...

You should text before calling – Social trend

One of my friends called me last month out of the blue and it was the weirdest thing because it happened in the middle of the day during the workweek and was totally unexpected. I later learned he just wanted to say hi, but since we...

Dating trends: She’s not flirting, she’s being nice? No, it should NOT be easy for men to tell

Grr… Fellas, this used to drive me crazy – and still does to some extent. You meet an attractive woman who seems like she might be interested in getting to know you on a deeper level but you’re not quite sure. She’s super friendly, overly attentive,...