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Confucius once said, “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” As a famous philosopher he had a point, but I venture that doing what you love and are passionate about (drop the job part) is what changes a person’s perspective on work. You could choose a job in an industry that you love, but have a lousy boss who makes you miserable and robs you of your passion. A job is a measure of work you do for someone else to earn money. A passion is something you do that makes you happy and if channeled correctly...

Tarotscopes for Week of January 8, 2016 Aries the Ram Taurus the Bull Gemini the Twins Cancer the Crab Leo the Lion Virgo the Virgin Libra the Scales Scorpio the Scorpion Sagittarius the Archer Capricorn the Goat Aquarius the Waterbearer Pisces the Fish ...

Christmas and Sex. Two words that aren’t normally thought of together, but they should be, because sharing intimacy with the one you love is one of God’s greatest gifts and something to be celebrated all through the year but especially now. I love the holiday season. Holly makes me jolly and canes of candy are just dandy. Everything is merry and bright. But it can also be hectic and stressful, turning a joyous time into a race to find the perfect gift. As the lyric says, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” and you can...

La Cérémonie film still courtesy of French Institute Alliance Française French Institute Alliance Française (Fiaf) in New York City opened the third year of its Sex and Seduction series with Catherine Robbe-Grillet, the 86 year-old dominatrix who was recently featured in a Vanity Fair interview. The rare appearance by the Madame, who was coined as a modern day by Marquis de Sade by Toni Bentley in her Vanity Fair article was an event indeed. Bentley spent time with Robbe-Grillet and her companion Beverly Carpentier in France, while...

Ok, you want to take your best friend and/or may even your mother with you when you shop for your wedding gown. But will they really give you good advice or are they — pick one –flattering you, telling you what they think you want to hear, projecting their own tastes on you? It’s a big decision and you can you can use all the help you can get, so here’s some from an expert consulted by Hollywood Life— Here are some dresses…. #gallery-2 { margin: auto; } #gallery-2 .gallery-item { float:...

Want to feel romantic any time of day? Just go to marriedinnewyork and see the photos of couples who have just gotten married and are leaving City Hall in NY. They feel glorious and you will too. You can even share in some of the stories of how they met. What a great idea! You’ll immerse yourself in their happiness and get inspired to find some of your own. #gallery-3 { margin: auto; } #gallery-3 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-3...

  For those of you who patiently awaited and then binge-watched season 3 of Orange is the New Black, you should be very familiar with Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren’s (Uzo Aduba) erotic space novel, the Time Hump Chronicles, which dominated a significant portion of this season’s plot. Warren writes the paranormal erotic novel as an exercise for the drama class Berdie (Marsha Blake) has created for the inmates. Warren describes her book in a warm sentiment, “It’s love! It’s two people connecting…. with four other people...

Posted on Jun 25 2015 - 10:35am by Melanie Love
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Please, say it isn’t so. Rumors have been circulating for months that the Brad Pitt/Angelina Jolie marriage is breaking up and it now looks like it might be true. This couple epitomized love, romance and kindness with their own children, adopted children and activist activities on behalf of multiple worthwhile causes. Were they just too good to be true? We hope not, but it seems Brad has his mind made up. Read about it here. ...

Below is a true-sad tale of a wedding dress for sale on ebay. It’s a whole story in fw lines, heart-wenching and vivid, right up there with something out of Dickens. See below: I was supposed to be worn at City Hall in New York. “I was going to be the main attraction of a 60s wedding theme. I was going to be low-key, but elegant (I still am, for that matter). I was going to complement a 60s updo, nude courts and a bouquet of Lily of the Valley. When my owner put on a dress just like me in Selfridges, she knew I was the one so...

Posted on Jun 16 2015 - 11:20pm by Melanie Love
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Here at Romancebeat.com, we love everything about weddings and everything about celebrities. So when we hear about celebrities getting married, we are raving along with their fans! But what about our favorite celebrities who attend weddings but aren’t there dressed in white or say “I do”? Here we have 15 celebrities who gorgeously walked down the aisle as bridesmaids for their close personal friends and family in the most recent years, without missing a step. 1- Our favorite heiresses, Paris and Nicky Hilton, were dressed pretty...