The BetsyG-Spot

Love, life, and sex in the suburbs
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A Different Love Story

May 11, 2009 Category: Sex in the Suburbs

BetsyG remembers an old suitor and a dear friend.

What Is Love?

April 13, 2009 Category: Sex in the Suburbs

BetsyG takes on the simple problem of answering the question, What Is Love?

Mate for Life?

February 22, 2009 Category: Sex in the Suburbs

Divorce has gotten a bum rap because, if you think about it properly, it’s really marriage that’s the problem. There has to be something wrong with the institution that it fails so often.

Physics Lesson

November 10, 2008 Category: Sex in the Suburbs

My friend Eddie warned me not to get too involved when I met someone who was too fresh out of his marriage. But how do you stop yourself from falling in love? I confess, that’s a lesson I seem unable to learn.

A Three-Week Engagement

September 28, 2008 Category: Sex in the Suburbs

My parents got engaged after six weeks, and they’ve been married for over 50 years. Is six weeks—or less—a long enough courtship to lead into a successful marriage? Sometimes yes, sometimes no. Hear BetsyG’s thoughts on the subject.

The Truth About Sex, Love, and Marriage

September 21, 2008 Category: Sex in the Suburbs

What’s the secret to happy love life, sex life, or marriage? BetsyG seems to know it all, and offers up a list of her “truisms” on the subjects.

Kid You Not

August 25, 2008 Category: Sex in the Suburbs

I thought I only wanted to date men who were fathers. But when I started to see the childless Mr. S, my opinion had a major turnaround.

Better To Have Loved and Lost…?

July 13, 2008 Category: Sex in the Suburbs

BetsyG had her heart broken–badly–and avoided love for years. She finally fell for someone, only to have him break up with her too. In this essay she ponders the question of whether she’ll go for it again, or if maybe loving and losing isn’t worth it.

Live and Learn. Or Not.

June 29, 2008 Category: Sex in the Suburbs

I finally met someone I really liked. But he was a little too fresh out of his marriage for my taste. I should really learn to start listening to that little voice that says, “Company, retreat!”

Once Bitten

June 15, 2008 Category: Sex in the Suburbs

If you’ve ever had your heart broken, you know it’s not easy to put your heart out there again. This essay is about BetsyG’s experience with heartbreak and the fear with which she faced the next potential love.

 

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