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Here Comes the Bride, All Dressed in . . . Costco
...the idea of "personal touch" can easily be drowned out by a weak economy, says Dr. Gilda Carle, author of "Don't Bet on the Prince!," and professor of a New York-based Mercy College course, "Love as Big Business."
"The economy is still affecting people," says Carle. "People are not spending as much on a wedding as they might have some years ago, but brides are not going to lose the whole aura of their special day. Most people will spend as little as they can on weddings as long as they don't lose that fairy tale they've always wanted"
In years past, couples would put any savings toward their wedding. Today, Carle says they are more likely to invest in a new home. The down economy has placed the spotlight on value, and people who have been "around the block" have a better grasp on saving money. Carle says Costco may see most of their business coming from older couples who have been down the aisle before. "I think the younger generation whose parents are paying for the wedding will still go all out for a soup-to-nuts affair. But older people know how difficult it is to keep their heads above water and they'll have no problem buying everything they need at Costco and doing it themselves."
A new TLC TV show depicts women who know their husbands like men, yet, are okay with it because their husbands love them and their children, and want to remain married to them! How would that sit with you?
Women Feel Guilty for Taking Time Off
A recent study shows that men are happier than women when it comes to work-life balance. What's their secret?
Death of Dear Abby
As Today.com's "30-Second Therapist," Dr. Gilda was quoted in a tribute to Dear Abby on the Today Show website:
How to Get Lucky in Love on WEtv
To get on the road to romance, follow Dr. Gilda's tips:
Eligible Men Who Love Cats
Dr. Gilda has a 5-step program for snaring a single Catster:
'Til debt do us part: Newlyweds must discuss money
Chicago Sun-Times "If money matters are not discussed in a marriage, they will take over the marriage at some point," said Dr. Gilda Carle, a relationship expert based in New York..."
Größten Erfindungen aller Zeiten: Der Buchdruck
Cinefacts In German: Approximate translation: "Pheromones, which influence the sexual behavior of animals, are already long well known. The psychotherapist Gilda Carle wants to decode the chemical secret language of the person. It is certain that they also influence our mood and our feelings. An exchange takes place, for example, in kissing. In the lip column under the nose, many Pheromones are produced and exchanged. Therefore, we kiss so gladly."