7 things you should never say to a friend getting over a break-up

People go through break-ups. Some break-ups are dramatic, others are just kind of awkward, but they all suck. Sometimes the suckiness is assuaged by the bright company and uplifting words of a friend. Sometimes the suckiness is exacerbated by the oppressive company and joy-sucking words of a … friend? Yes! Many times well-meaning friends are […]

The clueless man’s guide to complimenting a woman

A friend of mine has beauteous eyes. They are probably her most beguiling feature. Some guys, when (possibly?!) trying to compliment her, say something like this — Him [while staring into her eyes]: “Hey what color are your eyes?” Her: “Ummm.. green.” Him: “Really? Huh. Wasn’t sure.” Her: “Okay….” When she told me this, I […]

This man is offering to sever unwanted soul ties for $500

      Brad shares a deep insight into the scripture reading, and your heart leaps within you in affirmation. When you expand on Brad’s idea with a vulnerable example from your own spiritual journey, his eyes lock with yours for an electrifying moment. Before you even realize what’s happening, your very souls are linked […]

The End of an Era: Gallo’s final words on romanticals

Dear ones, I have greatly enjoyed opening up my heart to foreign internet bots, passionate masculinazis, and my exes (recent market research indicated these three groups comprise 96.8% of Galloblog readers). But, the over-sharing sun has set, and the moon of discretion is rising. I will no longer use this blog as an outlet to […]

Lady may I?

In light of the recent sexual assault accusations against… basically every male in Hollywood … I wanted to say somethin’ very quickly to the (hopefully) majority of men who are not sexual predators and never want to be. How ’bout you fellers start asking -and pausing an appropriate amount of time – before touching any […]

Reflections on one of (the?) best date(s) ever

I wrote this post a while ago and chickened out before I posted it. Now that I have some distance from it, I realized it is still pure gold. Also, I needed to re-read it *laughs nervously* *********************************************************************************** I went on a date last night. I realize it’s a terrible idea to tell the entire […]