"Good-looking individuals are treated better than homely ones in virtually every social situation, from dating to trial by jury."
"Save a boyfriend for a rainy day - and another, in case it doesn't rain."Martha Beck on Mae West
"Falling in love and having a relationship are two different things."Martha Beck on Keanu Reeves
"I don't have a girlfriend. But I do know a woman who'd be mad at me for saying that."Martha Beck on Mitch Hedberg
"You can't stop loving or wanting to love because when its right it's the best thing in the world. When you're in a relationship and its good, even if nothing else in your life is right, you feel like your whole world is complete."Martha Beck on Keith Sweat
"Real magic in relationships means an absence of judgment of others."Martha Beck on Wayne Dyer
"We virtually never feel our age, but thinking that we should can lead to disaster."
"Absolutely lonely people have few personal interactions of any kind."
"No one else can take risks for us, or face our losses on our behalf, or give us self-esteem. No one can spare us from life's slings and arrows, and when death comes, we meet it alone."
"Allowing children to show their guilt, show their grief, show their anger, takes the sting out of the situation."
"Anger elicits anger, fear elicits fear, no matter how well meaning we may be."