By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 04/29/2013 - 14:26
Her name is Elizabeth Artemis Arrow. She was born November 6 and she’s alive and well. To the many of you who prayed for my baby daughter and emailed me your well wishes: Thank you. They sustained me.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 04/26/2013 - 12:07
These pages were supposed to host a virtual quinceañera — a celebration of Dolores Prida’s 15 years as Latina’s advice columnist, with a special piece by the veteran writer herself. It was to be a toast to her witty, on-point, irreverent and unabashedly feminist advice on everything from getting rid of cheating boyfriends to reconnecting with Latin culture.
By Sugey Palomares | 01/24/2013 - 10:32
Rest in peace Dolores Prida. As we mourn the loss of one of the members of our Latina family, we also honor her strong spirit, creativity, and wisdom. Read on as our executive editor and former editors pay tribute to the legendary playwright and writer.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 01/20/2013 - 18:16
I met Dolores Prida shortly after I joined Latina as associate editor, in 2004. She worked mostly from home but had a cubicle in our Times Square office, and she would come in about once a week, usually unannounced, to work and catch up with everyone. I was one of the many young Latinas who read her column in the magazine religiously and wondered what the woman behind the witty and wise advice would be like in person.
By Samantha Leal | 01/20/2013 - 17:36
We're deeply saddened by Dolores Prida's passing, but her wisdom lives on. As the wise and amazing advice columnist for "Dolores Dice," you came to her with marriage troubles, financial woes, sex advice and everything in between -- and she answered! Take a look at some of her best pieces of advice.
By Lee Hernandez | 01/20/2013 - 15:08
We lost one of the great ones today.
Dolores Prida, legendary playwright, columnist and Latina trailblazer, died this morning at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.
The author of Latina's "Dolores Dice" column, and one of the founding members of the magazine, Dolores was a part of our Latina family and our hearts are heavy this morning as we report the news of her passing.
By Latina Staff | 07/22/2008 - 17:50
I Hate Sex!
I have been married for about seven months, and I have come to the point where I hate sex! I used to love it when it was exciting and spontaneous. But now it’s like a job. I love my husband, but I think he expects sex from me every night. I feel suffocated all the time. I’m going loca over here, so please send me one of your famous consejos my was, por favor!
-Turning Frigid in Louisiana
By Mariela Rosario | 06/25/2008 - 17:42
A FEW GOOD MEN
Dear Dolores: I’m a single Latina rapidly approaching the big four-O and having a very hard time meeting a good man. Most men in my age bracket come loaded with baggage. They’re either separated or divorced with children. I don’t have a problem with this, as long as the men have a good and healthy relationship with their children and the mothers, but most do not. I hate the bar/club scene. So, how do I find an eligible man?
-Wanda on Long Island, NY
By Mariela Rosario | 06/11/2008 - 16:46
ONCE UPON A TIME
Dear Dolores: I met a guy who lives down the street and we hit it off really well. We hung around with each other from time to time, had a few drinks and got to know each other better. He told me he wanted me to be his queen, but I wanted to wait to see what was going to happen. We began seeing each other more frequently and started to mess around. Now, all of a sudden, I don’t see him at all. He doesn’t even call. What went wrong?
-Micaela in San Antonio