You know how you’re going through an online dating site or you’re on a first date and you get asked what do you value in a partner? Seems simple enough, right? I mean it’s asked all the time! But then when you go to answer it, do you throw out the most common answers you can think of such as Read More »
Dating Advice and Tips
I am ready to start dating again, but how? Now that I am out there, what next? Am I ready for this?
These and many other questions and emotions are addressed through informative yet touching articles on various topics. After divorce, separation or being alone and ready for a relationship, dating can be an unfamiliar and frightening concept . This time something is very different, we now have more than ourselves to worry about, we have our children. Finding out more about unpleasant encounters, handling new relationships, introducing your children, dating advice and tips and so much more can help make our next dating experience a wonderful new adventure.
I had read a lot of the marriage self-help books: how to save your marriage, how to deal with this personality type/that personality type, how to save your marriage without discussing marriage, how to change when your partner doesn’t want to change, how to live happily in an unhappy marriage and finally, how to stay married no matter what (even Read More »
What is an emotional safe place? You know when the kids have just driven you over the edge and you escape to a quiet secluded place to regain your control before you say or do something you’ll regret? This is what I’m talking about! This is an emotional safe place! A place where you can regain your control before you Read More »
It’s not like I was scared of being alone. I had been single ’til the age of thirty-five. I knew that I could live happily and healthily without a significant other. But now I had a child and with all the things I prided myself on: doing things the right way (being educated, being married, traveling the world, giving my Read More »
Why is it that you can take an incredibly strong and independent woman (such as a single mom), have her swept off her feet in a whirlwind romance with some guy and then when he leaves her, her whole world falls apart? What is it that she so badly needs from him that she’s miserable without him? Have you ever Read More »
Have you ever had the most magical night with the guy you’re seeing and you were taken completely off guard by his confession that he loves you only to have him disappear the next day? Wonder where he went? Chances are he’s sitting in his “man cave” wondering why he revealed his deep dark secret to you and how he’s Read More »
Break-ups hurt, but, breaking up a family hurts like hell. The minute I mustered up enough courage to actually entertain the idea that my marriage was not going to make it, I was thrown into an immediate depression. I was miserable. Not so much for myself. I knew that I was still relatively young enough, motivated enough and confidently attractive Read More »
We’re no longer going to focus on the disappointments of the past. We’re no longer going to believe that the only men we can attract are fixer-uppers, men that we have to nurture and raise and get to the point where they can be what we and our children need. (we’ve already got children. We don’t need another one!) We’re Read More »
Do you go running to the internet in search of advice whenever your love life hits a small bump in the road and you don’t know what to do? Well if you’re like the majority of women, you do. Being a single mother, finding love is much more of a gray area than most statuses. I know that I for Read More »
As a teacher and a mother, I have a special soft spot for children. I believe that all children should be loved, cherished and above all, protected. Nothing burns me up more than parents who think their job as a parent is done as long as shelter, food and clothing are provided. Children need so much more than that in Read More »