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.

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Stages of Loneliness (2)

I have never been a romantic comedy girl. In 9th grade, Natural Born Killers was my favorite movie. I can still recite it. After that, indie character studies and documentaries became my go-to types. I refused to watch the Notebook. It took years and a handful of guys telling me "no for real, this ... Read More »

Stages of Loneliness (1)

Being alone is hard. Most people who get divorced aren't alone for long, gleefully flinging themselves into one anesthetizing tryst or soon-to-fail relationship after another. But those of us who lean toward masochism choose to hunker down and run headfirst into "dealing with our issues." ... Read More »

The Beginning of the End (2)

I looked at my life as someone's wife: I didn't finish college. I quit a job I was good at and that I loved, to support my husband's goals. I was forty pounds overweight. I was sleepy. I was angry. I was vengeful. I was getting migraines. I was miserable. And one day, I will die. There is ... Read More »

Live Your Life for You


We all want to fall in love and live happily ever after. There’s no denying it but what’s more important, I didn’t learn until after my divorce. Single moms, married moms; we all daydream about finding the perfect man and planning the rest of our life with him but what about the rest of your life ... Read More »