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 »
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.
As a dating mom, you do not have the luxury of finding a fixer-upper. For the sake of your children, who need a competent adult in their lives, you can't waste time on a potential partner who comes in a box labeled "assembly-required". You need an already put-together, mature, capable, caring ... Read More »
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 »
There is a Mr. Right out there for you but quit pining away trying to figure out how to find him. Instead, let him find you and in the meantime, have fun with as many Mr. Wrongs as you want! I used to be a one man kind of woman. I was loyally devoted and supposedly in love with which ever man I ... Read More »
Finding a soul mate cannot heal what is broken within you. Finding a soul mate cannot heal what is painful within you. The love of someone who cares for you cannot heal the wounds you have acquired from a traumatic childhood. The love of a partner cannot rescue you from the clutches of ... Read More »
A lot of people would say my mother taught me to give up when she divorced my father. Others would say she taught me the importance of being happy. What I remember of my parents’ marriage as a child is the anxiety, loneliness and sadness that I feared coming home to every day. The only happiness was ... Read More »
The World Health Organization has determined that Depression is the world's biggest health epidemic, the leading cause of disability worldwide—more than cancer, AIDS, heart disease and accidents. According the WHO, more than 350 million people worldwide suffer from depression. So, if you're ... Read More »
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 »
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 »
It can happen anyway, even at the grocery store: you're navigating through a crowded aisle, and suddenly an attractive person walking in the other direction bumps into you as you pass each other. Was it intentional, or did they really not see you there? You turn around, and they apologize and smile. ... Read More »