Should I Give My Boyfriend a Marriage Ultimatum?

Whenever I talk to my boyfriend about planning our future life together his answer is always the same: "You know that I love you and we already share money, an apartment, and (formerly) a car so what more do you need?" I need progress. Should I give him a marriage ultimatum? ...more
I honestly started to tear up reading this blog.  I am 33, my bf is 27; we have been together ...more

Every Couple Fights

When you’re in a relationship with another person, there are bound to be disagreements. Those loving fights every couple has. In fact, it’s during those heated moments when we truly get to learn who the other person is, which ultimately make you both stronger as a couple.Sometimes arguing with your significant other can even be fun and playful. It’s not about winning; it’s just about pushing the other person’s buttons just enough for a little extra attention. Everyone loves an attention seeker, right? Sarcasm intended....more
Yup, guilty of pretty much all this....especially the "you should do this" fight.more

My Not-So-Pinterest-Perfect Wedding

In our society, wedding days are days that girls are socialized to dream about their whole lives, making Pinterest a gift and a curse.  After months of resistance, I started my wedding Pinterest board when I first started dating my now-fiancé. Finally, a place to put all your wedding dreams! It’s perfect, right?Well, not exactly....more
elledub_1920 lol, i read it already! ^_^more

Traveling As A Couple : A Survival Guide

Again great advice. You two certainly seem to have it figured out.more

Falling In Love When You Swore You Wouldn't

When this began I had no idea you’d love me, had no idea I’d love you back, had no idea that the full force of you would soon be as anchoring to me as gravity. I thought you were above falling for me, or beyond it, or too jaded for it. I thought you would be with me and then go home, and I thought you’d do it all without a second glance, without that one last look over your shoulder to see if I was looking back at you, too....more

Do You Love to Be Loved Back?

“In the end these things matter most: How well did you love? How fully did you live? How deeply did you let go?”...more

The Engagement

For the past week, my daughter has been out of town visiting friends and loved ones in another state. What happened the first day she arrived there? She got engaged! Her long time friend took photos of the happy couple. See the post HERE...more

How We Came to Be

It all began with a friendship, as great relationships do. My then friend, Miguel, was newly divorced and I was someone else. What?! Yeah. Miguel and I worked together, he in the mail room and I, an Assistant (Secretary). He was dating and I was pregnant with Alex. My feet swelled, I was tired, worried I would lose Alex, because I'd lost my baby the year before. I don't talk about that often. ...more

5 Fun ways of saying, "I don't want to have sex tonight."

  I am GUILTY.  Yeah, I said it.  I am guilty of being an assertive wife and I am surprised that my husband has not left me.  I say assertive because mean, bitchy, or annoying sounds too childish.  Believe it or not, this feeling came upon me when I was reading Cosmopolitan the issue with Megan Fox on it.  I usually do not gravitate toward magazines, but if the magazine's cover says, "HOT sex tonight..." I am interested.  ...more

3 Tips for Online Dating Newbies

Gone are the days where you have to physically place yourself in a position to meet the man of your dreams. Online dating has become one of the primary ways of meeting new prospects for singles on the go....more