I Took Date Night Out of the Budget and Almost Ruined My Marriage

“Are we growing apart?”  ...more
budgetbrainiac Date night might be expensive but it is far less than the cost of therapy or a ...more

5 Signs You're Dating A Loser

5 signs you’re dating a loserThe side effects of dating a loser can be detrimental to your mental health you WILL experience frustration, stress, anxiety and in the worse cases you can actually become a loser yourself! Here are the warning signs that you could be dating a loser.  ...more

Scammers are Ruining Over-50 Online Dating!

I’ve been doing online dating for about 15 years — and met two men online that I had long, happy relationships with....more
Sadly, there have always been dishonest people who prey on sincere women and men who are looking ...more

The 12 Guys You Meet Online

 You know your romantic life is doomed when you download Coffee Meets Bagel and the app refuses to open! “Maybe it’s a sign,” I thought. I mean, not even 3 hours earlier I told a friend, “Ew no,” when she suggested I go back to online dating to “meet new guys.” ...more

On The Rebound

Alternate Title: Your Friend Is An Asshole Who Has a Hidden Agenda Based on Their Own Fear.Alternate Title: I'm Tired of Writing Blog Posts About People Who Are Bad Friends...more

5 Things Stopping You From Getting Married

Sometimes Love is just unnecessarily weird.It seems as if when we’re in desperate search of it we can’t find it and when we’ve finally learned to live without it, love knocks on our door unannounced, heart-in-hand with a box of chocolates like it never left. If you’ve ever truly loved then you know just how amazing it feels and to want that feeling forever is completely understandable. If you’ve been dating FOR-EV-ER and you’ve wondered why you’re not married here are five important things to consider:1.You’re dating the wrong person....more

That Moment I Listed My Never-Worn Wedding Gown on eBay

One day in 2009, Halloween to be exact, my mom and I went shopping at the mall and began looking for wedding dresses. Let me set the scene: my ex-boyfriend and I had been together over one year and he wanted to move in together. I did not. I have written about him before. He's the douchebag that I lived with, who broke up with me over text message. Yup, that happened. Anyway, we moved in together after all and things were going well, and when he told me he wanted to marry me, I said sure.The conversation pretty much went like this:...more
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5 Signs That You'll Never be HIs Girlfriend...

5 Signs That You'll Never Be His Girlfriend... ...more

I Need To Start Dating Again

 I need to start dating again. I really do. I need the break from reality, the getting dressed up, the company, the attention, time to stop being “mom” and get back to being me… all of it! I want to go out and get to know someone better.But I don’t want to get back in to the dating scene. I want to date my husband....more

How to know when enough is enough

 My Thoughts: I have this resilience about me. I get down in the dumps but I always “try, try again” no matter how scary. I’m that contradictory person who says things like, “I’m one more failed relationship from becoming a nun”…. but then I try again and love like my little glass like heart has never been shattered....more