A letter to my children about love: I want all three of you to know what love is. I hope that you never have the opportunity to learn from experience what it isn't. My wish for you is that you find a life partner who understands you right through to your soul. Below is a list of things you should look for in a life mate. ...more
Let’s face it, nobody appreciates a drama queen… but most of us aren’t willing to admit when we’re being one. That selfish and ugly attitude isn’t just turning off your man (or woman), it’s also pushing away your friends and loved ones. We all have our moments, but let’s try to keep them to a minimum. So before you get confrontational, and swear that this doesn’t apply to you, check out some of these sure signs that you are in fact, being a drama queen:...more
I stood in line, waiting my turn to weigh in, anything but patient.
I glared at everyone in front of me, including the Weight Watchers staff members. I fumed at how long it was taking, this ridiculous weekly weigh-in session at seven in the morning, a time of the day I don't willingly acknowledge. And the insufferable and endless chatting! Just step on the scale and be done already.
Clearly, I had not had coffee. Everyone knows that you don't eat or drink anything before weighing in, because a full bladder could be your doom.
I’ve never thought that love should be begged or conditioned.Love is love.We love despite distance or circumstances, which is a ball park away from begging or placing conditions, like “this will work only, if……” . You are more than welcome to fill in the blanks because I know at some point in our lives all of us encounter the “ifs and “if not’s” with the people who surround us....more
Oh no, I thought. Did my dick just ruin a family?I've always felt that we learn a lot more from our mistakes than from our triumphs. Although, admittedly, this might just be me trying to rationalize the bad decisions I’ve made.I’ve often described my approach to life as “fucking up in the right direction,” trying to pull life lessons from my blunders in order to make them sting a bit less. Some nights, you have to pull an epiphany from your worst choices — the alternative being taking a long, hard look at your life....more
When my teenager snaps back at me, I know it wasn’t his intention to slap me with his words, so I forgive him.
When my husband is late time and time again or when he walks away without telling me where he’s going even though I've asked him to communicate for 11 years, I know it wasn’t his intention to say, “Fuck you” with his actions, so I forgive him.
While the fantasy of hot, passionate sex every night sounds appealing, for many couples it just isn't that easy.Work, family, housework - it all gets in the way and by the time bedtime rolls around, the last thing you feel like doing is getting active in the bedroom.However, it doesn't take much to give your relationship a boost in the bedroom. In fact, a few simple changes to your wardrobe could be all you need......more
You’ve been dating your beau for a while now but recently he has a new friend, a new female friend. You’re not usually the jealous type and you don’t want to chuck up your uneasiness about this new relationship as just insecurity but how do you know for sure? Well here are 5 red flags your gut instinct is right and she is more than just a friend....more