Wearing My Engagement Ring Without My Wedding Band

While doing some heavy cleaning, I put my diamond engagement ring and simple wedding band on my ring holder. Later in the evening I noticed my naked finger and asked my husband to retrieve my rings from the bedroom. He brought the sparkly round diamond ring, surrounded by a halo of small diamonds, and mimicking a proposal, he asked me to marry him as he slipped it back home on my finger. ...more

Stealing Love

It’s an age old question and issue that has circulated relationships as long as it has been in inception. Can someone honestly steal another’s significant other? Is it literally plausible to abduct, plunder or strip someone from their existing relationship with their beloved? After all, the very definition of stealing is “to take (the property of another or others) without permission or right, especially secretly or by force” (dictionary.com). However, a person in love cannot be so willfully taken....more

Love Letter 1.

An open letter to a single guy dating a divorced mother of two.  HeyI wanted to share something with you......more

6 Ways to Nurture Long Distance Friendships

I’m going to make a confession. I do not do well with change. Through every phase of my life, I have struggled with the major changes that came with it. I had it when I went away to college. I had a great time the first few months, then started to have some major adjustment issues. So much so that I lived at home for my second semester and commuted nearly an hour....more
Love this! It can be tough at times to stay in touch with those away from us. Try to do it more ...more

Five Signs You May Be Dating a Jerk

We've all seem them at parties.  Sometimes they are loud and obnoxious.  Other times, they are quiet, inconsiderate bullies.  The common thread is the bad behavior perpetrated by people who are jerks....more

Five Signs That You Are Dating a Jerk

We've all seem them at parties.  Sometimes they are loud and obnoxious.  Other times, they are quiet, inconsiderate bullies.  The common thread is the bad behavior perpetrated by people who are jerks.   Simply put, jerks are rude, mean people.  To be in an elevator with a jerk is one thing.  But, to be in a relationship with one is a different story.  Beware because jerks can be hard to detect.  If you are dating a jerk, you probably don't even know it.  You might be in denial....more

Five Signs You May be Dating a Jerk

We've all seem them at parties.  Sometimes they are loud and obnoxious.  Other times, they are quiet, inconsiderate bullies.  The common thread is the bad behavior perpetrated by people who are jerks.   Simply put, jerks are rude, mean people.  To be in an elevator with a jerk is one thing.  But, to be in a relationship with one is a different story.  Beware because jerks can be hard to detect.  If you are dating a jerk, you probably don't even know it.  You might be in denial....more

Married to an Artist

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When An Ex-Boyfriend Dies

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I have been sitting in my office in tears this morning and I feel like you articulated my exact ...more
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