Our First Date

Four years ago… today.I can remember the day like it was yesterday.It was a Thursday. I could barely concentrate during the day, thinking about what I would wear and how the night would pan out.I remember racing home, jumping in the shower, blow-drying my hair and carefully setting my outfit out for very our first date....more

Miss Mishap Dating Blog 1: Reading the signs – is he a tiny bit controlling, or am I reading into things?

Miss Mishap: dating trials and tribulations in the countryThis blog is an account of my dating trials and tribulations in a rural setting. I wish I’d starting writing it a while ago because there has been plenty of rough water under the bridge which would have made for good material. The silver lining is that it’s often ridiculous to the point of being funny…Blog 1: reading the signs – is he a tiny bit controlling, or am I reading into things a bit too much? ...more

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Here's My Advice: Fall In Love With Your Friend

I admit that when I attempt to write about love or relationships I'm always a little hesitant....more

2015.. The year to be intentional!

As we enter 2015 we all like to look back over the previous year. Sometimes we like what we see in the rearview. However, often times we spend days making goals and plans on how to make the New Year better. We even resolve to make resolutions, but if we are honest with ourselves most of the time by Jan 30th our resolutions are yet again something that we will cringe as we gaze upon the previous year and see a lot of disappointment, failure, regret, etc.  If resolutions are your thing then by all means make them and stick with them....more

4 Sexy Resolutions for the New Year

It’s a New Year and many of us have made several resolutions and goals we intend to keep or meet in the next 12 months. You may want to drop that extra 20 pounds, build a cushy savings account, go back to school, or go on that dream vacation. But have you made any resolutions to improve your sex life and health? If not, check out these sexy resolutions to get your year off to a great start....more

Relationships & Sex with Chronic Pain

Even if you have had lifelong sexual distress, know that it is never too late to learn more about finding sexual pleasure. A recent study looked at sexual function in women with chronic widespread pain. They reported more lifelong problems with sexual pain and poor lubrication than healthy women. They also reported more current sexual dysfunction. But CWP doesn’t need to mean the end of sex......more

Life In Yoga Pants

Last week I finally had to throw away a pair of yoga pants I had for almost 10 years.Why is this noteworthy? A pair of $18 yoga pants from Old Navy almost a decade old?  Geez girl – melodramatic much?Okay – hang in there with me on this one.Unlike regular, less comfy clothes that go in and out of fashion, black yoga pants just don’t go out of style or even out of season. For many of us, these pants are a constant part of our lives....more

Do You Admire Your Partner?

When I was 9 years old I had a traumatic even in my life. I was young and it happened in the middle of the night while I was half asleep, so no one believed my recollection of the event. My family and the police didn’t hear me, and I’ve been trying to get people to listen ever since.I built this pattern of wanting to be heard and respected. Because of that respect was always a part of my vocabulary when it came time to describe an element I wanted in my relationship. Who doesn’t want to be respected by their partner?...more

My Relationship With Buying Things And How It Makes Me Happy… But Actually Lonely

         “Save Money. Live Better” (Walmart) “Open Happiness” (Coca Cola) “The Happiest Place on Earth” (DisneyLand)         As a fish swims in water, we in the western cultures of the United States and Canada swim in water made up of advertising.         In light of Black Friday passing and the Christmas countdown on full swing, buying gifts for friends and loved ones is at the forefront of our minds....more