Expect More and You Will Get More

Ladies, you are smart, independent, beautiful, modern thinkers. Get what you want first and then consider bringing a man into your life (or woman if this is your choice). If women expect more out of men, by respecting themselves more, men will be forced to go back to behaving like gentlemen. Wouldn’t you like to see them pull up their pants, take that hood/cap off their head, brush their hair, shave their face, brush their teeth and over all, be responsible? After all, romantic movies continue to be all the rage and the men in these films are not dressed like the aforementioned....more

What you won't do for love?

-What you won’t do for love? ...more

Online Dating: Do's, Don'ts, and Maybes

Getting "back out there" is never easy.  Many of us marrieds become so thankful we don't have to be immersed in the dating scene.  It's one thing when you're 20 and the world is wide open to you, but it's a completely different ballgame when you're 40-something, have children, jobs, lives, and any suitable dating candidate has to fit into to all that, not the other way around.  Whatever your previous dating or marital experiences, chances are you're a bit jaded at this point....more

HAS DYSFUNCTION BECOME THE NEW NORMAL?.....When Wrong becomes Right and Right becomes Wrong....

HAS DYSFUNCTION BECOME THE NEW NORMAL……? When Wrong Turns Right and Right Turns Wrong….....more


   EVERY BLESSING…..has a Problem…..and EVERY PROBLEM…..has a BLESSING…. I learned years ago that without problems we would likely not have blessings….I know that none of us like that perspective….We would all like to live problem free…..but since Time has existed it seems that there has always been a problem…..and a blessing…. Looking back upon my life I seem to have most often found that before a blessing entered my life I had met with a problem along the way……That problem led me to my blessing………And yet, once I had my blessing it also came with a problem...more


SHAKE IT UP…..MIX IT UP…..FRESHEN IT UP…. Sometimes in life we simply need to Shake up our lives in a good way……Mix things up a little…..Streamline things a little…..Change things around a bit…….Not just because life can get boring…..If we are doing things right rarely should life get boring if at all. I always say “out of boredom comes creativity….” Sometimes in life we simply need to refine what we are doing to take us to that next level in life....more


WASTED TIME….REWIND………STARTING YOUR LIFE OVER….I often hear people say “If only I could live my life over……” and I think many of us have said that…..Wasted time…..How would we live life over…? Would we do exactly what we did, some of what we did, or change most of what we did? Everyone likely has a different answer…...more

Getting Off Online

Women of all age groups and situations are flocking to online dating.  My sixty + year-old aunt found my uncle five years ago online.  (side-note  The site she met him on does not exist anymore Singlesnet.com)  Two other acquaintances of mine say that online dating is  fun.  They swear by it.  My uncle says that online dating is better because you can do a background check prior to the meeting. ...more
Enjoy reading your blog Denise. I do get a laugh and "I know your right girlfriend"! Thanks for ...more

Teachable Moments

As an educator, I follow one pattern when introducing new content:State itDefine itProvide an Example/ExperienceRepeat So now that I’m new to dating AGAIN, I’ve been forced to use this pattern.  Is dating a new concept?  Aren't there some universal guidelines that we all follow?  ...more

For Women's Eyes Only!!! No Boys Allowed!!

I started writing this blog so that I could discuss what it's really like to be a woman in this day and age.  But not just any woman, what it is like to be a single, educated woman in today's world.  I've recently come to a realization that I think really should be shared here, regardless of who, if anyone, reads this blog.  ...more