Take A Gamble On Love


7 Habits of People Who Will Never Be Married

These are just some general themes and habits I've observed through the years that are common to people who never seem to find their forever love. None of these habits make them bad people; in fact, many are great people, but perhaps they just don't realize how they are getting in their own way.If you want to find a soulmate, you've got to get out of your own way! So, if you find that you exhibit any of the habits below, think about whether or not those habits are the roadblock to finding The One....more
@Lisa Nugent Noel @Sarah Bramblette @Peter Grell Thanks for reading and commenting! I actually ...more

Saying "Maybe" to Dating

Date.  Or date not.  There is no “try”.-Yoda, if he were to give advice on dating.I joke a lot about finding my future ex-husband.  I say that because I think I am destined to stay single the rest of my days.Not because I plan to get divorced again.  I don’t think I’ll even get near that step. Mainly it’s because I hate dating....more

Great Expectations Fallen-Love Meets Again

Courtesy of Youtube...more

Finding Lasting Love: Why You’re Still Single

There are many different reasons why you may still be single, some so obscure and so far buried in your  subconscious, that it would be difficult for anyone to know it. However, many women make the same mistakes again and again not realizing how their actions or personal beliefs are sabotaging their quest for love. They continue to pay the price in that they have yet to find the kind of love they desire. I do not pretend to have all the answers, but I have read countless books on the topic and here is my best advice on how to finally achieve the kind of love you want....more

Finding the Pet Lover of Your Dreams

For the single dog, or cat, owner dating can be rough. You worry, among other things: "Will they like my pet?" "Will my pet like them?" Is their apartment pet-friendly?"Slow down, says pet expert Charlotte Reed, who reminds singles that you need to take a step back and concentrate on what you are doing, or not doing, before freaking out about your pet....more

Cross Post: Accept that Love is Enough

“Acceptance is not about liking a situation. It is about acknowledging all that has been lost and learning to live with that loss.” -Elizabeth Kubler-Ross & David Kessler from On Grief and Grieving...more

Cross Post: Loving Me Sadly - Depression

“As tough as it is, depression can be dealt with in a paradoxical way. See it as a visitor, perhaps an unwelcome one, but one who is visiting whether you like it or not. Make a place for your guest. Invite your depression to pull up a chair with you in front of the fire, and sit with it, without looking for a way to escape.” -Elizabeth Kubler-Ross & David Kessler from On Grief and Grieving...more
 @FatCat Thank you very much for your kind words. :)more

Cross Post: Living and Loving in "Denial"

“Denial is more symbolic than literal.” -Elizabeth Kubler-Ross & David Kessler from On Grief and GrievingSo how have I been in denial about being single? I can think of several ways: Trying to make a man love me; holding on to a “fantasy relationship;” seeking romantic relationships to make me happy and to fill a void; seeking romantic relationships to fix what was broken within me…...more
 @the.me.i.be Thank you for the recommendations, I will add those to my reading list! :)more