Meaningful Nothingness

“I don’t know if this is the right wording, and maybe you can do better, but I wonder if…?”The other end of the phone is silent for a moment, but then Pat sighs and I know she is gathering thoughts; the working of her brain almost visible to me across the bandwidth.“You know? Oh, I don’t know if you’ll get this…”She fades away and finally,“Do you know what I mean when I say meaningful nothingness?”...more

Get Ready for Breakup Season!

How's your relationship? Feeling distant? Communication has been spotty? Now's the time to dig in and do the work to fix it. Or risk losing it. Because the most popular time of year to breakup is only a couple of weeks away.  Thanksgiving through two weeks before Christmas is, according to studies, when couples are most likely to breakup.  Christmas day is the least popular breakup day.  ...more
DatingLaurel BlogHer I must be weird then, most of my relationships have started in autumn and ...more

This Heart Break Is Too Much

 A lot of the times when I am in a heart break crisis I always find a way to blame myself!! but this time I wont dare give myself that credit. its all on him, I don't think I look forward to being in love anymore. it's never what you see on TV or what the old folks tell you it will be like. I begin to question myself as if I were doing something right, but that's the problem these men lately are not attracted to the women who do it right....more

10 Heart Stopping Parenting Moments

Heartbreaking..... seriously how do parents do this day in and day out??? As a parent do the ups and downs feel as if they are your own? Today was one of those days for me, as I sat quietly in my office listening to the radio on ( with the door closed) anxiously awaiting the results of the #edgenbt contest I have to confess I actually felt physically ill.  The anxiety was so overwhelming and I am the parent, this was a second hand anticipation....more

Ghosting: The Dating Disappearing Act (Who Ya Gonna Call?)

 Ghosting is a term used to describe the action of a person who disappears from another person’s life without so much as an explanation. This kind of behavior can haunt the jilted person for a very long time, making him or her obsess about what he or she may or may not have done to deserve the silent treatment.With the all-female version of the Ghostbusters movie about to be released, let me be the first woman to bust this new breed of Cowardly Ghosts....more

Has Heartbreak finally been defined?

It has taken me over a decade of thinking, but I finally figured out how to word the way it felt when "HE" broke my heart. ...more

7 Scientifically Proven Ineffective Ways to Mend a Broken Heart

Whenever someone posts a list, don’t we all just usually scroll through the opener anyway? I’ll save us both some time by s...more

Thank You for Breaking My Heart

In my 26 years, my heart has never been broken by a guy. The boyfriends I have had, the men of my past, didn’t leave many scars when we moved on and went our separate ways. ...more
Yes, u are better for it:) Smile and go on. We all lose friends and get hurt. But life is like ...more

Here's How You Get Through Heartbreak: Just Do It

 So by their early twenties there's one realization I believe everyone should come to, and that's the inescapable fact that heartbreak is inevitable. It happens....more

Love is a choice

Throwback Thursday: lessons from a harder time:...more