Married Life- Are You In?

With the recent media coverage of celeb divorces and separations, it makes me wonder... Why do we want to get married? I have learned that everyone had a different reason. Some have settled for a companion that they can "deal" with.  Some marry for money and stability. Some marry for the sake of marrying. Some feel they have truly fell in love. Some feel they have found their soul mate. I am in the latter category....more

Settling

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Looking for Mr. Good Enough

Michele C. www.coppolawords.com Here's the thing: Any time you use the word "settling" in reference to a man, a career, or a house, it's gonna piss women off. This is America, damn it, and we are entitled to soulmates, and dream jobs, and beautifully renovated kitchens. If you only work hard enough, want it bad enough, and send enough positive vibes out into the universe, it will happen. To think otherwise is not only selling yourself short, but downright unpatriotic. ...more

The Case Against Settling

The dream, like that of our mothers and their mothers from time immemorial, was to fall in love, get married, and live happily ever after. Of course, we'd be loath to admit it in this day and age, but ask any soul-baring 40-year-old single heterosexual woman what she most longs for in life, and she probably won’t tell you it's a better career or a smaller waistline or a bigger apartment. Most likely, she’ll say that what she really wants is a husband (and, by extension, a child). ...more
@thelastpsych exquisite article -- the narcissism and comparison of people with two-dimensional ...more

Confessions of an Insomniac: Can You Hear the Sound?

It is the sound of settling … Never settle for anything in life less than extraordinary. This has been my philosophy for as long as I have known. And, yes, I did rip it off of a cheesy movie. I do not always follow my own philosophy and have been known to let a few chances at happiness slip through my hands. I even think that I am guilty of settling right now. Read the rest of this entry >> ...more

Can you hear the sound?

It is the sound of settling … Never settle for anything in life less than extraordinary. This has been my philosophy for as long as I have known. And, yes, I did rip it off of a cheesy movie. I do not always follow my own philosophy and have been known to let a few chances at happiness slip through my hands. I even think that I am guilty of settling right now. Read the rest of this entry >> ...more
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