How to Avoid a Relationship Meltdown via Text

The golden rules of texting:Anyone that’s important to you deserves the actual face time.  Anything that matters to you requires the time and attention it takes to be clear.Anything that you can’t say in person should never be said via text.Electronic intimacy won’t keep you warm at night. ...more

5 Online Dating Characters You Should Avoid

Online dating is becoming increasingly popular these days and for good reason. Finding a partner via dating websites can be very successful for thousands of singletons who are more comfortable being matched with people online than just heading out and about, and hoping they may bump into someone special....more

The Single Girl Rant

Why You Should or Shouldn't Date Out of Your Wheelhouse.

So…you’re messaging now and contemplating your first meet and greets. You’re apprehensive yet excited. You’ve got choices! Or do you? And is it quantity or quality, commonalities or differences that you should be going for?...more

An Open Letter to the Woman Waiting For "That Guy" to Change

I've been sick this week. Coughing, not being able to sleep, congested, just not feeling good at all. It's been one of those weeks (like every other week) where I've needed the help of my husband for things, like dishes and laundry, taking care of our daughter, taking care of me. Much like any other time, my husband steps up without even having to be asked and does everything that needs "doing." He rubs my shoulders and fixes me dinner. He gets my medicine together....more
AMEN to that ! I agree. Women have to have self worth otherwise they settle for sh*tmore

Dear Dr. Romance: twice I have been let down by this man I so love

Dear Dr. Romance:My partner whom I have been in a relationship with for the past year has changed and let me down twice. We were first friends for several years & became a couple for the last year. We both fell in love instantly and desire to live together to build towards a good future, financially, & with family. We both have children from past relationships & are content with it....more

24 Ways to Surprise Your Partner and Keep the Fire Going

In a partnership? When’s the last time you surprised your significant other? Surprises are powerful ways to connect, add spark to your relationship, and communicate how much you care about the other person....more
Elizabeth Collinsmore

The Breakthrough After a Breakup

“Each of our paths is uniquely perfect. Life presents us with what we need to grow.” Judith Orloff, M.D. The Ecstasy of SurrenderShe was crying daily, uncontrollably, in front of clients and behind closed doors. It had been several weeks since her break-up and she was feeling so out of control with her emotions that she thought she needed to be put away somewhere....more

God Answers Prayers!

I am a happily married mom of 3, 1 "adopted" daughter and Mia to 8 awesome grandkids.  Today I want to focus on my "adopted" daughter, Monica.  She like every other woman her age wants and deserves to love and be loved in return.  It is my prayer that she find the man God has planned for her.  Kelly, if this is the forum - I'm all in....more

can being 'Too good' be a bad thing?

Even though Gideon was stealing my attention from Billy, Woo was still ever present in my life. However this time, I would lose Gideon if I didn't cut ties completely with Woo. Woo was my first love. It felt like he was a part of me and he was and not in the sense you think. I had to remove that part or else I wouldn't really be able to move on, to give my heart to someone who actually wanted it. Woo had taken my heart and left me empty, just barely existing. To be with Woo I had to shut off part of me, the part that wanted to be loved, deeply and honestly....more