Are Your 'Deal Breakers' Keeping You From Finding a Mate?

 Falling in love is sweet, intoxicating and it makes it easier to overlook things that bother you. The question is should you overlook them. Some things are no-brainers. He/she drinks too much or can’t keep a job.  It's the smaller issues that sneak up and take you by surprise. ...more
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Love at First Look? I Don't Think So

I don't believe you can spot someone across a crowded room and, based on looks alone, recognize him or her as your future partner. Maybe in the "good old days"—or in any number of rom-coms—but not anymore. People seem to have become awfully complicated. Nancynance via Flickr...more

5 Reasons Single Moms Shouldn't Date Dudes Without Kids 

There are valid reasons why dating a Dude Without Kids (DWK) is the most awesome thing ever. But before you start shacking up with a DWK of your own, you might want to check out these words of wisdom. ...more
This sounds a lot like a perspective from a parent who doesn't understand discipline (and being ...more

Keep it Spicy: 5 Fun Indoor Date Ideas

The hubs and I don’t get out like we’d like to so that we can have adult time that’s special for the two of us. It’s so easy to fall into the “I’m comfortable” rut once you have kids but keeping that connection between husband and wife is so important. Once you’re done raising the kids, all you’ll have is each other!...more
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Is Keeping Your "Cookie" in the Jar Unrealistic?

I am on strike and it’s nothing new. When I am single I usually do not partake in casual sex. Honestly it’s a bunch of effort creating a false sense of intimacy with a guy, so we can have real sex.  Creating false trust with a man is like watching sand fall through an hourglass, it’s just a matter of time before something shady goes down....more
This was a very good article, I was celibate for three years, and then I slipped up and let my ...more

Beware of Cheater!!

Lets face it most men are kind of dumb when it comes to cheating. This is because they do most of their thinking with lower heads. But ever so often they think they are a little slick (why I don't know). Perhaps it's because they think when they get a woman she becomes so crazy in love and totally blinded by all of their glaring mishaps the cheater makes on the road to cheaterdom....more

How Amal Clooney Changed the Way We Think About Marriage

 Are we all looking for a George or striving to be an Amal? First let me start off by saying I have so much respect for Amal Clooney and that the following disclosed trend is in no way her fault....more
You hit the proverbial nail on the head:  He changed himself.  That's the piece that so many ...more

Did You Get Hired? On why dating is like looking for a job.

Since breaking up with my longtime boyfriend a few months ago, I have been toying with the idea of, gasp, dating again.  As I think about getting back out there and meeting folk, I think about how dating is like looking for a job. This is not to say that a relationship is work (painfully rolling my eyes) but dating is like looking for a job. Don't believe me? I've asked some of my employment challenged friends how their job searches are going and the answers they share sound suspiciously like something I would say when asked if there is a special dude in my life....more

Top 3 Questions You MUST Ask on a First Date

Stop wasting your time dating the wrong man!I was tired of dating a new man, wasting weeks and even months trying to figure him out. I knew the qualities I wanted in a man. More importantly, I knew the traits and behaviors that I positively, absolutely refused to tolerate in a relationship. Sitting in front of a man on a first date I wanted to know 3 important things:...more

Once A Cheater? 5 Types Of Cheaters Revealed

We’ve all heard the saying, once a cheater, always a cheater… but is there truth in this rather cliché allegation?  Or are we condemning innocent men worldwide, who may have screwed up once or twice, to be bound in that big box of infidelity?  Obviously all men aren’t the same… or are they? ...more
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