Life Scramble

 Relax.All the words you need are there. They will come together in different ways, at different times, with different ...more


Much of what I express in this sacred space is very personal for me. I, usually, don’t preface my posts before I write them but for this post, in particular,- the insight is needed....more

Ugh!! You Look Like My Grandpa.

So I was at a bar recently with one of my girlfriends. She's never been married, and has no children. She would like to find a remedy for these issues. Yes! I said remedy. Now, I'm not saying that she thinks being single and having no kids is a disease or anything like that.....more
adelewishnot those are some great points. But let me tell you I have dated a 26 year old man ...more

The Love Lotto: The Top Ten Reasons Why You Haven't Won it


Internet Dating: The Myth of the Perfect Match

 Image: Emanuele Bresciani via StockSnapOne of the things that worries about me about online dating sites, is their emphasis on finding your perfect match. Compatibility, according to them, is finding someone as similar to you as possible. I believe this approach is flawed....more
FeministaJones really enjoyed this piece, thank you sharingmore

Why Being Mary Jane Was a Bad Look On Me

I was married and so was he.  We met while he and my now ex-husband were working together.  I’d always thought he was so cute, but I never believed I could have a chance with him.  After finding out about the affair that broke the camel’s back of my marriage, all bets were off.  I fi...more

A Romantic's Guide to Meteor Showers

Ever since I can remember, I've always been fascinated by anything celestial. Outer space is simply a topic I can never grow tired of, so my excitement over news of meteor showers should not be a surprise to anyone who knows me. After all, I've been waiting to see one all my life. Growing up in the Philippines, I've never had the privilege of witnessing this celestial event....more

At This Stage in the Game: Dating as a Sport

I recently shared a fun banter with a dear friend about dating. We both try to find the humor in it. It’s better to laugh, right? Oh sure, I think I have a thick skin but let’s be honest, I don’t. She is tougher than me. I’m a wuss, and I stink at playing games. Did I say stink? That is an understatement. In fact, if there was a competition for the person least able to play games, I’m the winner! My friends like to advise: “Play hard to get. Don’t be too available. Don’t put all your eggs in one basket. Be too busy (even if you’re not busy). Dress this way or that way....more

What I Learned From Dating a Psychopath

When it comes to dating, I think it’s safe to lump psychopaths and narcissists in the same crazy category....more
theduckywriter  You got lucky!  Thank you for reading.more

An Inside Look at The Good and Bad Years of Every Relationship

 Image: Nicole MorenoIn a few weeks, Nick and I will celebrate two years of marriage. I thought I would share with you my view on the different years you will encounter in a serious relationship.If you have been in a long term relationship, you know there are “good” years and “bad” years. Personally I think you have good years when both parties are in a comfortable stage in their personal lives, and bad years happen when one or both parties are unhappy....more
Hello Melanie Yates. That is very true. I have witness relationships where it is an uphill ...more