Sometimes it takes years to realize a relationship in the past had almost all the right stuff. You were too young, or not ready, or the timing was off. Life is a Work In Progress (WIP) and sometimes it takes years to realize “the one that got away” got away because you didn’t appreciate the circumstances … Read more
You changed for somebody else – you invested all that effort. Then they stormed out and you’re left with an “empty” version of yourself. You shoved your square peg through a round hole and come out damaged and unrecognizable. Your return on investment (ROI) sucks! Now begins the long-ass journey back to… yourself. This stage … Read more
“Why do I attract crazy men???? Please someone, tell me why this happens??” A friend of mine recently asked this question on Facebook. She may have asked this question in jest, out of frustration, or she may even be looking for an honest answer. #1: Don’t offer somebody your phone number if you don’t want … Read more
True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable. ~ Dave Tyson Gentry Part of dating is to discover compatibility, which includes being comfortable around each other. Silence is one of the best tests for maturity. Shut up and see what happens.
It requires self-confidence to strike up a conversation with somebody you think is attractive. It requires an equal – and strikingly more mature – amount of self-confidence to graciously accept that the attraction isn’t mutual.
It takes a “real” man – a man with self-respect and self-confidence – to admit that he finds a woman attractive and is also willing to be supportive of her choice of husband/boyfriend. It’s completely normal to want more than “just being friends” with someone we’re attracted to. We want sex, too. But that’s the … Read more
Traditional dating has always been a form of slimy used car salesperson’s bait-and-switch mixed with a too-good-to-be-true job interview.
Ladies: the guy that eagerly listened to you talk about your existing male friends (among your many friends) and then suddenly, but politely, asks you to never mention your male friends in front of him again… BIG, FAT RED FLAG! That type of request is actually a demand. It’s a “do as I say or … Read more
Excerpt from: “9 Things You Simply Must Do – to Succeed in Love and Life” by Dr. Henry Cloud I have seen lives transformed when people begin to adopt the strategy of asking themselves, What can I do to make this better? Miracles have occurred. I recently attended the wedding of a woman who had … Read more