Why do we punish ourselves with past relationship baggage? Why do we block ourselves from the good fortune of a new healthy relationship? It is simple we choose not to let go of what we lost or gave up. Not every relationship is meant to be. We try to convince ourselves that this is the … Continue reading Letting Go and Welcoming New Love
All to often relationships end with this saying "I love you, but...". But what, I'm not in love with you, I don't want to marry you, I want to explore other opportunities, I'm moving out of state to pursue my dreams, I don't want children, I've met someone else, or we don't want the same … Continue reading I Love You, but…
First I would just like to wish everyone health and happiness during this time in our world. We are all dealing with the heartbreak, uncertainty, and stress of this change in our times. Stay positive, keep positive vibes around you, and don't forget to share the love no matter the distance. Now, if you are … Continue reading How to stay in love during quarantine
What is dating and what are my boundaries? Believe it or not this question comes up many times among my single friends. The argument is when dating someone is it necessary to tell that person you are seeing other people or should they just know? Another question is, does dating mean you are dating multiple … Continue reading What is Dating? Why Date?
Every couple needs a date night once or twice a month, but what about a date night with other couples? If you are one of the lucky ones who have couples who you consider friends and fun to hang out with you will love these fun couple date night outings. I have a group of … Continue reading 5 Couples Date Night Outings
Is there such a thing as outgrowing your relationship? I mean you outgrow shoes and clothes, partying and drinking all night, clubs and bar hopping, but can you also outgrow your relationship? I believe you can. You think about the relationships that you start when you are at a time in your life when dating … Continue reading Outgrowing Your Relationship
Don't worry, be happy. I never really liked that song or that saying. What do you mean don't worry? In life, that is all we do if we are responsible adults trying to have a productive adult life. We worry about our relationships, our children, our parents, our jobs, and how well we are doing … Continue reading Don’t Worry, Be Happy!
No relationship is perfect. Every relationship has its ups and downs. Will every day be roses and candy? I would like to go on record and say no. We are all human and being human means we make mistakes, we make bad judgments, and sometimes we hide things that later come out to bite us … Continue reading Marriage Advice from Single Friends/Family
Although I have personally outgrown the much loved holiday Valentine's Day I do enjoy hearing other couples stories about how they celebrated. Some stories I am privileged to are cute and memorable and some are just sad and disastrous. If you have read my blog over time you know that my husband and I have … Continue reading 5 Traditional Valentine’s Day Ideas Updated!
What is marriage? A legal union of two people in a monogamous relationship. Keyword "legal" What does it mean for couples who are religious? When a man and a woman unite to become one flesh. A covenant is formed. Keyword "covenant" What does marriage mean to you and your partner? Is it a step that … Continue reading Marriage, is it necessary?