Your Ex is History Don’t Bring Them on Your Date!

  Your Ex is history so don’t bring them on your date! Regardless of how much effort we may make toward leaving our past in our past, we are haunted because of it. We have been troubled by an affair our ex had, or we have been frightened of the raised voice that accompanied a meltdown that lead to physical or verbal abuse. Without realizing it, many individuals develop an inclination to hightail it away from people who even just in the slightest way remind them of their ex-spouse. This Read more [...]

Three Important Rules of Etiquette for after Divorce

  Of course, going through a divorce is never easy at all. The knowledge that the person you once loved has officially left your life can be hard to deal with. The finality of divorce is hard to take, especially when adultery is involved. The hurt and betrayal can easily turn post-divorce life into a constant back and forth trying to “get even” with one another. Unless you decide to follow some important rules of etiquette. While your ex is somebody who deserves no more of your time.  Read more [...]

Life is a Puzzle and My Ex was not my Soul Mate

  Forrest Gump said “life is like a box of chocolates” but I prefer to agree with SQuire Rushnell that life is like a big jigsaw puzzle. All the pieces have their place, and every single one is important in our life for some reason. I am one piece in the puzzle; there are pieces that connect to mine, one of which is a soul mate. As with any puzzle when you have the correct piece they fall in place very quickly, and there is no need to try to make them fit.   The puzzle is God’s Read more [...]

While Finding Yourself, Stay True to Yourself!

  My entire dating life till the summer of 2012 consisted of a total of eight males since I was 15 years old and now I am over 50. I had been hurt so badly by my last relationship I decided to put on my tough coat and not let any man hurt me again. My plan was, never allow anyone to get close enough to know my true feeling.  I learned the hard way while finding yourself, stay true to yourself! Along my journey, I met someone I thought was very nice. Unfortunately, he didn't get enough time Read more [...]

Dating is a Time to Have Fun and Meet New People!

    Dating is a time to have fun and meet new people. It should not be viewed as the express lane to your next relationship or marriage. Each date should be viewed as another opportunity to find out more about what you do and do not want in your new life. Accept as many dates as you want but remember it’s just a date. This date is just one evening of your life, and if you don’t hit it off or you do not go out with them again, it is okay. There is always tomorrow, and good things Read more [...]

HOPE is just a phone call away. Help is Available if you Need it!

      If you’re feeling hopeless, HOPE is just a phone call away. No matter what problems you are struggling with, hurting yourself isn’t the answer.   The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is here to help.  By calling 1-800-273-TALK (8255) you’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7. For Hearing & Speech Impaired with TTY Equipment: 1-800-799-4TTY (4889)   If you are in a relationship that is violent, Read more [...]

Always Ask if There is Something About Them You Need to Know

    Going to the gym not only will you feel better and look better but most of the time you will also have a good view. One day I noticed a gentleman that was the appropriate age, about 6 ft. 3 in., handsome and very physically fit. Our workout schedule seemed to be around the same time. One day, I was trying to adjust a weight machine, but it seemed to be stuck. I can be a little on the stubborn side, and I wasn’t going to let this machine get the better of me. I started really trying Read more [...]

Post Divorce Christmas Part 4 – Divorced Parents and Christmas with Children

  Divorced Parents and Christmas with Children The first thing you should know is that you are not the only one spending the holidays alone. Christmas and other seasonal holidays can be difficult if you are newly divorced. It can be tougher when there are children involved. It is tough but do-able. Separated families often feel that someone else is having a better Christmas than them. This is not true. They may also feel distressed worrying about their children especially if they are spending Read more [...]