Tag Archive: Relationships

Are “Friends With Benefits” Ruining your Supper?

The definition of “Friends with Benefits”  is two people who choose to share the physical aspect of a relationship with no strings attached. A set up where you can get the physical urges “taken care of” without the work or emotional cost of building a deeply committed relationship. While this set-up sound like it can …

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OMG…He Went to Vegas and Didn’t Call!

I was at the gym the other day and eavesdropping on a conversation that the woman next to me was having with her trainer. (I know, totally rude on my part – so shoot me!) She was going off about how her boyfriend went off to Vegas and forgot his phone – he was gone …

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Is Marriage a Romantic Business Merger?

My girlfriend and I were discussing marriage the other day — not to each other, she is already married — when she told me that when her and her husband were dating, he mentioned that he looked at a marriage like a business merger. How romantic! So much for fairy princesses, cute animated crabs singing …

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Comparison – The Happiness Killer

I received an e-mail about “life lessons you learned from the Easter Bunny”, and one of the bits of wisdom was “The grass isn’t always greener in someone else’s basket.” This makes me laugh because it did make me think about the times when I was a little girl and my sister and I would …

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You’re the One That I Want…Oh Sandy….

Well, the other day when I was enjoying a trip down memory lane by watching Grease with my daughter, it came very clear to me the reason I was so willing to become a camelion and change who I was for my previous husbands…I wanted to be like Sandi! For those of you who haven’t …

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Guess What I am Thinking (or Wanting) Now

Oh, the famous game of mind-reading. We all seem to be guilty of it on some level – and more times than not it leads to disaster! If this is a communication pattern you practice often, it will show up in your new relationships as well; and will kill it quickly – or at least …

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Worthiness Isn’t Spelled T-O-O-T-H-P-A-S-T-E

Have you ever noticed in relationships, the voices in your head can be your own worst enemy? Well, I experienced those little voices in my head trying to sabotage me just this weekend. Thanks to the wonders of Facebook, I have been experiencing the excitement of reconnecting with a friend from the yester-years of high …

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Is There A Secret To Relationships?

If there were a magic secret to relationships, someone would have already bottled it and made millions of dollars. But there are several ways to make your relationship strong and give it the best chance of lasting a lifetime. Most of them are common sense and some are just reminders of when the relationship was …

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Tips for a Dating Parent

One of the most challenging things about being a single mom in the dating world is how to integrate those two aspects of my life – my dating world and my daughter. Now don’t get me wrong, dating is an adult sport. Part of my job as a mother is to protect my daughter’s physical …

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Are You In The Right Relationship?

How can you tell if you’re in the right relationship? Have you made a mistake by getting back together with this person, only you can’t see it yet? Sometimes during a break up the only thing you want is the other person. But once you’re back together you question if you’re in the right relationship. …

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