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Dating With Dignity

Fox Guest Encourages Women to Ditch Their Careers and Lean on Their Husbands

Marni Battista | Posted 03.11.2014 | Women
Marni Battista

I don't disagree with Venker that being in a healthy relationship and creating a family can enrich your life beyond what a career can, but I also recognize that many women care dearly about their careers. Just as a woman shouldn't rely on her career to define herself, she shouldn't rely on a man to define herself either. It's all about balance.

When To Introduce Your New Love Interest To The Kids

Marni Battista | Posted 10.05.2013 | Divorce
Marni Battista

The number one thing to remember is not to immediately introduce your kids to each new guy you start dating. Even when both of you have the best of intentions, breakups happen -- accidentally creating a constant flow of father figures who come and go can ultimately lead to your kids feeling abandoned.

Power Couples: How to Make It Work

Marni Battista | Posted 07.07.2013 | Divorce
Marni Battista

How does a power couple make a relationship work? Work is the key word here. It's an integral part of any relationship to "work" on it with intention. The trick is you just can't think of it as work, as it's a choice both partners make to create a stronger bond, connection, and life together.

What To Look For In Your Next Husband

Marni Battista | Posted 05.21.2013 | Divorce
Marni Battista

When you're looking for a serious relationship after divorce, remember that like attracts like. Working on your own happiness is a great first step in moving to toward a healthy, loving relationship.

Why I’m Ditching The Dating Rules

Marni Battista | Posted 12.23.2012 | Divorce
Marni Battista

As is common when one reaches a significant milestone, I have been reflecting lately on the ten years since my divorce and my quest to learn how to date with dignity, love myself and find someone amazing to love.