I kept pondering this whole single-for-seven-years thing, and then, out of the blue, my stomach took a glorious drop upon realizing that since I had never really seen a future with any of the men I had dated, you could easily argue that I had been single for seven years.
Divorce isn't easy on children. Still, there lies beauty in the end of a marriage when everyone involved is allowed to discover who they truly are.
You could be the most amazing, sexiest, coolest, smartest, funniest woman alive, but you can't do anything to change another person's emotional, mental or physical availability.
We should have been in a good place. We weren't. I'd limited myself. I'd held back big parts of me in the six weeks we'd been dating -- an older couple who'd come together with surprise and a lot of 'like' going on.
Now that Cupid's wings are out of your eyes, it could be time to reassess your relationship for any of these five warning signs that your love may be on the wane.
The goal in enlisting mental health professionals in your divorce is to help you move forward. Remember, there is no shame in asking for help, especially if it will get you to a better place emotionally and spiritually.
You deserve someone who loves to plan because he knows it brings joy to your life. You should date someone who reminds you that you're special and makes an effort to make you happy.
Today is the day of my second date with OkCupid Taylor. It is also the day of my second date with Tinder Oliver*. It is also my third double-header of dates in a row. Something tells me I will be sleeping very hard tonight.
What happens to your money from a personal injury award or settlement, when you divorce? The short answer is, "It depends."
Where Fifty Shades generates a somewhat greater level of interest lies in the tension between the modern ethos of female emancipation and the thoroughly submissive sexual role Anastasia is asked to accept.
What are some of the traits of people who have a healthy level of self-awareness, 'get' others and dance into our hearts?
Little, yet fierce. That's precisely how Emily Dickinson, a poet first appeared to me in the pages of an anthology when I was 11-years-old. She would appear again later when my life was splintering away in trauma due to divorce (and I felt like eleven again).
I have interviewed numerous couples that have been married for anywhere from 20 to 60 years, and they have all had one common denominator... it was easy.
When couples marry for the first time -- increasingly in their thirties -- they aren't saying "'til death do us part" any more, but making up their own conditional standard of commitment, like, "as long as we love."
Do all sons want to be "better" than their fathers? Do all fathers want the same for their sons -- that they grow to be "better" -- or do they secretly, perhaps unconsciously, always want to be someone their sons can look up to in every which way?