If I found someone fast, my son wouldn't remember a mommy who was lonely and alone. And this is precisely how I arrived at the altar a second time -- broken, clinically depressed and desperate for a world that resembled that movie reel of what once was.
It's human nature to want to make a good first impression, and occasionally that leads potential dates to have a less-than-honest profile. Be patient, look carefully, and always take your time when getting to know someone.
Despite our efforts -- the selecting of nice clothes, the telling of (what we think are) amusing stories -- sometimes our performance falls flat, and we sit across from a silent, mirthless audience of one, signaling the waiter for the check.
So clear the mental debris and begin to create a mindset that grows incredible thoughts that will foster into dreams. Whether you are single or in a relationship there is inner-work to be done...
The winning cities in the singles-scene category excel in the off-hours, ranking highly for nightclubs, dive bars, and even great diners, where you might lock eyes with someone over a late-night order of fries. But the most singles-friendly cities also put a creative spin on conventional meet-up spots.
In the Bronze Age, before Twitter and speed dating and online match-ups, men and women met each other one of two ways: at church, or via the newspaper classifieds.
I'm going to give you my top 14 dating tips to create an irresistible life you love! Commit to these daily changes in you will see a difference in your relationships with others and yourself.
Boys, if you personally knew the woman you were drooling over in the pictures, you'd immediately label them to your friends as "that slut that sent out nude pictures." Simultaneously, you'd retweet some "girls, take notes" bullsh*t about how awesome girls are that send nudes at random times of the day.
This is the time to reframe what it means to be single. Consider everything you have that makes your heart full without being in a relationship right now.
"You are exactly what he needs, so if he is ready, it will be perfect. If not, don't stay for the sex." Well... I stayed for the sex.
I know you probably mean this question as a compliment. But if that's the case, just tell me I'm pretty or I'm kind or I'm... whatever. Just affirm me for what you see instead of interrogating me about why a man didn't see it, too.
Goodness me, it's not easy finding a positive representation of single people in movies and literature. The message seems to be that being single will eventually turn you mad. Thankfully, those fractured souls are nothing like my single friends, some of whom have never had a relationship.
People mean well when they try to reconfigure our emotions and our personalities to meet the cultural ideal of a desirable romantic partner. They just want us to be happy. But not only do these "rules" make us feel terrible, they also don't hold up to scrutiny.
I thought I knew what it was like to be a parent. After all, I starting babysitting at age 13 and saw my sister raise her two kids. I knew it was hard work, but fulfilling. I thought working moms could Have It All, and said one day I'd be one of those CEO moms who balanced a career and children.
Wine knows everyone at the party. And even if wine didn't know everyone at the party, wine would be totally social because no one has a problem talking when wine is involved.
There are many circumstances where breaking up can be a good thing for both people involved, but there are also many bad excuses that can lead to a breakup. Make sure you consider your situation carefully, and avoid breaking up for these 10 reasons.