It's a date

It's a date

Navigating the world of relationships can a rewarding, but arduous task – and rightly so. Think of all of the variables you must sort through: differences in gender, culture, connotation of terms, personality, finances, spiritual understandings, character qualities, family backgrounds, beliefs and baggage. With all of that, it’s a wonder anyone has successful long term …read more →

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Why my love life will never be like the movies… and I'm glad.

I’m not a huge chick flick person… but come on, I am a female and we’re wired to love a good love story. I’m no exception. Over the past few months I’ve been dusting off some chick flicks from my college years. It’s been an education, and a testament to how far I’ve come. I never …read more →

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Blind Dates, Friends of Friends and Such.

I have reached the age, having yet to “secure” a husband, that everyone around me assumes I must need help. In the past year I’ve been offered the assistance of a “life coach”, I’ve gone on a blind date or two set up by well intentioned friends, the number of New Years wishes hoping for …read more →

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Memorable Dating Moments – Part 2

Well, it’s been a while since my last memorable dating moments post, and I figured it’s about time for an update. These things seem to get better and better (or maybe worse and worse) with each passing year. Enjoy… and pray for me. ~ The one where he asked me, on our first (and only) …read more →

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The love you deserve

While I don’t consider myself to be purveyor of all knowledge on any topic, least of all relationships and love, at 27 I’ve been around the block often enough to have picked up a few tips along the way. Time is the great teacher and one thing it’s taught me is that we each deserve …read more →

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Which character am I?

I’m a big fan of Jane Austen and similar authors. It all started with the BBC version of Pride and Prejudice back in high school. It just seemed that all the facets of romance were bound up in one 5 hour film. We (my like minded friends and I) all wanted to be (or at …read more →

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Why he tries and generally fails

Last week I had a very interesting conversation with a friend. Very interesting. Basically his frustration was something like this, “Men are just trying to help, but women don’t want their help. They come to us and tell us their problems, we offer solutions and they get mad. What’s with that!?” (While I did put …read more →

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The most important thing: Make her feel safe

There are a lot of important factors to consider when choosing someone to date or marry. Many people have lists that are long and extensive. But there seems to be a few “top qualities” that pretty consistently make the “essentials” list. A few weeks ago I found a video giving guys some hints as to …read more →

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So um, what's wrong with you?

I’ll be the first one to admit, I have a bad attitude sometimes. This can be especially true when it comes to dating. It’s just that I’ve found when you get to a certain dating age the pool of potential prospects begins to evaporate, and of those that are left, well it’s hard to find …read more →

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Some people really are worth the wait

I sort of apologize in advance, this post is a little rant-y. On the other hand, I make no apologies for my stance and feelings on this issue. While I have no expectations that morality is going to make a comeback anytime soon, it drives me batty that now not only are moral stances no longer respected in the media, …read more →

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