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    Understanding the Male Species

    The more I date the more confused I become as to what goes on in the mind of the male species. Now, I’m going to be careful not to make broad generalizations when it comes to men but there is some truth to every simplistic thought about the opposite gender. Women included of course. Full disclosure, I think I am the worst dater on the planet. When I’m on a date, I analyze the human sitting across from me as if I’m an investigative journalist. I’m taking mental notes as to what material I can use for my blog and…

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    Cautiously Optimistic

    I realized something today as I was hiking with my sister (aka, life coach). I had an epiphany that when it comes to dating, I have been repeating the same pattern for years. I’m like a hamster on a wheel…

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    Finding Connection in a Lonely Dating World

    I’ve been grappling with the idea that humans cannot be truly happy without a deeper connection with another human being. I happen to look up a study in Psychology Today and wouldn’t you know they sited Brene’ Brown (the author…

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    Plenty of Fish or Flounder?

    Against my better judgment—I did it again. I know I said I would never go on an online dating site after the last disaster, but I caved. I blame it on all these podcasts I listen to about getting out…

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    Trust the Process

    I try to live by the words, “Trust the process.” This is true in relationships and in career. When you get to be my age, you realize that your greatest lessons in life come from your greatest failures. Well, I’ve…

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    Just Ask

    Call it “writer’s block” or avoidance— either way, I haven’t been writing lately because I’m overwhelmed. All this time I thought that once I got out of the house and found a job that would allow me to pay the…

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    Dating is Like the Circus

    This dating thing is like going to the circus. You enter the arena and you never know what you’re gonna get. You might see a lot of freaks that make you want to run, your occasional trapezes artist that may…

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    Spring Fever Strikes Again

    It’s here again! That spring fever itch. That time of year when our biochemistry or biological makeup kicks in and forces us out of hibernation and we yearn for love again. Maybe it’s the birds and the bees literally and…

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    Leaving the Past Behind

    Have you ever had one of those days when you feel like you just should have stayed in bed? Well, it was one of those days for me. I woke up in a great mood. I’m finally in my new…

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    Emotional Wreck or Work in Progress?

    Lately, I find myself ridiculously emotional. I honestly can’t stand myself. I’ll be out having a good time with friends and someone will ask me a question about my past or current situation and I’m instantly in tears pouring out…