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    Write a New Narrative

    For all the years, I’ve been writing about divorce, relationships and my less than desirable love life one thing has remained consistent. I have focused on healing and the process most people need to go through in order to come out on the other side. Believe me, I have done it all wrong at times. Looking back at some of my stories, I see how stuck I was in my own narrative. Stuck in despair, anger, bitterness, and most of all fear. Fear is the driving force for all negative thoughts and beliefs. Fear is what prevents you from taking…

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    Shift Your Mindset

    It’s funny how life works. Lately, I am continuously reminded of how divorce impacts your life and how difficult the journey can be. I’m also reminded of how people that have been through heartbreak and divorce can come out the…

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    It’s Not You…It’s Me

    I can’t begin to count how many times I get asked if I’m dating anyone. My response is always the same—I scrunch up my face, roll my eyes and shrug my shoulders and respond, “Nope”. They usually look back at…

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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…

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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…