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    Unlucky in Love or Trust Issues

    The dreaded day is quickly approaching…yes, that’s right…Valentine’s Day. I can’t believe I started this blog on February 13, 2016. Four years later and I’m still single with no real romance to speak of after eight years of divorce. No…

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    Finding Love the Second Time Around

    One of my single girlfriends and I made a “pact” (if you will) to make a deliberate attempt at meeting a nice guy. We started with going to happy hour in the city (if you can call Hartford a city)…

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    What a Difference a Day Makes

    Since my last post, I have had a serious attitude change. What is it about the holidays that can bring out the worst in you? Today I took down my Christmas tree, cleaned my house, went on a long hike…

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    The Year In Review

    Another year down and I’m spending yet another New Year’s Eve alone. Every year I find myself hoping that by this time next year I will have certainly found the love of my life. All my dreams will come to…

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    The Ghost of Christmas Past

    Let’s just face it, the holidays can be brutal. The financial stress, the pressure to get just the right gift for everyone, the mall parking lot traffic and people cutting you off, the long lines and feeling that everyone is…

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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…

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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…