The papers are signed, time has passed. Everyone has settled into a new dynamic. Life has changed. Some people are eager to jump right back into dating, get back out there and find a new adventure. Many are shy and apprehensive to put themselves out there again. Especially if they have been married for a long time. The idea of dipping your toes back into the ocean of dating can be a daunting task.
If you have been in a long-term relationship, whether it’s marriage or a serious commitment, you know all too well the break up can be painful, confusing and life-altering. As much as we wish it were different, there is no way around it, it takes time to recover and let go of a serious relationship. I seriously wish I had understood that need for the time to recover when I ended a serious relationship that was headed towards marriage.
One of the most popular articles I’ve ever written has been “Hey Stranger… And 5 Other Texts You Should Never Send.” The number one question I receive from those who have read it is, how should I respond when I receive those types of texts? There is no one answer here. While I recommend that you don’t entertain these types of texts at all, you do have to take your history with the person into consideration.
I could write a blurb here about divorcism and the ill effects it has on our society. I could talk about the “looks” we divorcees get as soon as we say we are divorced. I could talk about the fear in our friends’ eyes when we first told them we were getting a divorce, but I won’t because: - I made up the word divorcism (I think), - I know divorce itself has a really ill effect on our society, but so does staying a bad marriage, and - The other stuff would just be kind of boring to read about.
I was one of those Valentine haters. I would break-up with all my boyfriends in January every year. When I was in school I was one of the girls who would never get a Valentine’s card, I believed I was too ugly and afraid of boys anyway. I would probably have passed out if one did make the effort. Lucky for me, I can’t wait for Valentines this year I plan to celebrate in fine style. Let me share with you some of my secrets…… Still single, do this
What's the secret to great sex? It's probably not what you think. These sex positions will increase intimacy in your relationship and bring you and your partner closer than ever.
Sending your man dirty text messages is a great way to keep him thinking about you and to turn him on when you are not together. It's actually something that I talk about in great detail.
If your husband doesn't know his purpose as a husband, don't throw in the towel just yet. For the marriage to improve, you must understand his past exposure to negative experiences that shaped his mindset. Be humble and work together to finally get the marriage you want, without making him feel bad.
It’s been said that if a horse knew how strong it is, it would never allow a human to ride it. By the same token, if we humans knew how loved we are, this world would be a Utopia. No, I’m not an ancient hippi, but I do know love. You see, I’ve experienced it.