The love of my life is a little, black dog named Macie. Macie got me thinking about what my relationship with my husband might be like if I just followed her lead.
This morning was heartbreaking. (To read about my complete meldown, click here.) It all started with a morning cuddle, my 6-yr old climbing into bed, sharing sweet nothings about life. 20 minutes later, when I told him we had to get up and get ready, he started to cry. He begged me to let him skip school, told me he had a fever, and then that he had a headache. He moved slowly, protesting every step of what is normally a functional and easy morning routine. By the time we got in the car
Saving sex for marriage is not the most popular choice in our culture, leaving many people to think it is an antiquated idea that is not realistic. Here is the so-called “natural” progression of dating today: casual dating exclusive dating living together then possibly marriage.
These days, with the divorce rate hovering close to 50%, the likelihood of dating a man with children is pretty high. As I discuss in Dating the Divorced Man, dating a divorced dad has many unique challenges that you won’t face with childless men. However, don’t be too quick to toss out that cute dad’s phone number, as each divorced dad is different and you may find one you really connect with.
There are several myths when it comes to dating, sex and relationships. One myth you've probably heard is that it's too late for you to find love. Well, we are here to tell you that regardless of your age, the mistakes you have made in the past or how long you have been seeking a relationship, love will always be available to you.
Most couples feel like the first anniversary is the hardest to buy for — the marriage is still new and full of romantic feeling and both spouses want to mark the occasion in an especially memorable way.
While everyone enjoys receiving gifts, it's important the joy continues after the package is actually unwrapped.
Worrying is a natural mental and emotional activity, an easy habit to fall into. Our brains are designed (or evolved) to pay attention to danger. When the lion or wolf attacks, we need to be prepared to run like hell, so fear prepares our bodies to do so by releasing hormones that direct the blood flow to the running muscles and change our breathing for the emergency state.
Once you’ve done your research about how to get a guy, it’s common to want to put all that you’ve learned in action. However, you must be careful! Below are three types of guys that you should stay clear of while in the dating scene. Sadly, these types of men are often glamorized; making them seem like viable options, but they should be avoided.
As you may know, I’m American. And one thing us Americans tend to value above all else is self-sufficiency and independence (wait, that’s two things... but you know what I mean). I mean, most of us have rebellious pioneers in our DNA and we pride ourselves on being “self-made”- not that there’s really such thing. Nobody is a “self-made” anything... there was a team (even if a team of one other person) of some sort behind the success of one person.