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Conversations with Bartenders

Conversations with Bartenders

I spoke to a group of single women recently. During the question and answer time afterwards, part of the conversation went like this: Woman #1: We're singles just getting started on the dating scene and feeling nervous about meeting new people. It's easier when we're with a group, but that isn't helping us meet single men. Is there something we can do on our own?

Gratitude

Gratitude

“Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes of which all men have some.” Charles Dickens (1812-1870) As we approach yet another holiday season and make plans to spend time with family and friends gathered around a table laden with food, it is easy to forget the true underlying intention of Thanksgiving: gratitude. Gratitude is a powerful force that can create miracles in every area of your life if you choose to recognize it, including your love life.

7 Ways To Teach Your Kids The Importance Of Gratitude [EXPERT]
Happy Thanksgiving!

7 Ways To Teach Your Kids The Importance Of Gratitude

As a parent, it can be awfully tempting to spoil your kids, especially around the holidays. And while it's okay to regale the with gifts every so often, it's essential that they learn to appreciate what they have. With that in mind, here are some tips from our experts about how to teach your kids the importance of gratitude.

5 Reasons To Be Grateful You're Single Over The Holidays [EXPERT]
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5 Reasons To Be Grateful You're Single Over The Holidays

The year-end holidays are around the corner. November and December are stressful months as families prepare for feasting, exchanging presents and celebrating another year. For many singles, however, family gatherings can be painful — especially if parents, siblings or well-meaning relatives wonder why you're not "with someone."

The 12 Steps to Finding  JOY

The 12 Steps to Finding JOY

In many homes on Thanksgiving you may find family members reciting what they are most grateful for. Being grateful for a gift you always wanted or appreciate is important, but being joyful every day for the simple things we take for granted is even more important. I wish you a Thanksgiving full of the simple joys, and I hope my list below helps you smile and enjoy your feast in a way you may not have, if you had not thought about your numerous blessings. 1. I am joyful that I live in a country that allows me freedom to worship as I wish.

Navigating the Holidays As A Couple

Navigating the Holidays As A Couple

Navigating the holidays as a couple can make an already stressful time of year even more challenging for a relationship. This may be because it is often the first time family meets your sweetie; is everyone going to get along? But before you even reach that point, you have to make that big decision: Where will we be spending the holidays… Yours, Mine, or Ours

Winning Online Dating Profile Strategies

Winning Online Dating Profile Strategies

After careful consideration, you’ve finally decided to try online dating. Good for you!! You’ve searched through hundreds of profiles and you’ve stumbled upon a few interesting singles, but what do you do next? You want to send your online crush a message, but you’re not sure how to catch and keep his or her attention. Here are a few tips to make sure your online correspondence is helping you to meet people, not hurting you…. 1. Early on, stay away from questions that are too personal.

A Hurricane Without Rain: A Reminder from Waldo Canyon

A Hurricane Without Rain: A Reminder from Waldo Canyon

In a winter, spring and now summer of overly dry air and land, the hurricane has finally come.  Sixty-five mile an hour winds, cloudy skies and lightning, but it’s a hurricane without rain.   Sweeping through the canyons next to and above Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs, Woodland Park, the Air Force Academy almost to Douglas County, The Waldo Canyon fire has been a media star.

How to be IRRESISTIBLE to a high quality woman!

How to be IRRESISTIBLE to a high quality woman!

A high quality woman has many suitors.  Why?  Because a modern woman stands out from other women who you might be used to.  She DOES NOT whine, emasculate and manipulate you into getting her way.  Nor does she does she bitch and complain about everything.  She does not want you to be her sugar daddy, and she is NOT a drama queen or a hot mess.