I remember the mental numbness the first time I heard the words. A wave of uncomfortable warmth swept through my body. Who I was, the world I knew, the future I saw was shattered like a picture window hit by a large rock. The words were: “I want a divorce”. That was 2006. Since that time, I’ve pursued a path of spirituality. Not because of the divorce, rather because of one of my person values – evolution. As I look back and reflect upon my divorce, I now know that my divorce was a blessing.
To: Letter to Me From: Myself Re: Thanksgiving Alone Date: November 22 Hi there, Yea, I’m here. I know. It’s Thanksgiving, and I’m……well, I could say I’m just checking my email here for a minute before the family gets here….or I had to jump online to check on the tweaks for that special cranberry recipe. Or, believably, I could be sending a couple of email
When my friend Jennifer hears the phrase “the holidays,” she cringes in the same way a dog might when hearing the words “we're going to the vet”. She thinks of the holidays the same way she views a mammogram. A procedure that takes way too long, never feels good, and must be completed annually.
Many people are aware of the many complications caused by diabetes. In addition to being the number one cause of blindness, the leading cause of kidney failure, and increasing the incidence of heart attacks and strokes, it has recently been discovered that diabetes can double the chance of a hearing impairment. Improving diabetic control, can lower the chances of this occurring. If you think your partner is not listening to you, it may be related to a hearing impariment. If your partner has diabetes, his chances of having difficulty hearing you are doubled.
I have been a consistent member of the "Cougar Club" since my husband passed away. For the past 4 ½ years, I've been dating a man 15 years my junior. Given my experience, I'd like to debunk cougar myths and paint a more realistic picture of what dating a younger man is like.
So you’re single and thinking about the upcoming holidays. It doesn’t have to be a time of angst or feeling alone. Use these tips to boost your dating magnetism and fill your social calendar with wonderful holiday dates. Nourish Yourself to Create that Glow and Shine that Attracts the Opposite Sex
Breaking up, separating or divorcing is devastating at any time of the year but can feels especially horrible when it happens during the holiday season. This time of year is filled with images of happy families and joyful, loving couples exchanging meaningful gifts and sharing loving moments. The juxtaposition of these images and your reality is jarring. There is also the expectation for you to attend all the holiday events and join in the celebrations. All of this can leave you feeling overwhelmed and exhausted.
Life is just too busy. You are running around constantly and yet you desire to be sexually intimate with your spouse on a regular basis. There is this sense of distance that you are getting from your spouse. Connecting sexually is one of the key ways to intertwine your lives together. In addition to being connected sexually you want to have deep talks, long foreplay, and a bedroom that is only for you. It’s time to get radical in your marriage and make a change!
Do you know how to have sex? I’m going to assume the answer is yes. After all, on the surface, sex is a simple act of “Insert Tab A into Slot B.” And if you listen to the incessant messages thrown at us by our sex-obsessed culture, there’s not a lot more to it.
You finally attempt online dating. You did your best to make sure your online profile was interesting and your pictures were attractive. It’s been a week, but so far no one has tried to contact you. You start to question your decision to try online dating and begin to weigh your options against going to back to the usual bars and clubs. However, you can’t help but wonder what went wrong…