People make assumptions everyday - work, socially, we schedule our lives around assumptions. Some assumptions are minor and go without consequence. But others ...well the problem is not in the assumption itself, but what is assumed. Love can be a fickle beast. Love is supposed to last forever, more often it does not. Love is … Continue reading The Mistake Was In The Assumption
DO YOU NEED A HUSBAND? As women, we define ourselves by our connection to a man. Are we someone’s wife? Lover? Think about Eat, Pray, Love. The book opens with the main character leaning over the toilet bowl, certain her life is over. Then she travels to Italy where she eats, India where she prays … Continue reading Sex Happens
I have asked myself this question a thousand times. I have heard my friend's opinion on this subject a thousand times. So what is the answer? Will online dating work for you, is it something you should try? What are the pros and cons of online dating? First, before you make the decision to put yourself … Continue reading On Line Dating, Is It For You?
As I get older, I realize more and more that it is all the small things in life that truly matter. Those little moments of the day that bring joy, happiness and laughter, times spent with those who are most special to us. This morning I was feeling a bit blue. There isn't anything really, in particular, that caused this … Continue reading All The Small Things
It is a long time coming in writing this and I am glad that I did, but I am equally glad this is the last chapter. I started this memoir, over a year ago, to finally be free of him, of the memories, still to fresh in my mind. Somehow, putting it all into writing has helped me to do this, to … Continue reading Prince Charming – Memoirs of a Dater, Final Chapter
I thought of you today. I still do. Do you ever think of me? I wonder. The memories come flooding back, I still remember ... My heart still remembers too, how it felt to be with you. A movie that we watched, a place that we liked. A song that played while we were together ...happy. I wonder … Continue reading I Thought Of You Today
At the time of my divorce, I was living in Austin, Texas. Looking back now, there was no better place to be after a break. Austin has so much to offer, so many things to do and places to go. Anyone at any age can find a multitude of things happening at any given time in Austin. It was not to … Continue reading Memoirs of a Dater – Chapter One
When I was a little girl I loved Valentine's Day. I can remember in school we would make those beautifully decorated boxes to put all of our Valentine's in. It was always so much fun to decorate; you would get cards and candy from all your classmates put in your beautiful handmade Valentine box. My … Continue reading Weekly Writing Challenge: Valentine’s Day Through the Years