The Breakup Series Week Three: The Recovery

Step 3: Forgive and Rebuild Your Life Acceptance Bolder Sisters, during week 1 of the Breakup Series, we (using one of my breakups as a guide) looked at how important it is to allow yourself to feel the pain so you can heal from it. We also saw in week 2 why we should not allow denial to blind our healing—best done by staying away … Continue reading The Breakup Series Week Three: The Recovery

Embrace Your Singleness and Remember These 4 Things

A few months ago I wrote an article for married folks, on BMWK, highlighting a few behaviors that were unacceptable in a marriage. I enjoyed the responses and understood that most of the readers felt the tips were common sense. One of the responses really stood out as this individual stated that common sense wasn’t really all that common and we sometimes have to be … Continue reading Embrace Your Singleness and Remember These 4 Things

Dating Strategy: Know Your Personal Brand

I love using business analogies when discussing personal dating relationships. There are ideas and tools used within organizations that are extremely effective in personal situations. For example, developing your brand. In my job training work with adults, developing a professional brand is top priority. Discovering career goals, transferrable skills and qualifications are all part of the assessments given. It’s exciting to observe the moment a … Continue reading Dating Strategy: Know Your Personal Brand

Being Married Won’t Heal You And Living Single Won’t Kill You

This quote is frequently delivered by one of my dearest single friends who completely embraces her singleness. She usually shares this quote during conversations with other singles. I use to think this statement was an attempt to insult those of us who were married; to generate a lack of confidence in marriage. But as I paid closer attention, I recognized it was clearly to motivate … Continue reading Being Married Won’t Heal You And Living Single Won’t Kill You

Are Your Personal Insecurities Affecting Your Relationship?

  I sometimes browse through old photos of my husband and me and reminisce about the special moments each picture represents. In addition to the memories, I also recognize how each of our appearances have slightly transformed over the course of our 15 year marriage. Yes we are older, but we’ve also both changed physically. There’s been weight gain, gray hairs, hair loss, and other physical … Continue reading Are Your Personal Insecurities Affecting Your Relationship?

The Secret to Attracting a Mate

Back in my single days, my friends and I would joke about the single life whenever we found ourselves in between relationships. It always seemed more challenging to connect with a potential mate when we didn’t have one. Whenever we were in a relationship is when we seemed to attract the most men. We often wondered what exactly it was that made us more appealing/attractive … Continue reading The Secret to Attracting a Mate