Category Dating Do’s

Do You See Men Clearly?

Some of us tend to wear rose-colored glasses when viewing men. We see the potential, not the reality. If the guy appears to have qualities we are looking for, we may assume he is everything we are looking for.

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Who Do You Hang Around With?

We tend to take on the behaviors of those we are around.

Love the Real Deal

There really isn’t a perfect mate.

True Love

Forget the cutesy valentines, hearts, chocolates and flowers!  

Beauty & the Beast dancing

Beauty & The Beast – Fairy Tales We Believe and Teach Our Daughters

Beauty & the Beast I’m rerunning an old post here. I could not let this pass-all this talk about a movie. There should be so much more concern with the fairy tales we tell our children. We talk about wanting our daughters to grow up to be self sufficient. We pretend we want them to […]

Young couple sitting across the table as he kisses her hand

3 Needs for Genuine Lasting Love

Courage is required for a genuine and lasting love relationship. You make yourself vulnerable. You open yourself and share your secrets.It takes time to know if a person respects you. You will be more likely to do this if you first respect yourself. Out of self-respect you can create a respectful relationship.

Couple having a discussion on sofa

Love Requires Attention and Risk

One act of love is listening. “Listening well is an exercise of attention and by necessity hard work. It is because they do not realize this or because they are not willing to do the work that most people do not listen well.”

upset couple with wife pushing husband away

Keeping the Bad Guys Away

Keep the Bad Guys Away Related posts: From a Man’s Perspective, Dating Do’s, Your Emotional Equal Many girls and women seem to be programmed to attract the bad guys, the wrong guys. By wrong guys I mean men who aren’t good for them. They know the situation isn’t good, but they keep trying to make […]

Woman about to stomp on frog prince

A Frog is Still a Frog, Not a Prince-Don’t Kiss Him

Don’t Kiss the Frog Related post: How to NOT Date a Loser   Women sometimes learn the hard way, but we learn. We know better than to make the same mistake twice. We know now that a frog may be a toad.   This is No Fairytale Once upon a time in a land far, […]

Tips for Single Moms with Stories from a Tough Old Bird Who has Been There

Living Learning Loving Insights & Encouragement on the Path of Motherhood by Gail Cawley Showalter What one mom had to say about this book: I can see how you would not want to put this book down and keep reading ahead. The first chapter was amazing and had many good points to it. When it […]