Don’t Get Married Before You Can Answer “Yes” to These Ten Questions!

Marriage is a big step. A significant commitment. To help ensure that you're making the right decision for you, make sure that you can answer "yes" to these ten questions before you say "yes" to marriage! 1 - Can you be alone? If you are afraid of being alone, how do you know that you're … Continue reading Don’t Get Married Before You Can Answer “Yes” to These Ten Questions!

You’re Not Ready to Date Until You Have These 7 Things In Place!

I put the cart before the horse when it came to dating after divorce. I invited dates to take part in the drama that my ex-husband directed. I looked to my partner for the day for emotional support and validation that I was desirable even after being rejected. And I even allowed my date’s views … Continue reading You’re Not Ready to Date Until You Have These 7 Things In Place!

How Do You Know When You’re Ready For a New Relationship After Divorce?

“You have to wait one month for each year you were married.” “It’s like riding a horse. The sooner you get back in the saddle, the better.” “After divorce, you must stay single for at least two years to truly find yourself.”   I heard it all after my husband left. Yet none of it … Continue reading How Do You Know When You’re Ready For a New Relationship After Divorce?

Footprints on My Heart

The following was one of the responses to my most recent piece on The Good Men Project about how to love someone who is dealing with issues from past relationships:   “I however chose to heal alone and become complete and empowered before seeking a new love. The newly divorced me and the three years … Continue reading Footprints on My Heart