Courtships are meant to be a trial period. The dating period is used to get to know each other. It can be filled with butterflies and all kinds of possibilities. A woman is hopeful. If only for a moment she gets to live in the fantasy, she may have met "the one." You might be … Continue reading Are Red Flags Waving Across Your Lawn?
Growing up, I enjoyed the friendship and support of strong females. Girlfriends that shared the happy, fun and sad moments. They stood by me during some of the best and worst times as I began to learn about myself. Female relationships are valuable at any age. The tricky part when we're younger is that we … Continue reading A Sisterhood of Empowered Women
Reinventing yourself from time to time is not uncommon. While many looks for ways to feel younger, others have a deeper desire to express themselves. We change the color of our hair, wardrobe, attitude, job or entire life. The need to try something new takes us on self-exploration we're not always ready for at certain … Continue reading 3 Major Changes You Must Make if You are Looking to Reinvent Yourself at Any Age
The About Me section of AW provides a brief summary of the woman behind the scenes. Rather, than give you with an updated summary, I thought answering some common questions will help readers get a better picture of the author writing these articles. What inspired you to start the Awakened-Woman blog? AW was started to … Continue reading Sneak Peek at the Woman Behind AW
The word “divorce” is often perceived as a bad word by participants and outsiders alike. It evokes negative emotions that can brew the most awful stew. The anger, resentment and loneliness create a recipe for disaster. If you understand this wicked recipe, you can see how difficult and draining the process is over time. It has … Continue reading 3 Must Haves For Successful Co-Parenting
"Marital separations or any breakup can cause great sorrow and anger. We can feel both emotions in no specific order or length of time. Truthfully, hopelessness took residence in my soul for several years. The dissolution of my marriage was extremely painful to deal with, not knowing how to fix me was the worst. There … Continue reading Coming Soon…
Dating is tough at any age but as we get older it just becomes a bit more complicated. We get set in our ways. The baggage we lug around can weigh down on our shoulders. For many the maturity helps us figure out the deal breakers. It offers time to learn what we want or … Continue reading Older Women Dating Younger Men
We're crippled by the idea of an end. The words "The End" have such finality. A divorce or separation, death or any event forcing major change can bring extreme distress. My mother says, "The only thing in life that has no solution is death." I often referred back to those words when my marriage died. … Continue reading How to Effectively Manage the End of a Relationship
Dear AW Readers, I hope this note finds you well. Thank you so much for reading the Awakened-Woman blog. Hopefully, you're enjoying the site's new look. Your notes have been amazing. I'm filled with gratitude to have the chance to write for you. I hope you are feeling encouraged, inspired and empowered by the stories … Continue reading Special Invitation for You
Happiness means different things to different people. We all want a piece of bliss but not everyone needs the same things to obtain it. Some are lucky to have it. Others don't know what it looks like or ever had it. Then there are the those who fake it to get by each day. But … Continue reading What Does Your Happiness Look Like?