Why Buy the Cow, If the Milk is Free?

"Why buy the cow if you can get the milk for free?" Growing up in a Dominican household can be tough. The men leaned towards a male chauvinistic, old school mentality. Women were assumed better off barefoot and pregnant. Thankfully, those days are long gone. At home, we had sporadic moments when roles were reversed, … Continue reading Why Buy the Cow, If the Milk is Free?

How Long Do You Wait?

This time of year seems to be sprinkled with fairy dust! Holiday wishes are in the air. You might not be a romantic or even really like the holidays. But somehow for many single women the fantasy of a magical Christmas proposal tugs at their hearts. Is it possible that deep down some of us … Continue reading How Long Do You Wait?

Are You Haunted by a Past?

Everyone is haunted by a past. At one time or another we've all said and done something we aren't proud of. Beautifully imperfect is what we are. Mistakes and bad choices made in the past. Life dealts a deck of cards. What is the probability of winning the hand in every game? Do the math … Continue reading Are You Haunted by a Past?

The 5 Questions Most Women Want Answered

The popular saying “curiosity killed the cat” doesn’t apply to women. We want to know the why’s, especially in relationships. The questions run rampant and it drives us a bit crazy when we don’t understand our men. Questions will vary widely among women, societies and situations. But there are a handful of questions that many … Continue reading The 5 Questions Most Women Want Answered

How Many of Us Drink from the Patriarchal Cup?

Have you ever found yourself in a relationship where you are living in someone else's shadow? Were you raised in a home where a male played the central role of the family. He made the decisions dictating the lives of everyone in the home. There are plenty of family units around the world that remain … Continue reading How Many of Us Drink from the Patriarchal Cup?

Does Love Blur the Lines Between Sacrifice and Compromise?

How much would you sacrifice for love? The greatest love stories touching our hearts are full of sacrifice. From Mark Antony and Cleopatra to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. This week my attention was drawn to a previously published InStyle article about Meghan Markle. The piece explained some of the things the Duchess would need … Continue reading Does Love Blur the Lines Between Sacrifice and Compromise?

One Thing You Can Do If You’re Stuck in the Dissapointment of Failure

Many of us spend a great deal of time setting goals for ourselves. We set a career path to follow early in life. While some run off to college, others try their luck in the working world. The end goal is to find low stress, high paying employment to bankroll a decent lifestyle. If the … Continue reading One Thing You Can Do If You’re Stuck in the Dissapointment of Failure