On Our First Date, He said, “Lets Go Dutch”

Dating is work for many men and women playing the field. If you are currently looking to find that special someone, the word will make you cringe, at times. Whether, meeting a prospective love partner at a coffeehouse, bar, museum, dating app or through a friend, the roles of courtship are generally streamlined for each … Continue reading On Our First Date, He said, “Lets Go Dutch”

A Must Read If You Believe “He Has Potential?”

Women everywhere will be familiar the concept of a man with ”potential.” Heck! Let's be real, at any of the love stages, some have more than held it down in a relationship while waiting for change. Plenty of women have inadvertently, made a second career out of trying to fix what's broken. Have you ever … Continue reading A Must Read If You Believe “He Has Potential?”

The Must-Have on Your Engagement Checklist

Engagement is a highlight in the lives of millions of women each year. Plenty of brides-to-be coordinate up to the smallest detail of the wedding day, right down to the color of lipstick. The production is a culmination of decades worth of fantasizing. The perfect dress, shoes, veil, venue, flowers, and cake. Oh Yes! We … Continue reading The Must-Have on Your Engagement Checklist

Are You Giver or Taker in a Relationship?

Relationships of any kind are a give and take. In an ideal world, we would like to have an equilibrium allowing both persons to have their fair share. Love, attention, nurturing, financial support, the list of human needs is long. We often barter some of these in order to maintain the relationship but where should … Continue reading Are You Giver or Taker in a Relationship?

Check Out the Newest Feature Article on BeLatina Magazine

BeLatina digital magazine has a great feature worth a read "Are Couples Who Live Apart Together Happier than Most." I have written about LAT relationships in the past. However, this article describes the benefits this type of arrangement can offer. As a firm believer that different things work for different people, this is one of many … Continue reading Check Out the Newest Feature Article on BeLatina Magazine

Are Red Flags Waving Across Your Lawn?

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?

2-Steps to Digging Your Relationship Out of a Rut

Relationships have peaks and valleys as unique as the parties joined by such strong emotion. Phases of intoxicating love and devotion to irritable tolerance. Years or decades, assimilating to create a relationship that offers ideal stability. It’s a catch-22 to want the excitement of young love while working to build the security of a long … Continue reading 2-Steps to Digging Your Relationship Out of a Rut

Coming Soon to Shelves Near You…

Many of us have a dream. A thought, so grand that we don't dare envision because it can seem completely out of reach. You probably do not foresee your idea materializing. It is too hard or complicated to be attainable, feels impossible. What stops us from pursuing these dreams? Resources, time and energy necessary is … Continue reading Coming Soon to Shelves Near You…

“I’m Sorry”

He cheated. You were not speaking to him after an argument you had which made him think the relationship was over. He hit or mistreated you but didn't mean it. He lied but you never asked questions. It was fib by omission, a little white lie. He said, "I'm sorry" for all the indiscretions, absolving … Continue reading “I’m Sorry”

The Arrangement

Modern couples make all types of arrangements nowadays to accommodate lifestyles. Men and women commit but live in separate residences or split time between domiciles. They choose alternate living situations to fit schedules, careers, finances or preferences. Many of the unions have a big challenge. It seems that mainstream does not embrace these relationships the … Continue reading The Arrangement