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Always the Mistress Never the Mrs.

Another weekend, another one-night stand. The cute guy you slept with from the bar still hasn't called. The guys that do contact you only text, (and only after midnight). You get asked out to meet for a drink but never for dinner. Any of these...

Jun 15 · 5 min read >

5 Things You SHOULDN’T Do When You Argue

What you need to know about how NOT to argue.

May 5 · 1 min read >

Opening Up My Heart Again

People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime. Sometimes that reason comes in the form of a harsh, uncomfortable lesson. And sometimes, that reason comes in the form of a light, positive memory to remind you that there is good...

Jul 30 · 1 min read >

Lust at First Sight

Amy: I’m in love. I met my soulmate! Wise friend: But, when did you two meet? Amy: Last week. But this one’s different… Ahh, the words I used to proclaim as a love starved teenager. After mistaking lust for love time and time again, I...

May 15 · 2 min read >

What Is Love?

Because for love you will make sacrifices, you will be selfless and you will say sorry even when you know you are right. And when you hit a roadblock and the odds seem stacked against the survival of your relationship, you will fight for it...

Apr 30 · 3 min read >

I was born a dreamer…

I was born a dreamer. Experience taught me to become a realist...

Apr 28 · 33 sec read >

5 Lessons on Love

Every birthday, I take time to reflect on the past year – my accomplishments, hardships and most importantly, the lessons learned. Because of all the mistakes and observations I made in my twenties, I've learned many lessons that I can now bring into my thirties......

Feb 23 · 4 min read >

What I Want for Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, forget the flowers, the chocolates, the fancy dinners or the lingerie. Forget the grand gestures. Forgo the typical. This Valentine’s Day, I want something different, something that takes a lot more effort and most importantly a daily choice. This Valentine’s Day I...

Feb 14 · 1 min read >

Mistakes Can Make or Break You

As I approach my 30th birthday, I’ve taken time to reflect how much has changed in my life in the last decade. During my twenties, I made so many mistakes, hurt people I loved, and behaved in ways that I can't say I'm proud of....

Feb 1 · 1 min read >

What’s More Important – Love or Commitment?

I used to be such a starry-eyed believer of love. I thought that love conquered all – and that as long as you shared that feeling with someone, it meant that the relationship would last, In the theory of fairytales and movies, this may be...

Jan 10 · 1 min read >

What is Love?

Love is loving yourself first, because only then do you have the capability of loving another fully and truly. Love is nourishing your body and making your health a priority. Because when you’re sick, it’s the people around you that suffer the most. Because you...

Oct 25 · 2 min read >

Definition of Love – As Told by Children

This is from a post I found. A group of 4 to 8 year-olds were asked the question, “What does love mean?” Below are their answers. So pure and true. If you have your definition of love to add, please comment! “When my grandmother got...

Sep 14 · 2 min read >

The Dopamine Daze

When deep in the throes of love, in between the sleepless nights, heart palpitations and whirling butterflies, it is hard to imagine that such a high will ever fade. "This one's different," you reassure yourself.  And maybe it is. But for many, that intense high when...

Apr 27 · 2 min read >

Relationship Reality Check

When I was a little girl, I fantasized that one day, I’d find my prince charming who was handsome and romantic, and he’d spoil me with flowers and all the other grand gestures I read about in fairytales.  Heck, who am I kidding, I believed...

Jan 7 · 2 min read >

Ingredients For a Healthy Relationship

Love and romantic relationships can be a very hard thing to understand at times. It’s complex, irrational, and emotional, and without a proper foundation, it’s fragile. Sometimes, nomatter how hard you try to explain a feeling or emotion, your partner just can’t seem to process...

Nov 11 · 3 min read >

First Comes Love, Then Comes…

Marriage? At least, that’s the correct order of things that we’ve been taught. Date, live together, get married, have children and live happily ever after. But is this the right order of things, and if so, right for whom? Marriage is something that I know...

Oct 14 · 2 min read >

True Romance

Growing up with fairytales, hallmark holidays and romantic movies – at a very young age, we formed a picture of what romance and love should look like Flowers, chocolates, massages, anniversary celebrations, gifts…. those are all gestures that in North America, we generally equate to...

Jul 26 · 2 min read >