Valentine’s Day used to mean so much to me, but now that I have been single for over a year I have a totally different perspective. I used to anticipate the moment that my ex-husband presented me with my gifts or left me a surprise while I was at work. If he would have forgotten to get me a gift, I know I would have … Continue reading Can’t Buy Me Love
Life is full of bad decisions. We all make them, but don’t let your regret cause you to become stuck, especially when it comes to relationships. I feel like I am the queen of choosing the wrong partner in my relationships or letting the wrong partner choose me. I have been wrecked with so much regret that I found myself afraid to engage in new … Continue reading No regrets
So often in relationships we have disagreements to the point that we threaten our significant other with the statement, “You’re gonna miss me when I am gone.” It is most likely just an empty threat, but when it isn’t it is definitely a true statement. I always ask myself why my exes waited until I was out the door to want to put in the … Continue reading You’re gonna miss me when I am gone
It’s almost that time of year again. The time of year where everyone makes New Year’s resolutions that they often don’t follow through with. After the year we have had, I am sure a lot of us have done a lot of self-reflection. I myself reflected on my life and my poor decisions in the love department. I decided to focus on self-love instead of … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions
The beginning of my relationship was phenomenal. I just knew this guy had to be the one. I was ecstatic. I finally found the man of my dreams. He was very attentive and caring. He seemed genuinely interested in what I had to say, my likes and my dislikes. He did things to show me that he thought of me and my well being. He … Continue reading It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish!
Have you ever been a relationship where it felt like your partner was keeping a scorecard? They did things for you. They took you out on dates. They brought you gifts for no reason at all. It seemed like they were doing all of these things because they were your partner. You thought they were doing these things because they loved and adored you. Then … Continue reading The Relationship Scorecard
Today I want to talk about superficial love. It’s amazing to me how many people believe things equate to love. Don’t get me wrong, gifts are nice but they don’t make your partner’s love real. I would much rather have someone that truly loves me for the person that I am than to receive expensive gifts and be treated with a lack of love, respect, … Continue reading Superficial Love
It is a difficult pill to swallow when you realize that your partner doesn’t hear you. One of the keys to a successful relationship is communication. Without it, your relationship is pretty much doomed from the start. I pride myself on being a good communicator. When I am in a relationship I like to talk through issues and not just ignore them. I learned, if … Continue reading You don’t hear me!
Most of time when you meet a new love interest and you figure out that you really like them, you can’t wait to see them. You always want to spend time with them. For me personally, I would get butterflies in my stomach from the anticipation of our next date. When I finally got to meet up with that person, I couldn’t control the smile … Continue reading From anticipation to obligation