Tag Archives: relationship advice

The Number One Key To Life: 50/50

Here is the key to happiness on all levels. You're 50% responsible for everything that happens in your life. Do not blame anybody for any situation you're in. You're 50% responsible. I would love to be able to blame some people for some of the stuff that I'm in, but I'm 50% responsible for that. Read more

What to do when your friend’s partner mistreats them

This situation happened many, many years ago and a lot of old wounds have healed since then, which is why I feel comfortable sharing this now. It was a pretty painful memory for a while. A friend in my circle was dating a man she was crazy about. We were all out one night, a whole big group of us, and no one’s sure what, but something my friend said really triggered him and he got incredibly mad, called her a terrible name and then storm out. It was so hostile and mean and out of nowhere. There’s nothing my friend could have done to warrant this reaction. She was humiliated and left. The next time I saw her, she was with him. Apparently, everything was back to hunk dory. Read more

How to know when love has been delivered

Imagine for a second that love can be delivered. Then again, some of you actually believe it can. We're on dating sites and dating apps more than we are actually communicating with other people that we see in our daily lives. Every night we're swiping for love. Read more

7 “Deal Breakers” that should NEVER break the deal

I’m so sick of women writing off good men for dumb things. No man is perfect. And neither is any woman, including you! That’s why I like to push the idea of limiting yourself to five non-negotiables and then being open to literally everything and anything else. But, so many women I encounter have lists miles long for the men they date and that’s not realistic or helpful to your love life or happiness. If you kick good guys to the curb for really silly stuff, it’s your loss. So, here are seven of the most common “deal breakers” Read more

Are you really ready for the holidays with his family?

Thanksgiving is coming up, folks! You probably didn’t need me to tell you that. Grocery stores, drug stores and Hallmark stores have been ready for the holidays since mid-August, I think. Maybe July, depending on where you live! But, now’s the time of year where we really start to think seriously about actual plans for the holidays. So, let’s get to planning. Are you ready to spend it with your new boo’s family? If you’re not sure one way or another, here are some guiding questions to help you figure it out? (“Guiding questions” is what my elementary school reading teacher used to call our language arts homework. And that was always my favorite subject! Anyway...) Read more

5 ways to make an awesome first impression on his friends

Meeting his friends is almost as stressful as meeting his family and some might say even more important. Most men don’t see their family as frequently as they see their buddies. So, connecting with his friends in a positive way will have a bigger day-to-day impact on your relationship than connecting with his family. Although, obviously both are major when it comes to a successful relationship. So, how do you make sure that it’s a win when you meet his friends? Read more
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