They say you’re a ‘couple’, so why doesn’t it feel like that?

In dating, there’s often this intense focus, a goal, of getting the other party to say something that makes it clear that we’re in a relationship. We want to define the relationship so that we can know what to expect. Hell, we want to know that we’ve...
Understanding The Levels of Boundaries and Discomfort – Working Your Way From Low-Level to Dangerous

Understanding The Levels of Boundaries and Discomfort – Working Your Way From Low-Level to Dangerous

I get asked a lot of questions about boundaries, which are basically your personal electric fence that let you define what you’re prepared to accept and more importantly, define your limits. If you have ever experienced a painful relationship where you have put...
Blessings In Disguise: Be Thankful That They Didn’t Show Up and Other Things To Be Thankful For

Blessings In Disguise: Be Thankful That They Didn’t Show Up and Other Things To Be Thankful For

Our greatest pains often contain our greatest growth. Although it’s often difficult to see it at the time, those instances when people show us who they are, where they fail to live up to our expectations, are blessings in disguise. One day, when we’re in a...
I’m Not That Woman. An Ode For Every Woman Who Has Loved, Lost, and Forgotten Her Value

I’m Not That Woman. An Ode For Every Woman Who Has Loved, Lost, and Forgotten Her Value

Set your own standards and determine your own value. It doesn’t matter what everyone else does – it matters what you do. If everyone else has done it and it’s not exactly worked out for them, why repeat their relationship insanity? It’s not...
12 Core Boundaries To Live By in Life, Dating, & Relationships

12 Core Boundaries To Live By in Life, Dating, & Relationships

Over the past few years, I’ve written about boundaries, your personal limits of what you will and won’t put up with many times. Often, people understand their importance but fear them nonetheless. Blurred or absent boundaries mean that you will put up with...