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“There is a time in our lives, usually in mid-life, when a woman has to make a decision – possibly the most important psychic decision of her future life – and that is, whether to be bitter or not.”
Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Women Who Run With the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype

ready for a relationshipI came across this quote recently and it struck me – I have been this woman, waiting on the precipice where I could become bitter and hardened to love. It didn’t happen in my mid-life, it happened when I turned 30 and thought my life would look a lot different than it did. I had just had my heart broken. Then it happened again at 33, 35, and so on.

Now I know that happiness depends on my belief in it – despite my past break-ups, heartache, and uncertainty – everything else. Hope and love are things that I cling to.

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dating with intention

Dating with Awareness/Intention

This guest blog is from Dating Coach Christine Medina at www.therevelationcoach.com. We are thrilled to share her thoughts on dating with intention...something I talk about in my book Date Expectations. Preach, Christine! When I coach singles who are having a hard time finding “the one” - … [Read More...]

Valentine's Day

Re-thinking Valentine’s Day

February 14th brings its share of anxiety if you're single. Not just because you see couples around you doing couple-y things, but because it's a holiday designed to make you feel isolated and alone if you aren't coupled up. So, of course it kind of pisses you off. At least, it pissed me off. I … [Read More...]

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