Let's talk about something that most of us try to avoid admitting: our tendency to settle when it comes to love. It took me a while to learn an important truth on my romantic journey: settling can manifest in ways that we do not expect. It can propel us into dysfunctional cycles . . .
I consider myself a strong woman. And yet still, I like having a man in my life. Many of us women take a certain amount of pride in the fact that we live life just fine on our own terms. We don't need a man. We have kick-ass jobs (or at least can afford the rent on our apartment), we join our . . .
We all crave that feeling - when you meet someone and fall hard and fast in love. You fantasize about the future - first dates, then weekends away, then moving in together, marriage...the works. You never want this feeling to end. You love everyone around you more, including your awful boss. I . . .
Sometimes we all need a refresher course in love. Especially with online dating. It's just so f***ing frustrating sometimes. I hear the constant rumblings of those in the trenches: Why can't I just meet someone normal, have great chemistry, and then fall in love? What's with all the mind games, . . .
I've always been a terrible decision-maker. This is why, in both my career and my love life, I would weigh all the pros and cons, get input from friends and family, and ultimately make a half-hearted decision that gave me an out. I didn't trust my instincts. Meaning, I never jumped right in to . . .
Ugh, I've never liked being vulnerable. It's like being a little baby again, completely helpless and at the mercy of whoever is taking care of you. It means opening yourself up to hurt, or maybe being naive when you feel like you should be wise. But now I'm reading this book called Daring Greatly . . .