Relationships 101: Do You Know What You Really Want?

Successful, happy relationships require that both people know and understand what they want out of the relationship. Without that knowledge, you run the risk of being in a relationship with someone who doesn’t want the same thing you do, a relationship that stagnates and goes nowhere, or one in which both partners are trying to Keep Reading

Bridging Two Worlds: When To Bring the Kids and the New Partner Together

One of the biggest questions single parents have when it comes to dating is, when do I introduce the kids to my new partner? It’s not an easy question to answer, and everyone will have a different opinion. I introduced my kids to my current partner a little more than two months after we started Keep Reading

Want Better Relationships? Try Dating Yourself!

I was friends with my boyfriend for eight years before we started dating. During that eight years, I was in a relationship for the first year and a half. The other six and a half? I was single and not dating. Well, that’s not totally true. I dated myself. Dating yourself might sound really weird Keep Reading

To Make Love Last, Forget the Score

I was angry at my boyfriend. Well, angry might be too strong a word. I was irritated with him. It was over something petty, a silly little thing that doesn’t really matter in the larger scheme of our life together, with aging parents, growing kids, bills to pay, health issues, and everything else that being Keep Reading