(Not Just) Friends

(Not Just) Friends

If you were to take notes from any teenage romantic comedy, you might conclude that every single relationship will face the struggle of, “The Friend Zone.” Now, many of us aren’t singing love songs in the halls of our high schools (as much fun as that may be to...
Gifts

Gifts

What a year! I don’t know about you, but this year has certainly brought out a deeper sense of compassion in me. Despite any outward differences, we all seem to want the same things – to be happy, healthy, and safe, and to be able to provide care and resources for our...
The Yin to His Yang

The Yin to His Yang

You’re having a deeply heartfelt conversation with your guy, when he suddenly says something mind blowing. “I love you, but I don’t know if I ever want to settle down.” Or something else equally boneheaded. How are you supposed to take that? How does this man, whom...
Hot to Cold to Back Again

Hot to Cold to Back Again

You met the best guy – funny, attentive, and curious about you. You weren’t looking for him, and yet, there he was – he appears in your life. He pursues you. You tell him that you’re not really looking for anything serious right now. Inside you think...
Great Expectations

Great Expectations

Ever wonder in your relationship, “What was he thinking??” Nope, me either. 😄 Much of the discord in our relationships comes from differing expectations. For some reason, we expect our partners to behave like we would in a particular situation, even though our unique,...
Changing Paradigms

Changing Paradigms

Smokin’ hot babes. I laughed – how awesome. I’ve been watching a show on Netflix, Cobra Kai, which continues the story of the 1980s hit movie, The Karate Kid, some thirty-four years later. Today, we find the divorced and defeated Johnny Lawrence, once the...