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Dating, in real life

"Put me in the game, coach"

  I am terrified to actually admit this, because then I have to do it, and for even more pressure to follow through, I decided to write about it.  What do I need to say out loud?! Well, to be direct… Continue Reading →

Kintsugi – you can call me Sugi

Kintsugi – is the Japanese art of mending broken things, filling the cracks with gold to restore its natural shape while strengthening the item.  
“it’s very important that we understand the spiritual backgrounds or the history behind… the material.” 
“to find beauties in broken things or old things,”
“It’s one beautiful way of living, that you fix [it] by yourself.”

Dating, in real life; let's start with a 90-day introductory trial.

So you fill out the application, knock the interview out of the park, land the job, and you’re feeling like everything is going right.  And your first day on the job you hear the, “Welcome!  Today starts your 90-day introductory/probationary… Continue Reading →

Dating in real life… make it stawp!

Seriously.  This is a good example of what not to do.  I do not think I have any single girlfriends, and some married ones too, that this has not happened to, by some creep.   Just WHYYYYYYAAAAA?! 2015, 2016, 2017…… Continue Reading →

Summer lovin; how seeing young love can remind us to be better.

A boy asked his mom, “How will I be able to find the right woman for me?”  The mom answered, “Don’t worry about finding the right woman, concentrate on becoming the right man.” My (not so) little boy has a… Continue Reading →

The last time, was the last time. I swear.

I promised that I would never again be with a man that made me question his loyalty. And when I say “made me” I mean being with someone who deliberately pushes the trust boundaries, creates or partakes in situations that… Continue Reading →

Dating in real life. Say what?! (yes, more awful stories)

Wait wait wait just a minute… No really there is more.  Believe it or not! (Lower case, where caps should be is purposeful.) On Tinder after the normal “hey how’s it going” banter: Her: So what do you do? Him:… Continue Reading →

Dating in real life. More on T(s)exting

Unless we are together, or at least heading in that direction, just don’t.  You make yourself out to be an embarrassment.  I am not talking about once you are involved with someone… but don’t come out the gate with pics… Continue Reading →

Dating in real life. Texting.

It seems that everyone gets a stiffy being able to hide behind their phone or computer and say or do whatever they want.  Well, “try me” is my response.  In terms of dating, there are certain times, texting is okay,… Continue Reading →

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