When is it appropriate to ask “What are you looking for?”

I dread this question. You match with a guy online based on nothing but some pictures and a brief glimpse into the best qualities they believe they possess. Then you have a 2 minute conversation about your weekend or how your work day is going then they hit you with the question "so what are … Continue reading When is it appropriate to ask “What are you looking for?”

Eight Tips for Surviving a Breakup

It has been over a year since my split with the X.  I don't even recognize the person I was then.  I was caught between feeling free and feeling abandoned.  Feeling relieved and feeling afraid.  Excited and hurt.  Going through a divorce or any breakup really is filled with so many emotions.  I remember thinking … Continue reading Eight Tips for Surviving a Breakup

The Dreaded Custody Handoff

It is Sunday afternoon on my off weekend and I feel the anxiety building up.  In about an hour I have the dreaded pick up time where the kids come back home from being with the X  a few days.  Every time I have to gear up for the awkward ten minute exchange I instantly … Continue reading The Dreaded Custody Handoff