advice for women
And, if it turns out that he isn't your man, then you won't have sold yourself short, or diminished yourself to be with him. You really have nothing to lose, except a person who is not the right person in the first place, and in that sense, you have nothing to lose at all!
We can fool ourselves out of our need or desperation and develop a fantasy about our man that seems, and feels true, but is not actually realizing. We may gloss over what we hope our partner can be, rather than what he actually is. We can even fall in love with his potential.
Once I actually learned how to eat well and exercise regularly so the weight would stay off, it was really easy to do so after my third son was born. As of today I've maintained a size four for nearly five years (I was formerly a 10/12) . So from one woman to another, I thought I'd share my best tips for how I maintain my weight.
Life is complicated. Here are some tips.
"Maya Angelou said, 'When people show you who they are, believe them the first time.'"
If you ever find yourself waiting up for a boy at night with your makeup on, you should exfoliate and go to sleep.
She just turned 9 this week, which means I only have nine more years to get her ready to fight for herself in the real world. Nine more years to make sure she knows how to braise a roast, manage her iCloud storage and distinguish between a jerk and Prince Charming. That's not a lot of time.
Are we apologizing in order to navigate our way through a still-sexist workplace, where issuing normal demands and requests can still brand a woman as "difficult" in the eyes of her coworkers? Are we apologizing to appear more likable? Are we genuinely stepping on a lot of strangers' feet?
It's amazing what happens when one woman gives advice to another woman -- no matter how similar or different (whether in age, experiences, culture, etc.) the two women may be, the advice or wisdom tends to stick more because the women just understand each other.