"Make sure that person has everything you want. Do not compromise on one thing."
I learned from my heart being shattered that culture has a big impact on how we connect with others. But I do think the idea
You learn a lot about love from divorce.
It dawned on me recently that even though I didn't have a divorce party (just wasn't in the mood) it doesn't mean that I can't mark the 20th anniversary of my divorce in some way. So here it goes, my list of the 10 most important lessons I've learned in the last two decades.
There's a lot to be learned about love and marriage from the people who've been at it a long, long time -- like grandma and
When I was pregnant, I had many opinions and ideas about what life would be like after I had children -- how I was going to be as a parent, how my child would be and how I would raise my child in a warm, loving, two-parent home. Well, not everything in life goes as planned.
Discussing what it feels like to be in love, the kids came up with spot-on descriptions, like "you get the chills or something
First, the backstory: Ever had a Paul in your life? They shave your IQ in half, and the top of your head off. I spent the
That summer taught me that you can have your heart broken and still be OK; that moments of foolishness make you wise; that part of dating is learning what you don't want; and that you have to love yourself before anyone worthwhile ever will.
When most 20-somethings have dating questions, they call a single friend. A few might call their moms. But what if your "person" is a 60+ guy who also happens to be your dad?