Category Archives for "Lifestyle"

Can You Truly Be Friends With Someone You Have Never Met In Person?

In our world of social media, insta-stories, snapchat and all of the other mediums available, it is easy to connect with people all over the world.  This means that we can develop relationships with people who we have never met in person.  We can directly message them, follow their lives on social media, and possibly even take it to the next level and talk to them on Skype or FaceTime.  Yet if we never actually meet in person, can we really consider these people our friends?

In our world of social media, insta-stories, snapchat and all of the other mediums available, it is easy to connect with people so we can develop relationships with people who we have never met in person.
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Is The Long-Term Monogamous Relationship Dead?

With high divorce rates, less people marrying and the easy access people have to meet others through the internet, one must wonder whether marriage and long-term monogamous relationships are becoming extinct. I sometimes wonder if by the time my children are 30 whether marrying or finding a life long partner will even be something that is considered important.

With high divorce rates, less people marrying and the easy access people have to meet others through the internet, one must wonder whether marriage and long-term monogamous relationships are becoming extinct.
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5 Tips To Help You Refresh and Renew Your Relationship This Fall

September is a month of new beginnings and renewal. This feeling of a fresh start in September stems from our childhood days of heading back to school. While we are feeling committed to making positive changes in our life, what better time could there be to take a serious look at our relationship with our partner and to re-commit to making our relationship healthier and stronger?

In an era where over half of all marriages are ending in a divorce, it is time we look at what we can do to make a relationship work, rather than end.
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1 The Good Vibes Only Relationship

Let's be honest.  No one likes a Debbie Downer. We all appreciate positivity and good energy.  This is especially true in the dating world.  We want our relationships to be fun and to complement our already stressful lives.  Modern day daters, in particular, seem to only want relationships that are fun, light, easy....."good vibes only."  While "good vibes" are definitely important, "good vibes only" should not be what we strive for in a relationship.

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Welcome To The Online Dating Buffet Where You Can Sample An Endless Array Of Dishes

Online dating is changing the world of relationships and dating.  The good news is that if you are all about casual fun, the opportunities are greater than ever to find someone who shares your interest.  The bad news is that if you are looking for an exclusive, committed relationship you will have to work a bit harder to find it.

Online dating is changing the world of relationships and dating. The good news is that if you are all about casual fun, the opportunities are greater than ever to find someone who shares your interest. The bad news is that if you are looking for an exclusive, committed relationship you will have to work a bit harder to find it.
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The Perils Of The Modern Day Wonder Woman: Can I Really Be A Hot, Fit, High-Powered, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Lawyer, Wife And Perfect Mother?

As women, how many times a week, or even a day, do we feel like we aren't measuring up to this unattainable standard? We feel less than, not good enough, and like we are constantly disappointing our family, our friends and ourselves.  Where does this pressure to be perfect come from and how can we stop it?

As women, how many times a week, or even a day, do we feel like we aren't measuring up to this unattainable standard? We feel less than, not good enough, and like we are constantly disappointing our family, our friends and ourselves. Where does this pressure to be perfect come from and how can we stop it?
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Midlife Dating: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

One thing that I never set out to become is an expert dater.  In my youth I was always in long-term serious relationships, but at midlife, I found myself divorced, out in the dating world again, and can safely say I have become somewhat of a reluctant expert.  There's no point in developing any expertise, if you don't share it, so that is what I am setting out to do here.

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