I’ve always been the cautious one. I take my time in committing to causes and candidates and to love. I’m not saying I want to date forever. I don’t. I want one person in my life to share all the ups and downs. BUT I do not understand something and need a new perspective if… Continue reading Needed: A Different Perspective
Sounds like a game from my teen years. Maybe it’s a little like Truth or Dare. No, not a game. I want to know have you ever been in a relationship that has been decidedly one-sided. By that, I mean one partner is giving more. The other partner may be taking more or may just… Continue reading Have You Ever?
You know all about setting goals and reviewing or checking in on them. Do you ever think about relationships the same way? I admit I tend to not take apart relationships while I am in them. I go with whatever is happening. I do, though, go back after a relationship ends and look at all… Continue reading Reviewing Life – Relationships
Have you ever looked forward to events and then had life had you not only lemons, but so many lemonade is out of the question? That’s February for me. January was the late start of my training for my mid-March race in Asheville, NC. I managed to get 51 miles in in January. February has… Continue reading A Month To Forget
Is there such a thing as a true 50-50 split in a relationship? You’ll recall last week I talked about honesty. Thwt got me to thinking about sacrifice and work within a relationship. Can it ever be truly right down the middle or is there always one partner that gives or takes more? I was… Continue reading Fifty-Fifty
I don’t know about you but honesty is at the top of my relationship must-have list. I want to be able to live my life honestly and talk about it with that special someone. At times, honesty can be blunt and may hurt a little but it is, after all, the best policy, right? Honesty… Continue reading Relationships and Communication
We all know, or have heard of, the sexual revolution. As a woman, regardless of the fact that I am a Catholic, I have always held to the premise that a woman’s body is hers. No one should have control over a woman’s body but that woman – not partner, not church. Does this make… Continue reading A Woman’s Body
Here is the scenario. A man and a woman meet. They become good friends. They may even be what many would consider best friends. They pour out their hearts to each other. Something happens to one of them and she runs to him. In the heat of the listening, the trying to help a friend… Continue reading Do We Ever Learn?
I have been reading a lot of blogs lately where the entries are based around what the writer wants from life. Most of these have to do with relationships and they have all got me thinking. What do I want from life? This is not a new question to me. My life has changed and… Continue reading What Do You Want in Life?
When you love someone, you do not love them all the time, in exactly the same way, from moment to moment. It is an impossibility. It is even a lie to pretend to. And yet this is exactly what most of us demand. We have so little faith in the ebb and flow of life,… Continue reading Quotable