How to Be Vulnerable (A Guide for You, Independent Lady)

As a woman with a sensitive heart and a tear that's never too far away, I spent the first part of my adulthood putting up a wall of invulnerability. And I've been spending the last few years painfully stripping away that wall and being frighteningly, pathetically vulnerable. A friend recently explained an epiphany she'd had -- A cute guy who was in her life for a few hours due to technical household difficulties twice offered to help her with something that fell outside of his professional duties. And twice she refused, only to realize later … [Read more...]

I wrote about Soul Mates

I submitted a guest blog post! Check it out on the Single Dating Diva: What It’s Like When You Finally Meet THE ONE. … [Read more...]

Valentine Love Disaster

Up until last year, I've always been wary of Valentine's Day and with reason. Prior to having met my Monsieur, I'd only had one good Valentine's Day surprise from a boy and I ruined it by giving him a card that said "I love you so much I could shit." Seriously, you can't make this stuff up. … [Read more...]

Life is Long — Hurrah!

There we were on a muggy Saturday morning lounging on my second floor balcony in our underwear, feeling pretty relaxed. After some gentle encouragement, I got up to make us some coffee. As always, I poured whipping cream into the mugs. That's when Mon Amour told me that, prior to meeting me, he never put cream in his coffee, but that now he wouldn't pass it up. "Life is too short to drink skim milk!" I boldly proclaimed. … [Read more...]

3 Things = Love

It all started with what a friend and I call "The Scary Book". Some time last year, she told me she was reading a book that made her want to say "yes" to a date with a marginally employed hipster artist dude when she previously had no interest in dating him. Given that this particular friend had very little interest in dating at all, never mind dating guys with less-than-stellar prospects, I was curious. … [Read more...]