R is for Romance
Pastor Jimmy Evans says on his website that romance is about focus. He goes further to explain that the reason you were naturally romantic when you were dating is that you were focusing so intently on the object of your affection and trying to gain his or her love and loyalty. According to this everyone […]
5 Stages of Grief
When we experience a loss in our life (family member, friend, pet, career, etc.), we feel a lot of emotions. In my last blog, I wrote about how I lost my past boyfriend due to suicide. Through talking with loved ones and friends, I was able to reach the last stage of grief within a […]
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature…..Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. – Helen Keller This quote inspires me to keep in mind that obstacles and struggles are not necessarily a sign that we are on the wrong path.
Dating after Divorce
Divorce can be a scary and complicated process to go through. Once your divorce is final, when is it the right time to begin dating? I am a divorce mother of a special needs child and here are three things I did after my divorce to help me to begin dating. 1. Seek Counseling. Going through […]
Keeping Your New Year’s Fitness Resolutions
It’s 2015 and we have so many goals and dreams we want to fulfill. One thing people want to change in their lives is their health. It is important to stay healthy, but it is hard to maintain health. Here are three key points that will help you in becoming and staying healthy. 1. Eating […]
Suicide – 10th Leading Cause of Death
It has been fifteen days since the incident and ten days ago when I found out. The news devastated me when I heard it… a loss of a great individual. That individual was a past boyfriend. To be exact, my high school sweetheart. The last time I contacted him was back in 2002. However, when […]
Parenting a Special Needs Child
Having a child with special needs can be very overwhelming and life can be uncertain. When my son was first diagnosed with Autism, I was so lost and confused as to what will happen to him. As a parent, we all envision our children growing up, going to college, getting married and having children but when you […]
Is Divorce Possible Before Marriage?
If you live together with someone before getting married, your chances of divorce increase significantly. Also, almost every problem people think they are avoiding by living together actually increases — abuse, infidelity, breakup, etc. Even though cohabiting with someone might seem like a good idea — it is a practical disaster. The worst thing about […]