I need to learn to love myself!

I need to learn to love myself!

I had a misconception that the ability to love myself was some elusive concept, out there in the distance somewhere, that I was striving for. If I could reach that goal, I’d have it figured out. If I could just learn how to love myself, then I could allow a man to love me and maybe, just maybe, I could have a successful relationship.

What is love?

What is love?

What does being in love mean to you? No really, think about that for a minute, before you answer. I thought I knew what love, or being in love, meant to me, but I was wrong. Maybe you’ve got it all figured out and you’re good. If that’s the case, then I’m pleased for you! But I didn’t…and I don’t.

You are cordially uninvited!

You are cordially uninvited!

When I was in junior high school, one of the girls in my grade decided to have a party. Just us girls! We discussed it endlessly; planning what food dish we would each take, the sleeping arrangements, activities, topics of conversation, etc. It promised to be quite the affair, one we would fondly remember for…

Why can’t we be that couple?

Why can’t we be that couple?

One Christmas, a few years ago, I was dating a very sweet guy and he arranged a romantic date at a local ranch. Dinner for two, wine, a box of chocolates and a single red rose, but first a horse-drawn sleigh ride. Everyone was inside the big tent, drinking hot chocolate, waiting for the sleigh…