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To Be With?

You are if you have…

March 17, 2018

  • A sincere desire to please others. A faked, hypocritical interest in others, on the other hand, sounds sycophantic and insincere.
  • A good sense of humor. This quality is a saving grace in any conversation, and people who can laugh at themselves without putting themselves down are real winners.  MORE

A Status Report

Singles Are

More Powerful

Than Ever Before

March 14, 2018

According to a CNN report, in 2017, the Census Bureau reported that a record number of adults in the U.S. were not married. More than 110 million residents were divorced or widowed or had always been single; that’s more than 45 percent of all Americans aged 18 or older. And people who did marry were taking longer than ever to get there.   The median age of first marriage rose to 29.5 for men; for women, it reached 27.4. (These trends are likely to continue: A report from the Pew Research Center a few years ago predicted that by the time today’s young adults reach the age of 50, about one in four of them will have been single all their life.  .MORE

Faking It…

Do You

Wear A “Mask?”

by Cheryl Lakes

March 13, 2018

The world at large is filled with people who don a mask daily to disguise their true identities.  They usually strive hard to camouflage the real person for several reasons.  Fear, low self-esteem, deceit and insecurity are but a few.  What about you?  Do others usually see the real you, or the face you put on?  Do you know any of these people?



Single…Living Alone?

5 Important Things To Know

by Coco Diong

March 9, 2018

There are millions of singles in this country who live alone, and many have no close ties to their neighbors or their families.  Studies show that out of those with close friendship ties, only 25% of their friends know who to reach in case of emergency.  MORE

10 Things

Your Place

Says About You…

by M.K. Allison

March 6, 2018

  • No plants in the home usually indicates that a person does not have a nurturing spirit.
  • Those with a outgoing spirit are usually ensconced in homes with bright colors, and lots of glass.


The Male Room

What Makes

A Woman


February 23, 2018

Jake – “Women who are smart, (a good combination of book sense and common sense) know that before she can be of worth to a man, she must be of worth to herself, and let it be known.  Guys are turned on by women who check them and are smart enough to do it with style and grace.”


Rate Your


Should You Be In Or Out?

by M.K. Allison

February 15, 2018

If your relationship is not satisfying and you are not where you really want to be, don’t be afraid to change the scenery.  Don’t hang on like this is the only man or woman in the world you could love.  It is not so.  Picture your current relationship.  Is it 70% of what you’d want it to be.  No relationship is 100%.  But it is reasonable for one to expect 2/3 of what is desired to be present when the heart is given free rein over the head.   Are you happy or complacent?  Is he/she meeting those needs that are necessary to your spiritual well-being?  Can you talk?  Does he listen?  Does she really care?   MORE

My Best


Day Ever!

February 10, 2018

Susan:  “My boyfriend, who had suddenly stopped seeing me after five months of intense dating, called me on Valentine’s Day morning and asked me to have dinner with him that evening.  I had been so blue the night before and had spent the whole evening on the phone being comforted by my girlfriends.  I heard he was seeing someone else, and I was distraught at the thought of him being out with another woman.  However, I was transformed when I got his call, and was delighted when he told me at dinner, for the first time that he loved me and that he hadn’t realized it, until he stopped seeing me.  He gave me a beautiful friendship ring that night and proposed two months later.”  MORE

8 Guys

We Don’t

Date Long…

by Cheryl Lakes

February 6, 2018

Talker Tommy – Tommy is basically looking for a listener. He spends all your time together bragging, complaining and pushing his opinions. He does not hear or listen because he’s not really interested in your thoughts or views.  He is usually very attractive, (which can stimulate the interest factor for at least three dates) but a bore to be with.  Result: You know everything you need to know about him, and he knows nothing about you.  MORE


15 Smart

Ways To

Excel In The


January 29, 2018

  1. If you don’t ask for it, it’s likely you won’t get it. This includes raises, guidance and whatever else you think you deserve.
  2. Always…always be ready to learn something new. Being susceptible to change puts your name in the pot for promotion.
  3. Don’t view your job as a social outlet where you get paid to play. Remember, that you were hired to do a job to help the company function well as a business.  MORE

If You Plan

To Marry

This Year

Read This First!!

by Lisa Cregier

January 24, 2018

When I married the first time, I was 31, but very immature.  I learned early that familiarity breeds contempt.  My husband and I had experienced a torrid love affair and marriage was intended to be the finishing touch to a perfect union.  However, it didn’t work out that way.  The adjustment of making my private life a shared affair was not totally what I expected.    MORE


January 23, 2018

“I hate it when a guy asks if I have children as if he’s asking about my medical history.  Single mothers are among the highest discriminated against groups in America.  I have been dating off and on about three years now, since my divorce, and every man I meet seems only interested in a casual or temporary fling, because I have three children.  I know several women who don’t mention their kids until after the “magic dust” has settled. I’ll never forego my kids for a man’s affection and I feel sorry for women who do.”    MORE

Love Lives:

What To Do

When The

Heart Is Broken…

by M.K. Allison

January 15, 2018

So… it finally ended and you think life is so cruel, but time will teach you a valuable lesson.  For that same man or woman that you thought you couldn’t live without, will one day be a shadow of a memory.  Unfortunately, hurt and pain is a part of living that must be conquered each time it’s encountered.  So, stop feeling sorry for yourself and take a good look at the relationship.  Did it really have a chance?  Were the two of you really compatible?  Was it fulfilling for you as an individual?  Ask yourself these questions honestly and objectively and then write the answers down and while writing, make a note of the good times and the bad times and see which outweigh the other.    MORE


Can It Get Too Serious…

Too Soon?

 by M.K Allison

December 28, 2017

Tracy had been hesitant at first to get involved with Dan, who had written separated on his job application, but she found his smile and manner to be irresistible.  During the interview, she caught him looking at her admiringly, and she was so taken by his good looks that she hired him without even checking his references.  Three months later, she moved in with him when her apartment building converted to condominiums.  She was convinced that her prayers had been finally answered, and they would marry soon.  He claimed his divorce was “just around the corner.”   MORE

Are You

Really Ready

For A Relationship?

Part II

by Nicco Micco

December 28, 2017

Step #4.  Get out a fresh sheet of paper and again divide it into three columns.  In the first section, list all of the disqualifying descriptions from the previous exercise.  Then, in the center column list the opposite, positive trait that you’d need from a long-term love.  Example:  Define the characteristic that you desire in a partner.  Maybe it’s “respectful of my feelings, perhaps it’s “altruistic and caring.”  MORE

16 Things


People Do…

by M.K. Allison

December 28, 2017


  • Get rid of all the sweaters you own with roll collars.
  • If you send flowers to a romantic interest, make sure it’s roses.
  • Make it a point to do something that’s not altogether “Cool” but fun!
  • If you don’t know how already…learn how to swim.
  • Make sure your stomach does not distract from the real you!  If you have on a quality suit, it will fare better stylishly if you’re able to button the jacket  MORE

Are You

Really Ready

For A Relationship?

Part 1

by Nicco Micco

December 16, 2017

Step #1:  Grade your relationship readiness

You think you’re ready to settle in with someone for the long haul-but are you sure?  This exercise will help you figure it out.  For each statement, give yourself a check if you agree.

  • I’m done with “just fun;” I want to spend my time with someone I really connect with.
  • I’m in control of my life (that is, things are in order, I have no big issues distracting me, and I have time to devote to developing a good relationship). MORE

Your Best Life This Year

How Did You Do?

Your Lifestyle Report

by Jan Pitts

December 8, 2017

Take a look at this year and a close look at your journey.  Compare it to the year before.  Was it better or worse?  This is a great way to examine your life’s activity over the past eleven months and measure your progress and/or growth.  See what applies to you as you reflect over the year.  Hopefully, this will allow you the opportunity to evaluate what you need to do different (if anything) in the upcoming year.  Check out the points given next to each selection. Calculate your score and let us know how you add up. MORE

10 Things To Know

Before Your Next

Dinner Date…

by Lisa Laird

November 28, 2017

Recently, I went out to dinner with a new guy I met at a workshop. I must admit, I felt a bit intimidated because he seemed so urbane and well-traveled.  We went to a French restaurant, and when the waiter put the menu in my hand, I felt even more intimidated, because I couldn’t understand some of the language on the menu, and he seemed to be well-versed. MORE

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