Too Busy but he’s a Nice Guy!

Hello! I was wondering if you have ever experienced my issue in your dating time…
I have a history of dating men who are controlling, abusive, addicts, or some other type of issue. I was ready to give up but met a guy who is genuinely nice. I don’t know how to even react to being treated well!

I love it but I keep waiting for the other shoe to drop. I am also a single mom, work full-time and go to school full-time. I don’t really have time to put into a relationship. I have been seeing this guy for a few months, but I am just not ‘feeling’ it. which is so weird because

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How to fix a fading relationship

This question comes from a grade school friend back home…

I have been married for 24.5 years to a man who no longer seems to care.  My question too you is, how can I make him realize that I am something other than the maid?

I just wrote a pdf “how-to”  guide on getting a fading relationship back on track, that I am thinking I’ll offer to people who subscribe to my site… but it goes with your question so I will pull some of the info out of there for you…

Your question is kinda vague. It doesn’t provide much information about how the emotional dynamics in your relationship are. Like, do you guys still love

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Coping With Divorce

Today’s topic is about, “coping with divorce.” A question sent in from a male friend of mine from back East.coping with divorce

I am in the middle of a divorce right now myself. But I left my husband fifteen years ago. But I remember the pain I went through after leaving so I will give my opinion based on how I felt then.

Despite that I was abused and I left him, I still experienced a great deal of pain. I was alone and I was used to being with

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Words scar more than fists

Words scar more than fists. It’s true. I think one of the most important things to remember in any relationship whether it be a spouse, a child, a friend, or simply someone you encounter for a brief period of time, is to treat them in the same respect you like to be treated yourself.

Having been in an abusive relationship, both physically and emotionally, I can assure you the scars that were left by his words caused far more pain than whatever happened to be his weapon of choice on the days he got physical.
The bruises faded, the stitches were removed but the words stayed and lingered.

When I go out into this ugly world

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How Do I love Someone With a Mental Illness

How do I love someone with a mental illnessToday’s question comes from my sister. She asked me last night, “How do I love someone with a mental illness?” Her husband has a diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder and she wants some thoughts on how to support him better. First, I want to say that if you are strong enough to remain in a relationship with a person who suffers from a mental illness, you’ve already taken the highest role of support you can. I have a diagnosis of Bipolar and PTSD.

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What is Love?

What is love? – Let’s talk!

So, What is love? Everyone has their own version of what love is. I will admit that in my younger years I found myself in love more than just a couple of times. But it took until I was 32 years old to really come to know what love is, at least from my perspective. Even with my Ex-husband, it was not love. I believed with my whole heart at the time that it was, but learned later I was just in love with what I wanted us to be.

When I was 32 I met my current partner and believe what you will, it was love at first sight. I

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