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What I Learned from My Last Relationship

I’ve spent more time than I’d like to admit beating myself up over my last relationship. It lasted 4 months, a new record of shortness. Here’s what happened and what I learned: The first date I cancelled it. Someone informed … Continue reading

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Inner Dialogue on Dating, & My Parents’ Influence

This week I heard my inner dialogue about dating again go like this: ‘My mom gave up years ago. So can I!’ What. The. Fudge?!?! ‘Now that I think about it, my dad gave up long before my mom did, … Continue reading

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Considering Change

I read I Almost Forgot About You by Terry McMillan over the weekend. The premise of the book appealed to me. “In I Almost Forgot About You, Dr. Georgia Young’s wonderful life – great friends, family, and successful career- aren’t enough to … Continue reading

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Rafting Down the River or Not

For the first time since my move last April, I got asked out. I knew it would happen eventually whether during my commute or at work or at the book store. It happened at work. He asked if I’d like … Continue reading

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The First One

I fell in love the first time in May 1995 to the best, most splendid boyfriend I have ever, ever had. We both had a knack for foreign languages, loved reading, politics, working out together, drinking strong coffee and eating … Continue reading

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Processing through dreams

Two nights ago, I dreamed that the last guy I dated and I got married. No, that we were at our wedding. We had a venue full of people, way more than I’d prefer, flowers, fancy clothes, groomsmen and bridesmaids, … Continue reading

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The Dating Pool

I remembered the last time I was single. It was not college. It was after the gut-piercing breakup two and half years ago. I jumped in the dating pool too soon after that (a month or two) and dated someone … Continue reading

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