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Love is me

Ok, universe – I give up.  Everything I try and love decides it does not want to be loved.  This leaves me, someone who wants to give away love, in a bit of a quandary. So here is the approach … Continue reading

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Happiness as your identity

Like many women, I like to talk my problems out.  I don’t think it solves anything, but it usually makes me feel better.  Recently, though, I have been trying a new strategy.  When I feel totally wretched about my life … Continue reading

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on fear

Reliability provides a measure of how often a system fails. Resilience provides a measure of how long failures will last, and vulnerability provides a measure of how severe failures may become.  -Storage Reservoir Behavior in the U.S., Vogel et al. … Continue reading

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over and under

I ended up in a generational divide-style dating conundrum this weekend.  On the one hand, I was being asked out by a 45-year old with a kid (The Lawyer), who I have to say isn’t really finding a way to … Continue reading

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Cupid’s paradox

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” -Rumi A scenario: You find a person who seems like they might be a great … Continue reading

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Annals of dating: The Barefoot walker

In all fairness, I didn’t actually meet this one.  We scheduled a beach-walk sort of date, but I wasn’t feeling it after the phone conversation. There is always so much hope when it is still on paper.  In email, we … Continue reading

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on relinquishing control

“Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over instead of craving control over what you don’t.”  ― Steve Maraboli I’m reading ‘Stumbling Over Happiness’.  The first chapter is about … Continue reading

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you don’t know you’re beautiful

I had a little girls night out last night.  I would never voluntarily watch ‘The Bachelor’, but I like to hang out with these smart funny women sometimes, and they lean slightly more sorority girl than myself.  They also cook … Continue reading

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Portrait of a Woman: The Francophile

*I have been thinking a lot about this, and I would like to start a series of portraits of some of the amazing people in my life.  Their stories are fascinating to me, and hopefully will be interesting to readers … Continue reading

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child-free by choice, guy style

I went on *three* dates this weekend.  It was like all the guys who had been waiting for my long distance kerfuffle to end decided to make their moves at the same time.  Unfortunately, two of these gentlemen were whole-heartedly with … Continue reading

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