When we hear the word love, we conjure up all different images in our minds: Valentine’s Day and boxes of chocolates; June weddings; honeymoon destinations; growing old together; family; home. We all have a different idea of what love is.
What if you were asked to speak about the most important subjects in a human life? How would you answer? If you were a child, you’d probably say playing gave you the most enjoyment, and you hated to be sick.
For a happy marriage, make your life an adventure As I look back on 42 years of togetherness, one word describes our life: adventure. From the moment we met, we shared kindred spirits of curiosity, adventurousness, and a willingness to
POOLS OF LOVE Gaze into a persons eyes, far beyond the mask and wonder at the questions that you’re too afraid to ask. Gloriously gazing into depths of deep emotion, currents running deep within a cool and placid ocean.
At the start of a relationship, romance comes naturally. No one needs to be taught. If you are in doubt, you are willing to ask a friend or family member how to show the special person in your life you
I’ve always pictured myself as a mother of a big family. Growing up as one of five kids in less than seven years might have predisposed me to think in terms of many children, but I always say I was
You are known by the company that you keep. Let’s refine that, you are known by your tribe. That doesn’t work either… You are known by the clothes that you wear and the people that are around you at all
I have reached that point in life where it is all over. I am done. Never shall I be saved, now that I have turned thirty six and I’m ‘still’ single. I have left it too late, way too late.
When I was in nursing school at UCLA and doing my cancer ward rotations, I was depressed. Not because I was working with cancer patients but because I was depressed. Growing up with mental illness and workaholic parents set that
A day in the life of William Frederick, author. Today started as most days do, much too early. I swung my warm feet out of bed and into my cold slippers, made sure that my nightshirt was not held above
The love between a book and its reader can truly be a selfish, and one-sided affair. As the reader you give all of yourself, surrendering your soul to the novel. Opening your heart to its writings, feeling all the emotions
Not long ago, I found myself in a state of what I would simply call, unrest. It wasn’t a bad place to be necessarily, but it can be one of flux and uncertainty, especially for a woman. Especially for this
I met Ben when I was 14 and working for a carnival. He was of average height, slightly stocky, with thick black hair, blue eyes, and a lopsided grin that I rarely saw during my time with him. He
Since I was young, I’ve had an affinity for reading the biographies of famous, historical figures that recount their struggles and how they overcame challenges in their lives. I was so despaired and heart broken when my son was diagnosed
When Gilda Evans asked if I would like to write a guest post, I laughed. What subject could a forty-four year old single man that has been through many failed relationships write on that might interest the readers of “Girl
THE STRUGGLE TO STARDOM… IN MY CASE TO THE CONSTELLATIONS! The idea of ‘Ecliptic’ came to me by pure chance when my husband and I were talking about the constellations; it was a warm night, and we were walking
So many 50th anniversaries of Baby Boomer milestones to celebrate these days, from the Beatles appearing on the Ed Sullivan Show fifty years ago to President Kennedy’s assassination. And expect a lot more, since the Baby Boomer generation spans 18
Enjoy this post by my guests, the husband and wife team of the Hutchissons! Their fine example of working together can be applied to almost any activity in life. Go team! “Two heads are better than one.” That’s a
To be ready for a relationship, you’ve got to look at yourself and honestly assess your motives, attitude, behaviour, arguing style, beliefs etc. Part of being ready involves loving yourself and being willing to share your love. You know
To someone who has never written about a character in in-depth detail before this is going to sound mad. Hell it probably is and I should get checked for a multiple personality disorder, but it’s true. My most maddening relationship