I’d Rather be Single than Settle

I’ll admit that, until recently, the picture perfect life has always appealed to me. Growing up I yearned for that strong relationship, that wonderful marriage, that white picket fence. I wanted my own little family and I wanted it to happen in the perfect sequence but now, as I have come to realize, the only…

Why my Anniversary Date is a Hard Day

September 1st, 2012: It was the Saturday of Labour Day weekend and the weather was perfect. I slept in a bit that morning, knowing I needed to be well rested for one of the biggest days of my life. I wasn’t stressed or scared or nervous, I was excited. Excited to marry the boy I…

Thank You for Ghosting Me

It was really great getting to know you. Thanks for taking me out for dinner, for paying, for the fluid conversations we seemed to have. Thanks for asking me questions about myself and for seeming interested in me. Thanks for making that effort and making me believe that maybe there was something there between us.…

Why Dating in your Thirties is Different than your Twenties

Does anyone really know what they’re doing when it comes to dating anymore? As a newbie to the thirty+ club, it seems that instead of becoming better at conquering the dating scene, I’ve actually regressed. The good part is, apparently I’m not the only one. We’re all running around like chickens with our heads cut…

5 Pointers for Dating a Single Father

Maybe it’s because I’m getting older but it seems like there are more and more single parents cropping up these days and while often times single Moms get most of our attention, it’s just as true that single Dads are strong, committed, caring, and perhaps out searching for love again after going it alone for…