What message would you send your younger self to prepare for unwelcomed news?

WHAT’S YOUR DATE? WHAT MESSAGE WOULD YOU SEND YOUR YOUNGER SELF TO PREPARE FOR IT?

There are 365 days in a year. Every year, there are a few unique dates in everyone’s life that have special meaning or significance. Sometimes those unique dates are joyous, like a birth or adoption, or a wedding anniversary. Then there are other dates set aside with memories of sadness, loss, and despair. A date…

Family: 15+ Questions to ask before getting too serious.

FAMILY: 15+ QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE GETTING TOO SERIOUS

Who are your people? Where do you come from?  Have you ever been on the other end of those questions? My guess is that an elderly person wielded those questions like a sword in your direction. The intent behind the questions may have been to find out your familial lineage and try to determine your…

Does your guy get the pink slip or a permanent position?

CHARACTER: 15+ QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE GETTING TOO SERIOUS

Isn’t dating sometimes like a job interview?  You have an open position…seeking “BOYFRIEND” or “HUSBAND”.   You’ve been conducting interviews for this particular position for quite awhile. The applicant pool is slim but you occasionally you meet a prospect who “looks good on paper”; meaning his resume meets all the basic qualifications for the “job”.…

PAST RELATIONSHIPS: 15+ QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE GETTING TOO SERIOUS

Let’s discuss past relationships… Besides finances, a discussion on past relationships is probably the last thing anyone wants to talk about with their new boo. However, open and transparent conversations about past relationships offer significant insight into the person you are dating and may uncover red flags for you to be aware of. In this…