Posts Tagged ‘Dating’

3 Gifts For A 20-Something – On Self Consciousness, Selfishness and Fulfillment

What three “gifts” would you give a 20-something if you were a “Forty-Godmother”? Here 40-somethings share three wishes to help a 20-something get a head start on the confidence to make decisions that are right for themselves. No more woulda, coulda, shoulda. Today’s three wishes are from a salon conversation about relationships….from a woman who […] Read more…

Three Gifts For A Twenty-Something – You Don’t Need A Day To Feel Loved

What three “gifts” would you give a 20-something if you were a “Forty-Godmother”? Here 40-somethings share three wishes to help a 20-something get a head start on the confidence to make decisions that are right for themselves. No more woulda, coulda, shoulda.    The Valentine’s Day Edition…. 1. A friend who sends you flowers on […] Read more…

What I Know Now: There Always Is Another Side

Find fun in what you’re doing and know that it will always get better. Believe that it will always get better whether it’s your next relationship, the women you meet in your life, your career. It’s all going to be okay. It always gets better. I don’t think any woman will die from any of […] Read more…

What Are The Merits Of Chemistry?

Today’s question is from a reader who is here for some advice on love and chemistry. To the 40-somethings out there who have loved, lost, married, and divorced: What are the merits of chemistry in a relationship and is it something that can grow (and fade) with time?   Her SItuation:   A guy she knew […] Read more…

No Worries….What I Know Now

One thing I know now. Worrying doesn’t get you anywhere. Oh the voices in my head worrying what if, why and who —  just taking away my sleep at night or keeping me distracted from doing me. I’ve learned that worrying rarely solves a problem… but it may raise some good questions. So a quick guide: […] Read more…

Are You Too Available? Create Your Own Ecosystem

Today we had a question from a 20-something who has come here for some shared wisdom before. Now she is back with a follow up. The question: Dear 40-somethings, About 3 years ago I came here to ask for advice on whether I should move to another state to live with my long distance boyfriend in […] Read more…

Have Your Done Your Relationship Homework?

Today’s post is from a woman reflecting on marriage…or what happens in any relationship when it is based on how the person feels about you rather than how you feel about them. ~ On her marriage… I was so reactionary when it came to relationships. “How does he feel about me? Does he think I’m pretty? I think I’m […] Read more…

The One Time You Don’t Need To Try

  A few weeks ago I shared some insights from women who were happy they didn’t get married in their 20s. I said I would also share some perspective from women who did get married younger. This woman shares what she thinks has contributed to the strength of her late 20-someting marriage. ~ Make sure […] Read more…

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