Archive of ‘Relationships’ category

Listen to Your Inner Voice

Almost every woman I talk to in her 40s went through the wrong guy (or 2 or 20)  before finding their own happiness and along the way … the right guy.  Many women who wish they spent less time in their 20’s in bad relationships or ended up with a divorce from their 20s almost […] Read more…

It’s the Little Things…

I was watching the movie Juno yesterday and it reminded me of something I was talking about with a guy I know who’s in the throws of falling in love. He was asking me what I have learned about relationships from talking to so many women. What makes love last? How do you keep the […] Read more…

He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not

“Don’t go out with someone just because they are interested in you. Know what you want.”– 40-something, married, mom, fashion designer, Brooklyn, NY I have heard this sentiment from a lot of 40-something women. Looking back they realize that it was usually the men who were interested in them that they ended up going out […] Read more…

You Don’t Have to Drink Every Cocktail on the Menu

“Really do take care of your inner health. Don’t obsess about what you eat or drink but don’t fall into bad damaging habits because the people around you are doing them. I remember dealing with that.  Talk about peer pressure. I had a lot friends who were smokers. I had a lot of friends who […] Read more…

Enriching Your Life

A woman I interviewed recently had a wonderful piece of advice about marriage and partners. “That person in your life should enrich your life. Make your life more fun, more awesome, more great. They should make you feel more beautiful than you already do. Not the opposite.” I love the distinction that it is about […] Read more…

The Me In We

“You can grow in different directions and still be together. We marvel at the fact that we’re still compatible because we’re both completely different people than when we started out. You have to be secure enough to let the person go their own way and not always have to drive him with you. I think […] Read more…

Enriching Your Life

A woman I interviewed recently had a wonderful piece of advice about marriage and partners. “That person in your life should enrich your life. Make your life more fun, more awesome, more great. They should make you feel more beautiful than you already do. Not the opposite.” I love the distinction that it is about […] Read more…

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