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I’ve started to write articles for WikiHow, it’s been a really great experience thus far and not only do I encourage you to click the image below to read some of my articles, but, consider becoming part of the WikiHow community.  This is an old, old post; however, I’ve decided …

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When Your Rock Becomes A Pebble

It’s near impossible for a woman to rely on another without looking needy.  It goes without saying that we, as people need one another in different capacities; however, let’s really look at this: When getting to know someone you have that excitement period that literally has no time limit; however, …

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Tough As An Egg, Sharp As A Ball This is the Theme of My Dating Life Y’all

All kidding aside I’ve taken a moment or many to think about where I am and why it is that on most weekends I am spending time at home, alone with my puppies. Yes, I want to share special moments with one person; however, I find that I desire that …

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Now, I Don’t Want To Talk! (I guess)

Mr. Cute and I have been talking recently; however, days past by without a call or text and in my new approach, I was not driving the ship.  Yet, I felt that I had every right to reach out, check-in – see what, if anything was up.  So I did. …

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Dating Life – Good; Blog Life – Not So Good

It has become abundantly apparent that this blog was originally created to vent my dating experiences; however, based on recent experiences it has become clear that as I move from the dates of chaos, I have less to write about.  I definitely want to scream from the mountain tops as …

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If We’re Not Serious – Am I Kidding Myself?

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It’s hard to put into words what has recently come to light; however, a blog is the perfect place in which to try. Although the word serious can take on many levels of interpretation, the use of the word in regard to personal relationships is what I am writing about …

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Living Small

There are big moments in our life, where all we can do is ‘live small’… almost microscopic.  Sure, we’ll pick up, join in and get with the program; however, in certain situations and for undefined amounts of time, there is validity in just pulling back, taking stock. If you’re a …

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I Earned My WTF Were You Thinking Badge

If dating was setup like the Girl Scouts….I would have recently earned my WTF Were You Thinking Badge!  I would have had it a few days ago; however, my recent text exchange with Mr. Cute solidified it.  For moments, OK, days I toiled with his comment… We would have been …

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Another Chance

If you are given another chance to see someone that you have not seen in a long time… TAKE IT and say what you feel. To the Christison’s, The Swann’s and the many other members… I love you, I enjoy the laughter, the tears and well, being a part of …

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Border Patrol, It’s Not Just For The South

How on earth could someone stick & stay so tightly to their position?  Simple, they are aware of their boundaries.  For over a week I’ve been blathering on about how Mr. Cute has stated:  “I don’t want to talk.” He never truly wavered on this and any conversation was short …

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Am I A Dog?

I have a pretty good overall demeanor, most that have met me sense that I am independent, capable, intelligent and kind; however, it has been said more than once that they would never want to cross me.  I say that because that is what I’ve been told and in truth, …

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I’d Rather Be Alone & Lonely, Than Lonely & With Someone

I’ve said this a time or two before, usually to someone else that was going through a bad break-up or difficult relationship; however, until recently I did not realize that I was full of crap!  For the past week or two, not only have I felt lonely with Mr. Cute, …

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Unknown

By now I should realize that all of the thinking, worrying and fear will inevitably be for nothing… irrespective of the outcome all of this time spent has absolutely no benefit.  I am driving myself crazy and for what purpose… since I am keeping my things to myself, well, with …

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Withdrawal

We have not broken up; however, I have found myself in ‘giving him space’ mode… this time, he did not ask for it, yet, his treatment definitely warranted an out.  I’ve been absolutely thrilled about this man because he is different, an against the grain type gent; however, one of his …

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Anniversary

Today is the day that I became a Citizen of the United States!  It has always been celebrated in my family.  This year we had a family picnic and it was an absolutely beautiful day… the humid, unbearable weather that had plagued us for the past several days had passed …

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A Goose Looking For Her Gander

Depending on where you live you’ve probably encountered a Canada Goose…perhaps you’ve been on the receiving end of their all too well-known protective nature, but, irrespective of the interaction I am sure you know a little about them.  Here’s what I admire most about the Canada Goose….they mate for life.  Yes, …

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Ambivalence

I love this word and it was recently brought to my attention by a friend… how was she feeling?  Ambivalent… in truth this is about where I am at, somewhere between yes & no. This is probably one of the harder emotions to have as I am someone that has …

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Breaking Bad

I have become addicted to this series!  It was introduced to me by a friend and I simply cannot tell you how much I enjoy catching up before the new seasons starts on 15 July 2012.  WOW, what an incredible show!  Never did I think the manufacture of meth would …

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This Too Shall Pass….

I think it would be funny to see this sign in a paleontology office.. Typically when experiencing something difficult someone will say this or something similar.  I get that they are just trying to be helpful as nothing lasts forever; however, I think there are moments when you do not want to …

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Space

When you like someone you have a feeling of closeness and in turn that feeling of closeness compels a desire to be physically closer.  I get that… it’s one of the cool things about being with someone special.. yet, too much of anything is well – too much.  So, when …

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Take Yourself Out of the Game!

I will be the first to admit that Females of all ages can get a little crazy; however, I would like to make the following request: Ladies: If you’re dating for dinner, self-validation or you have nothing better to do, please, take yourself out of the game, you’re ruining perfectly …

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Center of Attention

If you’ve ever met me you’ll know that my louder than normal voice and unfiltered comments are just some of the things that I am known for; however, what you may not know is just how small I feel at times.  I realize that no other person will ever ‘complete’ …

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