I Was Raised as a Jehovah’s Witness: My Story

Setting the Record Straight First of all, this is literally an objective blog as I was raised as a Jehovah’s Witness and can tell you a lot about the good and the bad. This is in NO way a slight to the Organization because I truly LOVE Jehovah and, like most religions, there are goodContinue reading “I Was Raised as a Jehovah’s Witness: My Story”

Being the Parent to a Teenager with Special Needs is HARD!

My daughter was diagnosed with a Moderate Intellectual Disability (moderate mental retardation is the past way that it was referred to) at a young age and my world came to a halt. My daughter has a blog and I went through some of the things that I thought about when she was first diagnosed. InContinue reading “Being the Parent to a Teenager with Special Needs is HARD!”

Liars and Cheaters in the Dating World and Why (Sometimes) Telling the Truth Doesn’t Work

You may think I’m crazy for this but I truly think that this is the case. Well, I think it’s the case if you’re an attractive person (male or female). In the summer, especially, I have to tell men that I am not interested in dating. In addition to that, however, I tell them thingsContinue reading “Liars and Cheaters in the Dating World and Why (Sometimes) Telling the Truth Doesn’t Work”

Never Discount the Wisdom of Your Single Friends

I find it especially condescending when people assume that the fact that you are not CURRENTLY in a relationship means you have no knowledge of what it takes to have a relationship, successful or otherwise. Newsflash: WISDOM CAN COME FROM ANYWHERE! I say this often and I will say this again. I have learned aContinue reading “Never Discount the Wisdom of Your Single Friends”

Can I Be Single In Peace?

So many people have a problem with people being single. I like being single. At one point, I was actively looking for love because I had felt what I thought true love felt like for the first time (it occurred in my early 30s). I subsequently had my heart broken but that man let meContinue reading “Can I Be Single In Peace?”

“You’re So Pretty…. Why Are You Single?”

I get this question all the time and, being the honest person that I am, I always let people know that looks have nothing to do with the quality of the woman you’re interested in.  I know, in society, men go for the women with the looks.  What does it usually get them in theContinue reading ““You’re So Pretty…. Why Are You Single?””

Online Dating – Let’s Be Honest….

GAWD!!!!! About six months ago, I went on OK Cupid to be nosy. My boss was on there and told me that it was pretty nice and she met a lot of nice guys. I went more to observe. I like to observe people. I do that a lot on Facebook too so this wasn’tContinue reading “Online Dating – Let’s Be Honest….”