Posts Tagged ‘life lessons’

15 Lessons About Love Taught By Experience

There are some lessons we can only learn over time…(or, by reading about them). The gift of time comes along with gifts of its own, including valuable lessons in life and love that we learn through experience. Self love, intimate love, family love, friendship love — love is a cornerstone of living a fulfilling life, but pursuing…

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3 Keys To Healing Your Heartbreak

All of us face heartbreak in our lives, so how can we learn better methods for healing and moving forward? You could be reading this because you’re fresh out of a relationship and feel like garbage. Maybe you’re 6 months out of a relationship and still feel like garbage. Or, maybe, you simply need some…

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5 Big Warning Signs Of A Toxic Partner

These red flags help to answer the question: “Should I stay or should I go?” One of the biggest causes I see of toxic relationships spiraling over time, is ignoring or not recognizing red flags early on. Naturally, if we’re excited about seeing someone new, we can give them a little slack with weird behaviors…

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10 Questions You Need to Ask BEFORE Committing to Someone

Honestly answering these important questions can save you needless heartbreak and years in the wrong relationship. “He’s changed!” “She never acted like this in the beginning!” I’ve lost count of how many times someone has told me they’ve felt fooled or surprised at how their partner’s personality seemed to “change” after they entered into a…

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9 Affirmations to Make Dating Fun Again

Dating is as an opportunity to create the love life you’ve always desired…if you choose to see it that way. “I just want to skip the dating part and go right to the phase where we’re comfortable on the couch together.” This is what someone I’m coaching said to me on one of our recent…

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It’s Not “Complicated,” They’re Just The Wrong Person

The right person will enhance your life, not complicate your life. Have you ever settled for for “it’s complicated” because you’ve just assumed that’s how every relationship must be? Your partner is hot and cold, off and on, incongruent with their words and actions. But, they’re still sticking around, so they must want to be…

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Insights From a Bachelor Turned Stepdad at 35

“I never thought I’d call you and hear a baby in the background.” It’s 6:00 AM. In a previous life this would mean I’d have another hour or so before rolling out of bed, grabbing something highly caffeinated, and sitting down to write, or scroll, or just chill for a bit. Today, the house is full…

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10 Questions Every Man Needs to Ask Himself Before Dating a Mom

You’re committing to a lot more than being a standard “boyfriend.” Taking on the responsibility of dating a woman who has children is not for the faint of heart. Below, we’ll discuss some questions every man should ask himself before making this very real commitment. 1. Am I secure enough to take a back seat…

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The Greatest Wealth Is Time With Those We Love

Don’t get so busy making a living that you forget to create a life. Priorities shift over the years. The older we get, the more we understand the real value of time and the freedom to spend it with those we love the most. Family, friends, significant others. In the times of Covid, we have…

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30 Life Principles To Teach Future Generations

Living a life of contribution, honor, and respect is the greatest gift we can give to the world. I originally wrote this piece in 2015 as a comprehensive guide that I’d follow if I ever ended up having children. Now, five years later, the woman I’m building a life with has two daughters of her…

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