Softening

Self love was not about soldiering on triumphantly not needing anybody. It was different than that, kind if difficult to explain. It didn’t require being strong and flexing muscles but rather a softening that included accepting the need of love from others. It would be naive to think one is ever done learning to love …

Closure – An Act of Love

She liked closure... closure was kindness and it honoured the ending of whatever direction the relationship was going. She felt that clarity, honesty and respect were the highest forms of love. She felt that One should always be honest, humble, loving, brave and kind. Even in endings ~ no, especially in endings it was important …

Let People, Let You Go

I truly believe things like this... that not everyone is your people... whether it is friends or lover. I always believe you should keep walking until you find the places you belong because when you find those places you bloom. All of the gifts god gave you become MORE and in this life you become …

Sad But True

Knowing nothing about the single life and knowing I was entering it as a 40 year old woman WITH FOUR children I mentally prepared myself for a life moving forward ALONE. I know it's sad but it is true - I told myself often "if you do this, if you let this marriage go, you …

Be Discerning

You can't always know how someone will impact your life. There are no crystal balls and there are no guarantees. Nonetheless we can learn to be more discerning. Listen to your inner guide and Trust those uneasy feelings. Invest your time and energy with the ones that treasure you, see you and hear you. People …

You Are Not Ready

She found this is draft from October 2016 ~ he still is NOT dating but she no longer felt guilty about her need to move on. She knew that she deserved love and intimacy. She knew his reasons for a different focus and she respected those reasons. She knew it had nothing to do with …