You’ve Got Mail

Nostalgic and Still True Last night before bed, I watched the movie “You’ve Got Mail” with my man-friend (who fell asleep within the first hour of the movie). The movie stars Tom Hanks (as Joe Fox) and Meg Ryan (as Kathleen Kelly): two strangers who begin to develop feelings for one another as they write

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Kissing Toads Before You Meet Your Prince, Part 2

In my last post I talked about the fact that sometimes it feels like everyone else in the world has the things that single people don’t. Women who are in their mid to late 20’s and those in their 30’s face questions like “Will I meet the right person?” “Will I be able to have

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Hug Your Vulnerabilities

Captivate I listen to audiobooks with Audible whenever I have free time during the day or while I’m winding down from work/a lull in the day. Usually the books address something I find interesting or books that help with areas that give me apprehension or anxiety. Note: I wouldn’t necessarily consider these self-help books as

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Moving in Together

120+ Nights of Sleeping next to the Never Ending First Date partner (NEFDP) and I mentioned in the post I wrote after a sleepless night (Linked to post 7) that he asked me to move in with him. I agreed because we’ve been spending so much time together as it is, that spending $3,000+ a

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Setting the Scene for Sleep Success

It has been 115 + days of sleeping next to my Never Ending First Date partner (NEFDP). I feel like I should give him a name because at this point the NEFDP acronym is becoming a bit arduous. Can you believe I have slept next to a guy I went on a first date every

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Relationship Matters

Putting the Past to Rest There’s a common theme I see in a lot of relationships especially since the age of social media where the past is always a little bit there in an old image, a tag, even a deleted group of photographs from a year in their life. Perhaps its comments left or

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Sex and the City

A Big Lesson on Tradeoffs of the Heart I remember watching Sex and the City with my mom on DVD (this is when Netflix actually mailed out DVD’s each month and streaming wasn’t the core of their business model) that my brother had made copies of from the set he bought. We would spend an

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Sleeping With a Partner

Noises – SNORING Sharing a bed. Three words than can cost many a good-night’s sleep whether sleeping in someone else’s bed in a new environment, being next to someone whose sleep habits or lack of them alter your ability to wake up refreshed, or simply going from spreading out like a starfish in all directions

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Sleeping With a Partner – 2

NOISES OTHER THAN SNORING: Dogs Cats and Pets, Oh my! As I started my last post on Sleeping With a Partner and Noises found here (LINK TO SNORING NOISE POST) I covered some ways to deal with sharing a bed with a noisy partner who snores. Sharing a bed lends itself to many other circumstances

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