Mind Your Body Language

Our body language is a powerful indicator of the way we feel and can tell others much more about us than our words ever can.   Our tone of voice and body language are extremely important in making connections with people we may not know so well. When we first meet someone it can be… Continue reading Mind Your Body Language

Dating After Divorce – The Dance That Changed My Life

15 years ago today, on a Friday night in England, my divorce was about to come through and I had just celebrated my 40th birthday. A friend invited me to go to a salsa club. I had  been salsa dancing a few times before and enjoyed it, but wasn’t particularly good at it. I was… Continue reading Dating After Divorce – The Dance That Changed My Life

Are You Seeing Anyone? How To Annoy Your Single Friends.

So Are You Seeing Anyone? If you are one of the growing band of happily single people, you probably don’t post about it on Facebook. You are too busy out there, doing exciting stuff that those of us who are married are maybe a little bit envious of. The pendulum seems to be swinging towards… Continue reading Are You Seeing Anyone? How To Annoy Your Single Friends.

How Our Canoe Trip Became Couples Therapy

When I agreed to spend a hot summer weekend away, with my husband and some of his Army buddies. I didn’t expect it to turn into a couples therapy session. It was sold to me as a relaxing canoe trip. We would take in the sun, have a few drinks along the way and then… Continue reading How Our Canoe Trip Became Couples Therapy

Why Texting Is Bad For Relationships

Last year a group of friends and I did the annual St. Patrick’s Day Run in Pensacola. It’s a crazy party masquerading as a race with over 15,000 participants. As we lined up to run my friend Jessica was struggling to contact some of our other friends that we had planned to meet. The huge… Continue reading Why Texting Is Bad For Relationships

Relationships Are In The Details

My husband Al doesn’t  know how to stack a dishwasher, or rather he doesn’t know how to stack one efficiently so that everything gets clean, you know? the way I do it.  My stepson Jarvis and I also joke that  we wonder if he really lives here, because when he is responsible for emptying it,… Continue reading Relationships Are In The Details