Tag: relationships

Marriage Stuff: Turning Toward Him

On this particular evening, my husband was the bidder and I was the one given the opportunity to turn towards or away. Thankfully I chose to turn toward.

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No More Fighting For Love

One day I realized there was a more productive way: choosing a man who also chose me.

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For Single Women Everywhere: There’s Hope

He was standing on the curb next to his shiny black sportscar dropping quarters in the parking meter when he caught my eye. Dressed in a crisp white shirt, tucked into slim fitting grey dress pants held up by a black leather belt, he looked apprehensive. He must have felt me looking at him cause he glanced over at me after he finished loading … Read More For Single Women Everywhere: There’s Hope

Ohio State Fair Engagement Photos or Something Like That…

Last year, Joe and I went to the Ohio State Fair together. That later became known as our first date. (I didn’t know it was a date at the time.) This year, we decided to go back to the state fair and take pictures because we only have one picture from that important night. We had so much fun at the fair. It was a … Read More Ohio State Fair Engagement Photos or Something Like That…

How He Did It: The Proposal

He asked my mom for her permission to marry me and I started SCREAMING.

Excess Baggage in Relationships…How Much Is TOO Much?

I love airports. I like dressing up nice and hustling through the airport like I am someone important with somewhere important to go. Plus, there is always the small chance that I will spot someone truly important (esp if I’m flying out of ATL-Hartsfield airport). I like celebrity spotting (typical Ohio girl, lol) Anyway, a few weeks ago, I was flying out of Vegas … Read More Excess Baggage in Relationships…How Much Is TOO Much?

So What If He Likes Me?

“You are beautiful.” Three words that have been the death of me. The beginning of a bad choice. The opening line to a fatal ending. The other day, I decided to establish two things with myself: I am beautiful. I am likable. If I make these truths as real to me as my name, I won’t be a sucker for anyone who utters them … Read More So What If He Likes Me?

Party of One: Eating Alone In Public Is Not Fatal

When you’re single (or “between-boyfriends” which is how I like to describe myself) people say you shouldn’t sit around waiting for love. You should get out there, enjoy life, forget about wanting to be in a relationship and eventually – when you least expect it – the love of your life will just manifest. As someone who doesn’t believe good things “just show up” … Read More Party of One: Eating Alone In Public Is Not Fatal