Safe Sex Starts Long Before the Bedroom //

In a culture of #metoo and evolving dialogues about how men and women can co-exist in a safer and more productive manner, I have had countless conversations with my guy friends and male clients. It seems that there is a lot of fear, especially from my more sensitive male friends, about what it might look [...]

5 things NOT to say to someone who’s going through a divorce/breakup //

It's no secret, friends. A couple years ago, the world that I knew was shattered. It no longer existed on any level. Having my marriage end and having the man that I spent 5 years with move across the country felt like being homesick for a place that no longer existed. It took a lot [...]

Twos-Day: Beauty is Fleeting

"Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised." -Proverbs 31:30 Yesterday, I fell in love with film and literature all over again when I watched the new "The Great Gatsby." In high school, I read the novel and watched the old movie with Robert Redford, [...]

Twos Day: If you’re a sheep, I’m a sheep!

This Twos Day (two are better than one), the topic of leadership has been wrestling around in my mind. As young women, we love to watch romantic movies...get swept away...and look for that leading man to sweep us off our feet and lead us to a castle where we can live happily ever after. "The Notebook" [...]

Twos-Day: Staying True to Yourself

As a young woman of this lovely generation (especially as an engaged woman) I have become quite the fan of Pinterest. It's fun to scroll through photos and quotes when I have some free time. Us girls love pretty photos with relationship advice in a quoted text, overplayed on top of the image like the [...]

Twos-Day: Realistic Love

Hey, ladies! Make a list right now. That's right-go grab a pen & paper. Make a list of the 10 qualities you absolutely must find in your "dream guy." Read your list very carefully. If your qualities sound like they may be describing your best girl friend (sweet, sensitive, watches romantic movies with you), you [...]

Twos-Day: Two Are Better Than One

My dog, Abby, is happier with her friend, Mr. Beasley. My fiancé has two fish, Lois & Clark, who love gazing at each other. As most of you already know, I am newly engaged to the man of my dreams. In the midst of the excitement and bliss, I quickly realized that we are not [...]