The Importance of Boundaries

‘No’ is a complete sentence. ~Anne Lamott
Evaluating the benefits and drawbacks of any relationship is your responsibility. You do not have to passively accept what is brought to you. You can choose. ~Deborah Day
Whatever you are willing to put up with is exactly what you will have. ~Anon
God has really been working on my heart lately in the area of boundaries.
To be perfectly honest and transparent, mine are a little jacked. Particularly in the area » Read More

Dash of Sass: Why You Can’t Expect or Assume Your Way Into Love

Quotes of the Day: “Put your expectations on God, not on people.” ~Joyce Meyer “Act without expectation.” ~Lao Tzu “Never idealize others. They will never live up to your expectations. Don’t over-analyze your relationships. Stop playing games. A growing relationship can only be nurtured by genuineness.” ~Leo Buscaglia “When you love someone, you do not love them all the time, in exactly the » Read More

An Open Letter to Single Women, From an Anonymous Single Man

I am so excited to be able to share the below letter with you, my precious readers. I know single life can often be confusing and frustrating, leaving us frequently shaking our heads and wondering “What are guys THINKING?!” Well, here’s a peek into the heart of a single man. I’m not going to reveal the identity of the man who wrote this letter to you, but I will just encourage you by » Read More

Dash of Sass: The Case for NOT Settling

Quote of the Day: Men trust God by risking rejection. Women trust God by waiting. ~Carolyn McCulley The Single Woman Says: It can be really, really easy to be tempted to settle once you hit a certain age and the pickings start to look slimmer than ever. As single women, the news shows are constantly shouting warnings at us: “You’re past your child-bearing years!” and » Read More

Fifty Shades of Cray: Lessons Learned From Exes Whose Elevators Don’t Stop on All Floors

As you all know, the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy is still, all these years later, the hottest thing around. So hot, it’s about to become a movie. And even though I tried my best as a lover of books to read it a couple of years ago and get into it in order to not be left out of a cultural phenomenon, I honestly found it about as interesting as watching paint dry and » Read More

Stop Waiting & Start LIVING!

“I’m not waiting for anybody, anymore! I’m going to run as fast as I can, fly as high as I can, and if you want, you can come with me! But I’m not waiting for you anymore.” ~C. Joybell C. It seems that in the arena of love, singles are always encouraged to WAIT. Wait for God, wait for “The One” to magically appear…wait for the right timing, » Read More

The Single Woman’s Dash of Sass: You Have to Let People Make Their Own Mistakes

Quote of the Day: “Letting ppl you love make their own mistakes isn’t setting them up to fail…it’s setting them up to do things on their own.” ~Unknown “When real people fall down in life, they get right back up and keep on walking.” ~Carrie Bradshaw The Single Woman Says: I spent this past weekend in the Smoky Mountains with my family…and one » Read More

The Single Woman’s Dash of Sass: Why “Doubt” Means “Don’t”

Quotes of the Day: “When it comes to men, deal with them as they are, not how you’d like them to be.” ~Greg Behrendt “It is in that moment, when you really lay down your cards and see the relationship for what it was, that you’ll find the freedom to let it go.” ~Greg Behrendt “Trust yourself, because as Oprah says, doubt means don’t every time.” » Read More

The Single Woman’s Dash of Sass: When to Let Go & Move On From…A Relationship

Excerpt from “The Single Woman’s Sassy Survival Guide: Letting Go & Moving On”… THE SINGLE WOMAN SAYS: If a man’s being shady with you, cut him loose! A true diva is too busy walkin’ on sunshine to chase a man in the shade! Ladies. Beautiful, wonderful, deserving, intelligent, successful, sassy, got-it-going on LADIES! Has it been THAT long since He’s Just Not That Into You? Did we learn nothing from » Read More

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