Shall we dance?

Will I see you before you leave? It all depends. Do you really want to see me? Or like myself, is it about not knowing how to proceed? Relationships should run their natural course just as friendships. Nothing should be forced just like dance.

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The art of Joy

My new favorite word that can fix almost any problem I may have. I never gave it much thought before until I read Spark Joy, but now it has become the measure of what I want in my life and what I don’t. When in doubt, I do a joy check. Does this person, thing, […]

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Honesty; the key to meaningful relationships.

Of all the admirable qualities, honesty tops my list. Why lie when you can be straight forward and let others digest it however they see fit? Some lie to avoid hurting other’s feelings, which in the long run does exactly the opposite. Being honest is not only a courageous act but a true gauge of […]

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The older, the more interesting people become.

The older we get, the more experiences we have to share. We are exciting books waiting to be read. Our chapters are longer, more intricate and interesting.  And as we share these stories with others, we are not only enriched by them but bond with others like never before because we may share similar experiences […]

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24 things that make me happily single at fifty!

As much as I miss having a home to go back to -the perfect home I had finally found- my puppy, the “false” sense of security believing someone had my back and the companionship. After the abrupt separation, the months following made me realize the upside of being “single” again. It is different now at […]

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Taking life one step at a time.

I used to fret about tomorrow and worried about things that never materialized. I was trying to control the “what ifs” of life. Now that life has finally served me several very real foul-tasting dishes, I realize I can only tackle problems one step at a time.

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Treat your partner as you would a friend.

I’ve realized that often, after having spent a while with a partner, people tend to take them for granted and call them on things that they would never point out to a friend. Of course, we don’t live with friends, but still, treating a partner with the respect, you would show a friend may be […]

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Why I would never get clicks on a dating site.

While I respect people who seek their other half on dating sites, I would never join one. I’m not into uncomfortable interviews with strangers and besides, who is really open and truthful? The whole idea bores me. Too much trouble. I rather end my days with good friendships, a dog and peacefully alone. 

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Friendships, our lifeboats.

It wasn’t planned. I always enjoyed genuine friendships and I have been blessed to attract the best crop. In love, I have failed miserably, but in friendships I’ve gotten straight A’s and they have become my lifeboats.

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