Relationships

Stop Dating Those Toxic Bad Boys!

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February 13, 2014
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Have you ever dated a slick, sweet-talking, charismatic man, only to learn that he was a liar and a player?
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Diary of an Affair Part II: The Dark Place

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February 13, 2014
diary of an affair part 2

God, it felt so sweet and tender, smoldering with passion. He swept me up in his arms, eager to devour me. He began kissing my cleavage and tearing at my clothes.
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A Wise Woman’s Tips for Staying Fit Forever

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February 11, 2014
Staying fit in old age

Her story could be a road map for many of us to follow as we strategize about staying athletic and fit for decades to come. Here’s what I learned from Mercy Wheeler about staying in the game so successfully for all these years.
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My Husband’s Lung Transplant

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February 11, 2014
my husband's lung transplant

The transplant returned their father to my children, Wes, 23, and Alexandra, 26...
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Loving My Friends

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February 11, 2014
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Have you noticed how in recent years the shelf space devoted to Valentine cards geared to friendships has grown?
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25 Ways To Say, “I Love You” At Mid-Life

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February 11, 2014
25 ways to say I love you

I know what you're thinking, you don't DO homemade cards. What would you say? Here are 25 ways to give the message "I Love You" to your Valentine, without saying those exact words.
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My Friend Loved The Beach

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February 8, 2014
Loss of a Friend

On her good days, we talked about our teenage daughters, best friends since they were babies. We compared notes, across the country…she advised me, I advised her. We talked about the future, when she was well, and we would see each other more often, always somewhere near a beach.
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Reengage With The Sexy You For Valentine’s Day

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February 6, 2014
Georgia O'keefe painting

What a blessing to be over 50, free of birth control issues, and able to embrace our desires and urges without worrying about appearing slutty.
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10 Steps To Rebuilding A Life You Love After Divorce

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February 6, 2014
10 steps to rebuild your life

Make new friends who mirror the life you want to lead now.Your friends have a direct influence on your quality of life. You may have to let go...
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Diary Of An Affair: Part 1

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February 6, 2014
diary of an affair

He was sweet, friendly, helpful, and kind. He appeared a professional, perfect gentleman and began sending friendly emails from day one. I remembered his gold band had a cross engraved on it...
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Divorcing Your Friends

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February 6, 2014
divorcing friends

One needs to be a bit proactive in divorcing the people in your life who have become deadwood. The problem is divorcing one's friends can be as logistically and emotionally complex as ending a marriage.
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How Many Friends Do You Need?

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February 5, 2014
how many friends do you need

At my age I realize that I only need a handful.
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Songs For Friendship

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February 5, 2014
songs of friendship

For 54 years she had been my confidant, my interior decorator, my editor and my port in any storm. We shared the disappointments and joys of love, the births of our children, the death of our mutual best friend, and the deaths of our own parents.
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The Friends I Keep In My Basement

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February 4, 2014
The Friends I keep in the basement

What dear old friends are you hiding in your basement? Tell me I'm not alone.
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An Invitation to “Link In”: Confirm Or Ignore?

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February 4, 2014
to connect or not

The invitation presented itself without words and I had to make a decision...I can’t help but wonder why a person who stopped communicating now wants me as a Facebook friend.
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Teachings Of A Bully

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February 4, 2014
Teachings of a bully

I took a swing at Liz* and didn't miss. I had all I could take of her abusive verbal taunts, whispers behind my back and generally making my life at a Queens, New York junior high school miserable.
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Mourning Philip Seymour Hoffman

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February 3, 2014
Mourning Philip Seymour Hoffman

He was rich, brilliant, had it all. But I've known addiction in one closest to me who isn’t rich, who doesn’t have it all.
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Gray Hair, Wine, Chocolate And Friends

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February 3, 2014
Gray hair and chocolate

Long into the night of our first day, warmed by the glow of friendship and firelight, we sipped wine, ate chocolate, and remembered. As I sat among my girlhood friends, I wondered at how like a symphony we sounded.
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Advice To The Guys: Learn How To Flirt

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January 30, 2014
business man winking

Dear Sandy, How about an article for guys about the appropriate, sincere, meaningful, simple ways to show a woman we’re physically attracted to her on first dates?
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Soothing Stress With Chocolate

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January 30, 2014
the chocolate-stress connection

My marriage was in shreds, I felt like I had no control and no purpose, and seeking instant relief from the complex feelings, I began scrounging in the cabinet for some stray piece of chocolate….
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