Advice for the Lovelorn

A good friend and I were recently discussing her college-aged daughter’s first experience with an on-and-off again relationship where the guy was also pressuring her about sex. Our conversation made me think about the advice I will give my own daughter once she is older and becomes more embroiled...

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Talk To Me

As you might imagine, I work at home.  I sit in front of my computer, often in my robe, and type…all day long.  Once in while, a few days will pass when I’ve not spoken to anyone outside my immediate family.  Sure, I email and text friends and fellow committee members and so on.  I say hi to the...

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6 Spring Date Ideas

Is it possible the polar vortex is finally leaving center stage?  Today in Connecticut, the sun shone brightly and the thermostat reached sixty-two degrees.   For everyone other than the die-hard skiers, the general sentiment in town seemed to be a resounding WAHOO! Personally, I’m ready to store...

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Romantic Realities

Valentine’s Day has come and gone.  Whether you love or hate the holiday, it certainly inspires equal amounts of excitement and dread across the country.  Personally, I love the recent SNL spoof about drugstore gifts for your sweetie, but that’s another post. This year the big romantic...

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Opposites Attract…and Repel

“After another moment's silence, she mumbled that I was peculiar, that that was probably why she loved me but that one day I might disgust her for the very same reason” ~ Albert Camus Does this general sentiment sound familiar?  My mother and I joke that often the very traits drawing you to your...

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Heroic Men

When you hear the words “heroic men,” you probably first think about soldiers, policemen, firemen, and others who protect and save lives.  Next you might also consider teachers, doctors, and other professionals who enrich or improve the lives of others.  But today I’d like to salute all the men...

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Ben Franklin’s Romantic Advice

A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body ~ Ben Franklin No one would confuse Ben Franklin’s legacy with that of Byron, Emerson, or Keats.  Yet this single quote proves his innate understanding of romance and passion.  While a person’s appearance,...

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Miley Cyrus, Sex, and Life After Forty

I read a recent article by sex and couples therapist, Stephen Snyder, M.D., entitled Sex in the Second Half of Life.  In it, the author explores whether or not Miss Cyrus’s statement – that sex basically ends after forty – is myth or fact. Those of us in the forty-plus demographic probably have...

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Jamie's an avid reader and author of romantic women's fiction. She enjoys sharing stories and music about finding love, having love, and losing love. You can learn more about Jamie and her books on her about page.

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