Every year that I have taught 5th grade, they have always been obsessed with my dating life. I typically do not divulge whether I am dating someone or not, but this just keeps them asking and does not deter them like I hope. This year, nothing has changed however they have been more open with … Continue reading How My Dating Life Should Be- According to 5th Graders
Several years ago in my first stint in online dating, I met a man I’ll call Tom. He lived in a town roughly an hour away from me so we met halfway in between for a drink. Our first date was very awkward. He was a tech nerd and a nerd in every way. He … Continue reading The Time I Might Have Dated a Murderer
A few weeks, I was laying in bed thinking about relationships; romantic relationships, friendships, and relationships with family. I had just finished reading Geraldine DeRuiter’s memoir (seriously, probably one of my top 5 books right now) and she did a beautiful job describing her relationship with her husband. The ups and the downs and even … Continue reading Should I Stay or Should I Go?
I’ve been reading a lot of articles lately about dating and relationships. I came across this one on Forbes “The Return of the Spinster,” from 2015. This article was an interesting read and some of the information was valuable. The article mostly points to be Gen Xers and Baby Boomers being unmarried and childless. It … Continue reading Why I’m tired of Overgeneralized comments about Millenials.
I am reposting this blog post that I had posted a few years ago. This story is the reason I started writing about my dating experience. I have learned you have to have a bit of a sense of humor to be out in the dating world. Luckily, I've had many more bad dates over … Continue reading This Is Why I Blog
Someone recently asked me what it means to be in a romantic relationship with someone. I have to say, I was really thrown off by that question because I had never really thought about it. You have the conversation where you both agree that you are exclusively in a relationship with one another, that person … Continue reading What does it mean to be in a relationship?
Recently, I went on one of the dating apps, just to see what was out there. I know what you are thinking "um, remember how you are going to be single for a year?" Yes, I remember, but I also don't think that means I can't date. I know how I am, it takes me … Continue reading The Dating Game- Why I Don’t Need It
At the end of my last relationship, in one of my exes and my conversations, I stated: "I need a man, someone who is ready to be a grown-up." I feel comfortable sharing this because he completely agreed with me that he had some growing to do and that he wasn't ready for the settled … Continue reading Advice on Love and Relationships from Strangers
Ten months ago, I wrote about how I was burned out on teaching in this post: Why My Fire Burned Out. Yesterday, I found myself looking at Education Master's degree programs and even in the future, Doctorate degree programs in education and human development. That doesn't sound like someone who is planning on leaving the profession … Continue reading How the Spark Returned
"Why are you single?" or "How are you single?" if someone is trying to flatter me. It's a simple answer but no one will accept it for some reason: "Because I choose to be." I haven't been single that long, but I am back in the dating game so the questions that are asked are … Continue reading “Why are you single?” and other dumb things I’m tired of hearing