Marriage

Are You Ready To Get Married? Find Out Now With These 5 Reasons.

May 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Just because you are single and you want to get married does not mean that you are ready for marriage. You can read a past blog post here on why I am not ready for marriage, but the real question that brought you to this blog post is that you want to know are you ready to get married. Therefore, I am here to answer that question for you. Waiting to get married and being ready for marriage are two different things.  The last thing you want to do is be a dysfunctional person and bring all of your crazy baggage into a marriage, which will not be help for you or the person you want to be in a [...]

5 Conversations You Should Be Having Before You Get Engaged.

March 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

When it comes to engagements it is not like the movies, or the Bachelor, where a man just asks a woman to marry him and it is a complete and utter surprise to the woman. Granted you may not know when a man will propose or how he will propose, but you should have an indication that a proposal is where you relationship is headed. So here are 5 conversations you should have before you get engaged. Do you see this relationship moving toward an engagement It is crazy to me how many people date for an extended period of time and do not even know if their relationship will lead to an engagement. I [...]

5 Ways To Celebrate Valentine’s Day In a Way That He Will Love

February 2, 2017 // 6 Comments

Valentines Day’s is a day to celebrate your relationship and how much you love one another. Which is why I always opt for a romantic Valentine’s Day over just splurging and getting my man a Rolex or a really expensive gift that can be reserved for his birthday or Christmas.  It can be hard to try to figure out what to do for your man, boyfriend, or husband for Valentine ’s Day.  Sometimes we get busy, often times we have to work the next day. That is why I have come up with these easy ways to celebrate Valentine’s day with the man of your life that he is sure to love. Breakfast A [...]

The Difference Between a Wife and a Wifey. Wifey Meaning and How She isn’t A wife

June 23, 2016 // 6 Comments

have you ever wondered the difference between a wife and a wifey? When a man or even yourself, refer to you as a wifey it sounds all official doesn’t it.  But the wifey meaning in itself does not mean that you are the wife.  A plain definition a wifey is woman that is in a serious relationship with a man. The relationship is so serious that the man considers her to be wife material, but she is called his wifey because they are not married.  On the outside they appear to be married.  They may live together or have children together, but they are not legally married. I am sure [...]

Top Reasons Why Marriages Fail and What You Can Do About It

June 20, 2016 // 16 Comments

The divorce rate in the United State is at about 50%, meaning that there should be a lot of people wondering why marriages fail. In case you may be wondering NO I am not married, but I am a National Certified Counselor, have a degree in marriage and family therapy, and have counseled many married couples. So I think it makes me pretty qualified to talk about the common reasons why marriages fail. A common  misconception of couples that I saw include them thinking that dating is like marriage (which it isn’t) or that once they get married the issues that are apparent in dating [...]

Answering the Question, Can A Married Man Love His Mistress?

June 15, 2016 // 36 Comments

Can a married man love his mistress? I did not realize how prevalent this question was until a friend asked me this question, and requesting I write a blog on it. If a women is having an affair with a married man, is there ever a time in which it can be more than an affair and turn into love? To answer this question I think we must define love. The definition of love can be very subjective depending on what you consider love to be. Since I am writing this, I am going to tell you my definition of love.  I feel when you truly love someone, then it is really one of those most unselfish things [...]

What I Don’t Want In a Man Are These Common Bad Boy Traits

May 4, 2016 // 2 Comments

Remember the other day when I wrote about what I wanted in a future husband (Click here) if you don’t.  Well today I am going to talk about the bad boy traits I don’t want in a husband. But before we get into it, lets talk about today’s single woman’s challenge. If you want to see all of the challenges for the whole month click here to see the post from the Barn Princess. Today’s Challenge is Day 3: What You Don’t Want Write down the 3 things that you absolutely can’t stand in a future husband. What are your deal breakers when it comes to dating someone or the [...]

To My Future Husband, I Need These Things From You

May 3, 2016 // 2 Comments

There are so many things that I would love to say to my future husband.  But before I get into what they are, as a reminder this is day 2 of the 30 day single Christian woman’s challenges inspired by this post on the Barn Princess Blog.  Today’s challenge is as follows: Day 2: The Most Important Things Write down the 3 most important things to you in a future husband. What is most important to you? Is it his looks? Is it his faith? Do you want him to family oriented? Do you want to him to make a lot of money? What are the 3 most important things that you are looking for in a [...]

What does it mean to be Unequally Yoked In A Relationship? And How To Find It.

April 27, 2016 // 2 Comments

What does it mean to be unequally yoked in a relationship? To first answer that question I want to make sure you have a clear definition of what being equally yoked means verses being unequally yoked. I will give you my definition of each and then we can go from there. Equally yoked Is the formation of a relationship between two people that have similar things to offer each other and balance each other out. Unequally yoked Are relationships in which one person is giving more, being more, or has different beliefs than the other person.  Leaving the relationship unbalanced. Example of an [...]

You Say “I want to Get Married” But Marriage Won’t Fix Your Problems

April 23, 2016 // 4 Comments

How many times have your told yourself “I want to get married?” How many times have you imagined that when you get married it would be the perfection that you have always longed for. All the depression and sadness that you felt as a single person will magically disappear, and you will be made whole again once you walk down the aisle.  Sounds a bit dramatic but this is how so many of us think when it comes to marriage. Through my years and through my experiences, I have learned a valuable lesson, and that is no one is perfect no matter how much of a perfect person they appear [...]