The Horrors of Online Dating [and Entitled Men?] Part 1

I'm certain I'm not the only person who has experienced less than ideal dates after meeting someone on an online platform. lol. However, it never ceases to amaze me: the complete lack of tact and class of some folks... when I recall my own online dating experiences and learn of others' experiences too. I also [...]

True Attraction and Connection

Not very long ago when I was out and about at a dance event a male dance acquaintance of mine was talking about the frustrations of online dating. While I haven't used any of those platforms in a while, I can definitely relate. You think you might hit it off with someone and then they [...]

Do you really, 100%, trust others?

Is it possible to completely trust another person? Maybe with some things but not others? People disappoint each other, unintentionally and on purpose, that is just part of being in relationships with others. I've been struggling lately with the extent of my trust in people (and it isn't a whole lot to begin with, mind [...]

Mental Load

I recently had a conversation with a friend about carrying the mental load in any connection with another person: romantic connections, friendships and working relationships. What do I mean by mental load ? Let me illustrate. Do you ever feel like the secretary in your friend group or colleague group? Meaning If there’s a meeting, [...]

Trauma and Communication

I was recently working on something with a client of mine and realized that it applies to me as well at times. Essentially we identified that she expected her boyfriend to read her mind, to be able to meet her needs without her asking. Wouldn’t that be splendid? A lover that knew everything you needed [...]