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Dating Blog / Poetry By On December 30, 2017

DD’s 2017 Highlights

As 2017 comes to a close I thought I might bring back some posts through the year in case you missed them or they were so good you wanted to read them again 😉 Articles Top 10: When to Say No Loving Love When is it Time to take a Break from Dating? Don’t Worry You’re Not as Desperate as…

Dating Blog By On November 9, 2017

Modern Online Dating Etiquette

Times have definitely changed when it comes to dating and it’s time these dating rules get an update. No more waiting three days to call nor footing every bill to the male. We’re strong, independent women who no longer need a man…still we want him. In a previous post, I briefly mentioned this guy who would talk about his other…

Poetry By On September 28, 2017

The Woman who Still Stands

I will not apologize for who I am My sharp edges My brutal honesty My trust issues that push you away I am not the same girl I once was Abandonment has sanded me down Hurt and disappointment have molded me Through the vulnerable flames she has emerged Weathered through every storm She is what survived She is the reason…

Poetry By On September 26, 2017

How to Become Heartless

She’s as beautiful as marble now and just as cold. She used to be soft and fragile giving out pieces of her heart to anyone who needed it more than she. They were starving with greed and she was just so sweet. She never got any love back just broken promises and busted lips. I think she knew what she…

Poetry By On October 25, 2016

Back When

But the light hazes in this boundless bedroom and all I see is clingy, itchy ivy entrapping my wrist like regret imprisons my thoughts. I can’t take back this one night but still I pinch my eyes closed again back to the darkness.   Back when a dark haired man seemed like a good idea. Back when I felt brave…

Poetry By On October 4, 2016

No One Cries for the Sinners (An Abecedarian)

Arizona is the place for a funeral, if there ever could be such a place because believe me when I say, Life can’t take root in dry soil. No Botanist or Investigator dares to try and stop her. She is contacted by the weak, the helpless, the hopeless, each in dying need of her services. I think of her often…

Poetry By On September 28, 2016

A Woman like Mother Nature

I know heartbreak touches near the same volume as stars but the ruin he left me in makes raging tornados seem like just a breeze in the wind. Maybe you were meant for a woman like Mother Nature.   -April 2015  

Dating Blog By On September 13, 2016

Do You Date the Guy You Know You Won’t Marry?

If you’re in a crunch and don’t have time to read, the short answer is No.   I mean yes, sure you could date him as long as you both know the deal: that it will eventually end so that you can each marry someone else (if you happen to choose that marriage is for you). But that leads to…

Poetry By On September 9, 2016

War Cry (A Pantoum)

Don’t open my door if you aren’t going to close it when you leave Are you listening to me? I deserve respect no matter my size or shape, just like everyone else I am not some object to conquer or kill   Are you listening to me? The Taliban cannot just board my dusty school bus and fire three shots…