Friends With Benefits

Hi…Wanted to share a paragraph from my book, LEAVING YOU…for me, about Benefit Buddies.😀 FWB is a relationship stage, not destination. Friends with benefits engage in intimate acts, enjoy physical contact, touch, taste, and pleasure. But it isn’t all free fun. Both must balance on the same tight rope, over the same rocky ravine. One […]

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When is it time to declare that you ARE dating others or WANT TO BE EXCLUSIVE?

This entry is part 7 of 11 in the series My Adventures So Far

Honesty in a relationship – any relationship – is one of the cornerstones of making it work. Whether that relationship is in the workplace, within a family, a friendship, or with someone you are dating, honesty is key.  But being upfront about our needs, where we feel a relationship is at, when it is time […]

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Tips to know when it is NOT time to declare your intentions… whether you want to be exclusive or not.

This entry is part 6 of 11 in the series My Adventures So Far

While honesty is almost always the best policy, there is a difference between honesty and what is simply too much information.  Thus, while our most natural tendency – especially when we are in that geared-up zone of first and early-on dates – might be to tell all. Let’s talk a bit about what we should […]

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The “Talk”

This entry is part 5 of 11 in the series My Adventures So Far

Traditionally guys hate it when women say, “We need to talk.” Now that I’m single, dating, making friends, not inviting them up to my apartment but saying goodbye at the front door, they want to talk. I ditched the 3-date rule but find myself tripping over it because after five dates the date that brought […]

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