Let’s Talk About Violence and Abuse in Relationships

Violence in families, particularly violence against women and children in families is all too common.  I generally like to write about topics that are less heavy, but I’ve had a few friends experience terrible family violence over the last few weeks. I wish I had a simple solution; I wish I could just say leave, … More Let’s Talk About Violence and Abuse in Relationships

Get Me The Hell Off of This Roller Coaster: The Cycles Of Singlehood After Divorce

I’m now 4 years out from my separation and over 2 years out from divorce.  One of the most challenging aspects of my post divorce life is the ups and downs of dating and relationships. It often feels like a roller coaster of emotions, and I can’t lie, I get motion sickness easily.  I’ve barfed … More Get Me The Hell Off of This Roller Coaster: The Cycles Of Singlehood After Divorce

6 Reasons To Avoid Relationship Articles Starting With Numbers, and 1 Reason Why You Should Click on This Long Ass Article Title Anyways.

I read way too much internet relationship advice, and as I’ve said before on here that much of the dating/relationship advice from the Internet is garbage.  Click bait bait articles with numerical titles are some of the most annoying advice columns. Now I promise you I’m a hypocrite here.  Little miss DrBB, social science professor … More 6 Reasons To Avoid Relationship Articles Starting With Numbers, and 1 Reason Why You Should Click on This Long Ass Article Title Anyways.

I Didn’t Tell Them He Was Repairing More Than Mama’s Shoes

Dating with kids is tough.  There’s no way around it, and one of the most challenging questions that we face as single parents is when, how, and if we should introduce our dating partners to our children.  With some folks it’s pretty easy, you know they aren’t long term material, and you can just avoid … More I Didn’t Tell Them He Was Repairing More Than Mama’s Shoes