Dash of Sass: Releasing the Idea of Someone

Quotes of the Day: “There’s a difference between loving the idea of someone and actually loving who they really are.” ~Unknown “Maybe you can try again, instead of loving someone you can’t be with.” ~Unknown The Single Woman Says: For those of you who have been following my blog for some time now, you know the story of my “Mr. Big.” And even if you » Read More

Dash of Sass: Are Your Facebook Posts Actually Driving Love Away?

Quotes of the Day: Desperation and impatience twist our thinking and pull us into error and deception every time. ~Michelle McKinney Hammond There is a very fine line between loving life and being greedy for it. ~Maya Angelou While this may look loving, when we struggle with an idol of dependence, we’re in fact not loving people as much as we’re using them to fulfill our » Read More

Dash of Sass: The Silver Lining of a Drive-By Relationship

Quote of the Day: Too many people miss the silver lining because they’re expecting gold. ~Arthur Yorinks The Single Woman Says: You know those relationships that come along ever so often in life that burst onto the scene with the power and intensity of a jet plane…only to limp out of the picture a couple of weeks later with less potency than a Radio Flyer with two » Read More

The Importance of Boundaries

‘No’ is a complete sentence. ~Anne Lamott
Evaluating the benefits and drawbacks of any relationship is your responsibility. You do not have to passively accept what is brought to you. You can choose. ~Deborah Day
Whatever you are willing to put up with is exactly what you will have. ~Anon
God has really been working on my heart lately in the area of boundaries.
To be perfectly honest and transparent, mine are a little jacked. Particularly in the area » Read More

Dash of Sass: Why You Can’t Expect or Assume Your Way Into Love

Quotes of the Day: “Put your expectations on God, not on people.” ~Joyce Meyer “Act without expectation.” ~Lao Tzu “Never idealize others. They will never live up to your expectations. Don’t over-analyze your relationships. Stop playing games. A growing relationship can only be nurtured by genuineness.” ~Leo Buscaglia “When you love someone, you do not love them all the time, in exactly the » Read More

Dating and Single Parenting: How Does THAT Mix?

I am so very thrilled to be able to bring this very relevant, much needed message to you guys written by my dear friend, Danielle Rogers (pictured at left). If you are a fan of “The Voice,” you might recognize her from season 2, where she brought her own unique blend of sunshine and positivity to the screen almost every week as she cheered on her uber-talented son, Jamar.  I’m constantly asked » Read More

Dash of Sass: Are you the Cinderella Sweeping the FLOORS, or the One Sweeping Him Off of His Feet?

Quotes of the Day: “Walk with the dreamers, the believers, the courageous, the cheerful, the planners, the doers, the successful people with their heads in the clouds and their feet on the ground. Let their spirit ignite a fire within you to leave this world better than when you found it…” ~Wilferd Peterson “The doubters said, “Man cannot fly,”  The doers said, “Maybe, but we’ll try,” And » Read More

Dash of Sass: The Case for NOT Settling

Quote of the Day: Men trust God by risking rejection. Women trust God by waiting. ~Carolyn McCulley The Single Woman Says: It can be really, really easy to be tempted to settle once you hit a certain age and the pickings start to look slimmer than ever. As single women, the news shows are constantly shouting warnings at us: “You’re past your child-bearing years!” and » Read More

Fifty Shades of Cray: Lessons Learned From Exes Whose Elevators Don’t Stop on All Floors

As you all know, the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy is still, all these years later, the hottest thing around. So hot, it’s about to become a movie. And even though I tried my best as a lover of books to read it a couple of years ago and get into it in order to not be left out of a cultural phenomenon, I honestly found it about as interesting as watching paint dry and » Read More

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