Dash of Sass: You Did All You Could. Now Let Go.

Maybe there wasn’t one thing you could have done differently to make things turn out differently. Maybe you did all you could (and then some). Maybe you should give yourself a break. Maybe, just maybe, you tried to love someone who didn’t love themselves enough to accept your love. Maybe the fact that you simply cared shows how brave you are. Maybe next time your efforts will be matched by someone who appreciates everything you » Read More

Dash of Sass: The Beautiful Uncertainty of a New Season

It’s funny how day by day, nothing on the surface seems to be changing, but then all at once you look around and you find yourself in the midst of a new season. With the best of summer behind us and the best of fall ahead of us, we’re in a transitional time…a time when nothing is certain & everything is possible. New seasons arrive when it’s time…not when we’re ready. And as melancholy as » Read More

Dash of Sass: New Day, New Way

Today, on this first day of a new month, I hope that you will decide that today is the day to stop replaying the past, stop wondering what you could have done differently, stop torturing yourself for bad decisions and wrong turns and crashes & burns, stop trying to put the pieces of a helplessly broken situation back together…and just. let. go.

Accept what has happened and what hasn’t happened to bring you to this » Read More

What Does Letting Go Look Like?

HOW do you let go and move on from ANYTHING in your life that no longer fits, no longer works, no longer brings you joy but pain, no longer brings you sunshine but rain?
Here’s how:
You take a deep breath, you say the words that you never imagined yourself saying, and you walk away. Battle-scarred and scared and unsure about the future as you may be, when you KNOW in your heart that this is not » Read More

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

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

The Single Woman’s Dash of Sass: When to Let Go & Move On From…A Friendship

Excerpt from “The Single Woman’s Sassy Survival Guide: Letting Go & Moving On”… You’ve been friends since before the dawn of time. If life were a Barbie Dream House, you’d be Barbie and Skipper. You own the “BE FRI” necklace to her “ST ENDS” necklace. Every major event of your entire life is linked to this person, and you hardly have a memory without her in it. As a matter » Read More

The Single Woman’s Dash of Sass: Letting Go of Toxic Emotions

Excerpt from “The Single Woman’s Sassy Survival Guide: Letting Go & Moving On”… THE SINGLE WOMAN SAYS: Refusing to forgive those who walked away from you or hurt you allows people who aren’t even in your life anymore to control you. Maybe today you’re living with regret. Or anger. Or unforgiveness. Or bitterness. Or unhappiness. Or fear. Or blame. Whether it’s directed at either yourself or someone else – it doesn’t matter. » Read More

The Single Woman’s Dash of Sass: When to Let Go & Move On From…A Relationship

Excerpt from “The Single Woman’s Sassy Survival Guide: Letting Go & Moving On”… THE SINGLE WOMAN SAYS: If a man’s being shady with you, cut him loose! A true diva is too busy walkin’ on sunshine to chase a man in the shade! Ladies. Beautiful, wonderful, deserving, intelligent, successful, sassy, got-it-going on LADIES! Has it been THAT long since He’s Just Not That Into You? Did we learn nothing from » Read More

The Single Woman’s Dash of Sass: To Move Forward, You’ve Gotta Stop Looking Back!

Quote of the Day: “The truth is, unless you let go, unless you realize that that situation is over, you cannot move forward.” ~Steve Maraboli The Single Woman Says: Today, this week, this moment…I want to make the theme “Moving Forward.” I’m in a phase of my life right now where everything is new. New phone, new phone number, new hair color, new(ish) apartment, and in » Read More

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