Board: Woman By Choice

AN APOLOGY LETTER FROM A SINGLE MOM TO HER CHILDREN ON CHRISTMAS.

To my beautiful children, today and always—there is something that I would like to tell you, I know that you only see all that is shining and glittering this time of year and for that I am thankful. But, there is something else that I need to tell you before you get any older—I am sorry. I am sorry that I can’t give you the one thing that you need—a man in your life who shows up every single day, no matter what. The kind of man whose unconditional love, time and attention won’t ever be something that is...

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Whatever – I’ll just Date Myself.

I’m not single. I’m not taken. I’m simply on reserve for the one who deserves my heart.”  ~ Unknown I’m not bitter or spiteful but seriously—I’m just going to start dating myself. It’s not that I can’t find a date, but I don’t want to date just anyone. The biggest problem is that I am happy just doing my own thing. As true as this is though, I would welcome a man coming in and turning my world upside down and telling me once and for all how it was going to be played. But no one is doing that...

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26 Life Changing Lessons Audrey Hepburn

“I never think of myself as an icon. What is in other people’s minds is not in my mind. I just do my thing.” ~ Audrey Hepburn[/su_quote] Audrey Hepburn was one of the most beautiful, most humble and most loving beings to ever walk the earth. A role model for women and girls all over the world, me including. And because I believe there is still so much to learn from this wonderful woman, I decided to gather some of her most inspiring quotes and share them with you as 26 life changing lessons to learn from Audrey Hepburn. Enjoy Pick the...

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The Single Woman Says: I have a question.

The Single Woman Says: I have a question. When did our relationship status become symbolic of our status in life? When did someone decide it takes “putting a ring on it” to give a woman value and worth? And when did “single” become synonymous with “desperate”? In the post-modern, post-Sex & the City, post-Spice Girls world we live in, hasn’t the notion of “Girl Power” caught on yet? It seems that although women have had the right to vote for decades now, they still don’t have the right to vote for how they’re going to spend their own lives....

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Dear Women: Please Stop Doing This To Your Man

What if I told you that I used to be one of the most emotionally unavailable men out there? What if I told you I was shut down? What if I told you I did everything I could to avoid a fight and absolve myself of responsibility? What if, when we struggled in a relationship, I’d blame you, and find faults with you, so as to not date you anymore, all so I could keep avoiding whatever the hell was going on on my side? Would you still want to date me? Some of you would, for sure. And,...

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18 Life Lessons I Want My Daughters To Know

I’d like to give a gift to my daughters. I want to give them 18 little light bulbs to illuminate their journey…   1. Don’t strive to be popular, settle for being yourself, settle into yourself . Over the years, I’ve learned that the popular people are the most insecure. The popular girl or boy surround him or herself with others to hide from their own insecurities. When you settle for yourself, you will never settle for anyone who is not themselves. 2. Eat your dessert every day. Every day, have a treat. Not as a reward, but as a...

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My Dear Son, This is How to Treat a Woman

A father offers his expert advise on what to do, and not to do, to find and happily marry the right woman. My Dear Son, You told me you were messaging a girl and you were planning to meet somewhere at school. I wanted to ask if it was a date, but I didn’t want to embarrass you. I wanted to ask what she’s like. Is she nice? Is she smart? What type of music does she listen to? Is she like your mom? It has been too long ago for me to remember. Was it like a switch? One...

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Eat, Pray, Love – What it Taught Me – The Journal

  Eat, Pray, Love, the movie documents one woman’s quest to heal, find peace and restore balance in her life, as she travels through Rome, India and Bali. Her ventures bring forth painful lessons, self discoveries and resonating truths. Haven’t read the book yet. But the movie, when I watched it, I felt as if I was standing in an ocean with deep life insights. So much to understand, to re read (in my case re wind)… It is by far one of those movies which affected me so much..Here’s a compilation of few of the best passages and quotes, from...

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Jennifer Smith

Jennifer Smith