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age is simply a limitation you set upon yourself

Is knowing his age really that important?

  Personally I say age makes no difference… Are we women (and probably men as well) limiting ourselves as we get older? I mean, I hear women of a certain age complain that there are no decent men to date and yea, I get it. At least to a certain extent I get it. The […]

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Friends of friends…

  Only means more friends for you! And who the heck doesn’t want more friends? But there is one area in which I actually believe women (and probably a few men as well) are really dropping the ball. Many years ago I had lunch with a guy…ok, so it was sort of a blind date. […]

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Can we please call it what it is

  July 4th my friend is a date! It is not a holiday. Yes, I know that sometimes I can be a nitpicker. I’m not denying it. Some things just bug me while others sort of get a pass. And for some reason this year this one just bugs the hell out of me. There […]

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I am free

When did you celebrate your personal independence?

We are coming up on a holiday weekend… at least here in the US as our country celebrates Independence Day! July 4th is generally a day in which families and friends get together for barbeques and to watch fireworks. So many people though look at this day as a holiday from work. Which of course […]

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When friends go from Great to Bad

Life really is sort of crazy at times. Well isn’t it? I mean things…and people…change. And hey sometimes it is even you that might be the one that changes. But in this respect I’m talking about friends! Which are cruicial to a Joyfully Solo life! It’s true…they really are. But dang it…sometimes you meet just […]

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5 reasons why you should buy flowers for yourself

Because everyone needs a little sunshine and beauty in their lives. Seriously though, it’s important for you to take care of you and sometimes that means doing the simplest things for yourself such as buying flowers…or any other thing of beauty you choose. It truly is all about taking care of you and caring for […]

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This is a wonderful day

  Well actually every day can be a wonderful day. No matter what happens in life…and yes some pretty crappy things can and do happen…there is always at least one little tidbit of goodness in each and every day. Unfortunately we tend to focus our thoughts on the crappy parts of our lives instead of […]

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For All The “Emily Doe’s” of The World

Just in case you don’t know what this particular case is all about here is the short version. A woman, “Emily Doe” went to a party at Stanford with her sister. She admits to drinking a bit too much but really big deal. Around midnight two bike riders came upon a man on top of […]

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The road to happiness is different for us all

Which road to happiness will you travel? Some of us may take one road while others will take another road. Some will make a U-turn and others will take the road less traveled. Does it really matter if you are on the same road that so many others are on? Maybe. But then again…maybe not. […]

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7 ways to get out and enjoy nature

When nature Calls You must listen. Why? Because being out in nature truly helps get the joy back in your life. Yep there are tons of studies abounding about how being outside in nature can help you feel happier and can actually help your health. And we know of course that being happier and healthier […]

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