Dating while forty. (Final chapter)

Hey y’all! I hope you’ve enjoyed part one and two of “Dating while forty.” Anytime I write anything, I hope that you’ll get something out of the story that is positive and affects your life in a positive way. If you like romance, check out my book, “One for the reason of love,” on Amazon….

Dating while forty. (Part 2)

“Erica’s going on a date tonight,” my sister sang in a flirty tune. “What? Again? Who’s the lucky guy? I hope he isn’t a psycho like the last dude.  See, now you’ve seen first hand how crazy people are, which is why your mother and I wanted to know your location. I don’t want to…

Single: A bad word.

Okay, okay, okay… I’m going to say something, forgive me for saying it, BUT… 🗣 I’m single! I know, I know, I know… I just said, the “S” word! 😵 Get over it. I have, and I’m loving it! It’s actually not that bad! 🥰 *Currently ducking stones* Now that I’ve gotten that out the…

If it’s hard for you to get over them, do this. 👇🏾

🚫 Delete their phone number.🚫 Don’t check their social media pages🚫 Don’t spend your days wondering what went wrong!✅ Focus on strengthening your relationship with God, and finding/walking in your purpose.✅ Get a hobby, perfect your craft, or do something positive that impacts your community and the world around you. Spend time with people who…

Recover before you replace.

It’s important to take time to heal after a breakup because during this time you’re vulnerable in ways that can cause you to listen to your feelings. After a breakup, your vision is cloudy because you’re emotionally damaged, mentally frustrated and confused, and often stressed out. These things can cause you to see what you…

Hard truth: The potential you see may never become their reality.

Your feelings will have you seeing potential in people that they don’t see in themselves, but that potential becomes a false expectation when what you see in that person becomes more of who you want them to become rather than who they truly are or want to be… People are who they are, right now….

Don’t start if you can’t finish.

Don’t start a new relationship if you’re not over your past relationship. If you aren’t emotionally available, don’t come into a person’s life and pretend to care when you know that you don’t plan to invest yourself in ways that can build a healthy, meaningful relationship between the two of you. It isn’t fair to…

Close that chapter, it’s time for a new one.

Today is the day to put closure to those dead end relationships, situationships, and fake friendships! Stop waiting on an explanation, an apology, or for the person/people to get their minds right. Sometimes, the fact that they’ve said nothing, tells you everything you need to know. Pay attention to their actions. If they don’t care…

Fragile, handle with care: Dating an emotional wreck.

When you commit to someone who haven’t taken time to heal from their past, you are also committing to whatever demons they’re fighting. Give people time to heal from being emotionally abused and mentally mishandled before jumping into a relationship with them, because you don’t want to get into something you’re not ready for. If…