“Everyone says forgiveness is a lovely idea, until they have something to forgive.” –C.S. Lewis Forgiveness is one of the hardest things to do for many of us, especially when it comes to matters of the heart. You open up to someone in hopes that they’ll never betray your trust, and then it happens. Not […]
“The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.” – Ernest Hemingway Each month, I host an event where I bring men and women of all ages and sexual orientations together for healthy relationship-centered dialogue. I present questions to the audience that range from the importance of financial stability […]
Dear Shan Tell’em, I have been dating a guy for 10 years off and on. He has been abusive physically and emotionally, and I’ve tried to date other men but he ruins the relationship. What makes matters worse is that he is married with children and he has children with me.
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.”—Maya Angelou While I 100 percent agree with the words of the legendary Maya Angelou, it’s pretty hard to these days. Trying to date in 2015 is more like engaging with robots, as people are more than […]
It’s all about falling in love with yourself and sharing that love with someone who appreciates you, rather than looking for love to compensate for a self love deficit.”—Eartha Kitt I’ve been thinking about wholeness lately when it comes to relationships. All of us are seeking fulfillment to a degree, and in many instances, it’s […]