Category Archives: Relationships

I Need Some Space…

  A friend of mine (married) recently chuckled as he said, “Oh I love that one story about the guy who went on a date with you and didn’t ask you anything about you.  That’s my favorite.”  I looked at … Continue reading

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ValenTIRED…?

  Why do so many people hate Valentine’s Day? Right, right, I can hear many of you reciting that over-used line, “It’s just a ‘Hallmark holiday’.” And…? Is Hallmark inherently evil? Don’t thousands of companies latch onto holidays to boost … Continue reading

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Love Hurts

I was talking with my kids the other day about love. Yes – this is what life is like in the Stone family… is anyone really surprised? When I asked my daughter, “how can you tell if someone loves you?” … Continue reading

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Making a Donkey out of U-M-E

The other night I was playing the radio game with some friends.  (If you’ve never played the radio game, you should remedy that posthaste.  It’s great car-trip fun.) Anyway – on one song, my friend named the artist before I did, and … Continue reading

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Lonely Waffles

They say that men are like waffles and women are like spaghetti – meaning that men compartmentalize their thoughts/emotions whereas women let everything get entangled together. But I’ve been thinking lately that the older you get – if you are … Continue reading

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The people connection

I’ve been struck lately by the power of words.  Especially coming from people I love. Words from Friends. Sorta like Words-With-Friends, only fewer Triple-letter tiles and trash talk. Thing is… We live in a world that not only  provides us … Continue reading

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Ready to Rumble? – The Art of Apology

One of the most dramatically powerful artforms in human relationships is a good apology. A good apology can soften the hardest heart, heal deep wounds and restore hope to what seemed lost. But…there are a lot of bad apologies floatin’ around … Continue reading

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Ask Sarah – Bad Sex

Dear Sarah, I’ve recently started dating again and was trying a “new MO.”  I confess that I watch The Millionaire Matchmaker and she has a rule of ” no sex before monogmamy.”  So, I thought I’d give this a try.  … Continue reading

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Ready to Rumble? – Talking to Myself…

  Today’s topic: the internal monologue, also known as intrapersonal communication or, “self-talk.”   Now, before you go all Stuart Smalley on me, (“I’m good enough, I’m smart enough and doggone it, people LIKE me!)… I’m talking about something a … Continue reading

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You’re a Jerk. It’s all my fault?

The post last week about women’s expectations of fantasy/romance (you can read it here) has sparked quite the feedback, especially from my male readers.  Totes interesante. In particular, my friend and blog-reader I referred to in the post as being a … Continue reading

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