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7 Smart Ways to Adjust to Being a Single Woman Over 40 

Maybe the single life when you’re a woman in your 40s is a dream come true – or maybe it’s your worst nightmare! Perhaps it’s a little of both. Maybe you feel like a failure because you’re not in a successful relationship, or you feel like a success because you escaped an unhealthy marriage. “I feel like a failure because […]

Adjust to Being a Single for Women Over 40

How to Heal Your Body After a Breakup

How to Heal Your Body After a Breakup

Finding happiness after a relationship ends isn’t just about healing your broken heart. Here’s how to heal your body after a breakup, plus a summary of the different ways breaking up affects you physically. Your heart feels broken after you break up with someone – but did you know your body feels the physical effects of a breakup, too? Rejection […]


10 Ways to Solve the Most Difficult Mother-in-Law Problems

Do you feel like your mother-in-law (MIL) hates you? Or maybe it’s the other way around! Here’s what you need to know about dealing with a critical mother-in-law, plus the best ways to solve difficult problems with your in-laws. “I have been married for over 25 years and have had many ups and downs with my mother-in-law,” says Ginger on […]

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Think You’ll Be Single Forever? 7 Ways to Be Happy Anyway

Yes, the thought of being single forever is lonely and even depressing. But wait! The good news is you can learn how to be happy anyway. At least 7 ways. Maybe more. This article is for all the single women and men who are 40+ and worried that their singleness will last forever and ever amen. Here’s what 44 year […]


How to Guard Your Heart in a Relationship

Guarding your heart – whether you’re in a new relationship or a mature marriage – will not only protect your emotional health, it’ll help you build a strong, healthy bond with your partner. This post was inspired by two things: a reader’s comment on How to Cope When He Says He’s Not in Love With You Anymore, and my recent […]

How to Guard Your Heart in a Relationship

What to Do When You Feel Ugly and Sad

What to Do When You Feel Ugly and Sad

No matter what you look like, you will have “ugly days.” We all do – but we don’t have to let our ugly feelings make us sad! I wrote this article for Allayah; she’s a teen reader who commented on my post about a rare disease that causes severe skin problems and joint pain. “I’m 17 and I have KTS […]