• Essay,  Women

    Women Have a Deep Need for Security

    Women have a great need for security. It is part of our nature to seek security because we are naturally insecure. ¬†On a survival level we have a subconscious awareness of our small size and weaker physical stature and seek protection. While our need for physical protection to compensate for our vulnerabilities that come from being smaller, pregnancy, frailty, etc may be obvious our need for emotional protection is controversial. Our natural instincts are to seek security because we are naturally insecure to a certain extent. This is not to say that we can not feel confident and secure or even that we can’t develop our own sense of security.…

  • Essay,  Journal,  On Writing

    Writer’s Block, First Dates and the Pressure to be Great!

    Most of us put a lot of pressure on ourselves. We strive to be the best, to see the fruits of our labor doing good in the world. We want to make an impact and an impression. And while we will say casually to others that we “can’t be good at everything” to console each other, we carry on putting pressure on ourselves to be “good at everything!” This year I am taking my blog in a new direction, opening up the subject matter to include many of my passions beyond dating. I love to write and I love life so I may as well continue to sharpen my writing…