Love Lessons from My Exes

As part of our new mini series, Love Lesson from My Exes, we’re sharing what women of all ages have learned about love (and themselves) on the dating scene. Here are Nicole’s love lessons so far. It’s okay to ask for what you want and need, and to be very honest and direct about it. If they don’t want to talk about things that … Read More

Childless by Choice – Why I decided not to have kids

“If you ever want anything in this life, don’t have kids.” My parents frequently offered up that little self-esteem-building piece of advice to me and my sister, probably as an inside joke between the two of them. An inside joke edged with truth. I used to love reminding them of it whenever they asked about grandbabies. “We never said that,” … Read More

Choosing adoption – Danielle’s story

At 26, Danielle reflects on a choice she made at 15 – to put her baby up for adoption. One of the scariest times in her life turned out to be one of the most fulfilling. This is her story in her own words.  I found out I was pregnant when I started to feel ill. Not typical morning sickness, … Read More