... as many would coin it. Convenient, yet short lived relationships to get one by through the holidays without the total sting of being single. Surely, you're aware that the relationship has an expiration date on it with only the avoidance of being single as the cause and reason behind the relationship. Of course, All [...]

Dating, Gaston, and My Favorite Love Scenes

by Erin Ann McBride from Meridian Magazine He walked right in like he was walking onto a yacht. He winked at me, but spoke to my friend. Their conversation carried on. She was animated and engaged in what he had to say. I could quickly see she was interested in him. He was tall, with [...]

Mr. Fix-it vs. Mr. Understanding

Sometimes you just have to listen, guys. No matter how obvious and easy the solution seems to you, just listening, empathizing, and understanding may be all she wants you to do.


"If following his advice doesn't work for you, you're not doing it right."

“Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby”

"... let's talk about all the bad things and the good things that may be..." I knew that would get your attention! But seriously, let's talk about it. It's not the dirty three letter word our grandparents and parents considered taboo. And, it's definitely not what society makes it out to be. Truth is, in [...]

Qualities that Bring Out the Best

"There are many qualities you will want to look for in a friend or a serious date—to say nothing of a spouse and eternal companion—such qualities as thoughtfulness, patience, a kind word, and true delight in the accomplishment of another. These cost us nothing, and they can mean everything to the one who receives them. [...]

10 Reasons Relationships Fail & How To Avoid Them

from LoveStuff.me #10 - Getting Really Serious Really Quickly This one is something a lot of you will agree with. You start off with someone, it’s only been a handful of days and you already find yourself dreaming about the house you’d live in, the kids you’d have, the things you’d do together after marriage. [...]

Integrity in Dating

I noticed this re-post of an article from Meridian Magazine on the Pocatello Singles website and thought it would be great to also share here. Integrity in Dating by Erin Ann McBride Tuesday, August 9, 2011 - from Meridian Magazine Integrity in dating. Is it an oxymoron or the ultimate challenge? Many will argue that [...]


The following couples advice originated from a Facebook page Beautiful [Me].  During a seminar, a woman asked," How do I know if I am with the right person?" The author then noticed that there was a large man sitting next to her so he said, "It depends. Is that your partner?" In all seriousness, she [...]

Marriage is for Losers!

If you're a single adult as a result of divorce, you might see this title and think this will be about something entirely different than what is really meant. I'm sharing this article I found online because I feel it not only helps in marriages, but can really improve how one might approach relationships better [...]