Category: Love and Relationships

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Disney’s "Frozen": Top 3 Lessons on TRUE LOVE

The Disney movie "Frozen" captured my heart for SO MANY reasons -- good music, cute story line, lovable characters -- but what I loved most were its LESSONS. Seriously. Good job, Disney. If you haven't watched it yet, WATCH IT. It's the kind of movie that speaks to every woman, regardless of our differences (at ...

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Living in Abundance (Part 5): RELATIONSHIPS

Follow this blog on Twitter @realtalkblogsFirst of all, sorry for being SO LATE with writing a new blog post! I've been tied up with my own personal life, but HERE WE ARE FINALLY: the last week of this 5-part "Living in Abundance" series. As the title suggests, this post is about RELATIONSHIPS -- how the difference ...

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Lessons Learned from "Penelope": LOVE YOURSELF

Follow this blog on Twitter @realtalkblogs  I fell in love with the movie "Penelope" for several reasons: 1) It starred James McAvoy <3, 2) It was funny, and 3) It was cute, lighthearted, and fairytale-like. At first, that was all I saw in it -- just a cute movie, with a cute story, and a VERY cute ...

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SINGLENESS: Curse or Blessing? You decide.

Follow this blog on Twitter @realtalkblogs I've written quite a bit on the type of love that's worth waiting for, but one thing needs to be clear: singleness isn't just a stage to prepare for a relationship or marriage (though it can be, provided that marriage is your vocation). Rather, it is much more; singleness carries a beauty and purpose ...

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Friendship: the Gift of Witnessing

Follow this blog on Twitter @realtalkblogs "We need a witness to our lives. There's a billion people on the planet... I mean, what does any one life really mean? But in a marriage, you're promising to care about everything. The good things, the bad things, the terrible things, the mundane things... all of it, all the ...

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"THE LIST": Top 6 Things Women (Should) Look for in Men

Follow this blog on Twitter @realtalkblogsTHE DREAM ... Women long for intimacy and connection. It doesn't matter where it comes from--a friend, family member, boyfriend/husband--the fact remains the same: we yearn for someone to share our lives with, someone who'll witness us at our lowest points and also times of celebration, someone who'll understand our hopes and ...

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A Love Letter from God

Follow this blog on Twitter @realtalkblogsTo those of us who are currently still waiting for the 'right person' to come along, I want to share this with you--a reminder that although things seem bleak, God has great plans in store. Never give up. It's worth the wait.  Note: The following "Love Letter from God" was not ...

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Valentine’s Day: Let No One Go Unloved

"I am going to walk to the bridge. If one person smiles at me on the way, I will not jump." - Quote from The Bridge Unfortunately, the person who said those words did jump. No one smiled. A life was lost. I hate to be such a downer on the week of Valentine's Day, ...

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Forgiveness: The Final Form of Love

Follow this blog on Twitter @realtalkblogs Once upon a time I was in a relationship with a great guy, who, till this day, is still an incredible person. But we were quite young at the time, and relationships at that age usually don't last. Ours didn't. But looking back on it now, I wouldn't have had it ...

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Ladies, Know What You’re Worth — & Don’t Settle for Less

Follow this blog on Twitter @realtalkblogs A LONGING FOR LOVE ...The longing for companionship is strong and real for us women. Some of us are shyer to admit this than others, but nonetheless, it is what it is. Put simply: it feels good to love and to be loved. Who doesn’t want the assurance of belonging ‘exclusively’ ...

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