Relationships

3 Of The Scariest Things About Being 30 and Single – Single Mum, Parents Article

To listen to the entire blog post instead of reading it “3 Of The Scariest Things About Being 30 and Single” just click the play button below. https://sophie-sticatedmom.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/3-Of-The-Scariest-Things-About-Being-30-and-Single.mp3Being 30 and single can be one of the scariest times for many women.  For me personally as a woman that is well over 30 and single I do not care….like at all.  But I understand that there are women who do care, who are depressed about being 30 and single, who are…

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Not Afraid to Step Into the Fight When We Can’t See the Light – Single Dad, Parents Article

(Author’s note: Writing and posting today nearly undermines its intended purpose. Today is not a day for my voice. It’s just the day I had the opportunity to use it. I’ve not posted in nearly three months. I don’t anticipate that kind of gap happening again. Please don’t interpret this as me trying to talk over others. Please interpret this as me encouraging others to join me in listening to everyone who must be heard. They must.) … Here’s how…

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How to maintain your relationship during lockdown – Single Mum, Parents Article

Lockdown has been a struggle for many people. Not being able to go about our lives as usual can be stressful, but there’s also the issue of who you find yourself in lockdown with. Many people are finding themselves locked in their home with a partner or family member they would usually only see for an hour or two per day. Long working days, long commutes and active social lives mean many people may live with other people but actually…

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Powerful Ways To Overcome Self Doubt – Parents Article

18 April, 2020One of the hardest things that some people ever do is transform themselves from a person full of self-doubt to a self-assured person that believes in themselves. But, the truth is that no matter where you are in life right now, no matter how many mistakes you’ve made, opportunities you’ve passed up, or what’s happened to you in life, you can overcome your self-doubt and start believing in yourself. This is true even if you had a poor…

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Three Tips to Make Wedding Planning a Breeze – Single Mum, Parents Article

Photo by Alena Koval from Pexels Hooray! You’re engaged! So… now what? Prioritize and Organize It’s tempting to jump right in, especially when you’re excited. But once you’re swimming in thoughts of who’s invited, what color your bridesmaids will wear, what your vows will say, and if your dog will make a good best man, you’re going to overwhelm yourself. Planning a wedding is no small task, but you don’t need to do everything on your own. There are wonderful…

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10 things you didn’t know about Netflix’s “Love is Blind” – Parents Article

Greetings from the rabbit hole! With the last episode out on Netflix, season 1 of Love is Blind is officially over. But that doesn’t mean we’re quite ready to let it go. What’s happened in the year and a half since the series wrapped on production? What juicy stuff didn’t we see? And who’s struggling and who’s thriving post-pod? We immersed ourselves in #podlife to report on the juiciest nuggets to come out of the Love is Blind media blitz, including the March 5 reunion.…

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If He Doesn’t Want You Then Why Do You Want Him? – Single Mum, Parents Article

If he doesn’t want you, if he is not worried about you, or if he doesn’t care about you, then why on earth are you giving him the time of day? I would love to end the post here because it seems like such an obvious answer to a question but as a female myself, I understand that we have ALL been there.But today is the day you are going to tell yourself that this is the last day that…

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Taking the Wheel Vs. Destroying Our Marriages on Autopilot – Single Dad, Parents Article

(Image/Forbes) The word ‘habits’—at least for me—conjures images of working out or smoking or biting my fingernails. People talk about developing good study habits or good work habits as a means of succeeding in school or in their career pursuits. I never thought about habits as having any bearing on my marriage or any of my interpersonal relationships. But is has occurred to me recently—as I continue to work on myself, and as I continue to work with people trying…

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The Idea That Would Have Saved My Marriage and Might Save Yours – Single Dad, Parents Article

(Image/Redbubble) The reasons more than half of all romantic relationships (including marriage) fail are not obvious to most people. If you need proof, just ask your current or former relationship partner to share their beliefs about what you experience—good and bad—in your relationship, (or your reasons for wanting to leave your former partner). I’m willing to bet that eight—probably nine—times out of 10, their answer will fall well short of accurately describing your experiences, highlighting all of the ways they…

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Save Your Marriage Using the Monster-Under-the-Bed Theory – Single Dad, Parents Article

(Image/John Lewis) Imagine getting a phone call. You answer. A stranger on the other end of the line identifies his or herself as a law enforcement agent. You feel a little flutter of anxiety. The law enforcement official names someone you love dearly. Maybe it’s the name of a family member. “There’s been an accident. I’m so sorry. Would you be willing to come downtown to identify the body?” Shock. Disbelief. Disoriented. Maybe the most unspeakably painful feeling that you…

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