Moore 4 Love

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Is It Rude To Recline Airline Seat??

Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should.  Recently, I was flying home to Denver and sitting with the other economy folk towards the back of the plane.  Our plane […]
8 months ago
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Relationships Shouldn’t Be Work

Any relationship worth having takes work. We’ve all heard that famous saying, but is it really true? For me, I now say no. Maybe it’s my definition of work or […]
1 year ago
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Love Is The Little Things

As I sat looking at the ocean in Los Cabos this past weekend I realized my big love lesson of life. It’s not that we (my fiancé and I) were […]
1 year ago
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What Happened to Madonna Reveals Aging Debate for Women

The aging process feels like Pandora’s box for women these days. Embrace your gray hair? Good for you! Keep coloring your hair – great! Botox? Why not! Filler- it’s your […]
1 year ago
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Is Diet Season Triggering For You Too?

This time of year is extremely triggering for me. Having dealt with an eating disorder and messed up eating disorder brain for the last 35 years, this time of year […]
1 year ago
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My Covid Exhaustion Reality

I am physically, emotionally and spiritually exhausted from Covid. I don’t want to think about it, or talk about it another second longer.  I don’t want to listen to another […]
3 years ago
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Expectations Kill Happiness

Can you have success if you don’t have expectations? Aren’t expectations a natural part of life? You train for a marathon and expect to finish. You go to a job […]
3 years ago
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STOP Dating Narcissists

My life summed up by Taylor Swift, “I never trust a narcissist, but they love me.”  I think Tay-Tay and I have a lot in common.  Narcissists – they love […]
3 years ago
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Dating Eeyore

I read this quote the other day, “Beautiful things happen when you distance yourself from the negative.” Amen sister! This is why I am not dating Eeyore any longer. Okay, […]
3 years ago
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SHAME on You!

I absolutely hate the statement- ‘Shame on you.’  Here is the definition of shame, “a painful feeling of humiliation or distress caused by the consciousness of wrong or foolish behavior.”  […]
3 years ago
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Women NEED to Hear THIS…

If you’re in a relationship, does your partner compliment you enough?  I went out with a guy a few times and one of the things I noticed is that he […]
3 years ago
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Men START Listening!!

Remember Joey on Friends saying, “How are you doing?” It was his classic line that supposedly made all the women swoon.  After venturing back into the dating pool, I now […]
3 years ago
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Feeling Restless in Life

2020 and all the craziness and change of this year has made me restless.  I have been trying to put my finger on it…why do I feel like this?  I […]
4 years ago
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The Unending Marathon of Life

I remember someone saying that it might be summer before we’re back to normal.  I remember verbally sighing and thinking that there is no way will I make it that […]
4 years ago
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It’s Difficult to Relax on Vacation – Why??

There is a certain pride that comes with doing. Being busy. Even on vacation I have felt the pressure to go and do versus just being and relaxing. It’s our […]
4 years ago
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2020 – High Dive Year

I am emotionally, spiritually and physically exhausted.  My guess is that you just might be experiencing the same thing.  We all have different jobs and responsibilities and for many of […]
4 years ago
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Dear Mr. Floyd…

I have had trouble sleeping for months now. First it was Covid-19 and our new world.  Now, it’s the heartbreaking death of George Floyd.  I was lying in my bed […]
4 years ago
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Honesty At All Costs Is Admirable

Some of my best relationships never happened.  Sure these relationships took off in my head, but they never materialized.  I may have gone out with these guys, but I didn’t […]
4 years ago
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I’m Done Fighting This Reality

I have been flopping around like a fish out of water.  When I was a kid I learned to fish on Lake Tippecanoe, Indiana with my grandfather.  I wasn’t very […]
4 years ago
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Drowning In Our Difficult Feelings

Fear, anxiety, depression, loneliness…whatever you may be dealing with right now may feel extra intense thanks to Covid-19. Maybe you’ve never experienced these feelings before and they’ve hit you out […]
4 years ago
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Our Culture of Fear Concerns Me

The corona virus makes me nervous, but it’s our current culture of fear that is really bothering me.  This past weekend I went to the grocery store and the feeling […]
4 years ago
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How Love Languages Are Affected by Covid-19

This corona virus-Covid-19 is tough on my dating life!  I say this in jest, but also with a splash of truth because, it’s tough on all of our social lives.  […]
4 years ago
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Men Are Crying On Dates With Me…WHY?

What do you do when a guy starts crying on a date? If you’re me, you have no clue what to do and just stare at him. I know… this […]
4 years ago
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This NEVER Happened on a Date Until…

Apparently, I am forgettable.  Let me explain and yes this is another WTHeck dating story.  Why does this happen to me?  I’m really not sure, but they make for good […]
4 years ago
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The Bachelor Is Ruining Dating

The Bachelor is everything there is wrong with dating .  I was cringe-binge watching it the other night when I said to myself, no way.  No way could I ever […]
4 years ago
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The WORST Four Letter Word

There is one four letter word that I hate and it’s probably not the one you think.  It’s a word that I hear people overly use all the time and […]
4 years ago
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Pulling Back Curtain on Online Dating

If you want to doubt your self-worth-try online dating.  Online dating may be a necessary evil, but be prepared because it can breed insecurities.  As single adults of a certain […]
4 years ago
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If Only He Wasn’t Just Pretty….

You have to be able to have a conversation on a date. I recently went out with a VERY good-looking guy. Former college football player with that amazing body that […]
4 years ago
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Why Middle Aged Men Date Younger Women

Why do men tend to date younger and women go older?  As I watch my friends in the dating world I keep hearing that if you’re a woman expect to […]
4 years ago
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Hitting Reset and Debating Whether To Date

What would you change about the last decade?  Would you change anything?  For me, that is the paradox.  If you change one thing, one little thing… how many other things […]
5 years ago
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Teach Our Daughters to Leave

I had a big realization recently about my teenage daughter and what I still need to teach her.  My daughter has sensory issues and has since she was little.  Part […]
5 years ago
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The Lie Women Are Being Told

My sisters- we have been fed a big fat lie that is hurting us emotionally and financially. We have been told this lie for so long that it feels diillusional […]
5 years ago
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Giving Up or Waiting For The Right One

I don’t even know what to say about my dating life any longer.  I’ve been asked numerous times lately about how my dating life is going?  Hmmm….let me see.  Ever […]
5 years ago
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Are Politics A Relationship Deal Breaker?

Can you be from different political parties and live happily ever after?  If you had asked me this 20 years ago I would have said of course you can!  What […]
5 years ago
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DATER BEWARE! What You Need to Avoid

Why can’t dating come with a roadmap???  Avoid this area, don’t go here and watch out for this….pretty please Universe.  I’m back in the dating world and trying to do […]
5 years ago
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How I Royally Messed Up Dating – Part 1

Jumping into dating right after a divorce is like jumping on a ship and shooting a hole in the bottom of it.  Not a good idea and you’ll take down […]
5 years ago
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GUYS AND THE ONLINE DATING PICTURES THEY LOVE TO SHARE

I’m barely back into the online dating scene and I already hate it (again 2x).  For those of you in committed and content relationships, online dating is not glamorous or […]
5 years ago
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Dating Online is Still Awful!!!

Reluctantly I am back on the dating scene.  I said I would never, ever do this online thing again.  Ever.  Like I really meant I’d rather have a root canal […]
5 years ago
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Boombox Kind of Love

I want that Boombox, John Cusack – Say Anything kind of love.  That movie was my movie and that was my scene (see above). It’s hard to believe that it’s […]
5 years ago
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Stop Picking Up the Dating ‘Crumbs’!

WE need to stop accepting ‘crumbs’ in relationships.  Okay, let me put this in first person; I need and am done with the crumbs.  Change the TLC song ‘No Scrubs’ […]
5 years ago
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Should Your Spouse Be Your Best Friend??

Should your spouse/partner be your best friend?  I was watching an episode of ‘I’m Sorry’ (BTW- amazing show with some colorful language) and the husband made a comment about being […]
5 years ago
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We Need Passionate Relationships

We need to stop settling for lukewarm relationships and love.  You know the relationships, the ones that you could take or leave.  The ones that don’t make your heart go […]
5 years ago
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Buy the Good Bottle of Wine…Wisdom I'd Tell My Younger Self

  Another trip around the sun…another birthday…and some wisdom I would tell my younger self. I tend to get a little melancholy on my birthday and reflect on the last […]
6 years ago
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My Battle With Fear and Anxiety

How would you live your life if you weren’t afraid? This is a question I have wrestled with a lot over the last several years.  What would my life look […]
6 years ago
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How Dating My 'Type' Caused Me To Fall Asleep on a Date!

Are you stuck in a pattern of dating the SAME type of person?  Ever feel like you are wedged into a ‘type’ like a bad pair of underwear and can’t […]
6 years ago
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Do We Ever Feel Our Age??

Do we ever really ‘feel’ our age? My daughter turned 13 the other day and after a lovely friend announced, “I can’t believe you’re old enough to have a teenager!” […]
6 years ago
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Are You Ready to Live Your Best Life Today?

What does living your best life look like? I know so many friends who are on a quest to live their best lives today. I admit I’m on this journey […]
6 years ago
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Dating Means You WILL Be Rejected!

If you’re in the dating world you’ve probably become familiar with rejection. Thin skinned?  Oh don’t worry; the dating world will toughen you up! I know, it’s not supposed to […]
6 years ago
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Life Lessons From a Cane Fishing Pole

Some of my best life lessons came from my granddaddy teaching me to fish with a cane pole. For those of you not from the Midwest or South, let me […]
6 years ago
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Single on Valentine's Day…Maybe Next Year!

If you’re single, Valentine’s Day is a day when you believe next year just might be different. Case in point, last year was a really difficult Valentine’s Day for me. […]
6 years ago
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The UNEXPECTED GIFT of Single Parent Vacationing

I met my daughter on vacation. No, I don’t have a secret daughter out there but I really got to know the girl I’ve been raising for the past 12 […]
7 years ago
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Texting is a Dating Disaster!!

Dating is the school of hard knocks. It’s lessons, lessons, lessons and most likely lessons you really didn’t want to learn! I was talking to a girlfriend of mine and […]
7 years ago
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Can Super Fit & NOT Super Fit Date???

Can super athletic – zero body fat and somewhat in-shape normal with body fat find true love?  Can super fit and not super fit be compatible?  A girlfriend of mine […]
7 years ago
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Are You SHINING From Your Core as a Single Parent?

Something strange incredible can happen when you become a single parent.  Your true self has a chance to come shining through. When a divorce/break-up happens you are given an opportunity […]
7 years ago
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Can You Be REAL FRIENDS After A Break-Up??

Can you be friends – I mean real friends after a break up?  One of my favorite songs is Brett Young’s ‘Like I Loved You’.  I heard him explain the […]
7 years ago
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Dating World – You're Either a Dog or Cat!

I think I’ve been spending too much time with my dog. The other night I’m heading up the stairs to go to bed and I told Cisco, “C’mon buddy let’s […]
7 years ago
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Umm…Did You Just Lick My Face? Dating Disasters!!

Dating has taught me the importance of the word NO.  No, it’s not okay for you to borrow money on a first date.  No, I don’t want to see a […]
7 years ago
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Creating a Positive – Happy Home

I choose happy.  I choose being positive and finding the best in people.  I generally like people and I really do believe that most of us are doing the best […]
7 years ago
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You Need to LIKE the Person You're With

When you’re married you don’t expect to be lonely – which makes it all the worse! Talking to a girlfriend of mine over the weekend she expressed that she is […]
7 years ago
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Divorce…then Cancer

There is a saying to write from your scars not your open wounds – so here it goes. Taking a look back at 2016 and the beginning of 2017 was […]
7 years ago
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Dating's Latest Pitfall….Ghosting

Why can’t people just have honest conversations? Talking to one of my girlfriends, she tells me about this guy she was seeing and how he just ‘ghosted’ her. Umm…what’s ghosting? […]
7 years ago
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Women We Need to Learn to Date Like Men!

There is a ‘secret’ to dating that it seems most guys know and a lot of women could stand to learn. It’s not about are you right for them – […]
7 years ago
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Is "It's Complicated" Really a Relationship Status?

Since when was “It’s complicated” an actual relationship status? I don’t know if it’s the pending eclipse or if this is a thing, but I keep hearing stories from my […]
7 years ago
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Making Big Decisions is Difficult When It's ALL YOU

There is power in perspective! As a single parent (SP) we often have just ourselves to make the big decisions and little decisions in life.  One of the things I […]
7 years ago
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Should You Cry in Front of Your Kids??

Is it okay to let your kids see your cry? Grieve? I was reading an interview with Angelina Jolie in Vanity Fair where she said, “I do not want my […]
7 years ago
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Single Parent – No Explanation Needed

If you’re a single parent (SP) you’re going to feel like a third wheel at some point. Two couples – you’re now a fifth wheel.  You get my drift…you’re the […]
7 years ago
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Having a Happy Place and Why It's So Important!

Where is your happy place? Hopefully as soon as you read the question a physical place popped into your mind.  As I’ve been doing a lot of work on healing […]
7 years ago
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Experience Not Perfection is Goal of Single Mom Camping

One of the questions I have been asked since getting back from my camping trip is, would I do it again? Let me reset the stage for you; it was […]
7 years ago
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Single Parent Will Camp…Despite Little Bit of Fear

I have learned that if I have strong feelings about someone or something, I’m going to be challenged to either deal with it or change. One example is my previous […]
7 years ago
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Being Alone and Being Lonely Are NOT the Same!

Is there a difference between being lonely and being alone? Yes there is and it’s a radical difference! After hearing from so many of you regarding time alone I noticed […]
7 years ago
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Peaceful Easy Feeling

Since becoming a SP (single parent) one of the things that I often hear from my coupled friends is, “Don’t you just love your alone time?” I think as parents […]
7 years ago
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"A Little Messed Up, but We're All Alright…."

There is this club that we all know is out there but until you’re coroneted into it, you really don’t fully understand it. That’s what happened to me when I […]
7 years ago