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Enrichment Lesson If you've already decided the destination the outcome is inevitable. Dating does my head in. I just want to skip this bit and go straight to the end. Sort of like in Monopoly Board when you draw the “Proceed Straight to Go” card. Trouble is...

Enrichment Lesson As long as you are enjoying the ride don't worry about the destination. When does dating metamorphosis into a relationship? When you sleep together? When you agree that you are “seeing” each other exclusively? Is it when those three over used words get said? (which incidentally...

Enrichment Lesson Never cancel a coffee date today in anticipation of one tomorrow I had two “coffee” dates arranged last weekend. When internet dating, I find it best to organise a coffee meeting before committing to a real date. However I have learnt my lesson from previous...

Enrichment Lesson If a man can't handle the truth best to know before I am emotionally invested I went on a date on Monday night. It was fun, we laughed a lot. I arrived late. I was on the phone to a friend who is helping me...

Enrichment Lesson If I want to author my own life, I can’t rely on someone else to make me feel good. A relationship that I thought showed real promise, recently ended abruptly. Admittedly this was my own stupid fault. My fear of intimacy reared its ugly head...

Enrichment Lesson True contentment is derived from self-love and acceptance. I am afraid of rejection, who isn’t? However the good Dr G put it to me recently that what I am really afraid of is intimacy. There are many aspects of intimacy that frighten me; losing my individuality,...

Enrichment Lesson "The most I can do for my friend is to simply be his friend." Henry David Thoreau Prior to cancer my mantra was “dry your eyes princess and toughen up.” Shit happens in life, sometimes for no apparent reason. I thought you just had to suck...

Enrichment Lesson Sometimes it's not all about me. There is nothing like the excitement of getting caught up in the thrill of possibilities. It’s like being a child waking up on Christmas morning. Take relationships, I love that I can still get excited about a first date...

Enrichment Lesson Rely on our friends but never take them for granted. We can have shit ass good days and we can have shit ass bad days. Unfortunately yesterday was the latter for me. I have woken this morning weary and tired-eyed. It’s not circumstances that determine whether...

Enrichment Lesson It's not the mistakes we make but the lessons we learn. Why is it that what we can’t have suddenly seems to be more desirable? I had an affair with a married man once, well actually twice but the second one doesn’t count because….well that’s another...