Car-Locating Husband [PODCAST]


Pia tells the story of she and her husband trying to get through an insanely busy day. But her losing the car certainly didn’t help! [ Read More ]

My Amicable Divorce


About a year had passed since my amicable divorce, and I decided it was time to start dating again. Unsure how to begin, I thought I’d scan the personals column of my local newspaper, I came across three men who seemed like they’d be promising candidates. [ Read More ]

Diary, Are You a True Friend?


November 21, 2014– Dear Secret Diary, are you a true friend? [ Read More ]

Choosing Cantaloupes


“Choosing a cantaloupe is like picking a mate for marriage,” I casually joked. “A person has no idea what he’s getting until it’s too late.” [ Read More ]

Website Mishap [PODCAST]


Shelley has a handful of stories about friends and family. The opener will have you hooked with a certain website mishap! [ Read More ]

Destined to be Hitched


It was 1994, I was 17, and I spent my vacation working as a postal worker in a rural town south of Drenthe, Netherlands. I was looking forward to having a couple of days off from the duty. [ Read More ]

To Marry or Not to Marry? And Other Questions for 13-Year-Old Me

I found this entry in an old journal of mine.  Now, as a 20-something, it prompted several questions I would have for my 13-year-old self… [ Read More ]

The Fortune Teller

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A week before I was leaving for my stint overseas, my fiancé, Gloria, stated that she had a co-worker at her office that had made a bold statement about me. [ Read More ]

Rebooting His Self-Esteem


It was the “teacher’s night out” when a colleague of mine was at a restaurant and he spotted a pretty woman eyeing him from the other side of the room. [ Read More ]

Tell a Story: My Crush [VIDEO]

Colin tells the story of taking his high school crush out to lunch! [ Read More ]

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