By Dixie Andelin Forsyth Marriages and long-term relationships can become especially difficult because you’re with another person day in, day out, for an indefinite period of time. Being with someone for long stretches can create strains on any relationship, no matter how great they were in the beginning. It’s easy to take someone for […]Continue reading
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Goddess or Monster: Navigating Your Natural Feminine Power
By Dixie Andelin Forsyth Think about the women you’ve known that you’ve admired, that you would confidently say “She’s a real lady” about. What were her hallmark characteristics? Chances are, she carried herself with grace and was a generally kind or patient sort of person. She likely valued relationships and knew how to make […]Continue reading
High Risk Relationships
“You’ve got to ask yourself one question. Do I feel lucky?” -Dirty Harry By Dixie Andelin Forsyth If you’ve ever applied for life insurance, you’ll be familiar with the questions commonly asked about your lifestyle before you can be granted good coverage. Do you routinely go bungee-jumping or skydiving? How […]Continue reading
Chivalry Never Dies
By Dixie Andelin Forsyth To the ladies out there, have you ever seen a man working on an oil rig, covered from head to toe in tiny, glossy black dots of crude, and thought “I sure wish I could do what he’s doing”? What about a logger, or a guy who operates a jackhammer or […]Continue reading
In-Law Troubles? FW Can Help!
Ladies, I get SO many questions from you for help with in-law problems! Trust me, you’re not alone. In-law troubles have always been around in one form or another; I even dealt with that a bit years ago. While you usually choose your spouse, his extended family can sometimes be more than you bargained […]Continue reading
Trouble With In-Laws? FW Can Help!
Ladies, I get SO many questions from you for help with in-law problems! Trust me, you’re not alone. In-law troubles have always been around in one form or another; I even dealt with that a bit years ago. While you usually choose your spouse, his extended family can sometimes be more than you bargained for. Not feeling accepted by them, having difficulty with differing family customs or beliefs, or seeing them treat your man or children with contempt can be painful but also dangerous to your marriage. Why? Because, if not handled carefully, more than one relationship can be greatly affected. Do you sometimes feel like you’re in the middle of a virtual sandwich? That is more normal than you might expect.
Let’s go over the 14 most common types of “sandwiches” and to try to address each one. Hopefully by the end of this exercise, you will feel more equipped to smile and press forward with a greatly reduced stress-o-meter.Continue reading
Spotting a Rat On the Internet
If you are single and looking for Mr. Right, you’ve probably at least entertained the idea of online dating. After all, it’s a whole new way to meet people that didn’t exist a few decades ago. Profiles and photos to sift through, personality details to stew over. Ideally, you can vet a guy without ever […]Continue reading
YOU Are the Magic
Have you ever heard a relationship guru say something like this? The best marriages aren’t 50%-50%, they’re 100%-100%. The idea here is that both partners, rather than meeting each other halfway, should ideally give 100% of themselves to the relationship. Sounds fantastic, doesn’t it? Two people who love each other giving their all […]Continue reading
We Were Newlyweds
~ By an Anonymous Contributor Someone gave me Fascinating Womanhood when my husband and I were newlyweds. I am ever so grateful. Fascinating Womanhood worked for me as a new wife! Time went on, children came into the picture (five lovely blessings!! Three girls, two boys!) and I got busy and forgot Fascinating Womanhood. Our […]Continue reading
An Experience with Pandora’s Box
~ By an Anonymous Contributor I would like to share an experience of how “Pandora’s box” was amazingly emptied. It really did not register with me as being Pandora’s box until afterwards. If it had not been for chapter three in Fascinating Womanhood, I’m afraid my reaction to all the resentments and complaints pouring out […]Continue reading