How to Not to Lose Yourself or Your Dreams

by Gladys Diaz The other day, I was watching one of my favorite TV shows with my family and they were featuring a mother in her 40s who was almost 200 pounds overweight. She was beside herself with sadness and self-loathing because she said she had given up her dreams

Three Mistakes That Can Cost You Intimacy (and how to fix them)

by Gladys Diaz Yesterday was my husband’s birthday, and, at our house, I love making a big deal when it’s someone’s birthday by celebrating “Birthday Week.”  During this week, the person gets to choose what we watch on TV, what we eat for dinner, and, basically is made to feel

What to Do If You Love a Married Man

by Gladys Diaz   You love a man. You’ve loved him for years, and you think he loves you, too.  The only problem is he’s married to someone else! So, what do you do? Do you keep loving him from afar, waiting for him to end the marriage? Do you

MORE Secrets for Making Love Last

by Gladys Diaz As you know, this week is “Anniversary Week,” and in celebration of Ric’s and my 14 years of marriage, I’m sharing 14 of the secrets for making love last! In the previous blog post, I shared with you the first 7 secrets. Below I’m sharing 7 more

Secrets to Making Love Last

by Gladys Diaz Ric and I just celebrated our 14th Wedding Anniversary! Making it to 14 years of marriage is a pretty big deal. Making it there still feeling happy, in love, and like we are the two most blessed people in the world – well, that’s even more impressive!

Creating a Love-of-a-Lifetime

by Gladys Diaz 15 years ago today, I had no idea just how drastically my life was about to change! It had been just under a year since my first husband had passed away, and I was beginning to feel like myself again. I had lost weight, started a new

Celebrating My Independence Day!

by Gladys Diaz This morning, one of my first thoughts was about YOU!  Why? See, today is July 7th, and it’s sort of my Independence Day. Three years ago today I received a phone call that I had been dreading for years.  My boss called me with someone from the

Ready to Embrace YOUR Freedom?

by Gladys Diaz This weekend we celebrated Independence Day in the United States. While I’m always grateful to live in this country, on July 4th in particular I am present to how incredibly blessed I am to have the freedom and opportunities available to me! One of the truths about freedom is

What to Do if He Won’t Stop Watching Porn

by Gladys Diaz I received the following question from a reader in response to the article “Why Ultimatums Don’t Work in Relationships.”  Hi Gladys! This is a completely different subject but still in the line of ultimatums. My boyfriend watched porn before we got together but we agreed he’d stop

You Need to Love Yourself More Than Him

by Gladys Diaz If you’ve ever had your heart broken, you know how difficult it can be to find the courage to move on. One of the things that can make moving forward difficult is when you still have feelings for the other person. Memories can be tricky beasts, especially

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