On dating: women choose, but men decide

Just Ask Ariel

On Friday I received an unexpected compliment that sent me into a bit of a tailspin. And if you’re wondering how that’s possible, let me explain. My teammates at work decided to give awards out to our training class for surviving our 12 weeks of training together. And during that time, we’ve all learned quite a bit about one another. Well, my award read, “Best to take home to mom and dad.” I received this award because they see me as the “whole package”; their words, not mine. And in that moment, it hit me how single I am. Yes, there are levels to being single, at least in my mind lol.

I’ve been “dating” since the 5th grade and for most of my life I’ve been told that I’m the kind of girl you marry. Yet, at the age of 31, I’m far from walking down the aisle. I’m…

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Tales from the flirty 30 diaries: Ariel in Wonderland

I can truly say I'm enjoying this new season in my life, which I have lovingly refer to as: "the flirty 30's." To me, the flirty 30's are all about embracing my flyness and sexiness. And last Halloween, I did just that. I remember people chuckling when I told them I was going as  Alice … Continue reading Tales from the flirty 30 diaries: Ariel in Wonderland