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When Someone Shows You Who They Are, Believe Them

Listen closely. People are constantly showing you who they REALLY are.

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The title of this article is a quote by Maya Angelou. A quote that most of us probably think back on situations in our past and say “I should have listened to Maya.”

It is so difficult to find someone in today’s society that I think many of us get a little wide-eyed when somebody shows interest in us. Wow, this person makes me laugh! Wow, this person compliments me! Wow, this person is this or that, or maybe both this and that.

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Naturally, our attention may be grabbed and we could start spending time with this person. Maybe a date or two goes by and we are ignoring that thing they do with their mouth that is a little bit annoying, because whatever.

Then we are sort of brushing aside the fact that they have kind of a shady past with relationships, but clearly they are interested in you…

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How To Navigate the D.C. Streets

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I’ve never been scared of driving in an unknown metropolis. But I can tell you the countless people, that I know, that are scared to drive in them. Washington DC can be a very hard city to navigate, especially with everything that goes on between the hours of 6 AM and midnight.
Check out this American University radio piece about how to navigate the streets of DC. Hopefully, this can ease a few drivers’ fears of roaming the nation’s capital.

How To Navigate D.C.’s Street System

Sometimes You Just Need a Break

As I sit in my boyfriend’s den, waiting to begin my vacation, I reflect on the importance of time away. For the first time in years, I’m taking a vacation and this will be the first family trip I’ve planned for my son and me.

With being a full-time mom, work being hectic, spending time with the beau, and fitting writing in between it all, it’s hard to focus on decompressing. The last few weeks have been stressful and vacay couldn’t come at a better time.

So, remember dear readers, always take time out for your peace of mind. Whether it’s a vacation or a stay-cation, it’s worth every second!

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Enjoy!

~Anita

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Dating Advice: Man vs Boy

Here’s how to tell the difference between a boy and a man where a relationship is concerned.

Man vs Boy

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