Daily Inspiration (Heartbreak Hotel)

A lot of my friends near and far have experienced heartbreak within the past few months. My advice is that before you invest your feelings please take time to talk and make sure you are on the same page with the person you are dating. Sometimes what we cling to tightest is what we most desperately need to let go. Heartbreak can be a prerequisite for fulfillment. I know what it is like to have my heartbroken. I know we can’t rush healing, but we can welcome it.

Dating Investigator

Dear Mr. Gatson, I’m not sure if this is the right email to send this to. Feel free to correct me if not. Below is my entry/ question to your blog. I’ve gone out on a few dates this year and each time I’ve noticed a few small things. For example, one gentleman I noticed when I ask him questions he’s a bit vague with his answers. I called him out on it and he said “I don’t come out and say a lot in the beginning.” I replied “I’m… Read More »Dating Investigator

Shy, Single and Pressured… What to do when you're Shy, Single and Pressured.

Dear Michael D. Gatson, We are approaching Valentines and I am still single. My family and friends are pressuring me about getting married and starting a family. I haven’t had the best of luck with relationships in the past and as a result I have a pattern of discounting others when they give me compliments. I have several people asking me out on dates but I am a little scared. What advice do you have for someone who desires to be loved by someone special? It’s important that you do… Read More »Shy, Single and Pressured… What to do when you're Shy, Single and Pressured.

Love & Finances

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if money really did grow on trees? Money is a common source of friction in relationships, particularly in today’s difficult financial times. When left untreated, money problems may damage the trust and understanding necessary to maintain a healthy relationship. In some cases, financial disagreements may even lead to separation or divorce. Some examples of money matters that can cause a couple to fight: When there is a financial crisis and you do not agree on which bills are priorities over other bills. How money should be… Read More »Love & Finances