Dating and Staying Up All Night

You might have been with someone for a while and though the two of you might love and care about each other, you may have one issue. You might have an issue that your partner goes to sleep later than you. So, what do you do if your partner goes to bed later than you do? How do you approach this type of situation? Though the answers to these questions may be different for everyone, here are a few suggestions.

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1. Talk to your partner about the issue.

Discuss the issue with your partner and listen to what he or she has to say about it. Try to find a way to compromise on the issue that the two of you can agree on.

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2. Try to create a similar schedule.

If you are able to rearrange your schedule, then do so. Try to arrange your schedule so the two of you are waking up at the same time. By doing this, it may make it easier for you to stay up with your partner until he or she goes to bed.

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3. Ask your partner to join you.

If you are still ready to go to bed before your partner is, then ask him or her to join you. This might make it so he or she goes to bed at the same time as you do, and this might become a normal part of his or her routine.

If you and your partner have been together for a while but you have an issue that your partner stays up later than you do, then talk about this issue. Do your best to create a similar schedule, and ask your partner to join you so that going to bed earlier might become part of his or her regular routine.

Aspiring Affection

When River Jensen hires Marie Reynolds as her restaurant designer, she is apprehensive about the other woman’s commitment to the project and wonders if the woman’s modeling aspirations will get in the way of her own dreams. However, as their relationship blossoms into one of affection, River’s trust in the other woman is tested, and Marie is left with the choice to follow through with River’s restaurant design or to give up everything to follow her own dreams.

Turning Someone Down Easy

If you are dating, there may be a chance that you have met a person that is more interested in you than you are in him or her. There may also be a chance that this person is nice, and you don’t want to offend him or her by turning him or her down. However, if you have to turn someone down, because he or she really isn’t your type, how do you do this, so you don’t hurt his or her feelings? Is that even possible? Though the answers to these questions may be different for everyone, here are a few suggestions on how to turn down a person gently.

1. Let the person know that you are just friends.

Be clear that you just want to be friends with the person that is crushing on you and tell him or her that though you aren’t interested in a romantic relationship, you are still interested in hanging out together.

2. Tell the other person that you are interested in someone else.

If you already have your eye on someone else, let the person that is crushing on you know. Tell him or her that though he or she will be a good match for someone else, you already have feelings for another person.

3. Remove yourself from the situation.

If the person won’t take no for an answer, then get ahold of one of your friends and have him or her take you somewhere else. You don’t want to put yourself in a situation that is uncomfortable, so by removing yourself from the situation, you will be able to turn the person down without antagonizing him or her.

It can be difficult to turn another person down, but sometimes this is needed. So, be understanding and respectful while you tell him or her your honest feelings.

Dating and the College Obsession

You might have been with someone for a while and though the two of you might share similar interests, you may have one issue. You might have an issue that your partner is undecided on his or her career path and is continually enrolling in school. So, what do you do if your partner doesn’t have a career path but is still spending money on college classes? How do you approach this type of situation? Though the answers to these questions might be different for everyone, here are a few suggestions.

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1. Talk to your partner about this issue.

Communicate with your partner about this issue and listen to what he or she has to say about it. Try to come up with a solution to the issue that both of you can agree on.

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2. Talk about career interests.

Talk to your partner about careers and try to find out what kind of career he or she is interested in doing. Create a list of the careers that your partner is interested in and discuss which career path would work better with his or her lifestyle.

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3. See if your partner is interested in taking a career assessment.

Discuss career assessments with your partner and see if he or she is interested in taking one. This might help him or her find out where his or her strengths are, and it may help him or her pick out a career that interests him or her.

If you have been with someone for a while but you have an issue that he or she continues to enroll in college classes instead of pursuing a career path, then talk to him or her about it. Discuss career interests, and see if your partner is interested in taking a career assessment.

The Midwestern Series

The Flood Between Us

When a flood hits Grant’s Landing, Jack is one of the first to respond by bringing her construction company to the town to rebuild houses. The town is suffering from lack of supplies, lack of business, and lack of housing, so members of the town are required to call in further assistance. Jill, a member of Hope’s Integrity, decides to drive supplies to the small town, meeting the bruiting Jack who both challenges and excites her. The two women grow into each other’s worlds despite the great differences that they have, but when conflicts from their pasts come to light, will they be able to stick together, or will the floods of differences that they have sweep them apart?

The Heart of the Rodeo

Blake Young is one of the best bull riders that Melville has seen in years. When she ends up falling off a bull during one of the biggest competitions of her career, she is placed in the hands of an in-home doctor, Dr. Jane Steibold and one of her worst fears, not being able to take care of herself. Blake and Jane clash at first, but as Blake gets used to the restrictions of her new lifestyle, she begins to realize that having Jane in her life might be just what she needed all along.