How Do I Begin To Love Me? Unpeeling the Layers to Face My Truth By: Stephanie S. Franklin, Esq., “Mecca” Loving yourself is the key to finding the healthy relationship you deserve. What we often forget is that a catalyst to finding a loving, healthy relationship is loving ourselves. We often believe that we fully […]

Am I Worthy of Love? Digging Deep Within Myself To Find The Answer By: Stephanie S. Franklin, Esq., “Mecca” Are you worthy of love? This is a question we rarely ask ourselves, and neglect to do so because in our minds we automatically believe that we are. But our consistent failed relationships and the repetitious […]

Loving Myself Enough To Say “No” When It Really Counts My Journey to Valuing Me By: Stephanie S. Franklin, Esq., “Mecca” Loving me takes time. It takes the time to get to know who I am, what I feel and how I will move in this world to experience experiences that nurture and support me. […]

Does S/He Love Me? Journeying Into the Abyss of Vulnerability Understanding love is understanding yourself. Finding the right love prompts you to call upon the deepest part of you, that part of you that is either unknown to yourself or who you dare to disclose. Exploring the deepest parts of ourselves forces us to face […]

Cougars and Pumas Mature Women Who Attract Younger Men By: Stephanie S. Franklin, Esq., “Mecca” She is in her prime and she is looking GOOD!! Despite what she’s been told, aging for her is moving into her power! She’s often noticed by younger men, but she discounts it, unsure of what it is they really […]

When You Gave Too Much Balance, Exploring the Mindset Between Giving and Receiving By: Stephanie S. Franklin, Esq., “Mecca” Everything must be in balance. Balance creates order. Like positive and negative, masculine and feminine, day and night, sun and moon, opposites create a harmonious balance. These are examples of polarities, polarities equal completion. Without polar […]

Are Romantic Relationships For Me? Working Through My Fear To Understand Me. By: Stephanie S. Franklin, Esq., “Mecca” It’s natural to want to be loved. In our deepest silence, love is what we yearn to feel, what we yearn to experience and what we yearn to know. So, it’s very natural. But sometimes, the pain […]

Attracting The Love I Want How Do I Find Him/Her? By: Stephanie S. Franklin, Esq., “Mecca” Attracting the love you want is simple. Be the love you want to receive. Oftentimes, we complain about our challenges in finding love. Our chief complaint is that the people we are attracting are not at all what we […]

When You Know It’s Time To Let Go The Struggle Over Whether To Release Or Re-Energize the Relationship By: Stephanie S. Franklin, Esq., “Mecca” Change, the consistent constant that destabilizes our belief of emotional stability, is the divine gift that is the catalyst to re-birthing. With change, comes fear and an uncertainty that leaves us insecure […]

I’ve been on the shelf in my dating life for a little while now. Not just me but a few of my closest friends as well. But I’ve decided it’s time to get off of the shelf, dust off and get back out in the dating world. 5. I love my son more than anyone […]