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Beautiful Advice From a Divorced Man After 16 Years of Marriage 

My advice after a divorce following 16 years of marriage, by Gerald Rogers. Mr. Rogers did a wonderful job with this article. Click on his name to follow him on the social networks!


A note from James Russell Lingerfelt: Mr. Gerald Rogers’ article stirred a wide variety of feelings among people across the globe. Helped and encouraged thousands, infuriated few. We read letters from women in Malaysia comforting women in England. Men in USA and Singapore spoke healing words to men in Europe and India. A man…

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The Truth About The Jerk You’re Dating 

The Truth About The Jerk You’re Dating by James Russell Lingerfelt

Hey sis,

I’ve been thinking about our talk last week regarding Tom. I don’t want to sound too judgmental… but I think you might be with a jerk.

1. When girls date jerks, it’s because they mistake it for confidence. 

At least, that’s been my observation. A woman knows better, but that’s only because she has had experience with jerks. I don’t want to see you get hurt because of bad experiences. I’d rather you hear it from me instead, and guard…Read more

3 Reasons To Remember Your Heartbreaks – Not Forget Them 

3 Reasons To Remember Your Heartbreaks - Not Forget Them by James Russell Lingerfelt


You encountered your first taste of love, you journeyed through the valley, and you survived. You were able to pick yourself up, dust off, and give another love another chance.

If the first time around was physical attraction or infatuation, you learned your lesson. Now you want a life partner: Someone who will live and love life beside you, who will be there for you and you for them. Here’s 3 reasons why remembering your…Read more

7 Virtues We Can Strive For With Our Partners 

7 Virtues We Can Strive For With Our Partners by James Russell Lingerfelt

After you have found someone who is a good fit for you, these are characteristics we can all strive for, together.

1. Try to be kind... even to our enemies.

Anyone can be nice to people who are nice in return. Anyone can be nice to strangers, waiters, and their own family members… but to their enemies? 

At some point, you and your partner will be each other’s enemy. No relationship is butterflies, rainbows, and a consistent life of…Read more

​9 Questions To Ask Before Committing To A Relationship 

9 Questions To Ask Before Committing To A Relationship by James Russell Lingerfelt

Most people don't think to ask questions like these below, since it's often not popular to be logical in pop-culture. Instead, there's too many messages in the world to "go with what you feel" or "with what your heart tells you." If reason and logic is thrown out, disaster's probably fast approaching.

Here's some questions to help us along.

1. How well do I know him/her?
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JR Lingerfelt's novels

The Mason Jar is a love story that teaches readers how to find healing after broken and severed relationships.

Alabama Irish is the sequel to The Mason Jar, and teaches readers the necessity of honesty and openness in the pursuit of loving, long-lasting relationships.


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