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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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5 great ways to enjoy being single

​5 Great Ways To Enjoy Being Single

5 Great Ways To Enjoy Being Single by James Russell Lingerfelt


It’s been my observation that society in general is becoming more aware of the importance of knowing and understanding ourselves before committing to a partner.

We seek to…

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8 things men find romantic

8 Things Men Find Romantic

8 Things Men Find Romantic by James Russell Lingerfelt

Note: If these topics interest you, please see the following books whose writings helped inspire this article: Willard Harley's His Needs Her Needs and Gary Smalley's The Five Love Languages

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7 smart ways to deal with toxic people

7 Smart Ways to Deal with Toxic People

7 Smart Ways to Deal with Toxic People by Marc Chernoff. See details below.


Surviving the ups, downs, and lightning storms of other people’s moodiness can be quite a challenge. It’s important, though, to remember that some moody, negative…

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An open letter to the good guys

An Open Letter To The Good Guys

An Open Letter To The Good Guys by Pam Johnston. See details below.


Dear Good Guys, 

I get it. You’re pissed. Tired of being lumped in with the likes of men who brag about sexual aggression. Raised to…

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15 signs youve found your mrs right

15 Signs You’ve Found Your Mrs. Right

15 Signs You’ve Found Your Mrs. Right by James Michael Sama. See details below. 


It is true that the value of the woman in a man’s life should be appreciated by him daily and he should never need a reminder…

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9 signs a loved one is bad company

9 Signs A Loved One Is Bad Company

9 Warnings Signs You're In Bad Company by Marc Chernoff. See below for details.

A big part of who you become in life has to do with who you choose to surround yourself with.  Sometimes luck controls who walks…

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15 signs youre with a good man

15 Signs You're With A Good Man

15 Signs You’re With A Good Man by James Michael Sama. See below for details.


When it comes to dating and relationships, I often find myself wondering how certain people end up with others. Wondering why they don’t walk away…

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10 best traits in a girlfriend

10 Best Traits In a Girlfriend

Best Traits In A Girlfriend by AskMen. See details below.


10. She's Independent

No one gets into a relationship to be a babysitter. If she's had a rough day at work, it's great to be her shoulder to cry…

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11 ways to become the person you love

11 Ways To Become The Person You Love

11 Ways to Become The Person You Love by Marc Chernoff. See details below.


You are powerful when you believe in yourself – when you know that you are capable of anything you put your mind to.  You are…

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9 things a true friend would never do

9 Things A True Friend Would Never Do

9 Things a True Friend Would Never Do by Marc Chernoff. See below for details.


An acquaintance has a little something in common with you and merely enjoys your company for a short time. A fair-weather friend flatters you…

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How to lose weight in 4 easy steps

How To Efficiently Get Past A Bad Break Up

How To Lose Weight in 4 Easy Steps by Aaron Bleyaert. See details below.

A note from James Russell Lingerfelt: This article was originally disguised as a weight-loss article. But it's definitely regarding relationships. It was so clever and well-written,

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Date a boy who travels

Date A Boy Who Travels

Date a boy who travels, by Lena Desmond at lainnnes. Lena did a great job with this article. Click on her name to follow her on the social networks!


Date a boy who treasures experience over toys, a hand-woven bracelet…

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