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Marty Fletcher

Marty Fletcher
Marty Fletcher is an author, blogger and expert in improving friendships between women. She is the author of "Broken Whole" and "The Better Than Best Friend Guide: Becoming The Friend You Need Her To Be". Her books empower, motivate, and inspire women to become better women and friends.

5 Things Every Woman Needs To Be Successful

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So you’ve decided that you want to be successful.  Great!  This will be the easiest decision you make on your road to success. The road will be long, winding, and sometimes slippery, so it is a must that you pack light. Here are 5 things you...

Girl Fight: Why Your Friendship Status Isn’t for Social Media

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There is a quote that reads: “To have a true enemy, choose a friend”. If you don’t believe it, take a look at your social media accounts and you will find remnants of what used to be the tightest of friendships… ones that now exist...

But Is He Even Worthy of Your Love?

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If this month has you feeling down and you are contemplating calling back that guy with the bad tooth just so you can have a date for Valentine’s Day or Friday night - hold your horses. Don’t allow a feeling of loneliness to push you...

It’s Time to Reshape Your Circle

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Enough is enough of being loyal to individuals who don’t even return your phone calls. If you haven’t heard, time is of the essence and life is too short to be surrounded by people who’d rather be anywhere in the world than with you. You have dreams...

9 People You Can’t Travel With on Your Journey to Success

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You’re going on a journey. That’s right, your destination is success! However, before you arrive at your destiny-ation you need to make sure that your vehicle is clear for take off, and that means that there will be a weight requirement. You will have to weigh...


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Why Being “Crazy” Isn’t Cute

"What's worse? Looking jealous or crazy...jealous or crazy? I'd rather be crazy." Hmmnn...For whatever reason, being "crazy" is being celebrated by the masses as a given...