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The dating arena can be scary. Here’s a little direction to get you through those “Should I” or “Shouldn’t I” moments.

Ladies: 7 Ways to Maintain Class and Control Through Any Life Challenge

We all have moments where we don’t love how we responded to a situation or acted. Dr. Sherrie Campbell joins us today with some amazing points for women who want to be their best selves. Written by Dr. Sherrie Campbell When you are grounded in who you are, you have a certain essence where people can feel […]

Dating Deal Breakers: Was it a Mistake or a Decision?

Mistakes are not a problem. Not learning from them is. I wrote a post recently about Dating Deal Breakers where I suggested it is good to know before you start dating what your ‘dating deal breakers’ are – you know, those things which are non-negotiable to you in a potential date/mate/spouse. I used an example […]

Last week I got a letter from a man named Mark, who asked for advice on giving women compliments. He had met a nice woman at an art galley and they chatted for about half an hour. Mark was normally shy and reserved with women, but a female friend had told him he needed to […]

Dating Deal Breakers

If your date has more issues than a magazine, it’s time to cancel the subscription! On my first date with the guy who is now my husband, I recall asking him if he had ever cheated while in a relationship before. That was important to me. Really important. “Deal breaker” important. If he had said […]

What to Look for in a Partner if You Are the Anxious Type

Today’s guest blog from Dr. Leslie Becker-Phelps focuses on what to look for in a partner if you suffer from anxious attachment. It’s really interesting to think about what type of person really is the best match for your personality, and to be aware of who you are as you get out there and date. Written by […]

Getting Over Single ‘Shame’

After being unattached for eleven years, Sue had just started dating someone who had a lot of relationship experience, and she was embarrassed by her thin relationship resume. “How do I let go my feelings of inadequacy?” she asked author Sasha Cagen and I in a recent webcast. Sue had a classic case of single […]

Really, Man? 8 Dumb Things Men Do During Dating

Men and women are both equal opportunity offenders in the dating games they play. Most of it is just immaturity and insecurity, in my opinion. Our amazing new blogger Lindsay Tigar has checked the pulse of women out there to find out what drives them craziest about the men they date. Here’s what they revealed: […]

How to Overcome 3 Dating Deal Breakers: Bad Breath, Bad Kissing, and Bad Style

If you take away one little nugget from this article, let it be this: Never, ever let a good egg go because of bad breath, style or kissing. These problems are fixable – and ultimately bearable, so making any of these annoyances an actual deal breaker would be an impulsive mistake. True, dealing with these issues […]

6 Things a Good Man Does to Keep You

In Melissa McCarthy’s film “Tammy,” actress Kathy Bates has a small part in which she talks some sense into a down-on-her-luck McCarthy. In her monologue, Bates explains succinctly that, as people, “We aren’t all that mysterious.” Her character is right! This truism relates to dating in that finding a good man isn’t that mysterious either. […]

First Dates: Who Should Pay…and Why

This topic always stirs up great conversation (and surprising controversy!). Relationship expert Dave Elliott believes it is the men who should take care of the check, and below are his reasons why. Enjoy his guest blog! Written by Dave Elliott, YourTango.com relationship expert Recently, the advertising agency, Leo Burnett, conducted an exhaustive study on the […]

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