Dating Dos and Don’ts

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

when he is texting the ex
January 12, 2015

Help: My Boyfriend Keeps Talking to His Ex!

It’s inevitable, an ex is bound to pop up in almost every relationship. It can either cause your relationship to fail, or make you stronger. It’s all in the approach of how it’s dealt with. Although I believe it’s possible, I don’t believe it’s common for “friendships” with ex’s to work out well for anyone in […]

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desperate and dating can people tell
January 9, 2015

Feeling Desperate? Don’t Worry. No One Can Tell.

Singles have to navigate a razor-thin line. You have to show people that you’re happily single, but you can’t be too happy—otherwise people worry that you’re not “making room” for love. On the other hand, if you admit that you aren’t satisfied with your solo life—that you really, really want to meet someone—then the diagnosis […]

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dating is making me angry
January 8, 2015

Romance Roadblocks: When Dating is Making You Angry

People get angry when they don’t get something that they really, really want. If you’re one of those people who’s been duking it out in the dating world – date after date, trying to find someone who sticks – you can reach a point where you start getting angry. Getting angry makes perfect sense, too. […]

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first date tips
January 5, 2015

How to Score More First Dates

You might think that planning a first date is a pretty routine affair these days. That’s because if you’re doing online dating, you’re going to go on a lot of them. Here’s how it should go down: Guy chats with girl. He suggests meeting. They settle on a place and time. They go on the […]

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dating resolutions 2015
January 5, 2015

3 Crazy-Important Dating Resolutions

Okay, here’s my take on new year’s resolutions: I recommend them as long as they are realistic and sensible. I also find that coming up with two or three resolutions makes a lot more sense than, say, five or ten. When it comes to dating, you can never be too good at it because it […]

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dating resolutions
December 30, 2014

3 Dating Resolutions to Skip

I’ve always loved New Year’s, because I love making lists. There’s so much promise in that sheet of resolutions to step up my career, become a vegetarian, or start doing Pilates. But the chipper “New Year, New You” mantra has a dark side: It suggests that something is wrong with the “old” you. Single people […]

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first date questions
December 30, 2014

3 Questions You Should Always Ask on a First Date

First dates can be exciting, but also overwhelming. Just in case you are the slightly anxious type, I thought these three questions posed by author and relationship expert Nancy Nichols were good places to start — and I think they should be asked by both men and women in the very early stage of getting to […]

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holidays and relationships
December 23, 2014

The Stress of Dating During the Holidays

After Darren invited his new girlfriend to come to his parents’ house for the holidays, he immediately regretted it. “It was a disaster. My family is a little crazy, and she was not ready for it. It chased her away in a hurry,” said Darren, an author. So the next year, when he was dating […]

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can you get a guy to commit
December 16, 2014

He Wants Fun and You Want Commitment: Can It Ever Work?

It can be very hard to let go of someone you have feelings for when you realize your ultimate desires differ. Relationship expert Janet Ong Zimmerman does a brilliant job of breaking this situation down. As usual, she doesn’t mince words and you have to love that!  Written by Janet Ong Zimmerman, YourTango Sure, he’s nice. […]

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virtual relationships
December 16, 2014

The Impact of ‘Virtual’ Relationships

We’re all so used to being tied to our iPhones these days, I think it’s important to be aware of the need for actual human connection. Too many of my friends are texting — and never calling anymore. I’m guilty of this as well. This guest blog from FOX News magazine’s Ashley Papa serves as a little […]

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