Are You an Introverted or Extroverted Dater?

In a word, what does your personality have to do with dating? Everything! In particular, whether you are an introvert or extrovert makes an enormous difference in your dating experience. Quick refresher: It’s a myth that introverted is the same thing as being shy, and that extroverted is the same thing as being outgoing. The […]

Don’t Lose Sight of the Big Picture (Love)

Today’s guest blog is from psychologist Andrea Goeglein, who puts things into perspective when it comes our ultimate goal of finding love. I think this is another way of saying — keep your eye on the prize and don’t get distracted or sweat the small stuff. Eavesdrop on any conversation with a group of single […]

Is Marriage or Living Together Better for Your Brain?

Today’s guest blog comes from therapist Nina Atwood, who discusses the benefits of getting married vs. living with a partner. Having been on both sides of this one, I agree that marriage just feels right for me and there is contentment on a much deeper level. The other day I came home stressed out and my husband […]

‘Bad with Money?’ 5 Ways to Leave Your Financial Baggage Behind

Today’s guest blog comes from financial expert Jane Honeck, who challenges us to really think about money in a different way. I think understanding first where our baggage comes from is the biggest step in leaving it behind. Money Baggage: It’s not what you think. It’s not living paycheck to paycheck. It’s not your mounting credit card debt. And […]

Four Must-Ask First Date Questions

What questions should you ask someone on a first date? The four questions below provide a nice springboard, designed to motivate further conversation without making your date feel interviewed or cross-examined. Ask these questions and you can potentially get gobs of good information to mentally feast on later! 1. What kind of relationship are you looking […]

How to Overcome the ‘Morning Blues’

Today’s guest blog is perfect for a Monday – the beginning of a brand new week. Psychologist Dr. Lisa Kaplin discusses how we can change the course of each day by doing a bit of reprogramming to our brains. Love the idea of waking up and instantly going to gratitude instead of gripes! Do you start […]

Author Sara Eckel is back with an inspiring blog which touches on the toughest part of dating – the rejection. I think her points about how to handle it are excellent. You thought it was a great date. You bonded about growing up as the middle child, laughed about that goofy sitcom from the 90s, and […]

Because I’m Happy…

I love when positive anthems like Pharrell Williams’ Happy come along. They remind me about what is so much more important than my stress, anxieties or worries of the moment. Choosing to be happy, focus on what and who is good in your life and your blessings creates a much more content and fulfilled existence. Here are […]

Stop the Endless Emailing and Go on a Date!

You know the feeling: You anxiously open an email from the guy you’ve been corresponding with over the last few weeks. After quickly scanning the content, you see a series of question marks at the end. Oh, the agony! He’s asking you more questions. This time he wants to know: “What kind of music do […]

4 Photos You Need in Your Online Dating Profile

I am inundated with information about good online dating profile photos and bad ones (duck lips, anyone?!). Since profiles with photos are nine times more likely to get communication, this is a topic worth revisiting often. I am also lucky enough to work in an office with researchers who study this sort of thing, so I […]

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