Why Your Personality ‘Type’ Doesn’t Matter

ENFJ, INTP, Analysts, Explorers. There are many personality tests available that claim to classify you into a certain type, but do they really work?

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 […]

Find Your Love Heroes: What You Can Learn From Other Couples

Whenever I encounter happy-looking couples, I like to ask them how they met. Like most people, I enjoy a good love story. I like watching their eyes light up as they recount the chase, the connection, the challenges and maybe even a breakup before they arrived to their destination of content coupledom. The conversations are […]

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 Move on From Fear to Find the Love You Deserve

Relationship expert Virginia Clark returns with a new guest blog about love — and how our deep-rooted fears can get in the way of healthy relationships. This is such a great reminder that fear is really baseless and a defense mechanism often times that we have created long ago. We all have fears. Some are […]

Your Girlfriends Will Probably Outlive Your Partner!

“Reminder: your girlfriends will probably outlive your husband. So find good ones.” My sides still hurt from laughing so hard! I just returned from spending a long weekend with five friends who I have known since elementary and middle school. The six of us met between 4th and 7th grades. We’ve known each other over […]

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