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First Date Conversation: 6 Expert Tips

Dating apps are useful ways of finding love in today’s world. Surprisingly, many successful long-term relationships began with one click. But it’s also possible to waste a LOT of time hoping for miracles. Dating in the digital age is hard enough,...

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4 Things to Look For in a High-Quality Man

If you met an amazingly wonderful, high-quality man today, would you be able to recognize him?I know that most of my clients and women I speak to on a regular basis can’t. They are often concerned with a list of qualities and accomplishments that are watered...

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10 Subtle Signs of Emotional Abuse

If you’ve never been involved with a cunning, pathological lying, narcissistic, abusive partner, you may not know what you’re dealing with.When you date an abusive personality, you may buy into his charm, braggadocio, and phony façade while downplaying...

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What You Hold On To, Holds On To You

I became an incomplete paraplegic at the age of 22, because of a road accident. Running was the thing I loved to do most in life and it was taken away from me in a split second without warning or consultation.Meeting the man who put me in a wheelchair...

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15 Ways to Get a Closed-Off Person to Open Up

You’ve heard it said many times that communication is crucial for good relationships. Few people would disagree that open, honest communication is important—but that doesn’t mean everyone is willing or able to talk effectively.So what happens when...

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After a Traumatic Event: Starting to Date Again

More men and women than you know are seated on the sidelines of dating because they have suffered some sort of traumatic event, and they are dealing with the psychological aftermath. People experience major traumas every single day and there are all types...

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Need a Relationship? You’re Not Needy. You’re Normal.

If there was ever a piece of bad relationship advice that won’t die, it’s this: Be super careful not to appear too needy to your romantic interests. Otherwise, you’ll turn them off. You’re supposed to show them that you’re independent and perfectly...

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Recovery from Rejection Depends on Your Personal Outlook

Your romantic partner can be your best friend, your activity buddy, and your confidant. When a relationship ends, this source of approval and support is suddenly gone. This can be particularly difficult when your partner instigates the breakup, leaving...

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Cheap Date Ideas: Dr. Seth’s Top 5 Suggestions

If you think you need to spend a Kardashian-style wad of cash to pull off a great date, you are falling hook, line, and sinker for everything movies and TV tell us about dating. I worked with one young man years ago who sent a limousine to pick up a woman...

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Dating Lessons from The Harvard Business Review

Single people are often told to “get out there,” a phrase that can instill both anxiety and guilt. Of course, we all know it’s true—if you want to find a romantic partner, you’ll have to leave the house. But if the prospect of subjecting yourself...

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