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dating tips for women

Why Men are More Distant in Relationships

Women immerse themselves in their romantic relationships, while men place their romantic partners on an equal but distant footing, according to research from Oxford University. The study shows that, generally, women are more invested in their relationships...

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power of expectations

The Power of Expectation

Did you know that your life, your relationships, and your body as it is right now is a result of what you expected to come about in your life? Did you know that because of the Law of Perception, what you perceive as “good” or “bad” will, in fact,...

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single advice

7 Things Not to Take For Granted When You're Single

When you’d give anything - and we mean anything - to meet someone special to share your life with, it can be (very) annoying to hear: “But, trust me, you’ll miss these times one day!!” Especially when those words are coming from your dearest...

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6 Things to Stop Now if You Want a Successful Relationship

Ready for a relationship that will last? Here are six things you need to QUIT first! 1. Quit thinking it WON’T last. Going into a relationship thinking it's doomed means only one thing – it is. Every time things aren't perfect you'll feel validated....

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dating wisdom

15 Ways to Glean Wisdom from Your Past

You’ve heard the axiom, “Those who do not learn from history are bound to repeat it.” Some people have dating difficulties because they’ve never taken a hard look at the past to see how it affects the present and future. But let’s emphasize...

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When The Single Life Doesn’t Resemble a Sitcom

Dear Sara: I read an article you wrote [about being single for a very long time] last year while house sitting a married friend's cats--as only a single girl can do! Then I ordered your book. I have read EVERY SINGLE book on the market on “What was wrong...

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When You Date Someone, You Date Their Profession, Too

Let’s admit it: Some professionals have a prestigious or exciting reputation. If you start dating someone who has one of the following professions, it’s hard to deny that these jobs sound prestigious: lawyer, doctor, banker, business owner, or high-level...

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‘Why Are My Married Friends So Smug?’

Dear Sara: What goes on psychologically that causes people to brag about their relationships and then chastise single friends for wanting the same thing? I've read studies before saying that happiness actually causes selfishness, and that if you're down,...

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Too Many Disappointing First Dates? How to Get Back Those Butterflies

How’s this for an unfair investment of time? You can spend weeks getting to know someone over email, text, and phone. You might let yourself get a little excited about meeting him or her in person for the first time. Maybe you’ve checked out his profile...

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What Dating ‘In Your League’ Should Mean

Right off the bat, I must tell you that this expression – dating “in your league” – is one I detest. People use this expression to make immature comparisons between people, and the suggestion is always that some people make better catches than...

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