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15 Ways to Recover from a Bad Date

We all go on dates with high hopes and good intentions. You expect the encounter to be fun, exciting, and maybe even a step toward something bigger down the line. But not all dates are created equal, and some don’t meet expectations. Maybe you and the other...

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Best Date Night Restaurants in NYC

So you live in New York or are visiting soon and you want to know the best date night restaurants? No matter how long you’ve been together, what you’re celebrating or what you’re doing, Manhattan has a big array of dining options to make whatever...

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15 Ways to Interact in a Crowd -- When You Hate Crowds

If you are in a relationship—or want to be—you’re sure to find yourself in a crowd of new people at some point. A friend might drag you to a singles’ mixer, your roommate might host a party with guests you don’t know, or your new partner might...

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A Reader Asks ‘Am I Undateable?’

Dear Sara: I loved the letter that you posted from the young lady who was struggling with dating at first. She eventually realized that she enjoyed being single and meeting all types of people and loving them. Are some people just undateable (excuse my made-up...

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The 3 Most Controlling Types of People

Can we all agree that being controlling is one of the most frustrating traits a person can have, especially when it comes to dating and relationships? In all likelihood, you have dealt with at least one seriously controlling individual, whether it was a parent,...

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How to Give Yourself Some Love Advice

One thing we can all agree on: In the world we live in, there is no shortage of information, input, and advice … and no shortage of people dispensing it. An abundance of relationship experts and love gurus offer tips and rules for successfully pursuing...

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Your Long Distance Relationship: Signs it Could be in Trouble

“Was he acting weird?” “She seemed bored.” “It used to be wonderful. What happened?” People ask themselves questions like these all the time when they think something is “off” in their relationship. When you can spend regular face-to-face...

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What is your “So What Now?”

“It is not only what we do, but also what we do not do, for which we are accountable.” ~ John Baptiste Moliere I saw a cartoon the other day that said, “Divorce is like algebra. You look at your X and ask Y.” When I ask people going through...

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Dating Advice: ‘It’s Hopeless. You’re a Mess. Why so Negative?’

This week a client wrote me about a disappointing evening. She met a guy she liked at a networking event and ... it didn’t go the way she hoped. Anyone who has been single for any length of time has probably had this kind of night. It can feel very...

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Why Sundays Are the Loneliest Day of the Week

It’s a myth that date-less Saturday nights feel the most depressing when you’re unattached. I’ve heard many daters claim those long stretches of Sunday solitude are worse. That’s especially the case if you’re newly single and your former Sunday...

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