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5 Ways to Lessen Your Relationship Baggage (and Improve Self-Esteem)

Learn how self-esteem factors into the success or failure of your most important relationships...

Things Shy People Do When Dating (But Shouldn’t)

Check out these shy behaviors and see if any of them apply to you.

Single, and Frustrated: 5 Things to Consider

We’ve compiled five common reasons why you might be chronically single or have trouble maintaining a healthy relationship…

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7 Family Dynamics that May Keep You Single

If we don’t understand where our emotional baggage comes from, and what it is, it’s almost impossible to break or change old patterns. Relationship expert Natalie Berthold joins us today with a guest blog about this exact area. Awareness... Read more

He Wants Fun and You Want Commitment: Can It Ever Work?

It can be very hard to let go of someone you have feelings for when you realize your ultimate desires differ. Relationship expert Janet Ong Zimmerman does a brilliant job of breaking this situation down. As usual, she doesn’t mince words and you have... Read more

The Impact of ‘Virtual’ Relationships

We’re all so used to being tied to our iPhones these days, I think it’s important to be aware of the need for actual human connection. Too many of my friends are texting – and never calling anymore. I’m guilty of this as well.... Read more

Why Singles Aren’t Harming Marriage. They’re Actually Helping It!

“In our day, marriage and the family are in crisis. We now live in a culture of the temporary, in which more and more people are simply giving up on marriage as a public commitment. This revolution in manners and morals has often flown the flag of freedom,... Read more

12 Warning Signs Your Online Prince Charming is a Fraud

We have posted many articles about being careful as you meet people online. While online dating is an amazing avenue to meet your match, you should be smart in this relatively newer way of finding love. I thought this post from author Sharon Lynn... Read more

4 Things Savvy Daters Do During the Holidays

There’s something about the most wonderful time of the year that brings out the best and worst in single people. One day you’re feeling festive and bright at your colleague’s cookie exchange. Then you’re seized with deep longing as you stroll... Read more

It’s a Winter Date for Franny Agnes Lee

She’s braved a date in her bathing suit, hung out with an IRS auditor, and those are just two of her milder adventures. Our girl doesn’t quit — and I am convinced that she will absolutely find love. Some day. Maybe not this time... Read more

Thoughts on Spending the Holidays Alone

“I am 30 years old, and I’ve spent every holiday as
 a single person. Being single is difficult anytime, but it feels worse 
during the holidays. All of my friends are married with children, so it’s 
difficult to socialize with... Read more

How to Put Your Date at Ease (and Remove the Awkward Tension)

In five words, here’s how you make your date feel comfortable: games, compliments, stories, humor, and touch. The key to putting your date at ease is to distract the two of you from thinking too much about what the other is thinking. Try using each... Read more

5 Signs You Are Headed for Dating Disaster

We post a lot of these types of blogs – red flags and potential warning signs in a partner – because when you are attracted to someone it is so easy to focus on the amazing feelings only. ‘He has no relationship with his mother? Well,... Read more

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6 Steps for Dealing with the Ghosts of Holidays Past

The holidays trigger many thoughts and emotions. Hopefully, they are pleasant reminiscences filled with happy feelings. Unfortunately, for some the memories are of experiences that brought disappointment and sadness. Holidays can be a painful reminder of unhappy family times and unmet needs. Most of us have unpleasant memories from our past. However, having those memories […]

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Why It’s Never Too Late for Love

If you’ve been single for a long stretch despite efforts to find love, you’ve probably grown weary of seeing happy, romantic couples at every turn…among your friends and family, featured in internet accounts, described in magazine stories, and on and on. The sense of feeling left out can be especially acute at certain holidays — […]

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Ten Things to Never Text to Your Ex

Maybe you need to ask your ex something. Maybe she still has your stuff. Maybe his dad is ill and you want to check in. Before you text an ex, try to honor a month-long “no contact rule” first. When you do send that first text, accept that you may not get a response – or […]

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Ways to Deal with the ‘I’m Unlovable’ Myth

Recently, some of you took a quiz to find out what your usual way of relating to others is: Secure, or not? And if you have a Secure attachment style, celebrate and enjoy! You’re already set up to do the things that sustain love for life. But if you have a Non-Secure style, and you’d like to […]

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15 Reasons to Date a Martial Artist

The martial arts have been around for centuries and are thriving more than ever. Some people are drawn to the spectacle of televised mixed martial arts (MMA), with its bone-crushing grudge matches. But the majority of martial arts emphasize self-defense, physical dexterity, mental focus, and the connection between mind, body, and spirit. From taekwondo to […]

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15 Reasons to Date One of Santa’s Elves

If a short man with pointy shoes who smells like candy canes asks you out this holiday season, don’t be put off by his enthusiasm for twinkling lights. Give him a chance. Here are 15 reasons to date one of santa’s elves: 1. No more fighting over conflicting holiday plans. You already know your significant […]

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