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15 Reasons to Date a Lefty

We all know by now that left-handed folks aren’t of the devil, right?! Here are 15 reasons to date an amazing lefty. 1. If your date’s a lefty and you’re right-handed, you can hold non-dominant hands while eating dinner — or filling out paperwork. 2. Maybe it’s because they’re living in a right-handed world, but lefties excel at […]

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15 reasons to date a school principal

15 Reasons to Date a School Principal

Working up your nerve to visit the principal’s office? Here are 15 reasons to date a school principal: 1. To get over your fear of the principal’s office. 2. In fact, you’ll want to visit the principal’s office. 3. You’ll be dating someone in a position of power who commands a certain respect from students and colleagues alike. Can […]

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15 Ways to Avoid Mr. or Ms. Wrong

Let’s be honest — no one ever sets out to spend a lifetime in a relationship with the wrong person. That’s an outcome we all are trying to avoid. And yet, if the number of failed relationships is any indication, that’s precisely where a sizable number of people end up anyway. The truth is, many men and women […]

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35 Ways to Better Your Life Right Now

I recently experienced a health scare with a good ending. While I studied and practiced measures to improve my health, I also enjoyed more energy and vitality overall. As a result, I have now incorporated these health strategies into my regular habits, usually daily or at least consistently each week. These tips have improved the […]

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15 ways to get along with anyone

15 Ways to Get Along with Nearly Anyone

Much of success in life hinges upon the ability to relate well to others. In preschool, we were told to “Play nice … share … treat others as you want to be treated.” Those basic people skills apply to grown-ups just as much, whether dealing with neighbors, clients, coworkers, or roommates. And especially potential romantic […]

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reasons to date a painter

15 Reasons to Date a Painter

Working up the courage to ask that cute painter out for coffee? Just do it. Here are 15 reasons to date a painter: 1. Who wouldn’t want to be a muse? 2. Painters are self-disciplined, passionate, and motivated. 3. Your date might challenge the way you look at the world around you. 4. You’ll be exposed to a whole […]

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Do You Believe that Finding Love is Only for a Lucky Few?

Are your mating myths holding you back? Myth #1: “Finding and keeping love is only for the lucky and the few.” Please take a moment to answer two questions: 1. If you could have a marriage or love partnership that would be happy and last your lifetime, would you want it? 2. Do you think […]

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15 reasons to date an esthetician

15 Reasons to Date an Esthetician

An esthetician is more than just a pretty face. Here are 15 reasons to date one: 1. Estheticians have great skin. It’s part of the job. Your date doesn’t slack off in the self-care department and likely embraces a healthy lifestyle. 2. Because of #1, your date is going to age fantastically. 3. And if you stick around […]

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Dating While Unemployed: 5 Things to Remember

It happens. And it happens to good people. We get fired, laid off, or decide it’s time to move on to the next job. This can be good news or scary, but either way life goes on and you don’t want your love life to stop just because you’re in ‘job transition’. These five tips […]

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reasons to date a dog groomer

15 Reasons to Date a Dog Groomer

If you find yourself taking your dog to the groomer more often than you need to, maybe you need to finally work up the nerve to ask her out for dinner. Here are 15 reasons to date a dog groomer: 1. You’ll know your date is a dog person… 2. …and probably won’t hate your dog. Or […]

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