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10 Strategies to Boost Your Mood and Enhance Your Emotional Health

Your mental health is a major component to the quality of your interactions with others. The healthier you are, the more rewarding your relationships will be. Whether you are single, casually dating, in a serious relationship, married, separated or divorced, it is important to be there for yourself instead of relying on anyone else as […]

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Seven Steps to Getting over Your Ex and Starting Anew

There’s a wise saying about how to get over an ex — and begin anew. The essence of  “un clavo quita otro clavo” (a nail takes out or replaces another nail) sounds good in principle. But does it work? Is the secret to getting over an ex for us to replace them? The “You must […]

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The Five Worst Pieces of Dating Advice We’ve Ever Heard

If you’re single, you’ve likely heard it all: every bad piece of dating advice out there. Here’s our list of the worst advice. Sadly, it’s also pretty common dating advice. Use at your own peril. 1. Play hard to get. Related: Don’t be too available; keep her waiting; never accept a last-minute date; and play mind […]

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How to Develop a Healthy Attitude About Singlehood and Love

I am constantly inspired by Dr. Wayne Dyer, who brilliantly stated, “Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.” If you read my previous article, you also know that I am an advocate for helping single individuals make powerful shifts to attract love into their lives, seek out the right […]

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Sandra Brown: What I’ve Learned About Love

New York Times best-selling author Sandra Brown made the transition from writing romance to thrillers more than two decades ago, but, happily for those of us who love a good love story, the Texas native still manages to incorporate a good romance into her novels. Her latest work, Deadline, is no exception. It is the […]

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Date Night Movie Pick: Romeo & Juliet

If heartbreaking love stories like “Steel Magnolias,” “The Notebook,” “Titanic” or “Love Story” are up your alley, you will want to get yourself to the theater for the retelling of one of literature’s most tragic love stories: “Romeo & Juliet.” Shakespeare’s tale of the star-crossed lovers has been reinterpreted for movie audiences in 2013, and the […]

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Newly Divorced? How to Know When You’re Ready to Start Dating

One of the scariest aspects of being a divorcee is the prospect of dating again. You are no longer a “we” with emotional ties, exclusive commitments and promises. Liberating? Perhaps. Confusing and scary? Definitely. In an ideal post-divorce world, the itch to re-partner would not arise until you are actually ready to deal with it. But, the reality remains the […]

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Are Your Own Thoughts Creating a Barrier to Finding Love?

I am going to assume that if you are reading this, you consider yourself ready to find love, are struggling with dating or building a lasting relationship and wonder what might be going wrong for you. Instead of pinpointing what you might be doing wrong, I want to explore how your thoughts, attitudes and cognitive […]

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Mary Higgins Clark: What I’ve Learned About Love

Mary Higgins Clark is proof that it is never too late to fall in love. Following the death of her first husband Warren, with whom she had five children, she put love on hold, deciding to raise her brood on her own, rather than risk marrying a man who might not love all her children […]

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15 Reasons to Date a Police Officer

If a cop asks you out, say yes. Here’s why. 15 reasons to date a police officer: 1. Who doesn’t love a man (or woman) in uniform? 2. An officer’s job is summed up with “To serve and protect.” Your date will be looking out for the innocent and making citizens feel safe and secure. 3. You’ll be […]

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