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5 Signs You Are Trying to Change Your Partner

Whether we like it or not, we are imperfect and our partners are too. It can be difficult to grasp that acceptance is the first step to personal growth, change, and self-improvement. We can easily get caught up in the notion of perfection, and feel miserable with ourselves when we cannot achieve it. By accepting our […]

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The Biggest Dating Dos and Don’ts from Our Favorite Horror Films

If you’re prepping for a first date this Halloween, keep in mind the dating wisdom offered by these classic horror movies. 1. Dating Do: Behave yourself. It’s a general rule that good girls survive. Act accordingly. 2. Dating Don’t: Get drunk. Drunk characters end up playing the fools and victims in horror flicks. You don’t want to […]

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Date Tips, Dating Advice, Dating Tips
dating mistakes

Are These Subconscious Mistakes Telling Your Date You’re Not Interested?

The only time you should be hard to read is during a poker game or boardroom negotiations. Your first date is not one of those times, and yet so many of us are hard to read. Unless you’re specifically telling your date, “Hey, I like you!”, they are often left looking for subtle subconscious cues […]

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Dating Advice, Dating Issues, Dating Tips, Dating Tips For Men, Dating Tips For Women
national kindness month

4 Ways Kindness Leads to Love

October is National Kindness Month, and while you should practice being a good person all year ‘round, if you’re inspired to make your patch of the world a little brighter, consider this month your personal challenge to act. And though you might not need another incentive to smile at strangers, pick up someone’s coffee or […]

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About You, Being Single, Date Tips, Dating Advice, Seasonal
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‘When Should I Meet My Online Love Interest?’

It’s one of the main questions I get from those who online date; how fast should I meet the person face-to-face? Imagine this; you’re matched with an attractive prospect. You start messaging one another. You find you have some things in common, frequent the same restaurants in town, and love the same sports teams. You […]

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Dating Advice, Online Date Tips
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 the positive: Everyone can gain valuable insights by exploring their personal, family, and […]

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About You, Being Single, Dating Advice, Important Questions, Important Questions About You
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No More Shame: 7 Ways to Get that Confidence Back

We live in a shame culture that attacks our confidence on a daily basis. Because of this we often feel flawed, unlovable, and unworthy. Shame hurts … bad. Not only emotionally, but also physically. According to Guy Winch, Ph.D., author of Emotional First Aid: Healing Rejection, Guilt, Failure and Other Everyday Hurts, rejection and physical […]

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About You, Dating Advice, Expert Advice, Mind, Body And Spirit
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5 Things I’m No Longer Apologizing For in Dating

Subconsciously or consciously, how often do you find yourself apologizing? You slightly bump into a stranger and you mutter a ‘sorry.’ A coworker interrupts you, and yet, you find yourself stammering to apologize first. Or, perhaps just as frequently, you find yourself talking about a bad date and when you feel like your friend has […]

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About You, Date Tips, Dating Advice, Dating Issues
texting and dating

2 Things to Know About Texting and Dating

It is no secret that much of the communication between potential or new partners occurs behind the computer screen or through text messaging. By definition, online dating begins on the Internet, however, growing trends suggest that new relationships continue to take place over technology and have become less about connecting and interacting in person. As […]

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About You, Dating Advice, Dating Issues, Relationship Tips, Relationships
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Staying Positive After a Few Bad Dates…

You’ve committed to finding the one and have been out with a bunch of new prospects. Only problem is, you’ve had one bad date after another and now you’re questioning if sitting at home is actually more fun than going out with the most recent date you’ve planned for Saturday night. When you’re dragged down by […]

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