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dating while unemployed

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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About You, Date Tips, Dating Advice, Dating Issues
signs he is not the one

6 Signs This is ‘Not’ The Guy for You

The endless search for lasting love can be exhausting, frustrating, and depressing. In a world dominated by social media, serial dating, and a cheating rate of 60% of all married couples, we may questions why we search. We search because we want to be in love. We want to feel that connection and safety with […]

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Dating Advice, Dating Issues, Dating Tips, Dating Tips For Women, Expert Advice
dating as a single parent

15 Ways to Date Successfully as a Single Parent

Everyone knows that dating is complicated under the best of circumstances. Add children into the picture, and things can get doubly complicated. But complications need not keep a single parent from dating … and dating successfully. Careful planning and wise decision-making can lead to an enjoyable dating life—and who knows, maybe even the partner you’ve been […]

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About You, Dating Advice, Dating Issues, Dating Tips
toxic people

15 Ways to Spot a Toxic Person

First the good news: The world is full of honest, kindhearted, well-adjusted people. Now the bad news: There are also plenty of people who are less than emotionally healthy, the kind who manipulate, lie, and cheat. Definitely the ones you want stay far away from. You can avoid lots of trouble by knowing what to […]

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About You, Dating Advice, Dating Issues, Dating Tips
learning how to trust again

Learning How to Trust Again

Whether you are coming out of a bad breakup or trying to figure out how to be vulnerable and trust the online dating structure, I have some advice on why learning how to trust actually begins with you. There are steps to cultivating trust. Trusting another begins with trusting ourselves. The shift may be imperceptible at […]

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About You, Being Single, Dating Issues, Online Date Tips
dating with depression

Six Things You Need to Know about Dating with Depression (After a Breakup)

A painful breakup can cause you to fall into depression. You miss your ex (even if you know the breakup is for the best), you’re feeling miserable and crying often, or maybe you just feel numb and empty. You might be second-guessing yourself, feeling bad about yourself, having trouble concentrating at work, and can’t sleep […]

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Dating Issues, Dating Tips, Expert Advice
after divorce when are you ready to date again

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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About You, Being Single, Dating Advice, Dating Issues, Senior Dating
how to get over a breakup

Three Ways to Bounce Back from Rejection

Anyone who enters the dating world is bound to encounter rejection. Whether your online messages to dating prospects go unanswered, you have a great first date but never hear from the person again, or you get dumped after things were just starting to heat up, all rejections have one thing in common — they really […]

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Dating Issues, Dating Tips For Men, Dating Tips For Women, Expert Advice, Relationship Problems, Relationships
how to tell a secret

Should You Share Deep, Dark Secrets With Your Partner?

According to the Oxford dictionary, a secret is something that is “not meant to be known as such by others.” There you have it. We should all just keep our secrets to ourselves, because they aren’t meant to be known by others. Ever. That might work…if you plan to live alone for the rest of […]

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About You, Communication, Dating Issues, Important Questions
panic attacks and dating

When Anxiety Strikes During Your Date: Six Ways to Manage It

Getting through a first date is a common source of anxiety and worry for many. There may be urges to avoid dating altogether or settle for someone who you don’t ultimately see a future with. There is really good news though. If you are willing to learn from each dating experience, manage expectations and recover from some […]

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Dating Advice, Dating Issues, Dating Tips, First Dates