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Dating Issues

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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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15 Ways to Deal With Dishonest People

What a wonderful world it would be if everyone made a collective commitment to be completely truthful and trustworthy with each other. We can all hope that day will one day arrive. But in the meantime, we must resign ourselves to the fact that there are people who choose to be deceitful and devious. So […]

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About You, Being Single, Dating Issues, Infidelity
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Why Men are More Distant in Relationships

Women immerse themselves in their romantic relationships, while men place their romantic partners on an equal but distant footing, according to research from Oxford University. The study shows that, generally, women are more invested in their relationships than men and that their happiness and well-being is more dependent upon how things are going in their intimate relationships. Is this a surprise to […]

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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
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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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3 Critical Steps to a Healthy Dating Life

Your divorce is final and you are ready, perhaps reluctantly, to get back into dating again. The reluctance sounds something like “I’m scared there is no one out there who is right for me!” After all, you’ve heard it time and again from some of your hopelessly single friends who seem deep down miserable. Hearing this so frequently, […]

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About You, Being Single, Date Tips, Dating Advice, Dating Issues, Expert Advice
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Why Forgiveness is Necessary When it Comes to Love

We’ve all heard the saying “forgive and forget,” but how many of us truly know what this means or how to do it? Forgiveness involves engaging with a complex series of emotions – anger, pain, frustration, and fear – which most of us try to avoid. Unfortunately, we can’t escape these feelings in life, at […]

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About You, Breaking Up, Communication, Dating Issues, Expert Advice, Mind, Body And Spirit
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Why Guys Should Pay for Dinner

“Really, that’s just not fair. I always pay my share the first time I meet a man.” ‘Janine’ said this after I suggested waiting for the man to pay for dates, and then paying her part only if he indicated he wanted her to. And not dating him again if indeed, that’s what he wanted. It’s […]

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Dangerous Liaisons: How 2 Simple Requirements Will Guard Against Abusers

Have you been told you’re too picky? Those were the words that resulted in a thousand chocolate-bar wrappers when I was searching for a mate. Some told me I would never find what I wanted; I needed to settle, or I’d be single forever. Yet in my experience, most people’s standards aren’t too high; they’re too low. […]

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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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