Dating Issues

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Ten Signs You Are With a Narcissist

Are you falling in love with someone who is too in love with themselves to love you back? Here are 10 signs you’re with a narcissist: 1. He exaggerates his achievements. Sure, we all want tend to upsell our accomplishments from time to time. But if your date can’t talk about his life without dropping plenty […]

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Dating Don’ts for the Single Parent

Hoping your new love interest gets along with your cat is one thing. But for single parents looking to blend not just lives (and pets) but entire families, dating takes on an entirely new level of complexity. You have more than your own current and future well-being to think about; you have the current and […]

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What ‘I Don’t Know What I Want’ Really Means!

Your date just said “I don’t know what I want” during a heart-to-heart over dinner. If you’re not sure what he/she meant by that, considering the following common definitions for the phrase. Be warned: It’s rarely a good thing for the relationship. Defined: I don’t want you — now or ever. This is probably the […]

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Going Dutch on a Date: Good Idea?

Over the last couple of weeks, I have been asking my friends (both men and women) who paid and who should pay for first dates. Almost everyone said men in their experience paid for first dates, although most of my women friends added that they reached for the wallet and offered to chip in. The one person […]

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Freeing Your Heart from Anxiety: How to Overcome Dating Worries

How does one even think about going on a date if they suffer from anxiety? We took this question (and some others!) to Dr. Tamar Chansky, Ph.D., author of the new book Freeing Yourself from Anxiety, for her advice about this difficult issue.  eH: First dates can rattle anyones nerves, but if one suffers from anxiety it […]

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Life After Divorce: Avoiding a Huge Mistake

Making a good adjustment to life after divorce sounds simple: (1) Create and use a good support network to help you release the emotional impact of your divorce, (2) redefine yourself with a new life purpose, (3) set and start pursuing new goals for your health, wealth, love, and self-expression, and, if you have kids, […]

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Bad Dating Habits to Break…Right About Now

If you find yourself reflecting on a series of dates-gone-nowhere, consider evaluating your dating habits. Here are seven common dating habits you should consider breaking (right about now!): Bad Dating Habit #1: Being too available (every single night!). You meet. He calls. You go out that very same night – and then the next night too!  While showing […]

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The Six Best ‘Reasons’ to Back Out of a Date

You said yes — and now you want to say no. If you’re having second thoughts about the plans-for-two you just agreed to, here are a few of the best excuses/reasons for backing out of a date. You double-booked yourself. The “double-booked” excuse is one of the few that let’s you use “honoring a commitment” […]

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Questions to Ask Yourself Before Committing

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Committing

You’ve been on many dates. You laugh at each other’s jokes. You find their quirks endearing. And you’re excited to see where the relationship might lead.

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Can Men Really Just Be Friends With Women?

The debate continues, as real men and women were asked this exact question. Staffers at Shape.com talked to 13 men and women of all ages and backgrounds to get their take on whether guys can really have a relationship with a girl, that doesn’t involve sex. Here’s what these folks had to say about the matter: “While […]

Dating Advice, Dating Issues, Dating Tips, Important Questions