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divorce and afterwards

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, […]

Dating Advice, Dating Issues
desperate dater

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 […]

Dating Issues, Dating Tips

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” […]

Date Tips, Dating Issues, Dating Tips
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.

Dating, Dating Issues

Can Men Really Just Be Friends With Women?

The debate continues, as real men and women were asked this exact question. Staffers at 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

What Mad Men Has Taught Us About Love

Mad Men may not seem to be the most obvious show when it comes to gleaning love lessons from television, but it certainly has a few negative object lessons for us to take to heart. Don Draper may be the coolest man on TV — Ask Men named him the most influential man in the world […]

Dating Advice, Dating Issues, Dating Tips
torn between two lovers

Torn Between Two Lovers

Like most people, you have probably endured a “dating drought.” But perhaps things have changed for the better. Maybe you’ve even experienced a romantic downpour and you are now faced with a dilemma that would’ve seemed impossible through the dry years: You must choose between two or more potential partners. Some might wish for such […]

Dating Issues, Relationship Problems
Are You a 'Dating Drainer'?

Are You a ‘Dating Drainer’?

Everyone who has spent any time in the unpredictable world of dating has experienced an occasional misfire—a promising new relationship that suddenly fizzles without an obvious explanation.

Dating, Dating Issues
Multiple 'State of the Relationship' Talks

Signs You May Be Smothering Your Partner

There’s no such thing as loving someone too much. There is such a thing, though, as too much smothering. And smothering can definitely scare someone away.

Dating, Dating Issues, Dating Tips
Dating a Co-Worker

Dating a Co-Worker

You know the drill. Furtive glances across the lunch room. Lingering for small talk at the water cooler. Hallway smiles and joke-swapping.

Dating, Dating Issues, Dating Tips