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Children or No Children? That is the Question

A major issue for both men and women in finding the right relationship is whether or not children will become a part of it. If your vision centers on creating a family with children, as mine did, learning that a potential partner can’t conceive or has chosen not to have children –– or being that […]

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resistance to online dating and how to deal

Why You Should Rethink Your Resistance to Online Dating

When you were younger and fantasized about how you were going to meet your special someone, you might have pictured meeting the “old-fashioned way.” Maybe you envisioned yourself locking eyes with this person from across the room, being setup by your best friends, or turning an intense attraction with a stranger on the street into a beautiful relationship. You might […]

Expert Advice, Online Date Tips, Using eHarmony

create miracles

How to Create Miracles in All of Your Relationships

Relationships can be our greatest teachers. We can find learning opportunities in all our relationships—whether family, friends or lovers. Rather than stress over challenging relationships, we can shift our perspective. Intimate connections offer us a glimpse into the darker sides of our personality that we may not always want to see. For instance, if you […]

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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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how do you know if he or she is the one

Five Things to Consider Before Deciding Your New Love is ‘The One’

Love and connection are the sustenance of life. Love is the super delicious treat in life. It’s wonderful. The challenge is that the few first few months of any relationship are consumed with a lusty kind of love and our brains are high on dopamine. We have absolutely no objectivity in this phase. All we can […]

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how to forgive

Why Forgiveness is so Critical in Every Relationship

Forgiveness in its most basic sense is letting go of the desire, the need, and the “right” to require punishment or restitution for the perceived offense. In forgiving, we renounce the right to hold resentment; we stop fanning the flame of anger, and instead seek to restore that which has been lost. The alternative to forgiveness is […]

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stress tips and how to overcome them

When the Going Gets Rough: The Path Back to Joy and Healing

Peace, joy, and gratitude – feelings we all wish for, but ones that can be hard to come by in our stressful world. When we’re bombarded with our own negative thoughts, it can make us feel as though we’re in a self-made prison of blame and judgments, making it feel impossible to relish the good […]

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love at first sight

What’s the Deal with ‘Love at First Sight?’

The concept of love at first sight appears in so many films that you would think most people felt that same way when they first met their partner or spouse. Romantic comedies and dramas portray magical moments where two character’s eyes lock for the first time and life is never the same. Sound familiar? Probably not! We are a culture that thrives […]

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codependence

Are You Codependent?

In the best of circumstances, a parent will meet their child’s needs for nurturing, protection and emotional attunement in order to securely bond with them. When there is a failure to complete this process of secure bonding, codependency results. Characteristics of Codependency If you examine the characteristics of people with codependent behaviors, you will find behavior […]

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on the inside that counts

Matching the Outside to the Inside

Did you get dressed this morning? Yes, of course you did, because in our society you can’t be naked. And even if you could, I think most of us would opt for clothing. After showering or brushing your teeth, dressing is probably the first thing you do every day. But have you ever stopped to […]

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