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gratitude and being single

Single, and Frustrated: 5 Things to Consider

One of the most frustrating issues singles face and contemplate is a lack of understanding about why they are single despite feeling as though they are doing everything “right” to find a partner. They might be using multiple avenues to meet potential matches, working to better themselves, engaging in social and community events, etc. However, […]

About You, Being Single, Expert Advice
how to find a soulmate

4 Strategies to Attract Your Soul Mate

The term “soul mate,” amor platonicus, was coined in the 15th century by Florentine scholar Marsilio Ficini, but the concept has appeared in many cultures since ancient times. The oldest record dates back five thousand years to the Egyptian legend of Osiris and Isis. Brother and sister, husband and wife, their eternal love lasted a […]

About You, Being Single, Dating Tips, Expert Advice, Mind, Body And Spirit
online dating tips

10 Important Dating Commandments

While the dating rulebook certainly isn’t law — don’t wait three days to call her, just do it — there are certain dating principles to follow if you want to set any relationship up for success. Here are ten of my favorite dating commandments: Dating commandment #1: It all starts with you. It’s the same advice your […]

Date Tips, Dating Advice, Dating Tips, Expert Advice, Mind, Body And Spirit, Relationship Advice
dating advice two

How to Feel Good About Dating

Let’s pause for a moment, and think about how you would describe your experience of dating. What’s the emotion that the word “dating” brings up for you? What experiences, past or present do you think about? Each person brings a different perspective to dating. Yours is based on what you’ve been through, what you’re feeling […]

Being Single, Dating Advice, Dating Tips, Expert Advice, First Dates
emotional vampires

How to Defend Against Five Emotional Vampires

Emotional vampires wear many different disguises–from workplace bullies to needy relatives to poor-me complainers. Intentionally or not, these people can make us feel depressed, overwhelmed, defensive, wiped out, and angry. Without effective self-defense strategies to keep them at bay, victims of emotional vampires sometimes develop unhealthy behaviors and symptoms, such as overeating, isolating, mood swings, […]

Expert Advice, Relationship Advice, Relationship Tips, Relationships
love last

Why Does Love Last for Some, and Not Others?

Unless you are dating just for fun — for companionship, laughs, excitement — then chances are you’ve asked yourself the question at the top of this page. If you desire an enduring, stable, fulfilling relationship, you want to know exactly what fortifies love year after year. That’s a critical question, because as we look at […]

Dating Advice, Expert Advice, Important Questions
happiness secrets

True or False: ‘Before You Can Be Happy with Someone Else, You Have to Be Happy by Yourself.’

Have you ever been told you haven’t found love because you need it too much? That you have to be happy by yourself first? Or have you said these things to yourself? These myths sound so plausible. It’s actually true that we can’t love others more than we love ourselves, and we need to love […]

About You, Being Single, Expert Advice

3 Ways to Impress Anyone

What makes someone influential? One of the most common responses we hear is charisma—being able to connect, charm, and win over others with one’s personality. The thing is, charisma is not something you’re born with. It’s something you learn. If you want to be the person everyone wants more of, the following lessons will help […]

About You, Being Single, Expert Advice, Mind, Body And Spirit
how to stop bad relationship patterns

Stop What You’re Doing! How to Change Behaviors That Hurt Your Romantic Relationships

We all strive for close, loving, lasting relationships – but for many people, fear gets in the way. Depending on what you’ve experienced in the past, you may fear that the person you love will leave, or cheat, or treat you badly. And these fears can cause you to react in ways that push your […]

About You, Date Tips, Dating Tips, Expert Advice
emotionally unavailable

Ten Signs You Are Attracted to an Emotionally Unavailable Person

A soul mate must be willing and available to have a relationship with you. If he or she is unavailable, this is not your soul mate at the present time. A confusing part of being attracted to unavailable, commitment-phobic people is that the emotional or sexual chemistry can feel so strong. You accept behavior that […]

Dating Issues, Dating Tips, Expert Advice