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why am i attracted to the wrong people

Six Reasons Your ‘Relationship Picker’ May Be Broken

Attraction is a concept that has been studied extensively, but even so, most people don’t know exactly why they are attracted to someone aside from basic personality or physical traits. In dating and relationships, you may look back and determine that you picked the “wrong” partner. Maybe you chose someone who looked good on paper, but was lacking […]

About You, Being Single, Expert Advice
how to find love

Ten Ways to Bring Love into Your Dating Life

So many clients of mine want to know how to find “the one” who will fill that emptiness in their hearts. They’re desperate to have the happily-ever-after fairy tale love they grew up believing was possible. But after months and often years of searching for that special someone, they’re frustrated and disappointed with what’s shown […]

About You, Dating Tips, Expert Advice

how to get over a breakup

Three Ways to Bounce Back from Rejection

Anyone who enters the dating world is bound to encounter rejection. Whether your online messages to dating prospects go unanswered, you have a great first date but never hear from the person again, or you get dumped after things were just starting to heat up, all rejections have one thing in common — they really […]

Dating Issues, Dating Tips For Men, Dating Tips For Women, Expert Advice, Relationship Problems, Relationships
Brett Eldredge, Country Singer

Ten Things I Can’t Live Without

Love is so much bigger than romance. We thought it was important to celebrate all of the types of love in our lives. From Deepak Chopra to Dr. Wayne W. Dyer, read on as some of the most inspirational (and coolest!) people we know share the things they just can’t live without. Ten things, to be exact (in most […]

About You, Expert Advice, Mind, Body And Spirit

learningfromtragedy

What Tragedy Can Teach Us About Love

Two years ago, I was sitting in the ICU, holding the hand of my boyfriend’s best friend. His hand was warm, his skin smooth. I couldn’t take my eyes off of how seemingly healthy his body looked. He was hooked up to so many machines it was hard to tell where they stopped and where […]

About You, Expert Advice, Important Questions About You, Mind, Body And Spirit, What I've Learned About Love
lookingforlove

Why You Are Not ‘Doomed’ in the Love Department

Too often I hear my clients verbalize that they are “doomed” in finding love because they are single. Of course it is not a simple cause and effect equation, but it seems like the human mind can make it into one if we aren’t aware. Some of my clients equate finding a partner with loving their lives […]

Dating Tips, Dating Tips For Women, Expert Advice

whattodowhenarelationshipisntworking

Seven Steps You Must Take Once a Relationship Goes Bad

Once a relationship just isn’t working anymore, we can feel it in our gut. Most of us override that feeling with rationalizing and justifying why we should stay because we have already invested a tremendous amount of time, emotion and energy. These defense mechanisms come from fear. However, they can only delay the truth for so long, and then we […]

Expert Advice, Relationship Advice, Relationship Problems, Relationships
dealing with a breakup

After the Breakup: The Most Important Thing to Do Before ‘Getting Back Out There’

As a breakup therapist, and author of the blog and book, “Getting Past Your Breakup: How To Turn A Devastating Loss Into The Best Thing That Ever Happened To You,” I receive many questions about what to do before getting back out there. My clients and readers are male and female, of all ages and […]

Breaking Up, Expert Advice, Relationship Advice

keystogreatrelationships

Three Must-Haves of Every Great Relationship

Are you living the good life? Would you like to? These are the penetrating questions that visionary psychologist Carl Rogers asked throughout his career as a passionate proponent of what he termed a “people-centered” approach to psychotherapy. He believed that everyone had the capacity to orchestrate their own change and growth and to become the […]

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whatdivorcedparentsshouldneverdo

Top Ten Don’ts for Divorced Parents

In recent years, the rates of divorce have been increasing rapidly. Studies have estimated that between 40 and 50 percent of all first marriages end in divorce and that number only increases with multiple marriages. Going through divorce is hard on any individual but the stress rises when there are children involved. Divorce can cause […]

Dating Issues, Dating Tips, Expert Advice