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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 […]

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15 Amazing Things About October

October has to be among the most beloved months of the year. The changing leaves, the little goblins and ghouls knocking at your door, the mulled wine…. Here are 15 amazing things about October: 1. Sweater weather. Fall is fashion’s New Year. No more fretting over skimpy clothing and feeling sweaty. (And it’s not yet cold […]

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15 Reasons to Date a Vampire

If you’re ever going to say yes to a date with a vampire, October’s the month to do it. Here are 15 reasons to date a vampire: 1. Vampires are always cold. Your date won’t whine about the changing temperatures. 2. Move over, pointy-eared, Nosferatu! In recent years, vampires have become much better looking. See: […]

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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 […]

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15 Reasons to Date a Runner

You see them pounding the pavement or bounding down the pathway. Runners are part of our society’s landscape, jogging to stay in shape, participate in clubs, or train for competition. There are lots of reasons to admire people who devote themselves to running regularly. Let us add one more reason to the list—these people often […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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15 Reasons to Date a Golfer

If you are a golfer yourself, you already know many of the qualities—physical, mental, emotional—that lead to greatness on the course. If you don’t golf, you may have formed impressions from TV and movies: it’s a boring game, duffers ride around in carts, angry people throw clubs into the lake, the men wear plaid pants […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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