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15 Ways to Glean Wisdom from Your Past

You’ve heard the axiom, “Those who do not learn from history are bound to repeat it.” Some people have dating difficulties because they’ve never taken a hard look at the past to see how it affects the present and future. But let’s emphasize the positive: Everyone can gain valuable insights by exploring their personal, family, and […]

About You, Being Single, Dating Advice, Important Questions, Important Questions About You
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9 Tips to Help Create a Love that Lasts

How many of us have learned how to build loving relationships? Where did we learn? At home? At school? There is an art and science to building strong relationships. These are indispensable tips, written with romantic relationships in mind, but with a little modification you can apply them to your friendships, family, and even work relationships. 1. Create […]

Relationship Advice, Relationship Tips, Relationships

15 Ways to Overcome Perfectionism

“You’re such a perfectionist!” Has somebody ever said that to you—or several somebodies? Maybe no one needs to point it out because you are well aware of your perfectionism. Wanting things to be perfect—our work, appearance, even dates–might seem like a worthy pursuit. After all, we live in a flawed world, so it’s natural for […]

About You, Mind, Body And Spirit
long distance relationship tips

The Long-Distance Relationship: 6 Things to Remember

Love doesn’t always respect geographic boundaries, or easily take a backseat to educational pursuits, familial obligations, and career opportunities. Long-distance relationships (LDR) are proliferating, with an estimated 14 million couples defining their relationships as such and a staggering 75 percent of engaged couples reporting having been in a long-distance relationship at some point. Even as […]

Expert Advice, Relationship Advice, Relationship Problems, Relationship Tips, Relationships
first dates

5 First Date Conversation Rules You Should Totally Break

We’ve all heard of first date rules. They forbid talk of taboo subjects like religion or politics, they instruct you to be polite, and to play it cool because god forbid we actually talk about what we want out of life and our relationships. Most of these rules were designed to keep your first date […]

Dating Tips, First Date Questions, First Dates
controlling people

15 Ways to Break Free From Control Freaks

When you hear the words “control freak,” there’s likely a certain person who pops into your mind. These are the people who meddle in your business, tell you how to do things, and hold you to impossible standards. They are quick to point out your shortcomings and always have the right answer (allegedly). Whoever the controller […]

Relationship Problems, Relationship Tips, Relationships
regain confidence

No More Shame: 7 Ways to Get that Confidence Back

We live in a shame culture that attacks our confidence on a daily basis. Because of this we often feel flawed, unlovable, and unworthy. Shame hurts … bad. Not only emotionally, but also physically. According to Guy Winch, Ph.D., author of Emotional First Aid: Healing Rejection, Guilt, Failure and Other Everyday Hurts, rejection and physical […]

About You, Dating Advice, Expert Advice, Mind, Body And Spirit
self love

Stop the Talk That Drains You: Self-Talk to True Love

You know how there is always that person who can’t wait to bring you down, burst your bubble, and tell you how bad things are? Well, sometimes that person is you. Those voices in your head that say you aren’t good enough, life stinks, and things will never change. This can reflect in your relationships […]

About You, Being Single, Mind, Body And Spirit
confident woman

5 Things I’m No Longer Apologizing For in Dating

Subconsciously or consciously, how often do you find yourself apologizing? You slightly bump into a stranger and you mutter a ‘sorry.’ A coworker interrupts you, and yet, you find yourself stammering to apologize first. Or, perhaps just as frequently, you find yourself talking about a bad date and when you feel like your friend has […]

About You, Date Tips, Dating Advice, Dating Issues
texting and dating

2 Things to Know About Texting and Dating

It is no secret that much of the communication between potential or new partners occurs behind the computer screen or through text messaging. By definition, online dating begins on the Internet, however, growing trends suggest that new relationships continue to take place over technology and have become less about connecting and interacting in person. As […]

About You, Dating Advice, Dating Issues, Relationship Tips, Relationships