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Are You Dating a ‘Chronically Difficult’ Person?

Everyone has bad days. Everyone goes through rough patches. You’ve been there yourself. Someone you care about is overwhelmed or stressed to the point of snippiness and name-calling, or worse, a complete meltdown. It’s surprising and annoying, but you understand. You have compassion. You make an exception because you know that it’s temporary. Things will […]

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Expert Advice, Relationship Tips, Relationships
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14 Ways to Know if Your Date is Over His or Her Ex

Exes are a fact of life for most of us. And that’s something you can deal with just fine, because you, too, have significant others in your rearview mirror. The issue is whether or not your date is over—really over—his or her ex. You can move forward with confidence if you know your new interest has truly left the past […]

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Date Tips, Dating Advice, Dating Issues
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Are Texting and Dating a Recipe for Relationship Disaster?

Modern dating has a lot of positives. We use the internet to meet people we would never be able to otherwise meet. (It’s how I met my husband!) It also creates complications we never had before, particularly with texting and dating. Texting and dating definitely isn’t just for 20 year olds anymore. As The Dating […]

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Date Tips, Dating, Dating Advice, Dating Issues
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Move Beyond Casual Dating: 3 Tips for Choosing a Partner You Can Grow With

You met at the right time and everything just fell into place. You’ve dated plenty of other people but it has never felt this right. You’re ready to move past casual dating and take the next step. A big, scary, exciting step. When you find someone you’re ready to take that leap with, it isn’t […]

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Date Tips, Dating, Dating Advice, Dating Issues, Dating Tips, Expert Advice
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Keep Your Relationship Together: The 10 Essentials

This is not the 50s or even the 90s. Relationships seem to be more and more transitory. Divorce rates are high, break-ups frequent, and long-term commitment is more the exception than the rule. There is hope, as there do exist some simple, universal, essentials that people require from their partners. These needs may be simple, […]

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Relationship Advice, Relationship Tips, Relationship Tips, Relationships
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Stop Trying to Find Yourself, and Be Yourself

In this fast-paced, high-tech world we often feel lost, confused, and absent of meaningful connections to self and others. We’re becoming numb, deflated to the negative behavior of the housewives of stupidity and the fantasy images too often portraying our gender. Our lives spin like a revolving door and we certainly don’t have a year […]

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About You, Being Single, Mind, Body And Spirit
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15 Reasons to Date Someone Who Grew Up in the Eighties

No one who lived during the 80s knew it would become such an iconic decade. The big hair, shoulder pads, massive political events, and colorful celebs … it was an epic time. Whether you look back on that era with fondness or fright, you should look favorably on dating someone who grew up during the eighties. Here’s why: 1. […]

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Dating Advice
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First Date Conversation: 6 Expert Tips

Dating apps are useful ways of finding love in today’s world. Surprisingly, many successful long-term relationships began with one click. But it’s also possible to waste a LOT of time hoping for miracles. Dating in the digital age is hard enough, but how do you make the most of that all-important first date by having a […]

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Dating Tips, First Date Questions
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4 Things to Look For in a High-Quality Man

If you met an amazingly wonderful, high-quality man today, would you be able to recognize him? I know that most of my clients and women I speak to on a regular basis can’t. They are often concerned with a list of qualities and accomplishments that are watered down and often shallow. When I ask them […]

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Dating Advice, Dating Tips, Dating Tips For Women
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10 Subtle Signs of Emotional Abuse

If you’ve never been involved with a cunning, pathological lying, narcissistic, abusive partner, you may not know what you’re dealing with. When you date an abusive personality, you may buy into his charm, braggadocio, and phony façade while downplaying his inconsiderate and questionable behavior. Or you mistrust your instincts that your boyfriend or husband is […]

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About You, Communication, Dating Issues, Relationship Problems, Relationships