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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 […]

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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 […]

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About You, Being Single, Mind, Body And Spirit
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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 […]

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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 […]

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About You, Dating Advice, Dating Issues, Relationship Tips, Relationships
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Staying Positive After a Few Bad Dates…

You’ve committed to finding the one and have been out with a bunch of new prospects. Only problem is, you’ve had one bad date after another and now you’re questioning if sitting at home is actually more fun than going out with the most recent date you’ve planned for Saturday night. When you’re dragged down by […]

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Dating Advice
chemistry

Chemistry: You Know You Want It, but What Is It?

Chemistry is definitely a requirement for a fulfilling relationship, but it doesn’t always transpire in the way we would like to think. Most of us have visions of being swept off of our feet by Mr./Ms. Right. We imagine there will be that initial, magical moment where our eyes lock and we lose ourselves in each […]

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About You, Being Single, Dating Advice, Dating Tips, Physical Chemistry
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Why You Must Explore Vulnerability to Succeed at Love

The idea of being vulnerable isn’t one we like to think of. Ask most people what they believe vulnerable means and they’ll associate more negative events than positive ones with the term. For some reason, vulnerability is seen as a weakness. Even the dictionary defines it as “susceptible to physical or emotional attack or harm.” If […]

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About You, Being Single, Dating Advice
jealousy issues

What Jealousy is Really About

JEALOUSY! This is a big relationship issue that often does (but doesn’t have to) ruin your relationship. Jealousy is the green, fire-breathing monster lying in wait to devour relationships. Jealousy is within you. It has nothing to do with your partner. No matter what your partner does, you still feel jealous UNLESS you track it […]

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About You, Relationship Problems, Relationships
hugging benefits

15 Reasons to Hug Your Love More Often

Hugs are such frequent and automatic gestures that their value may be overlooked. But it turns out the common hug is not so common after all. More than a simple embrace or squeeze on the shoulder, hugs have many physical and emotional benefits, especially when enjoyed by two lovebirds: 1. A hug conveys caring. After […]

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Physical Chemistry, Relationship Advice, Relationship Tips, Relationships
how to break up kindly

15 Ways to Exit a Relationship with Dignity

In 1962, Neil Sedaka released the song “Breaking Up is Hard to Do,” which went to number one on the Billboard charts, was translated into many languages, and eventually was covered by dozens of artists over the years. The title of that song is a phrase that has been uttered by countless people over the decades. Love and […]

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Relationship Advice, Relationship Problems, Relationships