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Undecided After the First Date? 5 Things to Consider

You met someone for coffee. Your date didn’t make you run screaming from The Coffee Bean, but he or she didn’t totally wow you, either. Perhaps you spent the evening a bit bored. Or put off by the way she laughed. Or you couldn’t stop wondering if he’d look better without that mustache. Should you give […]

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Dating Tips, First Date Questions, First Dates
whyitsnevertoolateforlove

Why It’s Never Too Late for Love

If you’ve been single for a long stretch despite efforts to find love, you’ve probably grown weary of seeing happy, romantic couples at every turn…among your friends and family, featured in internet accounts, described in magazine stories, and on and on. The sense of feeling left out can be especially acute at certain holidays — […]

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About You, Being Single
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Ten Things to Never Text to Your Ex

Maybe you need to ask your ex something. Maybe she still has your stuff. Maybe his dad is ill and you want to check in. Before you text an ex, try to honor a month-long “no contact rule” first. When you do send that first text, accept that you may not get a response — or […]

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Date Tips, Dating Issues, Dating Tips, Relationship Tips
tips for a great thanksgiving

15 Ways to Make This Your Best Thanksgiving Ever

The beauty of Thanksgiving is that it gives us a chance to push the pause button on our busy lives and reflect on the blessings we have, the people we love, and the freedoms we enjoy. Since you have reached adulthood, you’ve got many Thanksgiving holidays in your history. Most were probably delightful, perhaps some […]

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About You, Mind, Body And Spirit, Seasonal
Twenty Seconds of Courage

Twenty Seconds of Courage

The recent movie ‘We Bought a Zoo’ is an adaptation of the true story of Benjamin Mee and his children.

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About You, Dating Advice
dating tips and online dating

Unlocking Dating Myths: ‘Love Only Happens When You’re Not Looking.’

Two days ago on Facebook, I saw this post: “Not looking anymore. If it’s meant to be, love will happen.” It was littered with likes. Folks, there is a word for people over age 25 or so who wait for love to happen to them, and that word is “single.” Yet people keep believing love […]

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About You, Being Single, Dating Tips, Expert Advice
online dating profiles and things not to write

10 Things to Never Write in an Online Dating Profile

Maybe you’ve decided to finally give online dating a try, or maybe you’re just wondering why your matches aren’t responding to your profile. There are a few profile-writing strategies to optimize the likelihood of interest from potential matches. Here are ten things to never write in an online profile: 1. Never dismiss online dating. Insulting the method […]

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Online Date Tips, Using eHarmony
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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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Date Tips, Dating Advice, Dating Tips, Expert Advice, Mind, Body And Spirit, Relationship Advice
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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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Being Single, Dating Advice, Dating Tips, Expert Advice, First Dates
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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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Dating Advice, Expert Advice, Important Questions