“Let’s take it slow” is easier said than done when you meet someone you’re immediately infatuated with, but taking the time to really get to know someone is crucial for building the foundation of a [hopefully] long-term relationship. Here are tips for how to pace yourself while dating: 1. Speak up. If you want to go […]
According to the U.S. Census, in 2010 there were close to 12 million single-family households in America. Given these statistics, if you are a single adult, it would not be surprising that you find yourself attracted to someone who has children. As you read through these suggestions, remember that children come in all ages and some […]
So you are embarking on a first date, maybe even contemplating re-partnering. Perhaps you have been flying solo for some time and want to finally settle down…you are filled with optimism about the prospect of a new beginning. But dating isn’t as easy as you had hoped. You know what they say: “You never get a second […]
It would be nice if life’s most important lessons came wrapped in a neat package and delivered to your front door. Unfortunately, many of the most essential lessons about life and love come the hard way—through disappointments, setbacks, and failures. Beginning in 1986, Dr. Terri Orbuch tracked the lives of 373 married couples and found […]
When it comes to communicating attraction and romantic interest, people generally think that you are either good at flirting or bad at it. The stereotypical “good flirt” is a man who easily picks up women, usually at a bar or club, or maybe a woman who can score free drinks from guys all night long. […]
We all have “baggage.” It comes with being human — and with having relationships. By age 18, most of us have discovered that relationships can be a source of great joy, satisfaction and meaning when our needs for love, affection and companionship are met. Or a source of heartache and sorrow when they’re not. Few things […]
Most of us have experienced some level of resentment at one point or another in our lives. Resentment can spiral out of control, fester and begin to take over our thoughts, actions and even our well-being. Resentment can overwhelm our innate sense of joy and ease. How can we overcome these feelings and regain contentment and peace of […]
Dr. Wayne Dyer, spiritual teacher, author and internationally renowned lecturer in the field of self-development, has never really applied his uplifting principles to the art of romantic relationships, but he agreed to try just that in this exclusive interview for us.