Archive | January, 2012

Are You With A Cheater?

Just about everyone in their dating and relationship career has the misfortune of encountering a cheater. Sometimes it’s a player who you thought you were dating exclusively, sometimes it’s a spouse who is having an emotional relationship at work.¬†Whatever form it comes in, it sucks…it’s horrible and life altering. Interestingly, when someone can’t stay faithful, […]

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What Can You Tell From A First Date, Part Deux!

Ok, so I meant to post this sooner, but ended up getting sidetracked over the weekend. So, how were your weekend dates? Did Friday’s post make you stop and think? Well, finally….here’s part two. ūüôā Let’s talk today about the 7 negative behaviors to watch for on a first date that¬†prevent¬†future relationship success. Here we […]

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What Can You Tell From A First Date?

Do you ever wish you had a crystal ball that would allow you to know if a first date will turn into a worthwhile relationship? I sure did! As someone who went on hundreds of first dates, it’s so easy to get your hopes up every¬† single¬†time. Does he like me? Do I like him? […]

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Nagging: The Marriage Killer

Yesterday there was a¬†really interesting article in the Wall Street Journal entitled, “Meet The Marriage Killer.” What’s this killer, you ask? It’s not money problems or infidelity…. surprise, it’s actually nagging! Nagging – defined as an interaction where one person repeatedly makes a request the another person who then repeatedly ignores the request and becomes […]

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Don’t Scare People Away With Your Online Dating Profile

In a previous post, I talked about how to choose an online dating site from the myriad that exist today.¬† Now, I’d like to talk about how to write a profile that will attract a person perfect for the special person that is YOU! According to a paper presented at the 2010 American Sociological Association […]

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Myth Buster: Opposites Don’t Actually Attract….

Ever since¬†you were old enough to date, someone was telling you tidbits about how attraction works. By the time of your first crush,¬†someone had¬†already pulled you over at your locker and told you that “opposites attract.” Makes sense in theory, right? Find someone with opposite traits and two perfect halves come together to¬†make a perfect […]

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Are You Approachable?

I went to a really cool lecture¬†this week¬†on mindfulness and meditation. The instructor spoke about seeing the goodness in yourself, which¬†got me thinking… When I was in my 20’s, I was what you¬†might call “shy.” unfortunately the reality really was that I was¬† self-conscious and afraid (probably of getting hurt). So my way of being […]

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Bring On The Bonding…

Have you ever broken up with someone and it felt like you were physically¬†going through withdrawl¬†without them in your life? Well, you likely were. In romantic love, when two people have sex, oxytocin is released during orgasm and even cuddling, which helps bond the relationship.This chemical begins creating an emotional bond — the more sex, […]

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Don’t Miss Out On The Right Relationship By Settling For Mr. Wrong

Are you so desperate to be in love, to have a partner that you would overlook important character traits, behaviors or treatment in order to seal the deal? In other words, would you settle for less than you really want or deserve? And, an even better question is…would you recognize if you were in fact […]

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Getting On The Same Page For Marriage

Whether it’s a friend of yours or good ole’ Kim Kardashian, loads of people¬†seem to be¬†rushing into marriage without doing their due dilligence. Why do you think this is? I know there is an allure to planning and having a wedding and a honeymoon – and that often becomes to focus.¬† But, we¬†need to remember […]

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