Three Ways To Combat Your Relationship Insecurities

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When you find the one you feel like you’ve been waiting for all your life, it’s not surprising that you’d want to hold on tight. Your relationship is something that should be cherished, and you’re likely wary of anything that could harm it or take it away from you. But sometimes, the person in the […]

Your Boyfriend Won’t Replace Your Father

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A woman’s father was designed to be the first man that she’d ever love, though for a multitude of reasons – including divorce, absenteeism, bad parenting, abuse of the relationship, and other factors beyond her control- that may not have been the case. Due to a father’s inability to play his role in his daughter’s […]

Role-play: How Women Make Themselves Unhappy in Relationships

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Once a relationship begins, her apartment has never seen day without the Swiffer, and she is the only woman who not only is aware of “Steak and BJ” day, but celebrates it with the enthusiasm as a child on Christmas morning. On top of that, she is oh so easy doing. She has noticed that […]

5 Things Feminists Love About Men

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As a feminist, I am here to extend the olive branch to men. Maybe sometimes you don’t hear enough from feminist women how much we truly admire, respect, love, and appreciate you. I know feminism got a bad rap as being about bashing men, or taking over mankind like the aliens in a science fiction […]

How To Get Off The Dating Rollercoaster 101

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You’ve reached a point where you’re tired of exerting energy into the wrong guys so you take time to re-evaluate yourself and your approach to dating. Then, finally, one day you wake up and say “Okay, I’m ready to get back out there and try again” only to find yourself in the same cycle, repeating […]

The Basics: Achieving the Best Communication in Your Relationship

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Right place + Right time x Right force = Best Communication Ever There is a right way and wrong way to communicate in relationships. I also believe that there is a right place to communicate, a right time to communicate and a right force to communicate your words to your mate. Mastering this formula can […]

Are You Really Ready for a Relationship?

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How do you know you’re ready for a new relationship?  Is it a feeling?  Is it perfect timing?  Do you just know? Honestly, feelings, time and the inexplicable are not reliable indicators that you’re ready for a new relationship. Sure, you may have made decisions in the past based on one or all of them, […]

15 Ways to Keep the Romance Alive in a Relationship

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Ever wondered what keeps many couples together, and what causes others to split up? Some people enter into relationships for the wrong reasons. As new age guru Deepak Chopra noted, most people seek security in a relationship; we may hook up with a person who makes us feel safe. Finding ‘the one’ can create wondrous […]

Three Relationship-Starting Tips from a Family Therapist

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Sometimes I envy the preacher: when couples come to him, they’re in LOVE. When people come to me, it’s not because they’re in love. It’s because they’re in trouble. I’m a family therapist, and when you’re knocking on my door, it’s because the two of you need to work something out. I love my work, […]

You Want a Ring? Play Your Position.

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At one time or another dating was easy. It was about going out with someone and having fun. There was no pressure when it came to dating. But nowadays, it seems as if women are really putting the pressure on these men and expecting some type of committed relationship after a couple of months of […]