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It’s perfectly okay for you to be single, I promise.

This is an issue that I’m facing a lot lately, which is why after a long hiatus from writing for this wonderful website, I just felt that I had to return to my relationship rants to ask if any other women are being asked this question a little more often that they’d like: Oh, why [...]

The Man Detox

It’s the New Year. Hey 2014, you’d better be a good one! I know a good few of you are going to be having something of a detox January. No alcohol, few carbs and a only the tiniest amount of sugar after the excesses and jollity of December. Cutting out caffeine? Downing the vegetable juice? Your [...]

The Potential Partner Checklist

We’ve all done it. We’ve all not said yes to a date with a guy because he didn’t quite meet up with our expectations. You may have fancied him a bit but said no because you didn’t want to sit down for a coffee with him and then realise he wasn’t as funny or charming [...]

Young, Fun, and Online Dating

Young, Fun, and Online Dating Online dating – it’s not a new concept. By now, via the virtues of advertising and such, I think most of us are familiar with the dating sites (complete with their own little gimmick or kink) whether we’re using them or not. Recently there was a fairly entertaining account of [...]

10 Facts You Don’t Know About Keeping Him Interested

So, you’ve been hanging out with a guy who is amazing and wonderful. You two have been out on a couple of dates (or maybe more). You’re having a great time with him and you think everything is going well except… You’re just not sure. You’ve been through this scenario before where it’s all fun, [...]

5 Turn-Arounds When Jealousy Is Ruining Your Lovelife

Everything was going great, until it happened again. Like it always does, your jealousy crashed in and spoiled the date you were on. Just like in the past, your jealousy ruined the good thing you had going with a fabulous guy and left you miserable and embarrassed. That’s the way that jealousy works. It feels [...]

Toxic Relations

We have either been in a bad relationship or have known of others who have. A toxic relationship leaves most unhappy and feeling as though the world is on their shoulders. Most, probably all, relationships will go through bad patches and it is more than likely couples will argue. However, these arguments should not leave [...]

10 Reasons Why He Hasn’t Asked You Out Again

You stare at your phone as if you could will him to call or text you. The great guy you met and went out with hasn’t contacted you at all and you’re worried. Your mind is going a million miles an hour with theories about why he’s been silent. This has got to be one [...]

5 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Chance at Love

“There’s nobody out there for me!” This is the lament we hear from so many people who email us, post to our Facebook page and come to us for relationship coaching. We empathize with those who have been searching and searching for the right partner and come up empty. And feel so alone. Maybe you’ve [...]

3 Words That Will Ruin Your Relationship

We’ve said them. You’ve said them. Everybody has said (out loud or in our minds) these three very innocent words whose combined meaning packs a mean punch that can knock everything that’s sweet and wonderful right out of a relationship. In fact, these three average and ordinary words can even make it impossible for someone who [...]

How do you get back in the dating game?

It seems, as my friends and I creep closer into adulthood, more and more of us are finding ourselves in serious and steady relationships. Dating is a thing of the past for the most of us; so when we all started watching the Channel 4 series, ‘Dates’, which is allegedly an honest look at modern dating, [...]

How Much Should You Share About Your Past?

We’ve all got skeletons in our closets. Each and every one of us has something about our past that we’d rather nobody knew about…especially a date or someone we’d like to date. Maybe it’s the number of sexual partners you had in your wilder days. Maybe it’s the lack of sexual partners you’ve had. Maybe [...]

Fun, Unusual Wedding Trends

Weddings – once upon a time, it seemed like if you had been to one, you had seen them all. Since then though, couples have embraced the challenge of differentiating themselves from their peers and parents by adopting unique (if not wacky) décor elements. Only time will tell if these innovative new concepts are the [...]

How to find a serious partner online – dos and don’ts

It’s no longer unusual to hear of people meeting serious partners online and, if you go about things the right way, there’s every reason to believe that you’ll find success. However, there are several pitfalls to avoid when dating online (and there’s a surprising number of people who fail to heed them!). Pay attention to [...]

Avoid These 4 Facebook Relationship Fatalities

Facebook is awesome, right? Except when it endangers your relationship. Well, let us be clearer. Facebook is a wonderful way to stay in touch with family and friends and it can be fun for your relationship too. You can use a social networking site like Facebook to be flirty with your partner or potential partner. You [...]

How to Create Interest and Attraction When Approaching a Woman?

The art of asking a woman out on a date has been debated, tested and refined for thousands of years. And yet, despite having access to all of that knowledge and wisdom, men still panic when it’s time to approach the object of their affections. They begin searching for little tricks that are guaranteed to [...]

Feeling Neglected? What to Do When His Friends Are More Important Than You

It hurts to be somebody’s fall-back plan. When your partner seems to want to spend time with his (or her) friends instead of with you, it not only hurts, it’s bad for your relationship too. Thinking that you are the “have to” for your partner instead of the “want to” can leave you feeling neglected and [...]

How to End an Argument Without Losing Self-Respect

It’s a stand-off. You know those times when you and your love can’t seem to agree?  You’re stuck and it feels like the only way to resolve the conflict is for you to “give in” and let your partner have his or her way. It can seem like your only “choice” is to compromise what’s [...]

The first cut is the deepest

There are 5 words I hate.  “What are we doing here?” or its closely related cousin, “What do you want from me?” They put all the pressure on me to make the decision.  And make me want to respond in my sassiest tone, “If you don’t know, how can I answer that definitively?!  ‘We’ applies [...]

Commitment Conundrum: What to Do When Your Partner Won’t Commit

Kate’s relationship with Jon is at a serious crossroads. They’ve been dating exclusively for almost a year but she’s still unsure about his commitment to her. When they’re together Jon is loving and passionate, but when he gets focused on a project for work or with the band he’s in, Kate feels ignored. She is [...]