You went out, met a guy, but instead of getting your number, he threw you a curve ball and got yours. Now what? Whenever possible, you should avoid being the first one to make contact, whether by text or any other modern-day device. It is important to let the guy make the first move, just to make sure that he is genuinely interested in you.
Although a highly recognized practice of finding a partner for a relationship, online dating is still a new arena for many. If you have decided to give online dating a try, here are a few starter tips to help with getting started. 1. Identity Crisis – Creating an online profile poses a lot of various easy to answer questions such as your name, gender and age. However, it also challenges you to put forth a clear and concise understanding of who you are in limited characters.
The buzz in therapy circles in April 2012 concerned a New York Times article written by a NYC psychotherapist, Jonathan Alpert, who inflates his credentials and bashes long-term treatment and the therapists who provide it. He implies that long-term therapy is only for severe psychological disorders—and he doesn't consider depression and anxiety to be severe issues.
2013 is quickly approaching. In just a few days, it will be a new year and a new opportunity to start fresh again. Part of moving forward is letting go of the past that binds and confines you. As you begin to make resolutions and set goals, commit to removing blocks and obstacles that may have kept you from finding your plus one. For the next 30 days, follow these three tips to resolve your past and welcome your future.
Going from online dating to a first date can be intimidating but it can be can be easily mastered. When getting to know your future plus one, it’s important to spend time listening as much as it is talking. Follow this simple list of Do’s and Don’ts and you will be a conversation pro in no time at all.
by 5 Simple Steps to Choosing Your Path, W. Granville Brown, for GalTime.com As a professional life coach, I’m privileged to have some very successful career women as clients. I’ve discovered that many of them face challenges quite different than those encountered by men. For example, consider the deep feelings of guilt many working mothers experience.
By GalTime's Funny Gal, Jenny from the Blog, Jenny Isenman, for GalTime.com Recently, I wrote about the blessing of Move-a-Body-Friends. You know, those people you would do anything for, like say, move a body? Since that’s a metaphor (sort of), I thought I’d make a list of things I would actually do (and in most cases already have) for my nearest and dearest.
For some people, the idea of being in a social setting is comparable to a torture treatment. The anxiety and the pressure to talk one on one or to a group leaves a select few in sheer panic. Understandably, this can create more awkardness and ultimately, shyness - the exact opposite of what was intended. Here's a few tips to help with being comfortable in a social setting.
By Editor, Lori Garcia, for GalTime.com Ways to make extra money this holiday There’s nothing quite like the holiday season to send panic into our bank accounts. If you find your holiday budget is a little too slim or you’re simply looking to make a little extra cash, this holiday season is the perfect time to go into business for yourself!
One way to avoid the dreaded gift-giving peril is to create a wish list or wish board on Pinterest and send your significant other the link.
By GalTime Writer, Kelly Rouba, for GalTime.com ‘Tis the season for giving and some men sure know how to spoil their ladies! GalTime asked readers to share what they felt was the best gift a man ever gave them. Some of the responses from these lucky ladies might blow you away and some may even move you to tears.
by Rachel Seliger, for GalTime.com Silence is not golden: How to nail first date convos There’s a lot that goes into making a first date great – picking the perfect spot, wearing the right clothing, having a positive attitude and, of course, maintaining good conversation.
There is no doubt that messaging and email are becoming a second language. Capitalized words express enthusiasm or anger, multiple exclamation points translate to sheer excitement and emoticons provide the facial expression that can’t be provided by words alone. Even a simple question mark has as much meaning in a text message as a twenty word reply. Full conversations can be had simply by typing rather than speaking.
When you are in the stages of getting to know someone, it’s important to make sure that you are giving yourself rave reviews. This does not mean fabricating stories or exaggerating your successes. Instead, it means that you should work to present yourself in a good light.