In order to make our relationships work, we may go along with things that contradict our values. In order to compensate, you try to force yourself to be happy. Ms Deb Lange shares why we lie to ourselves from the eyes of one of her clients.
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You had a wonderful first date. But he never called back. So what went wrong? As a professional dating coach, I hear many women ask that question. Well, guess, what, ladies: I also hear men give me their side of the story. So here it is – the truth from the other side.
As part of a series of online dating advice videos, dating coach and YourTango Expert Julie Spira shows you how to describe yourself in a way that attracts just the guy you're looking for.
As part of a series of online dating advice videos, dating coach and YourTango Expert Julie Spira shows you how to effectively search (and find!) a guy who shares your values and interests.
As part of a series of online dating advice videos, dating coach and YourTango Expert Julie Spira shows you how to compose an introductory email that will catch the attention of a guy you're interested in (and will inevitably get you a reply).
Your son or daughter approaches you and begs for the latest cellphone, tablet, mp3 player or laptop. Do you say "yes" and give in to their wants or do you hold out to teach them how to responsibly earn it on their own? More and more parents are giving into their kids' demands, and more and more kids are growing up into entitled adults. So how do we — as parents — stop the cycle?
As part of an ongoing series of online dating advice videos, dating coach and YourTango Expert Julie Spira describes what makes a perfect profile picture.
So you'd like to take your search for love online. The only problem is, you don't know where to begin! In the first of a series of online dating advice videos, dating coach and YourTango Expert Julie Spira dives into the nitty-gritty details of crafting an online dating profile that no one can resist.
As a parent, you want your kids to have a happy, healthy childhood — so what do you do when your kids are being bullied? What if they themselves are the bullies at school? Is bullying the epidemic that the media is making it out to be? How do we, as parents, put a stop to it?
We claim that men are terrible to women, but you might argue that women are worse to other women. Is the media to blame for fueling the "mean girl" syndrome? Or is it something that we perpetuate among ourselves? What do we need to do to change this? We rounded up some of our best relationship experts to weigh in!
Do you do everything for your husband and kids? You feel like you over-commit. You give up everything for your relationship and get nothing in return. Do you wonder how to get your needs taken care of and not let down those around you? If so, help is on the way.
As a parent, what's the best way to help your kids develop healthy self-esteem? Is it by constantly praising them and reinforcing how wonderful they are? You don't want to spoil them, but you want them to know that they are loved. So do you wonder how to strike that balance? If so, help is on the way.
When we fall in love, everything seems so simple. We want to be with someone and that someone wants to be with you too. But unfortunately, the rest of life isn't as simple as all that. We're entangled in other committments whether it be our jobs, our kids and other family matters. So at what point do you owe it to a new partner to give full disclosure of your past? And at what point should you expect the same in return?
When it comes to what women want in relationships, men (no offense, guys) seem pretty clueless. Why can't they understand women and are women expecting too much of their boyfriends and husbands?