Speed is important in many sports such as track, football, basketball and car racing. It is important in a variety of work situations, such as a doctor doing emergency surgery when time is of the essence. However, when it comes to relationships, speed is often a hindrance. Effective communication requires partners to slow down their pace. Most of us have not learned how to communicate effectively, which basically means to express oneself to make it easier for the other to listen and to listen so the other person feels significant and accepted.
By Krissy Dolor We knew the niceties would only last so long. Last night’s second episode of ABC’s The Bachelor brought all the makings of good reality TV: drama, tears and of course, a few make-out sessions. But what really stole the show was the on-going fight between Melissa and Raichel. But let’s get to that later.
By Krissy Dolor You’ve seen them on TV, at work, or maybe in your own home. You’ve dated them, worked for or with them, and have screamed at them from the comfort of your couch. Yet, women everywhere still put up with their crap. That’s right – I’m talking toxic men, the men who have you feeling sad, angry and confused about who you are. Even worse, you may not even know that you’re dealing with a toxic man!
By Krissy Dolor This season of ABC’s The Bachelor has officially begun, and after last night’s episode we can already tell it’s going to be a doozy. Brad Womack has spent the past three years soul searching, trying to get his life back on track after his infamous decision to say goodbye to both Jenni Croft and DeAnna Pappas.
By Krissy Dolor Now that you’ve read all about Brad Womack, we know you’re dying to meet the ladies that will compete for his heart in this season of ABC’s The Bachelor. Despite the intense backlash, Womack is back. And while there are no cheerleaders, like Jenni Croft, or real estate agents, like DeAnna Pappas, there is a Radio City Rockette and a real estate broker. Here’s a brief rundown of the women in store for the season 11 heartbreaker: Median age: 27
By Krissy Dolor Everyone’s seen the row of marriage self-help books on the shelves of the local bookstore. With so many to choose from, how can you pick just one? That’s where Sherry Amatenstein comes in. This license master social worker decided to take the guesswork out of picking just one expert, and combined the country’s best marriage counselors into one place.
By Krissy Dolor A deadline for love? According to Dr. Diana Kirschner, it’s possible! This love expert, media psychologist, and author has helped both singles and couples on their road to love. Based on clinical research and personal experience, Love in 90 Days guides you along your journey to self-discovery with good advice, and of course, tough love.
By Krissy Dolor Rachel Solomon is a young Manhattan photographer who wanted out from her Jewish Midwestern roots. Enter Elizabeth Mann: WASP friend, career mentor, and future sister-in-law, who’s about to marry Rachel’s brother, and fully integrate herself into the Solomon family – complete with four babies all named after Rachel’s dead Yiddish-speaking relatives.