Alice is going on her first date with Timmy and she's as nervous as a model airplane enthusiast in an airplane full of enthusiastic models. What should she talk about? Where should they go? What should she do at the end of the date? She checks in with a few lady magazines for some tips and tricks for mastering her first date.
Episode six is the emotionally-charged conclusion of the Love Life Makeover Challenge, and starts with a profound realization from Nadette: she doesn't just want all of the qualities she's looking for in a man. She wants one specific man... her ex-fiance. Will Dr. Diana Kirschner be able to reconcile them? Or are they just not meant for each other. Find out!
Episode five of the Love Life Makeover video series shows YourTango's Love Life Makeover winner, Nadette, testing out her new dating skills on a series of first dates. After ending a year-long engagement, Nadette is eager to move on from her breakup and get back on the dating scene. Relationship expert Dr. Diana Kirschner coaches Nadette on how to have a successful first date.
Speed dating is a strange concept--no question there. Meeting strangers for three-minute increments, trying to decipher chemistry and compatibility before the bell rings, and then starting the get-to-know-you conversation all over again... Strange as it may be, it can be a lot of fun and, judging by its staying power, it's a decent way to meet someone. Before you give speed dating a try, check out some dos and don'ts from YourTango's Experts.
Third-generation matchmaker Patti Stanger does not pull punches. Any fan of her Bravo show, Millionaire Matchmaker, knows Patti's not keen on a redheads and she'll kick a guy's butt for prioritizing his "bros" above all. But there's a method to her caustic madness. In her new DVD, Married In a Year: Your 12-Month Action Plan for Finding Love, the love pro explains her rules of the relationship-finding road, so you can serve as your own successful cupid. She recently shared her thoughts on what you must ditch before you begin your journey to true love, how to get your guy to make like Prince William and pop the question, and the recently single stars she would go to singles boot camp with.
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.
If you’re still pinning for a man who has long since moved on with his life and a new love, it may be what you believe about a previous relationship that’s keeping you stuck. These insights will allow you to look at the break up from a more empowering perspective which may just be the key to finally letting go of your ex once and for all and establishing a more gratifying relationship of your own. 1. You never consciously made the choice to let go of the relationship.
Considered the breakup season, the holiday season can also be the best time of the year to find love. According to David McCandless, a British journalist, the first two weeks of December are peak times for breakups. However, this should be no reason to miss out on opportunities for a great love connection. There are 3 qualities that will enable you to quickly bounce back from a breakup, or meet quality candidates if you are a happy single. You must be prepared, pro-active and creative.
Will and Grace made us envious, but can life really be so good after getting left for another man? By Morgan Vines, BounceBack.com Editorial Staff Will and Grace made it look easy - your boyfriend dumps you for another man, and you just turn your romance into the closest friendship of your life. But everything looks shinier on TV. So how much does it really affect you when your partner dumps you for someone of the same sex?
I recently wrote an article entitled, “Compatibility: 11 Point Checklist Challenge” (http://www.yourtango.com/proconnect/201064124/dating-compatibility-11-po...). I deliberately left the category of sexual compatibility off my checklist. My rationale for doing so hinges on one reason: the topic of sex and sexual compatibility deserves a separate, more in-depth discussion.
She’s just a friend: Yeah right. If she’s attractive and single we see her as a threat. If she really is just a friend, they need to let us know the reason why. Is it because she’s not their type, she has a boyfriend, she has an annoying personality? We like to be reassured that they’re not secretly into their “friend”.
Dating can be an emotional, exhausting process. In fact, just thinking about dating is taxing… online dating, offline dating, speed dating, hook-ups, set-ups, make-ups, and breakups. Seriously. Could dating be any more exhausting?!
On the first page of my book, “Why He Disappeared,” I tell a story of my first online date back in the late 90’s. We ate, we drank, we laughed, we got deep, we closed the bar, we made out in the parking lot. And I never saw her again. That was a great lesson in reading too much into a quality first date. Yet millions of women agonize over the same thing every day: “We had such great chemistry. What happened? What did I do wrong?”
I sure do love the holidays. But for those of you who are officially meeting the parents--and the extended family--of your new girlfriend or boyfriend for the first time, I know that the holiday anticipation can quickly turn into stress. But relax, my friends. I’ve come to the rescue with a handy guide that will have you not only surviving the holiday unscathed, but also wowing your partners 'rents. Take copious notes!
Shy men are challenging for many women because they don’t make the first move. Shy women in particular are often mystified as to how to proceed with this type of guy. Well, it’s not that difficult: With a shy guy you have to be more available, take the lead more often and maybe even give him the first kiss. Keep in mind, however, that he needs to be responding very positively to each of your moves. If he doesn’t, end the relationship because you don’t want to be stuck in a fantasy where you are crazy about someone who is truly not into you.