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The Reconciliation Cheat Sheet: Three Hints to Getting Him Back

The Reconciliation Cheat Sheet: Three Hints to Getting Him Back

If you’re like a lot of women, there’s a good chance that you’ve wondered “how to get my ex-boyfriend back.” Even when breakups are particularly devastating – or the guy is particularly douch-e-stating – this is a common query. In fact, “how to get my ex-boyfriend back” could practically be written on cartons of ice cream and bottles of wine. Following a breakup, asking the question is that normal.

Is Your Love Worth Fighting For? Three Answers Will Tell You

Is Your Love Worth Fighting For? Three Answers Will Tell You

Knowing when to end a relationship can vary by circumstance. Sometimes, the signs are subtle – you’re sort of unhappy, he’s sort of unhappy. Other times, the signs are more overt; your Boyz II Men CD refuses to play “I’ll Make Love to You” and insists on playing “The End of the Road” instead.  But, more times than not, the signs of when to end a relationship are neither subtle nor overt; they simply lie somewhere in between.

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Driving Each Other Crazy? It's In Your DNA

Do you ever completely fail to understand why another person behaves a certain way? With all the different personality types out there, we're bound to get on each other's nerves sometimes. But, good news, you can still make your relationships work!

How To Respond To Hostile Messages From Your Ex-Spouse

How To Respond To Hostile Messages From Your Ex-Spouse

Hostile e-mail exchanges have become quite common in divorce.  There are some spouses who love sending them, and use them to attack you, your family, friends, and professionals.  It’s extremely tempting to respond in kind.  Hostile e-mail messages have also become a document used in family court to display someone’s bad behavior.  While your attorney may encourage you to save copies of hostile e-mail sent to you, it is very

You're Not Lazy Just Because You're Fat

You're Not Lazy Just Because You're Fat

If you’re like most, you equate being fat with being lazy. You tell yourself, “I’m lazy because I say that I want to lose weight but I don’t DO anything about it!”. Looking at it from another angle, men are action-oriented so when they see an overweight woman (especially when online dating) they commonly think, “She must be lazy, why doesn’t she just get off her ass and start running?"! They think that overeweight is a problem easily solved with action (i.e.: running).

The Match School Is Headed To London

The Match School Is Headed To London

Big news! For the first time ever, the Matchmaking Institute is heading to Europe! We will be holding a three-day live matchmaker training event in London on October 15th – 17th, 2014. Our last training in Los Angeles was such a spectacular event. As you may have read in my previous article, Patti was our expert guest of honor, and her presence made the training all the more memorable!

How To Keep His Interest When You Say "No"

How To Keep His Interest When You Say "No"

Hi Annie, I'm a fifty year-old woman who just started dating after the end of a twenty-three year relationship. The men I'm dating are becoming physically affectionate much too quickly. My last date wanted to hold my hand in an overly affectionate way. I felt awkward and uncomfortable, but didn't know how to handle it without hurting his feelings.

Infidelity & Divorce, Consciously Uncoupled.

Infidelity & Divorce, Consciously Uncoupled.

I was unfaithful to my wife. Today, I am on the stand, exposing my experience with my divorce and challenging conventional wisdom and popular belief that when infidelity is present, it is the primary cause of divorce. First, what’s Conscious Uncoupling? This was a term first introduced to the mainstream with the separation of actress Gwyneth Paltrow and musician Chris Martin an contrary to how we have been conditioned to view separations as a painful demolition of emotions and families; Conscious Uncoupling comes from the perspective that both parties view the separation as an amic