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Stage Five Clinger

Stage Five Clinger

I think we have all had someone that we have met and thought, ok we will see what happens. Then the texts, calls, and even him showing up to places that you are at. It normally doesn't take long to figure out someone who is a clingy person. They will text or call you multiple times a day and its normally about nothing or what you are doing or more importantly where you are. 

Online Dating: Tips For The Wary Dater

Online Dating: Tips For The Wary Dater

As a dating and relationship coach that helps my clients with their internet dating strategy and one of my online dating tips is that one has to take their own precautions. You can meet people anywhere like singles events and meet unsafe people. I once had a guy stalk me after meeting me at a happy hour! For what you are paying to join an online dating site, they cannot afford to do background checks. Perhaps the sites can be added as an extra service that would require an additional fee.

5 Things To Consider Before Getting A Divorce

5 Things To Consider Before Getting A Divorce

Divorce is so common these days that it boggles the mind. Of course things change with the passing of time, and no one expects everything to be the same, but divorce 50 years ago compared to now is a completely different animal. It's more common for sure, but also more socially acceptable, considered more healthy, definitely more likely, and considerably more possible than ever before.

6 Proven Tips To Survive A Breakup Or Divorce

6 Proven Tips To Survive A Breakup Or Divorce

One of the hardest things to do in any relationship after a breakup or divorce is to say good-bye and accept that it has ended. Moving on is something that you have to do, but when the pain and heartache is fresh, it's hard to know how to handle a breakup or divorce. Your brain is foggy from the shock and you can't see past the feelings of rejection you are swimming in. So what steps can you take to ease your pain?

Getting Along With Each Other: Is Peace Possible?

Getting Along With Each Other: Is Peace Possible?

In 1998, Richard and I had a marvelous opportunity to sail around the world as the ballroom dance teachers on a cruise ship. Many of the places we saw then, such as Oman, Jordan, Turkey, Morocco, Indonesia and Israel are in turmoil now, and not as safe for tourists. Last year, when Palestinian soldiers took refuge in the Church of the Nativity at Bethlehem and were under siege, I marveled that I had stood where they were, and I could picture the place as the news reports came in. Even when I was there, Israel and Palestine were struggling, as they have been since Israel was formed.

Letting Go Of Your Kids: A Father's Story

Letting Go Of Your Kids: A Father's Story

As a parent I would like to think that we all hold many loving and happy memories of being with our children. Some of those precious moments really stand out and we will forever carry them with us. One such memory happened between my only son/child and me last week. We had come to the end of a wonderful chapter in our life together. He recently graduated from college and landed his first job as a civil engineer in an awesome city that will take him thousand of miles from home for 18 months.

In Defense of Single Moms Everywhere

In Defense of Single Moms Everywhere

An opinion article by Katie Roiphe, called "In defense of single motherhood," was published in the New York Times this week (Sunday Review section, 8/12/12).  Several points I appreciated are: 1) the all-too-common "lack of imagination about what family can be..." 2) the fact that women move in and out of singleness, whether via divorce, death of a spouse, romantic attachments' forming and dissolving...