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You've Been Transferred: Making Friends in Your New City

You've Been Transferred: Making Friends in Your New City

Finally, your boss calls you into her office and announces, “We’re giving you a promotion.” Absolutely enthused (what took her so long?), you whoop your acceptance. “There’s just one thing,” she says, “You’re going to have to move cross- country.” The balloon deflates. “My friends and family are here,” you think to yourself. But the opportunity is so big you know that those are the exact people who will tell you to move.

Strategic Dating Advice: ProActive Dating is IN

Strategic Dating Advice: ProActive Dating is IN

Oh, White Knight syndrome—the idea that someday we’re each going to be sitting at our desks (or sleeping- how savvy was Snow White?), eating a Chop’t salad, and a knight in shining armor is going to just walk through the door. And that’ll just be that– a swift and passionate romance will be followed by a ginormous glistening diamond, a huge house in Connecticut, and 2.4 kids. That’s how it happens, right? Think again.

Are you Ready to Date?: A Handy Guide

Are you Ready to Date?: A Handy Guide

It is easy to get excited about dating someone new– and to want to jump in, no holds barred. But if you want your dating life to be successful, you first have to make sure that you are ready to date. Think about it like preparing to travel to an African country: if you’re not set with the proper immunizations and documents, you will likely end up either miserably ill or in a very bad situation. Signs you’re not ready to date:

Why You Need to Check Out Google+ NOW

Why You Need to Check Out Google+ NOW

By Andrea Eldridge, Nerd Chick for GALTime  By now, you've probably at least heard of Google+ and you may be wondering what all the fuss is about? Is it really the new Facebook? The answer is a bit "yes, no, maybe so" While Google+ isn't Facebook, it has definitely built some attractive features that may tempt Facebook users to transfer some of their online social interactions.

A Dozen Tips for Dating in a Facebook World

A Dozen Tips for Dating in a Facebook World

By Marianne Beach, from  GalTime  Dating in a Facebook world? “It’s complicated!” to say the least. And a netiquette no-no can put serious strain on a new relationship—or end it all together. We decided to bring in the expert to help us navigate the shark-infested waters of dating in a social media world. Julie Spira is an online dating, relationship and netiquette expert.

Dealing with Your Doctor's "Chronic Lateness Syndrome"

Dealing with Your Doctor's "Chronic Lateness Syndrome"

By Mary Schwager, Consumer Watchdog for GALTime How many times have you rushed to the doctor’s office to be on time for an appointment, and then ended up waiting so long you have enough time to catch up with every email in your blackberry AND read two of the bad magazines in the waiting area? Then, when you finally once get some face time with your doc, you feel like you’re hurried through everything.

Joy is To Be Shared

Joy is To Be Shared

By Nan O'Brien, Intuitive Counselor for GALTime TODAY'S DAY STARTER Much of the pleasure of life is reduced by the innate tendency to compete with others, whether in terms of possessions (house, car, electronic gadgets), opinions (political, religious, parenting), and/or experiences (places visited, people you know or have met). Life is not about having a contest, it is about being authentic and truthful, and embracing experiences for the experience's sake.

“We Uh,…Forgot How Much Fun Sex Was”

“We Uh,…Forgot How Much Fun Sex Was”

Have you forgotten how much fun sex is? One of my clients did. It’s normal for any relationship to go through high and low times of sex. All sorts of things take our mind away from the bedroom such as work, kids, stress, deadlines, etc. Some couples I have worked with have a healthy relationship even if it’s been a few months since they’ve had sex. It’s not that they don’t want to – it’s just that life has gotten in the way and they both come to bed exhausted. This is more normal than you’ll ever believe.

3 Ways To Follow Up With A Cyber Crush [EXPERT]
There may be good explanations for where they've been. Learn how to follow up.

3 Ways To Follow Up With A Cyber Crush

One crucial part of online dating is sending messages. But, while it's simple to send an email into cyberspace, it's not always as easy to obtain a response. However, there's a secret that not everyone employs: the follow up message.