Best case most men are intimidated by Valentines Day. Worst case they resent it. A lot of men feel like Valentines Day is a lose, lose proposition. Expectations for romance are sky high and men as a species are not super comfortable with their ability to deliver. Some men feel high-jacked by a “Hallmark” holiday.
For some singles Valentine’s Day reeks of everything despicable from gloating co-workers showing off their flowers, engagement rings and romantic weekend plans to the realization of yet another year without a sweetheart of their own. Despite the deluge of romantic paraphernalia, you can change from a hater to a lover of Valentine’s Day even without a special someone.
A Surprising Fix Kathleen and Bob, a couple in their mid 30's with children, had been seeing me for only 3 sessions when a homework assignment I gave them dramatically improved the energy between them and led to their facing each other excitedly in the 3rd session, each eagerly seeking the other.
You don't have to have cancer or be caregiving for someone who is going through it to have life slam you up against a wall. And it is rare to meet someone who hasn't been pushed to their limits in one or more areas of their life. It's not always easy to admit you're reaching your breaking point but to avoid that conversation with yourself can be a ticket to disaster. Check out my blog today on Finding Freedom on getting real about making it through
We all feel shlumpy and like losers at times. Unlucky. Especially in love. As Valentine’s Day looms, it would be great to turn that losing streak around, to set the stage for the love you really want. I have a few powerful dating tips to help you reverse gears and head into a romantic future, adapted from my new book, Sealing the Deal: the Love Mentor’s Guide to Lasting Love. And you are going to love them because they involve shopping!
Is online dating a viable option to find true love or is it simply an online version of the bar scene? Are the men on the internet really looking for relationships or are they simply looking for sex? The truth is it's both! Yes, there are men out there who are only interested in finding women who they can get into bed. But the good news is there are many individuals, both men and women, who are in their 30s, 40s and 50s who are frustrated with the singles scene and who have no other viable option to meet other singles.
INTRODUCTION This is the second installment in a 2-part article series on creating more intimacy and passion in your relationship. In Part 1, you learned about the developmental stages that gay couples go through in their relationships and how declining passion is a normal phenomenon and indication that your partnership is growing and maturing. You also had the opportunity to complete a self-assessment to uncover any blocks that could stand in the way of your having more passion in your relationship.
Do You Celebrate “Just Because” Day? I’m writing this as a backlash to the commercialism of Valentine’s Day. It’s not that I have anything against expressing your love and sharing a romantic day (or night) with your beloved. It’s more about needing someone to tell you WHEN to do it and HOW to do it and about them making exorbitant profits in doing it.
Is it ok to have sex on the first date? What about after 3 dates? In this video we discuss how to decide when to have sex in a new relationship and what rules you should follow depending on where you see the relationship going.