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5 Ways Friends Can Help You Get Over Your Ex

In YourTango's recent breakup survey of 1,329 people polled between December 21, 2011 - January 9, 2012, the #1 most popular activity people recommend to someone getting over a breakup is to "spend time with friends". For someone in the midst of a breakup, here are 5 healing ways to interact with your friends to shake off your Ex and get over your loss.

FLIRT your way through the Valentines Season

FLIRT your way through the Valentines Season

If you're single, its that dreaded time of year again! Hearts and flowers all around, when you probably just want to run and hide!  However, it is also a  season is brimming with friends, parties, blossoming romance! With all those valentines singles parties around, its the ideal time to see who you can meet! Flirting need not be a scary word – it is nothing more than charm, with perhaps a little romantic charge behind it.

Helping Your Loved One Through Anxiety

Helping Your Loved One Through Anxiety

This guest article from Psych Central was written by Charles Elliot, Ph.D. When people you care about or love have problems with anxiety, the most natural thing in the world is to help. You may find yourself wanting to reassure them that everything will be OK. That sounds good, but in other blogs, we’ve discussed how reassurance can boomerang and easily make things worse.

Is It Normal For Your Man To Notice Other Women?

Is It Normal For Your Man To Notice Other Women?

Have you ever noticed your husband or boyfriend casting a glance at another woman’s cleavage or tight jeans? If you haven’t, then you probably haven’t been paying attention. Now and then I have a client ask me something like, “Is it normal that my husband was pointing out the college girls in short skirts at the bar last night?” These women ask out of true curiosity, fear, confusion, anger, hurt and even amusment.

Weathering the Storm

Weathering the Storm

The other day I was looking out at the beach and watching the smoothness of the water.  I’m still amazed how beautiful it is.  Just a couple weeks ago the waves were fiercely crashing and it started to rain so hard that I couldn’t even see out the office window into the parking lot.  It made me think about the power of Mother Nature and how it can mimic life.   There are times when we feel a sense of calmness or smooth sailing and there are other times life can get so stressful that we feel we can’t even see a few feet in front of us.  The

Joining

Joining

Joining….. Joining is a term used by many couples and family therapist.  I use it as a way to talk to couples about how they join with each other instead of being so against each other.  Often times we get so caught up in the fight or argument that we lose sight of what we are even trying to talk about it the first place.  Joining is also a way to connect with your partner and share a sense of quality time that so many couples are looking for.  When we are caught up in a fight or when we get so busy we life we lose a sense of quality time with our spous

Beyond Mars & Venus: The Truth About Men and Women Lesson # 1

Beyond Mars & Venus: The Truth About Men and Women Lesson # 1

The biggest reasons men and women find it a challenge relating with each other are - in large part - due to our many differences and lack of quality, in depth information available to you. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I thought you would enjoy a 5 Part Series I created: Beyond Mars & Venus – The TRUTH About Men and Women. I’ll be sharing this series all week in celebration of this special day of love!

How To Hit On A Guy

How To Hit On A Guy

Guys are sick of doing all the work!  Seriously.  They want you to approach them.  (Well, according to my reasearch 95% of them do anyway.)  The good news is, hitting on a guy is much easier than you think.  Here's how to do it:  

Don't Just Survive On Valentines Day - Thrive! (EXPERT)

Don't Just Survive On Valentines Day - Thrive! (EXPERT)

Valentine's Day is the most glaring reminder of the year that you are "still" single -- or that you are single again. It's a reminder that you still haven't found the person of your dream and each year when Valentines rolls around, it leaves you wondering if you will ever find love.