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6 Ways To Make Online Dating A Little Less Terrifying

The idea of a first blind can be terrifying. You don't know what to expect; you worry about whether or not the person will like you ... not to mention whether or not you'll like him! How should you act? What should you wear? Where should you go? How can you make sure you're safe? I recommend setting your boundaries and expectations about dating before you even make the first contact. And be yourself. Be yourself even more on the first few dates than you are in your daily life.

Relationships: Know Where You Stop

Relationships: Know Where You Stop

Knowing Is Only Half The Battle... Whether you're a man or a woman reading this, there are places we all know where we stop in our relationships...when we get discouraged, when we get tired, when we disagree, after the 10th try, or maybe after the 64th try. Wherever it is, we know that place for ourselves. The point past which we never venture & at which we consistently stop. This holds true in our relationships as well as it does in every other endeavor we undertake.

How To Magnetize Your Living Space For Love

How To Magnetize Your Living Space For Love

My colleague and friend Shawne Mitchell provided this timely info on creating Sacred Space for you Soulmate Manifesting this fall....enjoy: As many people know, where intention goes, energy flows. Because of how energy functions, we are each engaged in co-creation with the Life Force. If you want to manifest your soul mate, you need to set the intention for it to be so. Setting an intention is like speaking to the Divine through a megaphone: it gets the message across more clearly.

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Passion Pumpkin Butter

Fall is in the air which means it’s time for me to start talking about one of my favorite foods, pumpkin. Did you know that pumpkin is an aphrodisiac? Well, let me entertain you… This pumpkin butter is sure to kick start some serious flirting or something more frisky! The scents of pumpkin and cinnamon are known for arousing men, as well as women. They are two aphrodisiacs that work well together that create magic on a fork. Use on your favorite breads, biscuits, muffins or last but not least use on your lover.

You Can't Hurry Love

You Can't Hurry Love

Something must be in the air, in the past few months many of my female clients have had a panic attack in front of me, because they are still single. They don't know how it has happened that forty is closing in and they have no one in sight to marry or have children with. Society continues to make being single one of the worst things to be for women, while single men are thought of as cool and eligible at any age. The grass is always greener on the other side, there are pros and cons to being single and married. It all depends upon your perspective.

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Online Dating Over 40: What You're Doing Wrong

Things can be tough if you're a female over forty and trying to find love. Statistically, your pool of great available men is shrinking. There's a number of reasons for this, from higher rates of male homosexuality to the fact that men die younger than women ... and all the reasons inbetween (like men dating younger women), that we don't like to discuss. It can feel frustrating, but amazing men are out there! Dating online is a great way to level the playing field and jump ahead. Why? Because statistically, you move back into favorable territory.

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How To Keep Your Relationship From Falling Apart

I see a great many couples in my private practice. Lately, there seems to be a theme: couples who have been together or married for many years, who have "grown apart." This feeling is usually expressed by one partner, while the other is caught somewhat off-guard, not realizing things have gotten as bad as they are until the unhappy partner suggests a separation, divorce, or counseling. The expression of incredulity on my clients' faces shows that they really don't understand how their partner could be ready to walk out. The unhappy partner, on the other hand, doesn't understand why their mate is so slow to realize how unhappy they have been. How does this happen? How is it that each partner's experience of the relationship is so different?

How To Keep The Happy In Your Love Life!

How To Keep The Happy In Your Love Life!

Three weeks into dating my current husband, Noah, he looked at me and said, "Christine, I don't know what is going to happen between the two of us? but you have to raise your standards for men." "You can't like a guy because he's nice to you. He's supposed to be nice to you."