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You don’t have to wait for a countdown or midnight kiss to prepare for your best year yet.

Jumpstart Your Love Life This New Year

It may feel too soon for the crazy Target lady commercials and sea of sequins at parties. But the holidays are here and it’s time to say goodbye to 2011! You don’t have to wait for a countdown or midnight kiss to prepare for your best year yet. Get a running start to a year full of love and life with these five tips.

You, Him, and the Not-Quite-Ex-Wife

You, Him, and the Not-Quite-Ex-Wife

When it comes to seriously dating a nearly divorced man, there is usually a third person in your relationship – his not-quite-ex-wife. It feels like he’s the one for you, but the strong emotions he feels for his wife are a challenge. You have been loving, generous, and available. She was a bitch.  And yet he seems to be grieving the loss of her! Huh? How can you combat your feelings of insecurity and work through this challenging time?

10 Tips for Meeting Your Match at the Gym

10 Tips for Meeting Your Match at the Gym

The New Year is upon us and with it comes New Years resolutions. More people frequent the gym in January than during any other month. Here are 10 tips for singles who will be hitting the gym in January: 1. Don’t wear earphones. If you tune in to music on your ipod or watch TV while on the elliptical, you’re tuning out everyone around you. People who wear earphones are not approachable. Take them off!

3 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Relationships with Men

3 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Relationships with Men

Men are everywhere in our lives. Whether you’re currently in a romantic relationship with a man, or you want to be, the fact of the matter is that we’re in relationships with men everywhere in our lives anyway: at work, at play, in our families, in our communities. Relating to them effectively improves the quality of our lives immeasurably (and of course, relating to them poorly has a negative impact on the quality of our lives). Having said that, our focus will be on romantic relationships. That’s why you’re reading this, I’ll bet!

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Resolving to hug your partner every day can change your relationship for the better.

7 Relationship Resolutions For 2012

Almost everyone makes goals or intentions related to their business, and many people make resolutions related to health and fitness. But how many of you make resolutions for your relationships?

Divorce - Is It the Best Choice?

Divorce - Is It the Best Choice?

It was the middle of the night on January 27, 2001. After another big argument with my spouse, I had finally left. Sitting on a friend’s couch I took my wedding rings off. I was done. I just couldn’t take anymore. A month later, I moved into a rental home with my 4-year-old son.

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Do you ever wonder why your man is leaving you sexually frustrated?

What To Do If Your Man Says 'No' To Sex (2 of 2)

There are quite a few possible reasons for why a man won't have sex with his woman. Most of these reasons are not within our female powers to control and fix—reasons like he is gay or he is a sex addict who can only have sex with women who he doesn't feel an emotional connection with, etc. However, don’t let the thought of those reasons get you down just yet!

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Learn how to stay tough when life gets tough.

Make Your New Year's Resolutions A Reality

2012 is quickly approaching and many of us will start thinking of resolutions for the New Year. It can actually feel uplifting to begin a new plan such as joining a gym to get fit, writing one page a day for the next Great American novel, or more prosaically, keeping up with your inbox). But, as most of us know, the novelty wears off as we get bored and discouraged. We’re suddenly confronted with the day to day challenge of sustaining our goals. Unexpected events throw us off course. We need to stay late at work, we can’t leave our smart phone or a relative gets sick. Disappointingly, one day of missing the goal then leads to missing the next and next day, until we feel defeated and our goal is abandoned.

Simple Romantic New Year's Date Ideas

Simple Romantic New Year's Date Ideas

Once upon a time you guys talked for hours...about nothing. Now you read each others minds.  Not that it is bad to know each other so well.  It can just be a bit quiet around the house. Creating experiences with one another is what will light up the embers of romance. The simpler the better.  When you don't fuss about details, you have more to bring to your time with your mate.