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The Psychology of Rejection

The Psychology of Rejection

The Psychology of Rejection James E. Barrick, Ph.D.© 2010    Being single, or unattached from an ongoing relationship, can be both a bane or a blessing. It really depends on how you look at it. For example, having to depend on yourself can be a positive experience, a negative experience, or both. Being single by choice creates a different world than becoming single by chance.

How to Get Some HOT Single Girl Action this Valentine's Day!

How to Get Some HOT Single Girl Action this Valentine's Day!

Being single on Valentine’s Day sucks. There I said it. And it isn’t just THE day that blows, it is all the days leading up to it. It is going to your local Target only to be bombarded with Valentine Day specials. It is the questioning of friends about what you will do on that night to avoid being a lonely heart. It is the Kay Jewelers commercial that seems to be on loop during the month of February. It is all just about enough to make you loath the day that is designed to love. Oh the irony.

Soul Mates

Soul Mates

I believe that we can have many soul mates in our life, each relationship becoming a part of our soul’s evolution. Soul mates bring us to different levels of ourselves until we reach the beloved experience within, the ultimate partnership. Soul mates can be stepping-stones to the beloved experience. I have met couples who have stayed together through the struggle and have evolved into the safe, sacred and passionate belovedness.

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Finding love with the help of your mobile device; what could be easier?

Looking For Love? There's An App For That!

Singles looking for love in mobile devices now have free access to a new app to get the mission accomplished. David Steele—founder of Relationship Coaching Institute, worldwide dating authority, best-selling author of Conscious Dating, and tech-savvy entrepreneur—today debuted the Conscious Dating App for Apple and Android smart phones and tablets in service to singles worldwide, just in time for Valentine's Day.

Let Your Mate Pick The Plan!

Let Your Mate Pick The Plan!

This one requires some stretching on your part. Today's couple building exercise is to focus on your mate's happiness by asking what they'd like to do on your next day off together. Don't let them get away with turning it back on you, or trying to accommodate you. Persist in encouraging your sweetie to pick the itinerary for an entire day. Here are some examples of how to draw your lover out:

10 Tips For Surviving A Breakup [EXPERT]
Wipe away your tears & bring happiness back into your life!

10 Tips For Surviving A Breakup

Getting your ex back is all you can think about after hearing a few deadly words; "It's over" or "This isn't working for me." Everything that you've counted on and known until now is suddenly gone. Your life plans, your hopes, your dreams and a part of yourself feels utterly lost. You are left with a broken heart and a huge, great, gaping hole in your life. You feel like your whole life has been shattered to bits and you just don't know how you will survive. Getting through the next 60 seconds after hearing those fateful words feels like an eternity and you are sure you now know what dying really feels like.

How To Find A Good Man To Marry? Use Your Common Sense

How To Find A Good Man To Marry? Use Your Common Sense

Finding a good man to marry takes more than luck; it requires common sense. When you fall in love, your good judgment can fly out the window. I know, I was an expert at turning off my brain and going strictly by instinct when it came to men. As I explain in "It's Never too Late to Marry," it took me what seemed like forever to finally wise up and let my intelligence have a say in my romantic life.

Making Friends and Developing Social Skills (EXPERT)

Making Friends and Developing Social Skills (EXPERT)

"How do I teach my child social skills, when I don't know how to make friends?" "How do you have time to maintain a friendship when life is so busy with work and kids?" "How do I overcome my social anxiety and relax?" These are just some of the questions that were asked by adult participants about their own lack of intimate friends at my parenting workshop on The Left Out Child-The Importance of Friendship.

Ask Kim: “How to Prepare for a Date?”

Ask Kim: “How to Prepare for a Date?”

Question: What are some ways I can get into my feminine energy before going on a date? K.D., Texas Answer: K.D. I SO love this great question. Why? Because guiding women in this area is one of my favourite things to do AND I truly admire any woman who wants to get better at connecting into this Divine, sacred energy.

Ask Kim: “Am I Too Independent?”

Ask Kim: “Am I Too Independent?”

Question: Kim, I’ve been told by more than one man “you never let me do anything for you”. I don’t know why this is a problem – I thought men want a woman who can take care of herself? Can you clear this up for me, I really want meet a great guy without compromising myself . ~ Carol M., Vancouver