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4 Things Men Love

4 Things Men Love

A few months ago, I wrote a column about three things that men hate.  It was meant to illuminate those things that men generally feel negatively toward.  However, it may have erroneously created the impression that guys are discontented with their lives and possess a primarily negative world-view.  And honestly, nothing could be further from the truth.  So, in the interest of fair and even coverage of the mind and motivations of the male of the species, I want to explore the other side of things.  I’m talking about those things that men pretty much universa

Does Valentines Day Depress You?

As Valentine’s Day approaches divorced women are wondering how they deal with it, a day that is devoted to romance and love.  Divorced women often report that their pain of loss increases as they are bombarded with images of hearts and flowers everywhere they look. They cannot even walk inside of a grocery store without seeing big white teddy bears holding large red heart candy boxes. To make matters worse, it appears that there are happy couples everywhere!

5 Steps To A Happy Valentine's Day For Single Women

Make your Valentine’s Day about love in general instead of just about romantic love. It’s your holiday and it's possible to adjust it so you feel strong instead of weak, happy instead of sad, loved instead of lonely. You have a choice. Option 1: You can choose to whine and cry with negative, bitter single women and justify why you're happy to be single so that you may at some point believe it yourself (I realize there are some of us who really are happy single) or commiserate as to why all men are the s

Homosexuality Is Not An Addiction But A Choice

Homosexuality Is Not An Addiction But A Choice

Let's be honest. Manti Te'o and your stalker please leave the news headlines. I'm sure Manti would appreciate that. And as for the confused Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, while molestation may have led to some of your actions, being gay is in the DNA and not to be compared to a "drug addiction." If you want to be cured then go to a liars anonymous group to be healed or continue to chat with Dr. Phil because he's bound to get you straightened out.

Meet Men. Top 11 Super Bowl Facts For Single Women

Meet Men. Top 11 Super Bowl Facts For Single Women

Meet Men. Top 11 Super Bowl Facts For Single Women [EXPERT} Even for you singles who are not so sporty, you can still find inspiration from football and the men who enjoy it. You can ohhh and aww at the player’s athletic ability, or their good looks and big muscles. I’m not a sports fanatic, but I watched the Steelers play the Giants a couple months back and I was amazed with these all American heroes and the things they could do with their bodies and a ball.

The 3 Most Confusing Male Online Dating Profiles

The 3 Most Confusing Male Online Dating Profiles

I recently added a third website to my online dating resume, hoping to increase my chances of clicking on Mr. Right. And while the search is still on, I continue to stumble upon the following puzzling profiles: 1. Mr. I Hate Online Dating - These usually begin with a doubtful declaration such as, “I can’t believe I am doing this,” or “I am not sold on this whole online dating thing but send me a message!” I can’t help but feel defensive as I read through these shameful confessions of taking the online plunge.

How To Improve Your Communication Skills

How To Improve Your Communication Skills

If you ask most couples what the key to success is, they will probably tell you it’s communication.  Even if you do not consider yourself particularly good at communicating, the good news is that it is a skill that can be learned, and by trying to become a better communicator, you do nothing but improve relationships – with loved ones, friends and co-workers. Below are several suggestions for strengthening the health of your relationships through good communication.

Should A Woman Offer To Pay On A First Date?

Should A Woman Offer To Pay On A First Date?

My recent first date with Mr. Awkward was seemingly going well. We exchanged playful banter and he even used the “flirtatious foreshadowing effect” – insinuating that on our next date, we should check out a place near his hometown. I would have bet all my money that a second date was inevitable. Then the bill came. I innocently offered to contribute and he stuttered through accepting my offer, tossing me the check and mumbling that I can give whatever I want. As Mr.

7 Step Guide to Never Having an Experience of God

7 Step Guide to Never Having an Experience of God

Are you one of those people who secretly wish you believed in God? Or are you one of those people who believe in God in an abstract way rather than a personal way? Are you actually doing everything you can to never have an experience of God, while denying that this is what you are doing? Now you can continue your spiritual disconnection on purpose, rather than doing it unconsciously! 1. Keep your mind closed to learning about yourself