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Relationships: Mysteries of Attraction

Relationships: Mysteries of Attraction

We are attracted to each other at our common level of woundedness and our common level of health. What does this mean? For example, Jackson, a very attractive man in his early 50s, had been married three times and had been in many relationships. He consulted with me because he was tired of going from relationship to relationship. He wanted a long-term relationship. "Even though each relationship seems to be very different than the last one, in the end they all turn out to be the same."

5 Ways To Avoid Sabotaging A First Date [EXPERT]
Logging in to emails after a first date could put you out of a second one.

5 Ways To Avoid Sabotaging A First Date

These are some tips and guidelines to help you make your online dating experience as great as possible and to give the best possible chance for things to work with a man you meet online. By doing a little less "checking in" on things and a lot more trusting, you will not sabotage a potentially great relationship.

6 Tips For A Successful Speed Dating Experience [EXPERT]
Not having enough time can't be an excuse to not date with speed dating as an option.

6 Tips For A Successful Speed Dating Experience

Even if you have limited time to spare, speed dating only requires an investment of two hours and it allows the opportunity to meet and connect with 20 plus singles who have all come to the event with the purpose of getting to know you. The more people you meet, the more of an opportunity you will have to socialize, practice your dating skills and possibly connect with someone who is a perfect match for you.

Online Dating: Honesty Is Key To Unlocking Love Online

Online Dating: Honesty Is Key To Unlocking Love Online

“So, I have already seen your pics, describe yourself to me.”   She wanted to know more about me, so I must have intrigued her some. “Well, I’m about 6’4” and about 225lbs.” I wrote, “And as you can tell by the pics I am not hard on the eyes. I absolutely LUV online poker and I do a lot of writing.”  

3 Ways To Break Out Of Your Relationship Rut

3 Ways To Break Out Of Your Relationship Rut

At the beginning of a relationship, every single thing is so exciting! Cuddling together on the couch, watch a movie and ordering in takeout is romantic. Running errands together is fun. You don't think you'll ever get bored with this guy! Fast forward a year or two, and you can't believe you're spending yet another Friday night on the couch with your man, eating from a chinese food box, and the thought of another Saturday running errands together sounds so incredibly boring.

4 Exceptions To 'No Sex On The First Date' [EXPERT]
Sometimes it's okay.

4 Exceptions To 'No Sex On The First Date'

As women, we've been programmed to think if we sleep with a guy on the first date, the relationship will never become serious. But we all know couples who went home together the first night and ended up married. So what gives?

Do You Debate Like Romney & Obama? [EXPERT]
Did you watch the latest debate?

Do You Debate Like Romney & Obama?

Maybe it is too late to have a civilized political exchange, but perhaps we can extract some communication lessons from the macro level for people to use on a micro level. Here's how.

Why You Know Your Marriage Is In Trouble

Why You Know Your Marriage Is In Trouble

I’ve been working with women in all stages of divorce for a long time now, and regardless of whether she was aware of it or not, every woman deep down inside knew that her marriage was in trouble before the divorce ever became a reality.  My guess is that men experience the same thing.