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How To Get Over A Lesbian In 30 Days

How To Get Over A Lesbian In 30 Days

Renowned lesbian matchmaker and relationship coach, Dr. Frankie Bashan of Little Gay Book, will discuss ways to manage emotions and highlight the idea that we all have the ability to manage our emotions based on our cognitions (i.e. thoughts). Dr. Frankie is a clinical psychologist and relationship coach with a decade of experience helping people just like you overcome challenges of all kinds. 

10 Ways To Bring Joy Into Your Life

10 Ways To Bring Joy Into Your Life

Every year millions of people experience awful tragedies in their lives, or in the lives of those they love. After a trauma it can seem like it will be impossible to ever feel joy again. If you've known a moment of despair that seemed so heavy even Hercules couldn’t lift it, hang on. Science proves that the brain can rewire, which means you have the capacity to feel joy again - you just might have to work a little for it. 

My Job As A Clinical Sexologist & Relationship Counselor

It was one of those calls that I take where I don’t know who the actual person is or what they are going to ask me.  Sometimes it is simply a chat or an actual telephone call, working a “hot line” is much different than seeing my personal clients in my office, which I do both. I can only equate it to working in an emergency hospital where you have no idea who is coming in with what injury, or if the person took certain drug or pills that will thin their blood or alter their bio-chemistry.

Should You Hire A Dating Coach?

Should You Hire A Dating Coach?

What does a dating coach do?  A dating coach works with individuals in all stages of dating.  For some it is preparation, for others it is exploring where and how to date, and still others focus on their interpersonal or social skills. Specifically, in preparing for dating, a coach may ask the coaching client to consider what they want out of the dating process and what they want from a relationship.  The coach will ask the client to explore characteristics that are important for them in a prospective partner.

How to Handle Being Stood Up

How to Handle Being Stood Up

It's happened to the best of us. A friend flakes on you, a coworker fails to make it to happy hour or a sibling simply forgets you had plans. When it comes to people we deal with on a day to day to basis, it can be easier to forgive and forget when it comes to being stood up.  But what happens when you are stood up by someone on a first date? Do you allow them the same forgiving courtesy as your friends or do you hold them to a higher standard that comes with sharper penalties? 

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Enough is enough.

7 Ways To Fight Slut-Shaming

Social media makes it easy and tempts cyberbullies because they can do it with little risk to themselves. However, because bullying is so emotionally damaging, it is important to fight this dangerous trend.

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Do you love your body?

How I (Finally) Learned To Love My Body

Too naïve to grasp the real root of my worries, I concentrated on the more quantifiable issue: My ex's new girlfriend was far skinnier than I was. My short, frumpy body paled in comparison to her long legs and magazine-worthy abs. I became determined to reshape my body.

Dr. Romance Happiness Tip: Public Politeness

Dr. Romance Happiness Tip: Public Politeness

Dr. Romance writes: How do you feel when you walk into a public rest room and there are papers all over the floor, unflushed toilets, and wet toilet seats? How do you feel about drivers who tailgate, zip around the roads going over the speed limit, and hog the road? Most of us don’t like: *rude “customer service” staff; *long waits on senseless phone answering systems, *the stock in the hardware or grocery store being all muddled and out of order, *graffiti, litter and debris on our sidewalks and highways,