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5 Steps to Becoming More Spontaneous With Internet Dating

5 Steps to Becoming More Spontaneous With Internet Dating

I am a big fan of internet dating sites—for many reasons, including the fact that I met my life partner through eHarmony.  But an equally important reason is the opportunity these sites offer my coaching clients for practicing and honing their communication skills. Dating sites are a great place for “practicing being yourself.”  

Communication Secret #4 Don't Take It Personally!

Communication Secret #4 Don't Take It Personally!

Welcome to Secret #4 of 7 Secrets To Mastering Communication SECRET #4 - Quit Taking It Personally What someone says is about them. What we hear is about us. Kelly Bryson, MFT and author of "Don’t Be Nice, Be Real” gives some great tips inspired by Stan Dale, founder of the Human Awareness Institute who coined the acronym, Q-TIP, for Quit Taking It Personally.

what not to do if you're caught cheating
One deadly mistake: denying that it happened.

What You Shouldn't Do If You're Caught Cheating

When my husband caught me having an affair, I only made matters worse by not taking responsibility for my own actions. So if you've been caught having an affair by your partner or you're even considering it, avoid making any of these five mistakes.

Why Do I Do It? 3 Steps to Clarify Your Commitment

Common wisdom goes as, we do paid work for money and volunteer work to fulfill other needs. Whatever we do, paid or volunteer work requires some commitment from our part. Sometimes we get so much fun that it doesn't feel that way, but there are times we need to renew our vows – why am I doing it again?  It is more productive and rewarding when we have some clarity for it.  Here are three ways to get there.   1.     What does it give me  - Alignment with my Longer term Purpose

The Couch Potato Trick that Makes Love Last

The Couch Potato Trick that Makes Love Last

Do you feel like you’re constantly on the go taking care of everyone? Does this seem to also apply to your love relationship or marriage? When there is tension or distance between you and your partner, are you the one who starts a conversation to get the two of you back to connecting? Are you the one reading and researching new strategies to make your relationship closer?  If so, you might be feeling a little tired and maybe even resentful too!

post traumatic stress disorder
One red flag: he's lost interest in things he once loved.

5 Subtle Signs Your Spouse Has PTSD

Traumatic events like the Boston Marathon bombings often trigger post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in people. If you suspect that your significant other is suffering from the mental disorder, here are the tell-tale signs to watch for.

Do Good Guys Really Finish Last?

Do Good Guys Really Finish Last?

The answer is, NEVER! Good guys just need to weed through a horrible pile of freeloaders, gold-diggers, self-centered bitches and women who think the world owes them everything. There truly are nice women out there that are looking for the same. The reason it is so hard to find these women is that they have been through the exact same thing you have. When a woman has been burned several times, this shell begins to form around her, protecting her from repeated hurts, being treated badly and just flat-out wasting her time. Are you a good guy who is lonely?

How Important Is Oral Sex For A Woman In A Relationship? Part II

How Important Is Oral Sex For A Woman In A Relationship? Part II

Okay, gentlemen, in order to answer this question, you first need to know if the woman you are in a relationship with, whether it is a serious relationship, a friends-with-benefits arrangement, or a booty call, likes oral sex. Some women do not like oral sex at all, for whatever reason. If this is the case, try to find out why. She could have gone through something traumatic or been taught that it is just plain wrong, had a bad experience with it, never had it done, or had it done badly.