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Parents' Guide To a Great Valentines Day Date

Parents' Guide To a Great Valentines Day Date

by Lynn Perkins, CEO & founder, UrbanSitter for GalTime.com   Though Valentine's Day may conjure up images of commercial hysteria and sugar overload, it can be a fun excuse to plan a date with your husband, boyfriend or partner. Why not save yourself the disappointment of yet another Hallmark card, and take the reins? Here is how to jump in. Think beyond dinner  

Does Your Compassion Disappear When Someone's Angry?

Does Your Compassion Disappear When Someone's Angry?

Renee saw herself as a very compassionate person. She could easily feel into her husband Jeff's feelings when he was sad or scared. But as soon as Jeff got angry or judgmental with her, her fear became far greater than her compassion — fear of losing herself and of not being seen or cared about by Jeff. Out of her fear, Renee would often shut down into silence, or she would defend herself or try to talk Jeff out of being upset. Her tone would get parental and righteous as she protected herself against her fear.

Host A Singles Valentines Day Dinner Party

Host A Singles Valentines Day Dinner Party

Being single on Valentine’s Day gives you the option to throw a Valentine's party and have a great evening with your single friends There’s no reason that you shouldn’t have fun being single on February 14th. It’s the perfect holiday to celebrate your freedom! Last year, I decided to throw a singles Valentine’s Day party. I’m not single myself, but I was in Los Angeles and my husband was in New York on business. I have lots of single friends in LA and decided to host them all at my home.

When Is It Time To Meet With A Dating Coach?

When Is It Time To Meet With A Dating Coach?

I ran into an acquaintance I haven’t seen in at least 15 years that I knew from when I was single again in my mid to late 30’s. She is still single and never married and must be in her late 40’s or early 50’s by now. I have always known her to be friendly, warm, smart and attractive. However, for some reason she has not yet connected with the right life partner. Do you know what she said to me? ….. She told me, “I should have worked with you ten years ago!”