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Thinking About Finding A Therapist?

Thinking About Finding A Therapist?

Thinking about starting therapy but not sure where to begin? Check out this video I made. When you have been struggling with something for a while, talking with an objective professional can really help you see a different perspective. Let me know what you think in the comments!  

10 Tips For A Stress-Free Holiday Season

10 Tips For A Stress-Free Holiday Season

Most of us look forward to the holiday season. It is a time to be together with loved ones, give and receive heartfelt gifts and share important traditions. Of course, it can also be a time of stress. Routines are interrupted. Finances are stretched. Decorating, parties and finding the perfect gift require time and attention which may be in short supply as we attempt to meet our everyday responsibilities. Sometimes juggling it all can be overwhelming!

Why Does My Only Text Me??

Why Does My Only Text Me??

I’ve had some girl pals asking me whether it was ok if their guy just wants to text. They keep on repeating the same question, “Why does he only text me?” To some women, not calling and just texting is a red flag. They want to know if there was something wrong with either him or them.  Well, let’s try to answer that question.

Homecoming

Homecoming

What people do not see and may not understand is that the homecoming of a veteran is both a treasured event and a complex process. For a couple, in addition to all that it demands in terms of the reality of time, space, roles, money, kids and deployment cycles, homecoming means finding a way to integrate all that has happened to each partner into the relationship they share.cupcakes It doesn’t matter which partner actually arrives home. On many levels both have to “come home” together.

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Kid of divorce relaxing over the holidays

4 Ways To Give Kids Of Divorce The Gift Of A Guilt-Free Holiday

When the holidays come around for the children of divorce, stress and guilt can ruin much of the joy and happiness of this special family time. Adjust to divorced parenthood and make sure your kids' holidays are full of love with these parenting tips for single parents or blended families!

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Young gay men in love

10 Things I Want My Younger, Gay Self To Know

As a young, gay man, it can be difficult to figure out how to be happy with your own sexuality. YourTango expert, Rick Clemons (The Coming Out Coach) reflects back on his own journey to self-acceptance in this letter to his younger gay self.

YOU are the Julie McCoy of your relationship!

YOU are the Julie McCoy of your relationship!

If you are quite younger than me, you probably have NO IDEA who the hell Julie McCoy is...but if you are around my age, you know exactly who she is! Julie McCoy, the ever-bubbly, quite resourceful Cruise Director of the Love Boat! So what does Julie McCoy have to do with your relationship?! Oh sweetie...so much! Every single week at least one of our clients shares their frustration and asks for my help with dating their partner. Maybe you can relate to some of this frustration?

Dr. Romance on Friends With Benefits

Dr. Romance on Friends With Benefits

Dr. Romance writes: If you’re thinking about having sex with a friend, be very careful, because it is not easy to preserve a friendship once you have sex. We think we can control our feelings, but it's not so simple. *If one of you becomes romantically attached as a result of the sex, the friendship will probably not survive.

frustrated dating coach
Frustrated dating coach

5 Dating Tips Experts Are Tired Of Giving You Over And Over Again

Dating coaches make their living providing great dating advice for women and men ... but even these relationship savvy experts get tired of sharing the same tips over and over (and over). What's the problem? Love-seeking singles who like to read about and talk about relationships without actually taking any risks by taking action on the great advice they find. Is that you? If so, YourTango expert Ronnie Ann Ryan is calling you out and telling you it's time to put yourself out there and actually TRY the advice dating coach experts are giving you.