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The DWD Guide To The Friend Zone!

The DWD Guide To The Friend Zone!

Attention all Dating with Dignity daters: The Friend Zone is not always a bad thing! We’ve all had a crush on a male friend at some point or another; maybe you even ended up in a relationship with one of these guys. However, like it or not, male friends are not always going to like you back in the same way you’re interested in them. But wait! This can be a GREAT thing. “How can this possibly be a good thing?” you ask. Let us tell you four ways.

No. 1 Secret To Successful New Year's Resolutions

No. 1 Secret To Successful New Year's Resolutions

Whew, January 1, 2013. I didn’t think we’d make it this far. The Mayans said that December 21, 2012 was the end of time – astrological events were supposed to wipe out most of earth’s inhabitants. In some ways I wish the Mayan’s were right, then I wouldn’t have to face the annual task of developing New Year’s resolutions only to have them fail.

Clearing The Cluttered Desk & Keeping it Cleared!

Clearing The Cluttered Desk & Keeping it Cleared!

It’s a New Year;   A new you must be in there somewhere, right?  Along with the top three New Year's Resolutions women make for Positive Change (eating healthy, getting in shape and saving money) maybe you’ve added the popular: Get Organized! Clearing the clutter in your workspace is a great place to start! It is an empowering first step to getting organized. But if you’re anything like me, just the thought of starting that process sets off the “overwhelm” alarms. It just seems to makes the stress worse!

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How's your sex life?

5 Tips To Keep Your Sex Life Sizzling

It's common for long-term couples to experience the occasional sexual rut. Contributing factors may include stress and health issues. Take it upon yourself to amp up your sex life and prevent dry spells.

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Is he a keeper?

3 Signs The Divorced Guy You're Dating Is A Keeper

A new study says that you can tell if someone is a keeper based on whether he is sensitive, cooperative and supportive. Presumably, therefore, when a marriage ends in divorce, we can infer that one or both partners lacked those traits. So, if you're dating a divorced guy, how can you tell whether he was the one lacking those essential traits?

Top 10 New Year's Questions

Top 10 New Year's Questions

1. What did you learn about yourself from this past year? 2. Which relationship(s) meant the most to you this past year and why? 3. What was one of the biggest challenges you faced this past year and how did you handle it? 4. What was one of your proudest moments from this past year and why? 5. What was one of the most meaningful compliments you received this past year? Why was it so meaningful to you?

The Notebook

The Notebook

A few years ago I heard a wise man make a suggestion I'd like to bring to you now. He recommended you purchase a beautiful notebook. This notebook is for you and your "revelations." You can share it's content or keep it private. Perhaps you want to begin by remembering 2012 and the "revelations" you had this year. As a "revelation" comes write it down. What is a "revelation"? It's a wisdom that came to you, an awareness that freed you from some personal or collective conditioning, a knowing.