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The Truth about  Approval-Seeking

The Truth about Approval-Seeking

Trying to gain others’ approval—or even just worrying about their opinion of you—is a bit of a pandemic. If you are one of the stricken, this comes as no surprise. If you’re immune to this particular affliction, consider yourself blessed. I’m constantly thinking about new ways to lessen approval-seeking.

Dear Dr. Romance: Why Is There No Support Line for Men?

Dear Dr. Romance: Why Is There No Support Line for Men?

Dear Dr. Romance:   Thank you for writing "Lighten Up - Cures for Marital Boredom."  Please allow me to give my opinion as to my priorities. I always had the idea to start from the bottom of your list and go upwards. Work together to create a partnership. Sex is important in life, but not number one as to your list. Unless a couple iron out their difficulties, of what ever nature. the problem remains hidden for next time to crop up.

Dating a Geek

Dating a Geek

  What is it that women find attractive about dating a geek. Is it their knowledge of things that are slightly unknown or is it the nervous look they get when you take them out and about in social surroundings they are not comfortable in? It’s fair to say that dating geek’s has become cool in the last few years. So why has this changed? What brought this group of people into the dating desires of many? Here’s some of the reasons geeks are the most dateable guys and gals around. A Geek Appreciates the Relationship

How To Perform Oral Sex On A Man

How To Perform Oral Sex On A Man

Most guys never get to experience deep throat. If you can be the person who allows your man to experience it, then you are giving him something that most girls can't. By the end of this article, you will be armed with the knowledge of how to give deep throat to your man without gagging. (P.S. If you want to learn my best oral sex tips & techniques, you'll find them in this powerful video)

Every Child Needs To Hear "I Believe In You"

Every Child Needs To Hear "I Believe In You"

Encouragement is acknowledgement. Children need to be encouraged and acknowledged to build high self esteem. As parents, we have the amazing power to help shape our children's development.   Here are 6 tips on how to build your child’s self esteem. I suggest beginning this journey by telling him or her, “I believe in you!”

Where on your TO DO list is finding a serious romantic relationsh

Where on your TO DO list is finding a serious romantic relationsh

Life is busy and hectic.  You have your spend a big chunk of your time at work, make time for your family and friends, work out to stay fit, and shop for food, clothing and incidentals.   Also, don’t forget time to sleep!  Where is finding a serious romantic relationship on that list?   Is this on the bottom of yours?

Men: What Do They Want?

Men: What Do They Want?

Many of us single women are the “Strong” types.  We have careers, we like to get dirty but yet can rock a skirt and heels, and we do our best to take care of things on our own.  But why are we like that?  We learned long ago that no one will take care of us better than we can take care of ourselves.

Want More Love?

Want More Love?

When I was single and doing all of workshops and classes and reading all the books that eventually helped me find my soulmate Johnny, I remember one overall message: Want MORE love? You’ve got to GIVE more love. This always annoyed me. I mean, WTF? I remember hearing that idea over and over again in different ways and wondering how is it possible for me to give MORE of something I’m LOOKING for?

There’s Plenty More Fish in the Sea

There’s Plenty More Fish in the Sea

If you’ve just been through a major breakup, a minor heartbreak or just fancy getting back into the dating scene again it’s important to remember that there are plenty more fish in the sea. It’s a funny saying isn’t it? But it’s very true. So how can you navigate the perils of online dating quickly.

10 Dating Mistakes Men Make When They're Interested In  A Woman

10 Dating Mistakes Men Make When They're Interested In A Woman

Dating is a crazy business.  It often involves putting oneself in the awkward position of having to make meaningful and engaging conversation with a virtual stranger while trying to assess if future encounters will be emotionally/physically/spiritually satisfying on any level.  And you usually have to do this over dinner or drinks while trying desperately not to say something totally embarrassing or spray your date in the eye with lemon juice meant for your salmon, ice tea or Corona.  Of course you know the things you try to avoid to keep a date running smoothly (