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The Human Magnet Syndrome (Book Excerpt)

The Human Magnet Syndrome (Book Excerpt)

The Human Magnet Syndrome / The Introduction to the Book About 30 years ago, my dad joked (or so I thought was a joke): “The soul mate of your dreams is gonna become the cellmate of your nightmares.”  It takes some of us decades to realize that our parents were actually a lot smarter than we gave them credit for.  What I thought was just a flippant and cynical comment would later help to define my understanding of dysfunctional romantic relationships.  I would never have guessed that my dad’s off-the-cuff remark would cont

How To Put Yourself On Your To-Do List

How To Put Yourself On Your To-Do List

With Thanksgiving in full swing, Christmas and New Years just around the corner, planning for 2013, and a nagging feeling that another year has just about zoomed by, most to-do lists get rearranged to accommodate the bare minimum of priorities. Did you get to your healthy habits goals for 2012, or can it still be done? Or is that to-do already earmarked for 2013 and beyond?

4 Reasons To Be Grateful For Being Single

4 Reasons To Be Grateful For Being Single

In today's society it seems that if you aren't in a committed, long term relationship you are in a bad place emotionally and in the happiness area of your life. While being part of a "couple" is a wonderful thing, so is being single. Finding time over the Thanksgiving season to reflect on all you have to be grateful for as a single helps you to get a real perspective on life.

He's Going to Fall For You

He's Going to Fall For You

Ladies, it's time to stop worrying about what you said or didn't say, what you did or didn't do, or any of those other regrets you have when you feel like things aren't going well. It doesn't matter. None of those things really matter. They are of no significance in the realm where the kind of attraction we're seeking takes place, where the true seeds of love are sown.

Homo [Home] For The Holidays

Homo [Home] For The Holidays

The Jack O’ Lantern’s have hardly hit the compost heap these days before the first overt whispers of the holidays invade the retail shelves. On top of that, now Mom has declared Thanksgiving Dinner is now Brunch so that she and Aunt Tilly can get to Wal-Mart for the pre-Black Friday Sales that start at 8 pm on Thanksgiving Day. As if that isn’t enough to drive you crazy, you also have to deal with the coin toss over whether you’re going to his families or yours.

1 Awesome New Habit to Adopt for the Holidays

1 Awesome New Habit to Adopt for the Holidays

With the holidays upon us and it being a time when we get together with family and friends, I wanted to give you a way in which you can easily make other people's lives work and your own in the process. It is something that you might want to begin now and continue on a long-term basis, and that is to become a matchmaker.

Conversations with Bartenders

Conversations with Bartenders

I spoke to a group of single women recently. During the question and answer time afterwards, part of the conversation went like this: Woman #1: We're singles just getting started on the dating scene and feeling nervous about meeting new people. It's easier when we're with a group, but that isn't helping us meet single men. Is there something we can do on our own?

Gratitude

Gratitude

“Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes of which all men have some.” Charles Dickens (1812-1870) As we approach yet another holiday season and make plans to spend time with family and friends gathered around a table laden with food, it is easy to forget the true underlying intention of Thanksgiving: gratitude. Gratitude is a powerful force that can create miracles in every area of your life if you choose to recognize it, including your love life.