She said yes. Amazing. Sh!t.. now what?? As challenging as it can be getting that date, it can feel totally debilitating to know where to even begin trying to put a date together. Here’s your cheat sheet. (more...) More Juicy Content From YourTango:
Have a plan for the date gentlemen and hold loosely to it in case of rain, she could express a strong dislike for what you have planned —e.g. "I'm allergic to the smell of coffee," so you compromise for the teahouse instead — or something unexpected happens.
I had some strange experiences and not one of my first second matches led to a second date. Let me be honest, I have not done internet dating myself but I have walked through the dating process with many of my clients and I've learned plenty.
If you follow me online, you know that I have a messy past with men. I was married, divorced, a friend with benefits, a doormat, a first date more times than I’d like to count, and the victim of a man who needed a lot of space all the time. Basically, I spent too many years meeting the wrong men, acting the wrong ways and feeling the wrong things about myself. I knew absolutely nothing about
Are you in a relationship that doesn't feel quite right? Have you gone back and forth trying to decide if you should stay or go? Here are some signs you should run, not walk to the nearest exit.
Unfortunately, research shows that half of all marriages end in divorce with a spike in the divorce rate at the two-year, seven-year and twenty-year anniversary dates. What's happening within the relationship during these phases?
Happy Valentines Day? Well it depends. When I was single it didn't feel very happy at all. The barrage of happy couples on TV, reminders every time I turned around to buy the latest jewelry trinket for the relationship that I didn't have, and this feverish feeling that everyone but me has a picturesque relationship. In fact, Valentines day, aka Singles Awareness Day... (more)
How do I deal with my fear of commitment? It's not an easy journey; it's not something that changes overnight, but with conscious efforts , we can get closer to letting go, closer to surrender. After all, a fear of commitment is nothing more than a fear of letting oneself go.
This past Valentine’s Day, when my husband opened his present he started laughing uncontrollably and then he exclaimed, “Oh Honey! This is the best present I’ve ever received!” I was totally unprepared for his reaction, but I felt pretty darned proud of myself.
It seems to me that a lot of effort is going into meeting large numbers of potential partners in the hopes that somewhere among them one will find their soul mate. Yet statistically, young people are waiting longer and longer to marry and when polled express fear of making a commitment because "What if he isn't my soul mate?" or "What if she's not the right one?"