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Astrology and Dating: Written in the Stars?

Astrology and Dating: Written in the Stars?

Astrology, if you believe in it or not, does influence many people when they date. On most dating sites, you can go through profile after profile and see what Zodiac Sign a person is and for some it can be a deciding factor if they want to contact you. So when it comes to contacting or dating some one, does the person’s Sign really matter?

Hope Springs: What you don't say can kill your relationship

Hope Springs: What you don't say can kill your relationship

If you think you're going to see Hope Springs just for a romantic comedy, think again. Although Steve Carell brings a sense of humor to his role, he plays a pretty serious and direct couples' therapist. This movie is a story of a 31 year marriage that has become stagnant, sexless and is heading toward dissolution. There are moments that will make you laugh and others that will bring a tear to your eye if you realize this is the state of too many relationships. So why should you bother seeing this movie?

Are you counting other people’s blessings instead of your own?

Are you counting other people’s blessings instead of your own?

‘If we all put our problems into a hat and then picked out of it someone else’s problems, we’d all ask for our own back.’ In this Facebook/Twitter/Social Media world that we live in, it’s easy to get caught up in the game of “compare and despair”. You know what I mean? You see your “friends” (some of them you’ve never even met in person! posting pictures of their amazing vacations)Envy Are you counting other people’s blessings instead of your own?

Meeting Friends & Lovers: My 13 Years Using the Personals

Meeting Friends & Lovers: My 13 Years Using the Personals

Most of my favorite relationships in the 13 years since I've been divorced have come through personal ads.  Since I can ask directly for all the qualities I want when I place my ad, and since “collecting people”  is my favorite hobby, this way of finding special persons has worked well for me.  I've never found a perfect man--my ideal lover list contains 26 entries, from nonnegotiable items like playfulness, honesty and warmth,  to optional items like a hairy chest.  But I have found people who have remained close friends long after the romanc

Why Men Ask You Out

Why Men Ask You Out

Dating is a complicated ritual that most of us have engaged in at some point in our lives. And while many of us may find it awkward, tedious, and even downright frustrating, we nonetheless continue to do it because the drive to connect with another individual is so strong. But what are we looking for in our dating experience? What exactly is our motivation to go on a date? Good questions. And as you might suspect, men and women have decidedly different takes on this issue.

Do Yourself A Favor...Get Over Your EX.

Do Yourself A Favor...Get Over Your EX.

Be honest. Are you over your ex? If not, and you’re trying to date…I strongly urge you to slow your roll before you try jumping into another relationship. A lot of clients I see, are bundles of scattered emotions only because they didn’t take the time needed to heal and process their last experience. They in turn, take that bundle into their next relationship and with each relationship, the bundle becomes bigger and more deformed. Being single helps you understand who you are.