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Breaking Up? Always Look For The Silver Lining

Breaking Up? Always Look For The Silver Lining

Everything Comes To An End The one thing we can be sure of iin life is change. People die. Jobs and careers end. Relationships fall apart. We fall out of love and marriages fail. It seems that endings are coming faster these days than ever before. How can we look at the end of a relationship with an enlightened perspective? In the face of pain and loss, is it possible to focus on the positive? Conscious Break-ups

Dr. Romance Happiness Tip: A Year of Peace

Dr. Romance Happiness Tip: A Year of Peace

Dr. Romance writes:   Happy New Year, everyone!  This is the time when a lot of energy is spent on making resolutions, most of which we don’t manage to keep. So, this year, especially given recent tragic events,  I propose a different kind of resolution. Will you join me in resolving to create a year of peace?

"Meet Your Man 2013 Challenge" Day #1

"Meet Your Man 2013 Challenge" Day #1

Aloha Dignity Daters, and welcome to the “Meet Your Man 2013 Challenge – 3 Steps to Tell the Difference Between a Player and the Guy Who Is Looking For Love!” Woot to the Woot Woot! Here’s the deal: 2013 is the year of a new you. If you’re over falling for the same types of men and feel like your relationships in 2012 (and prior) always seem to be going nowhere fast, then the New Year is the best time to take a fresh approach! Forget “The Rules”. Say goodbye to your go-to date on a lonely Saturday night: work.

Ever Wonder Why Your Relationships Don’t Work Out?

Ever Wonder Why Your Relationships Don’t Work Out?

 Are you too eager?  Authenticity is a very attractive quality but so is not being too eager. Recent research has indicated that appearing highly self-confident as part of playing hard to get tests the commitment and quality of any would-be mate. The researchers sugest "...that the more unavailable a person is, the more people are willing to invest in them."  http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/loves-big-secret-play-hard-to-get-8395973.html

Falling Out Of Love & Back Into Life

Falling Out Of Love & Back Into Life

With the recent announcement of Bethenny Frankel & Jason Hoppy’s marriage coming to an end, “soon-to-be divorced” becomes their current relationship status. This transition period of deciding to no longer be together to a finalized divorce can be a lengthy and emotional time period. Similar to the limbo period between heaven and hell, the waiting for closure can create a place of purgatory for even the strongest of people. It would be very easy to spend this time in mourning for the death of a relationship.

3 Career Changes You Can Make For An Amazing 2013

3 Career Changes You Can Make For An Amazing 2013

Stagnation, complacency and lack of motivation are just a few of the career sticking points that can happen to any professional.  Whether you have been in your position for 5 years or six months, those thoughts of, "I feel so stuck," or "I hate my job" can creep in and cause damage to an otherwise positive career path.  The employment landscape is changing so fast in all industries and you can keep up if you embrace change.   Change 1: Reframe obstacles as skill set development opportunities

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The Bright Side Of Breaking Up

Although it hurts, although the thought of belonging to someone and feeling needed is amazing, it may mask what you really want from life. So get reacquainted with your single self. Here's how.

What Les Mis Can Teach Us About Love

What Les Mis Can Teach Us About Love

I just watched Les Miserables last weekend. I cried, from the moment the movie started until the very end. After reflecting on it, and realizing my hormones and cycle were partly at fault for all the sobbing, I pin-pointed what was so touching for me: how grace and forgiveness drive out shame. How many relationships and marriages could be salvaged and thriving if grace and forgiveness were practiced more often? Countless numbers, for sure.

When Not To Ask "Where Is This Relationship Going!"

When Not To Ask "Where Is This Relationship Going!"

Most of us have made the mistake of trying to define a relationship too soon. We find ourselves dating a man who finally ticks most of our boxes and we start to get excited. Life feels good and we're floating down the street singing to ourselves. In the headiness of a new relationship insecurity and doubt are replaced by new-found confidence. We love ourselves again.