Dating Advice From Your Dog


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Could your pooch teach you a thing or two about love? Find out!

People sometimes ask me, "What is a soul mate?" Everyone wants to find their soul mate and live happily ever after, but relationships can be complicated. Humans have baggage; we have opinions and we have egos. The bottom line is that half of all marriages end in divorce, so something clearly isn't working.

The love of my life is a little, black dog named Macie. Macie got me thinking about what my relationship with my husband might be like if I just followed her lead. With that in mind, here are ten things that dogs can teach us about love:


  1. Dogs live in the moment and enjoy the one they're with. Are you stuck in the past?
  2. Dogs don't have an ego, so they don't sweat the small stuff. Instead, let it roll right off their backs. Do you dwell?
  3. Dogs are great listeners. Are you attentive?
  4. Dogs are loyal;. Do you have a wandering eye?
  5. Dogs are always affectionate. When was the last time you acted lovingly?
  6. Dogs appreciate the little things in life. Are you grateful?
  7. Dogs are always happy to see you, and after a hard day at work, they are always there with a hug and a smile. Are you warm and welcoming?
  8. Dogs have a playful spiriit and good sense of humor. Are you carefree?
  9. Dogs don't care what you look like or what kind of car you drive. Are you superficial?
  10. Dogs love unconditionally. Do you?

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Marla Martenson


Marla Martenson, matchmaker & author of Diary of a Beverly Hills Matchmaker

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