I’ll be honest, dating can be difficult. It’s not uncommon to feel overwhelmed with the number of possible ways to find a life partner, with deciding whether to go on a second date or cancel and eat Ben and Jerry’s Chocolate Therapy, or with knowing when to commit to someone.… Continue reading Here
All of your relationship problems cannot be solved by reading a book, attending a weekend workshop, or enrolling in couples therapy. With that said, learning what distinguishes happy couples from unhappy ones can change the course of how you and your partner love each other.… Continue reading Here
Imagine you’re in an airplane. You’re getting ready to fly to the Caribbean for a romantic getaway when you hear a nervous voice come on over the speaker.
“So we’re about to take off. Just so you know, I’ve never flown a plane before.… Continue reading Here
Our partners powerfully affect our ability to thrive in life. They influence how we feel about ourselves, what we believe we are capable of, and they ultimately impact our attempts to achieve our dreams.
Even Mr. Self-Actualization (Abraham Maslow) himself argued that without bonds of love and affection with others, we cannot go on to achieve our full potential as human beings.… Continue reading Here
When you are walking around a Christmas holiday party or swiping faces on your phone, you probably have some idea of the type of person you find attractive.
As you swipe away, you are seeking certain traits – physical, mental, social – you desire.… Continue reading Here
What on earth is happening in our dating world?
Is humanity becoming John Calhoun’s mouse utopia? The experiment he performed to test the stress of the soon-to-be limited space on planet earth.
The study concluded that when all available space is taken and all social roles are filled, competition and stress experienced by the individuals will result in a total breakdown in complex social behaviors.… Continue reading Here
I hug her goodbye and tell her it was a pleasure to meet her.
As I turn my back and walk away, I instinctively pull out my iPhone, swiping left and right on my way to my car.
3 more Tinder matches, 1 Bumble match and 3 messages on OkCupid fill the contents of my screen.… Continue reading Here
In our modern culture, not being in a relationship ends up causing a man to be labeled as “having a problem.”
His parents are worried. They don’t miss a chance to ask him if he’s dating anyone. His friends are trying to help by setting him up on dates with every girl they meet in Starbucks. … Continue reading Here
I’ve spent a few years treading water in online dating, swimming through speed dating events, and holding my breath at the local “meet markets.” When I really felt lonely, I could line up five or six dates a week. But the more dates I went on, the more frustrated I became with the type of women I was meeting.… Continue reading Here
Those of us who haven’t achieved our goals yet may be imprisoned by our beliefs about what we are deserve. Limiting beliefs are beliefs that something we desire to accomplish is impossible for some reason, therefore preventing us from taking action or responsibility towards that goal.… Continue reading Here