How to Gain Men’s Respect

Everybody hates rejection—even the subtle forms which can crop up every day -  such as a broken promise, punishing silence, a sarcastic remark, or a promised phone call that never comes. All of these can feel like a slap in...

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How to Learn From Your Mistakes

Guest Post by Fatimah Musa If you are alert, aware and awake, you will notice your mistakes when you make them. They contribute to your personal growth. However, if you fail to notice them, you will continue to do the...

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Finding Mr. Right-for-You: Why You Should Go Out With Imperfect Men

Guest Post by Laura Doyle This excerpt is from the book The Surrendered Single and part of the Relationships Debate, "Does surrendering your idea of "Mr. Perfect" mean you're settling?" You might be tempted to say "no thanks" when you...

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Can You Come Up with Romantic Date Ideas

What’s the right time to come up with romantic date ideas?  Now.  Before you’re out with a very special man, on a very ordinary date. Later is too late: another ho-hum dinner at TGI Friday’s, followed by two hours of...

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Love and Need – Clinging to One Bad Relationship After Another

Guest Post by Tonja Weimer Are you needy in all of your relationships? Do you cling, want an instant commitment, and live your life to serve your love interest? These are signs of codependency. Many co-dependents have gone through experiences as...

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How to Deal with Negative Emotions

Guest Post by Fatima Musa Negative emotions sap your energy and undermine your effectiveness. In the negative emotional state, you find the lack of desire to do anything. The mind is filled with thoughts of fear, doubts and insecurities. Your...

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7 Online Dating “Rules” to Follow – and 5 to Break

Do you follow The Rules for Online Dating by Ellen Fein and Sherrie Schneider?  If so, you may be doing more harm than good. If not, you need to start. Here's a short guide to what rules you need...

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Where Your Comfort Zone Ends Your Soulmate Search Begins

At the close of a seminar I recently presented, an attractive 30-something woman stepped up to greet me.  She flashed a huge smile--and a mega-carat diamond ring--and proceeded to tell me her incredible story. It seems that a few years...

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Are You Scared You’ll Get Hurt?

Everyone who has ever pursued a truly satisfying love relationship has taken a punch or two along the way. Rejection, one-way attraction, and bitter disappointments can make the road to a flourishing relationship a rocky one. We all hate rejection—even...

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Lies That Keep You From Dating—Myths and Beliefs that Block Finding Love

Guest Post by Tonja Weimer Are you aware that there are some cultural lies, deeply embedded in our thoughts, that keep us from finding love? Are you waiting to meet someone special? Would you like to fall in love? Are you...

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