Q: I am a single parent about to start dating again. When is it appropriate for my date(s) to meet my kids? A: Good for you for getting back out to date! But I think you need to keep dating and parenting separate. I don’t think it’s ever appropriate to introduce your kids to a date. Only when a date becomes an exclusive relationship with serious long-term potential is … [Read more...] about Dating With Children, When is it Appropriate for My Date(s) to Meet My Kids
Advice for Women
After hours of work preparing your partner’s favorite gourmet food and dressing up in sexy clothes, your heart beats a little faster as you hear his key in the door. Your skin tingles as you put your arms around him. But in an instant, your heart sinks. He barely makes eye contact. He gives you a perfunctory kiss, tells you he is exhausted after a tough meeting at work, and … [Read more...] about Five Ways that Guarantee Emotional Connection when Romance Fails
Instant chemistry blows away our best interest sometimes - it messes with our "man-picker" and it works against us. In other words, people often choose chemistry over the whole package. Chemistry alters our perception and causes us to attach meaning to things that are often inaccurate. For example, if you feel instant chemistry with a man, you may assume that he's available … [Read more...] about The Dangers of Instant Chemistry in Dating
Finding the love of your life is an incredible high, especially if on some level you view him or her as above your typical dating league. So naturally, when it doesn’t work out or worse, it suddenly ends without warning, it may feel like you will never find anyone better. However, it is only that kind of thinking that will prevent you from finding anyone new—I promise … [Read more...] about Breakup Advice – Are You Finding it Hard to go on Without the Love of Your life?
We’ve all done it. We have blamed our boyfriend, girlfriend, lover or spouse for our state of happiness, or perhaps more accurately, our unhappiness. We tend to look outside of ourselves for the cause of our problems, and thus, we seek outside of ourselves for solutions. The problem with this approach to relationship repair is that we render ourselves victims, thinking we are … [Read more...] about REAL-ationships vs Illusions