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Dating and Drinking: The principles to live by

Dating and Drinking: The principles to live by

You’re on your first date and it’s time for you to order a beverage. Should you drink? So now you’ve decided that it’s o.k. to drink now. You order first, requesting your chosen cocktail. He...
5 Reasons Why He Doesn’t Call You Back

5 Reasons Why He Doesn’t Call You Back

Nowadays there are plenty of ways to meet guys. From your local bar to an activities class, from speed dating to online sites, there are lots of different ways to connect with other singles. But after...
Summer Flings Make Me Feel Fine

Summer Flings Make Me Feel Fine

Life has a sense of humor; sometimes it’s funny, sometimes it’s tragic and sometimes that asshole, called life, is a bit of a pecker as she peppers your life with copious amounts of ironic sorrow. It’s...
Seven Ways to Let a Date Down Easy

Seven Ways to Let a Date Down Easy

Letting someone down can be difficult. You want to be clear that you are not interested, but at the same it is important to 1) be respectful to the other person and 2) be consistent with your own personal...
Remaining Friends with an Ex: The Research is in!

Remaining Friends with an Ex: The Research is in!

Those four little words that you have been dreading just spilled out of your partner’s mouth: Let’s. Just. Be. Friends. Although you are heartbroken, you ask yourself, “A friendship would be better...
Read This Before Saying, ‘I Love You.’

Read This Before Saying, ‘I Love You.’

In a relationship, who do you think is more likely to say “I love you” first – men or women?  If you are like most people, you might be tempted to say women.  In a recent study, 64% of participants...
Face it: Looks Matter, But So Does Your Attitude

Face it: Looks Matter, But So Does Your Attitude

I just spent nearly an hour chatting with New York psychologist Vivian Diller, author of  face it: What Women Really Feel as Their Looks Change, about aging, dating, beauty, attraction and the role looks...
When Love and Career Collide

When Love and Career Collide

Like most women in my post-feminist generation, I grew up knowing exactly what I did not want when it came to love and work. I did not want to sacrifice my personal life at the altar of the all-consuming...
Why a Man Chooses One Woman over Another

Why a Man Chooses One Woman over Another

Perhaps you imagine that love is mysterious and that what draws two people together is subject to the alignment of the stars in the sky. The truth, however, is that several factors are magnets which draw...
Three Ways to Know if He’s a Good Guy

Three Ways to Know if He’s a Good Guy

When you first meet a guy or have simply gone on a few dates with him, it can be hard to tell if he is a truly good guy – or just acting like one until he shows you who he really is. Well, fear not,...
How to Tell if It’s Romance or Friendship

How to Tell if It’s Romance or Friendship

James, in his mid-30s, was ready to meet his life partner, get married and have children. After dating many women, he met Cindy. “She is really beautiful, although I’m not sure she’s my type. But...
How to Rekindle the Spark in Your Relationship

How to Rekindle the Spark in Your Relationship

Whether you have been in a relationship for a month or 20 years, it is difficult to maintain that same spark you had when you first met. It is common to get so comfortable with your partner that you begin...
4 Simple Ways To Make Your Relationships Stronger

4 Simple Ways To Make Your Relationships Stronger

For most people with a healthy perspective on dating and relationships, dating is ultimately about 1 thing; forging a lasting and loving, long term relationship. Now it’s not that you can’t and shouldn’t...
How To Keep Romance Alive

How To Keep Romance Alive

If you have started to realize that your relationship is losing a bit of its passion and romance, you may be comforted to know that this is perfectly normal, and happens in many relationships at some...
How to be a Good Boyfriend

How to be a Good Boyfriend

Over the years, I’ve read many of the popular books on dating.  I’ve read books that teach women the rules, why I should be a bitch, and how to be married in 365 days.  Books that teach me how to...
Romantic Comedies Killed the Relationship

Romantic Comedies Killed the Relationship

If you’re a novice to the dating scene, chances are your idea of a good first date is dinner and a movie. But let me warn you fellas, taking a girl to see a romantic comedy might seem like a good idea...
Five Reasons Why Powerful Men Cheat

Five Reasons Why Powerful Men Cheat

Today’s guest post comes from bestselling author and professor Terri Orbuch PhD, who blogs about something many of us are asking ourselves this very second…what on earth was General David Petraeus...