What is Trust?

We all know “they” say trust is the foundation of any strong and healthy relationship. And who could disagree? Trust is that bond between two people which allows both parties to be themselves, and although it sounds like a no-brainer, it’s not always easy to come by. Trust is “manufactured” through a few different factors, […]

5 Common Mistakes Singles Make

They say the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over but expecting a different result. Humans are creatures of habit, and it can be difficult for us to break out of our molds, especially when it comes to dating. Instead of just wishing things would change, it helps to identify our […]

Tips for Pacing a New Relationship

Let’s face it, being in a new relationship is one of the most exciting and exhilarating experiences we can have. And while it’s easy for us to theorize about being in control of our emotions in such situations, with such a large physical component also taking place, (the neuro-transmitters dopamine, norepinephrine and serotonin are activated […]

First Date Turn-offs

We’re all familiar with the quote, “You never get a second chance at a first impression.” And while we might view this quote as somewhat harsh, and like to think of ourselves as forgiving, easy-going and tolerant, first impressions really do stick with us. On a first date, the initial assessments of people set our […]

5 Wrong Reasons for Dating Someone

As singles, we experience a lot of pressure to meet someone, pair off, and settle down. And while it’s certainly now more socially acceptable to be without a mate than it was say 40 years ago, the media, our friends, family and especially we ourselves, can be convinced we’re “less than” when we’re not dating […]

Great Ideas for Summer Fun

Remember when we were kids and our summers were full of fun adventures and great memories? As adults, we can have lofty dreams and big ideas of what we’ll do “when the weather gets better”, but somehow, we often end up doing the same old thing year in and year out. How about this year […]

3 Red Flag Fix-Its For The Single Guy

You never get a second chance to make a first impression (especially in the unapologetic game of dating). True, it’s cliché and overused, but it’s the truth, and the truth can hurt. While meeting someone new, judgments are made within a blink of an eye, and these impressions build upon the other to form a […]