Important Relationship Discussions

It’s easy when we’re first attracted to someone, to let ourselves imagine them as that perfect person we’d always hoped we’d meet and have a relationship with one day. Growing up in a culture where love is over-idealized in movies, fairytales and music, it’s no surprise that we often let our imaginations eclipse the reality […]

Tips for Keeping Commitment Alive

So you’ve finally found someone you’re compatible with, that you can picture yourself spending the rest of your life with. So that’s it, right? Fairy tales and the media tell us we can relax and live happily-ever-after! Wrong. If you’ve ever actually been in a relationship, you know that it takes more than just compatibility […]

How to Stay on Track in the Dating World

Do you ever feel like the dating world isn’t what you thought it would be? Initially, you start out excited and hopeful about finding that special someone, but somewhere along the way, it becomes a jungle of first impressions, dashed hopes and meager prospects. So what went wrong – is it you or is it […]

Positive Perceptions for Meeting People

When it comes to our life experiences being positive or negative, a huge part in the outcome of how we feel is determined by how we view things. Because our lives contain so many people and situations we cannot control, it’s important to remember that the one thing we can change is our perception. For […]

Tips for Getting Back in the Dating Game

It can be daunting to get back into the dating game, whether it’s after a divorce, the break-up of a serious relationship, or even after a self-imposed dating hiatus. To think of ourselves as individuals after having been part of a couple for a prolonged period of time, can cause us some anxiety as we […]

Emotional Spring Cleaning

Although it might not feel like it, today is the first day of Spring! And with this soon-to-arrive warmer weather, comes a sense of new possibilities, fresh starts, and renewed optimism, not only about life in general, but about our dating life. So how are we doing on our New Year’s Resolutions – did we […]

The Challenges of Being Single

Being single isn’t always easy. But inevitably, there will be times in our lives where we find ourselves on our own, whether by choice or by circumstance. And although it’s certainly more acceptable to be single in today’s society than it was 50 years ago, (thankfully the terms “old maid” and “spinster” have been all […]