Tips To Overcome Dating Shyness

Being shy isn’t the end of the world, but it certainly doesn’t make life any easier. Usually tied to low self-esteem and lack of self-confidence, situations which can seem quite “normal” for the average person, like going on a job interview or speaking in front of people, can seem daunting, even terrifying to the shy […]

First Impression Enhancers

Meeting someone for the first time and making a good first impression can seem challenging at the best of times. Humans being can be very judgemental, judging each others’ appearances, career choices, financial status, social graces, intelligence, humour – the list goes on and on. Add in circumstance, mood and location, and it seems like […]

5 Definable Boundaries in Relationships

As we get older, we tend to realize that our idea of “normal” doesn’t really exist. Most of us grew up around some sort of familial dysfunction – whether it be divorce, family secrets, emotional abandonment – the list goes on. And while none of these issues are certainly the fault of, or controllable by […]

Deal Breaker or Second Date?

First dates get all the glory. Our anticipation, worry, excitement and fears can all culminate into this highly-charged situation we experience with a veritable stranger. But after all is said and done, (and the date’s over), the decision to go on a second date isn’t always as cut and dry as we’d like it to […]

Valentine’s Day

Oh dreaded Valentine’s Day! Let’s face it: when you’re single, it’s not the most enjoyable thing to be constantly reminded (through every possible media outlet) that you don’t belong to a couple. But like every other holiday that’s exploited beyond its meaning here in North America, the key is to remember and honour the essence […]