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5 “Relationship Red Flags” That Aren’t As Big A Deal As You Think

Your perfect match is out there, but they’re probably not perfect. Those qualities that you THINK are the most important for your relationship success, probably aren’t. Most importantly, beware of false ‘relationship red flags’ – start by ignoring these 5: “Fit” to be tied?:  a lot of people think that it’s necessary to date someone … Continue reading 5 “Relationship Red Flags” That Aren’t As Big A Deal As You Think

4 Things You Can Say That Will Make Your Date Love You

When you’re on a date, chemistry matters. But what makes chemistry happen? Is it looks? Or personality? Or scent, smile, conversation, or just blind luck. The answer: yes! But whatever the situation, you can INCREASE the chances of real chemistry happening by what you SAY on your date. But what exactly should you say? These … Continue reading 4 Things You Can Say That Will Make Your Date Love You

6 Things You Can Say On A Date That Kill Your Chances Of Finding Someone Special

When you’re on a first or second date, words matter. They really, really do. Why? Because the person you’re with doesn’t really know you yet. So saying the wrong thing just might be the end of the line – even if you’re actually a great ‘relationship match’. How do you avoid this dating disaster? Start … Continue reading 6 Things You Can Say On A Date That Kill Your Chances Of Finding Someone Special

7 Signs Your Relationship Wouldn’t Survive Long Distance

Some relationships are built to last. Some are bound to fail. The question is: how do you know? Long-distance relationships can work. But if you and your partner aren’t on the same page – at least not yet – they can also be doomed. But how can you tell if your relationship can survive the … Continue reading 7 Signs Your Relationship Wouldn’t Survive Long Distance

5 Questions You Should Ask At The Beginning Of A Relationship

You’ve been dating for a while, but now you’ve met someone special & you’re ready to start a relationship together. Fantastic! Yes, it’s time to celebrate… but its also time for some serious questions. Which questions? Start with these 5: Are you being genuine?:  do you feel completely comfortable being yourself with your special someone? … Continue reading 5 Questions You Should Ask At The Beginning Of A Relationship

You Might Be More To Blame For Your “Lousy Love Life” Than You Think

Have you ever asked yourself: “Why does my love life suck?”… the answer might be staring right back at you in the mirror. Dating can be hard, particularly if you’re busy and looking for something real; and don’t want to waste endless hours searching online dating sites. But here’s the good news: you are in … Continue reading You Might Be More To Blame For Your “Lousy Love Life” Than You Think

The Science Of “Happily Ever After”: 3 Things That Keep Love Alive

Its been said: you spend half your life finding love; and half your life trying to keep it alive. So what’s the secret to “happily ever after”? Its not magic, but its not automatic – here’s 3 things that will keep your love alive: Work it:  if you’re looking for a ‘quick & easy’ solution … Continue reading The Science Of “Happily Ever After”: 3 Things That Keep Love Alive

4 Ways To Make Dating Small Talk Without Seeming Awkward Or Boring

In life (and in love) you have two options: Wait for good things to happen. Or, Make good things happen. Now, which sounds like a better plan? Dates usually go one of two ways: they start well and get better; or they start poorly and get worse. So what’s the key to a successful date? … Continue reading 4 Ways To Make Dating Small Talk Without Seeming Awkward Or Boring

7 Signs Someone Is In Love With You – Even If It Doesn’t Seem Like It

If you’ve been dating someone for a while, maybe its time you stopped – and started getting serious. You’re ready for a relationship, but endless dating can be a drag. So how do you know if that person you’ve been seeing is really ‘The One’. Start by asking yourself this:  “Are they in Love with … Continue reading 7 Signs Someone Is In Love With You – Even If It Doesn’t Seem Like It

4 Things That Ruin Relationships

Matchmakers will tell you this about successful relationships: communication means more than immediate physical chemistry. Ideally, you want both, but finding someone with whom you can communicate openly with SIGNIFICANTLY increases the chances of a successful match. But, above all else, AVOID these four “relationship killing” communication traits (Source: John Gottman, PH.D.): Criticism:  complaints are … Continue reading 4 Things That Ruin Relationships