We all know the story. One day, we’ll hopefully meet someone who is just exactly right for us. Our soul mates, our life partners. Our be all and end all, in other words. Such a person will intuitively understand us, and being with them will have a sort of natural ease to it. Romantic, isn’t it? Well, not so much.Here are three reasons I think … [Read more...] about The Myth of “The One”: Does Your Soulmate Really Exist?
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Is this new app changing the dating landscape? When now-infamous dating app Tinder made its first appearance, the world clutched its collective pearls and wondered if we had all, finally, gone too far. A far cry from the old “he loves me, he loves me not” dating model of generations past, Tinder promised to cut to the chase by only matching those … [Read more...] about What’s Really Happening with the New Dating App, Happn?
Dating is more complex today than ever before. You have a semi-new partner and everything was going so well until they stopped answering your calls. They say one thing and mean another.There are looming shadows of ex-significant others, who are creeping back into your partner’s life. Or were they ever not present?You find yourself more … [Read more...] about Dating Games: How to Know You’re Being Played
The older you get, the more “baggage” there is. This is an inevitable fact of life- you gain more experiences and you’re not the only one who’s going to have a history when it comes to starting a new relationship.So what if you started dating someone with a kid, or maybe more than one kid. You’ve never had a kid of your own, and suddenly you’re … [Read more...] about Dating with Kids: Don’t Do These 4 Things
The science behind love reveals a complex and important phenomena “Love is a many splendored-thing”.When Mark Zuckerburg launched the original Facebook, it was not complete until a person’s relationship status was incorporated into user profiles. We strive for love because we derive happiness from it. Pretty much every song on the radio is a … [Read more...] about What is Love? The Science Behind the World’s Greatest Feeling
Tinder is a fast-growing, new location-based discovery app that is used for dating. Have you heard of the Tinder App for dating yet? Unlike other online dating platforms like eHarmony, Match.com or OkCupid, there is a particularly simpler aspect to Tinder, without any greater claims of compatibility or profile algorithms. Tinder users are simply … [Read more...] about Tinder App for Dating: Harmless or Harmful?
Why do gay men have problems sustaining long-term intimate relationships? It's a big question with no simple answer, but there are lots of reasons that contribute to the difficulties that gay men have in finding a long-term partner.Chicago therapist Brian Rzepczynski is known as The Gay Love Coach, and he recently interviewed me on the … [Read more...] about Gay Relationships: Why Are They So Difficult?
I recently had the pleasure of writing for a great site called DatingAdvice.com that focuses on articles to support those people in the dating game.I wrote about some of the tell-tale signs you might be dating a narcissist.Often when you're dating someone and only just getting to know them, it can be hard to know much about who they are and … [Read more...] about Is He Obsessed with Control? You Could be Dating a Narcissist
In my work as a relationship counsellor, I see many frustrated and lonely singles who are looking for a way to meet someone they can fall in love with and start a long-term relationship.Many of these singles have been on their own for quite a while- sometimes many years. And out of this experience of extended singledom can come feelings of … [Read more...] about 5 Tips to Give Your Single Life a Spring Clean
Do you remember what life was like before Facebook? It's hard to remember right? Because Facebook has infiltrated almost every aspect of our online behaviour and our real-time relationships.As a relationship therapist, I've certainly noticed how Facebook makes its way into the lives of my clients. There's not a week that goes by where a client … [Read more...] about Relationships on Facebook: How the Social Media Giant is Changing the Way We Relate