There comes a time in every relationship when you need to make a significant decision or commitment together. You might be considering increasing your relationship commitment, or making a decision together which requires a big emotional, financial, or psychological commitment.Some significant relationship commitments you might make together … [Read more...] about How to Decide if a Significant Relationship Commitment is Right for You
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The surprising science that will transform your sex life. We all know that we have sexual turn-ons and turn-offs. We might sometimes have trouble identifying what exactly they are in ourselves and others, but we know they’re there. With inspiration from sex educator and TEDx speaker Emily Nagoski, I’m inviting you to apply that turn-on/turn-off … [Read more...] about Kicking Your Sex Life into High Gear: The Dual Control Model and What It Means for Your Relationships
If you're meeting people through online dating, follow these safety tips Like shopping, online dating is more popular now than ever before. (Could you call it a kind of online shopping? Maybe). 1 out of 5 single people has dated someone they met online. We don’t have statistics for how many Australians are doing online dating. However, RSVP says … [Read more...] about Online Dating: How to Keep Yourself Safe
Do you have problems meeting new dating partners? The 5-second rule can help you I was recently searching on Amazon for some of the top-rating non-fiction books and stumbled across the book by Mel Robbins called, The 5 Second Rule: Transform Your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage. I then discovered Mel's TEDx talk, viewed over 12 … [Read more...] about Desperate and Dateless? Try the 5-Second Rule
Are you just unlucky in love, or attracting the wrong partners? If you’re permanently single, or have been just been unlucky in love, you may have wondered what are the qualities to look for in a long-term romantic partner.There are three essential qualities to look for when you choose a long-term romantic partner. These three essential … [Read more...] about 3 Essential Qualities to Look for in a Long-term Romantic Partner
According to a new study, being married has a lifelong effect on how content people are. The authors, Shawn Grover and John Helliwell of the Vancouver School of Economics in Canada, published a study in Springer's Journal of Happiness Studies. They investigated people's levels of well-being based on their marital status.Using data from two UK … [Read more...] about NEW STUDY: Want Long-Term Happiness? Couple Up!
Have you ever fallen in love with a friend? Falling in love with a friend is one of the harder human experiences to have. It happens to a lot of people and there’s no way to tell at the beginning how it’s going to go.If you think you might be falling in love with your friend, first of all, don’t panic—the friendship is not doomed to failure if … [Read more...] about How to Deal with Falling in Love with a Friend
What stage of dating are you in? When you start dating someone new, the experience can feel wildly different than the last time you dated. This is especially true if you’ve been away from the field for a while.But humans are predictable and our relationships fall into patterns. There are basically four stages of dating, after which you both … [Read more...] about The 4 Love Stages of Dating
Are you guilty of listening to this bad dating advice? There is so much bad dating advice—from dating sites, books, magazines, well-meaning friends—it’s hard to know what works anymore. Here’s some of the worst dating advice that I’ve found, and some of what works too. "Use a good pick-up line." Firstly, DON’T use cheesy pick up lines. Never … [Read more...] about The Worst Dating Advice EVER!
Online dating is now mainstream, but are you feeling overwhelmed by choice? Online dating is no longer a fringe activity—people young and old use online dating services and apps to meet up because they are fast, cheap, and easy. Also, online dating has developed over the years from something sketchy to mostly legit. People who post fake photos or … [Read more...] about 4 Quick Tips for Dealing with Dating Overwhelm