Advice for Men

11 All-Too-Real Things No One Tells You About Being In A Relationship

11 All-Too-Real Things No One Tells You About Being In A Relationship
Being with someone you love and care about is one of the best feelings you can experience. It’s normal to want to be loved and to want to be in a loving relationship that makes you feel valued and appreciated. But, much like having a baby, being married, or going through difficult life experiences, there is much that often goes unsaid about relationships, and this is applicable to even the best ones. It’s not our fault that we have this perspective. We receive so many subliminal and not so subliminal messages that everyone else’s relationships are going well, while we might feel we are stuck ...
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7 Reasons Why You Should Never Give Up — Even When You Really Want To

7 Reasons Why You Should Never Give Up — Even When You Really Want To
Life can be tough and wrecked with chaos, happiness, frustration, and despair all at once or in successions. When things are going bad, it can seem like it is never ending and it can be tough to see your way through a situation. In these moments, it is so easy to become depressed, worn down, and just feel like you can’t take it anymore. We live in a world of constant instant gratification, so when your needs are not being quickly met, it’s easy to want to throw in the towel. But when you have these moments, I want you to think of your scenario a little differently. It will go against yo...
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The Top 10 Commonly Asked Dating Questions Answered By A Man AND A Woman: Part 2

The Top 10 Commonly Asked Dating Questions Answered By A Man AND A Woman: Part 2
 Read Part One Here!! Robert and I continue our discussion about the most commonly asked dating questions we hear from our listeners and readers in Part 2 of the “Top 10 Most Commonly Asked Dating Questions from a Male and Female Perspective.” Robert is the founder of a podcast called the Orion Group which discusses issues, thoughts, and concerns of the Millennial Generation. I am a relationship coach, author, and write specifically about relationships. 6. Should I date someone with kids if I don’t have any yet? Robert’s Response I have a friend who’s going through t...
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The Top 10 Commonly Asked Dating Questions Answered By A Man AND A Woman: Part 1

The Top 10 Commonly Asked Dating Questions Answered By A Man AND A Woman: Part 1
Robert Dunn and I sat down to tackle the most common dating questions people have asked us repeatedly. This article is part 1 of this discussion. We decided that getting both the male and female perspective would be helpful so you could get both as you go through your dating journey. I’m a relationship coach, and Robert founded a group called the Orion Group which discusses issues, thoughts, and concerns of the Millennial Generation. We often have great conversations about dating and relationships and want to invite you into the discussion. Here we go: 1. How do I know someone genuinely l...
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How You Can Find Love Again After A Break-Up

How You Can Find Love Again After A Break-Up
If you are or have gone through a break-up, it is one of the most difficult and jarring experiences you will face in your life. The sudden loss of someone you held dear and close and love can feel similar to the feelings you have when you lose a loved one to death.  At the onset, it can look hopeless and feel as though you will never find love again. When you have been in a long-term relationship with someone, it's difficult to move forward because of the time and energy you have invested in your relationship. You thought it would work. And when it doesn't, it is devastating. Love may se...
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This Is The Most Overlooked Secret To A Truly Successful Relationship

This Is The Most Overlooked Secret To A Truly Successful Relationship
There is a secret to relationship success that no one ever discusses. Many articles I have read and seen written fail to touch on this subject, but I think it is one of the essential ingredients to a successful and long-lasting relationship. I’m not trying to fool you or give you some secret formula to relationship success. Because having a successful relationship consists of many factors. But, here is what I’ve observed and seen in happy couples. It is an ability to look beyond focusing entirely on their partner and putting the onus on them for their happiness and instead redirecting focus o...
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6 Reasons Why It’s Perfectly Okay To Be Single

6 Reasons Why It’s Perfectly Okay To Be Single
I write a lot about relationships but thought it was important to shift some attention to those of you who may not be in a relationship and are single. It isn’t an article to ‘single shame’ or tell you why you’re still single because being single is not necessarily a bad place to be. The worse relationship status is when you are in a relationship with someone who isn’t the right fit for you. It is counterintuitive to the many articles and advice you will read which will highlight why being in a relationship is better. But, I’m of the mindset that being in a relationship is only better for you...
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This Is What Should Matter Most To You In Your Relationship

This Is What Should Matter Most To You In Your Relationship
I’m getting very frustrated with the dating scene and how people approach the process of building relationships with one another. I realize that there are a lot of extra, unnecessary influences that are mixing up what is important in your mind instead of what should matter. And this is why I put pen to paper – ok sorta – my fingers to my keys on my laptop to vent my frustrations and more importantly help people refocus on what creates a happy and compatible relationship. I’m sharing my insights and experience to save you some time so you can focus on what should matter most to you in your rel...
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7 Little Known Advantages Of Being In A Long-Distance Relationship

7 Little Known Advantages Of Being In A Long-Distance Relationship
Finding someone who is compatible with you in a relationship is difficult enough. If you add in the factor of the person you fall in love with not living near you, it can create some additional challenges. The benefits of technology are that it has helped to broaden our dating options beyond people which we would not usually meet. And sometimes, even after actively pursuing someone who lives in your city, you might have better luck meeting someone who lives someplace else. While some may rule out this option, others have embraced the opportunity of being with someone who they feel suits them ...
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6 Definite Signs It’s Time To Let Go Of Someone You Love

6 Definite Signs It’s Time To Let Go Of Someone You Love
Even a relationship that starts off great can suddenly take a turn in another direction unexpectedly. And irrespective of what you are taught and told, fairytale endings don’t exist in relationships. Don’t get me wrong. You can have a great relationship with someone and which can feel mystic, warm, and euphoric. But, love is much more complicated than that. It is why when you are trying to figure out if you should stay or leave a relationship, it is a decision that can easily torment you. Here are some clear signs to help you know when to walk away from your significant other versus staying p...
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