Advice for Women

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...

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 ...

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...

8 Online Dating Tips For Ambitious Women

8 Online Dating Tips For Ambitious Women
With so many dating apps and dating sites out there and so little time, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and frustrated. For the ambitious woman, who wants to figure it out, being equipped with the right tools can make the difference between having memorable dating experiences and getting stuck with dating duds. If you are successful and ambitious, here are 8 online dating tips that will make your journey much easier. 1. Don’t give too many details Women are more verbose by nature. We use a lot of words to explain our experiences, characteristics, likes, and dislikes. Our communication style ...

13 Subtle And Not-So-Subtle Ways To Tell If They Are Actually Into You

13 Subtle And Not-So-Subtle Ways To Tell If They Are Actually Into You
Love can be complicated, but we are often the ones overcomplicating things. The good thing is that women and men usually exhibit similar signs if they are interested in someone. If you are seeing someone and trying to figure out if the relationship is moving forward, here are some subtle and not so subtle ways to tell if they are into you. 1. They spend quality time with you. When someone cares about you, you don't have to beg for their time. It's quite the opposite. In fact, they look for reasons to spend time with you and look for ways to build in future plans to make sure they stay on yo...

Couples In Successful Relationships Realize These 7 Things

Couples In Successful Relationships Realize These 7 Things
On a recent plane trip home, I queued up my Netflix download of Chris Rock’s most recent comedy special, Tambourine. If you know anything about Chris Rock, he is one of the most prolific comedians and is always direct, candid, shockingly honest and funny at the same time. I was prepared to laugh, but what surprised me about Chris’s comedy set was his high level of introspection about his relationship with his now ex-wife who he recently divorced. The relationship advice he offered reminded me that if you look at couples in long-lasting relationships, they generally share these similar traits....

8 Little Ways You Don’t Realize You’re Rejecting Love

8 Little Ways You Don’t Realize You’re Rejecting Love
If you tend to self-sabotage your relationships, think you aren’t good enough to have what you want, give up to early in a relationship, or keep going in circles of meeting and entertaining the wrong types of people repeatedly, this article is for you.  I’ve written this from a place of love and as someone who spent way too many years doing things that gave me the opposite of a loving relationship. I’m sharing these pearls of wisdom so you don’t make mistakes which may subconsciously block you from receiving love. First, let’s agree that it is difficult to find love. If it were easy, the...

How To Find Love More Easily Based On Your Personality Type

How To Find Love More Easily Based On Your Personality Type
Dating in a time where we use apps and social media abundantly to determine if someone is suitable has skewed things a bit. It used to be that dating happened through meeting someone at work, through a friend, a family member, or at a social event. Times have definitely changed. But, even with all of the additional dating options available to us, it hasn’t made finding love any easier. Researching Best Dating Practices When I surveyed my clients I coach in relationships and asked them how they determine who they date, the answers were pretty varied based on their personality. One of my clien...

7 Things To Remember When You’re Trying To Love Despite Feeling Broken

7 Things To Remember When You’re Trying To Love Despite Feeling Broken
Learning to trust and love again after someone has shattered your heart is perhaps one of the most challenging things you do. Once someone violates your trust and disrespects you, it can feel as though it’s impossible for you to recover from heartbreak. But, the good news is that you can.Here are some immediate steps to help you get there: You Are Not Alone 1. Realize we are all broken, and you are not alone. No one is perfect and don’t let them ever make you think you are ‘less-then’ because of the experiences you have had. Everyone and I mean every single person, brings some baggage to...

11 Specific Reasons Why We Love Toxic Relationships And Unavailable Partners

11 Specific Reasons Why We Love Toxic Relationships And Unavailable Partners
If I were to crystalize what a toxic relationship is, I would highlight a couple featured in a Comedy Central show with Key and Peele, featuring the couple Meegan and Andre. I’m not sure if you are a Key and Peele fan, but they are two comedians who use to have a show on Comedy Central called Key & Peele. They would often do a skit of a couple, Meegan, and Andre who had one of the unhealthiest relationships ever. If you saw the skit, and were or are in a toxic relationship, you would relate to them. Because it is a comedy, the skit about this couple was a bit over the top. But, you coul...