Dating Advice

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...

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...

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...

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...

These Are The 7 Common Traits Of Relationships That Last

These Are The 7 Common Traits Of Relationships That Last
The struggle for you to find real love and a healthy relationship can be a challenge. Love, while seeming simplistic, can end up being complicated when you add two people to the equation. It’s no wonder that it’s difficult to understand how something that starts off so strong can move in a completely different direction so quickly. It’s quite reasonable to want love in your life, and often your relationship is your roadmap to meet this particular need. But, the question of how to have a successful relationship looms loud. And while most relationships start off on the right foot, many fall o...

3 Expertly Approved Ways You Can Make Dating Less Challenging

3 Expertly Approved Ways You Can Make Dating Less Challenging
Dating can be difficult for a myriad of reasons. As a relationship coach, and as someone who was married, divorced, dated as a single woman, dated as a divorcee, and as a single parent, dating was one of my least favorite things to do. Often, I would purposefully sabotage my relationships out the gate. I would find ways to discredit and disown any feelings I may have or develop for someone by immediately focusing on what was wrong with them versus paying attention to what was right. And also ignoring what I needed to do to improve who I was as a person. It was my protective shield and self-d...

14 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day When You’re Single

14 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day When You’re Single
It's that time of year again. Valentine's Day is quickly approaching. I don't know about you, but as much as V-Day is known as a romantic holiday, I think it's time to make Valentine's Day more inclusive. These are some ideas of how to turn it up on Valentine's Day when you're single. Just because you're single doesn't mean you have to feel left out of the festivities. And if you're single there are some unique ways you can celebrate and make the most out of Valentine's Day. Here are 14 ways to do so: 1. Love Thyself.RuPaul, a famous drag queen, and moderator of the show, Drag Rac...