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Break Ups, Hope, and Learning to Let Go

Terminating an attachment to someone we love is one of the most painful experiences we will undergo as humans. You all know what I am talking about—the dreaded breakup. If I ask you to think back, you can likely tell me about each breakup you have endured and how it has shaped your life. Even […] Read more…

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Relationship Check-Up

The health of our relationships is a lot like our physical health. We need to take steps to stay healthy, including regular check-ups. Take a moment to answer the questions below for a quick Relationship Check-up: EMOTIONAL CONNECTION I feel like my partner truly knows me…TRUE / FALSE I feel like I truly know my partner…TRUE […] Read more…

6 Myths that Keep Women From Dating “The Good Guys”

6 Myths that Keep Women From Dating “The Good Guys”

Last week we discussed how some of us women get stuck in a pattern of dating “bad boys” who are not well suited to meet our emotional and relational needs. Part of the problem, aside from our addiction to roller coaster bad boy relationships, is that women are constantly blowing off great, secure men. I […] Read more…

The Domesticated Bad Boy Does Not Exist

The Domesticated Bad Boy Does Not Exist

I have a bone to pick ladies. How can we go around complaining about how our men treat us when we are the ones that pick them? You wouldn’t believe the amount of times I have seen women discard nice, secure, supportive men! I hear women say that the guy they are dating is just […] Read more…

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Understanding the Needs of the Avoidant/Dismissive Attachment Style

Do you ever wonder how you can go from a completely sane and confident person, to a clinging or withdrawing relationshipzilla in about 60 seconds flat? Welcome to the world of attachment systems and romantic attachment styles. We all possess an attachment system. It is a mechanism in our brain that is responsible for monitoring […] Read more…

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The Dos and Don’ts of Entering into a Dating Relationship: Part 2 The Dos

Hello Everyone! I trust that you all had a good thanksgiving weekend! Gratitude is one of the key components of wholehearted living, so I encourage you to practice it daily not just on special holidays and occasions. This week we are carrying on with the topic of Dos and Don’ts when entering into dating relationships, […] Read more…

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The Do’s and Don’ts When Entering Into a Relationship: Part 1 The Don’ts

Hello Everyone! Happy thanksgiving and I hope that we are all able to practice gratitude this weekend when reflecting on our lives with loved ones. There is always something to be thankful for! The topic that I am bringing you today is one that I discuss with people often, and had the pleasure of sharing […] Read more…

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Must Haves for Dating: 4 Points for Comparison

So you’ve been getting to know someone for quite some time now and you’re looking for signs that they are interested in you. They frequently text you throughout the day just to see how you are doing. You constantly check your phone anticipating the next conversation or time you might get together. It’s becoming obvious […] Read more…

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Two is Better Than One

Is there such a thing as loving someone too much? We have all seen movies that depict a crazy obsessive girlfriend that latches on to a relationship for dear life or where the nerd stalks the most attractive and popular girl in school, just wishing he could have a chance with her. There are some […] Read more…