The Fear of Dating: Something’s Wrong

 

The Fear of Dating: Something’s Wrong

Here are two facts about dating you might not be aware of: 40% of Americans are dating online and roughly 52% (both male and female) lie about one or all of the following: their age, weight, and income. How do you process all this? Simple, you put it int perspective. In life you have two options when it comes to dating, you either like it or you don’t. You either have fun with it or you decide to hate it. If you choose to see dating as an endless possibility that will lead to romance, you’re good to go — there’s nothing more to do but set up dates, show up, and be fabulous. Soon, you’ll be on the road to relationshipville. But for others, there’s something already present, something’s already there the instant they think about being single and having to date. It’s a negative preconceived notion of dating (and all it implies and involves) that sabotages their every move. If there’s a lump in the pit of your stomach when setting up your profile or scanning through potential partners profiles to find a match — the “something’s wrong syndrome” could be popping it’s ugly head out and ruining your dating journey before it even starts. If tasks related to dating seem daunting, like checking responses, replying, swiping, the “something’s wrong syndrome” may be what you’re suffering from but there is a cure!

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Relationship Goals: Fix Your Relationship With A Relationship Orientation

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Relationship goals vary from couple to couple but one thing every grouping shares is that they want their relationship to work. Some people want their relationship goal to be drama free, while others would like more adventure. Yet, if I were to ask you if you’ve discussed these “relationship goals” with your partner in detail…many of you would look me straight in the eye and say, “Are you crazy?” Why would I discuss that with them?

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Improve Your Relationship by Improving Your Listening Skills

Instantly improve your relationship by improving your listening skills

If you were to stop 10 couples on the street…anywhere, the response would be the same, “My partner doesn’t listen to me!” And they’re not referring to taking out the garbage or some other chore around the house (I mean, that too, but)–they are referring to active listening skills.

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Should I Text a Guy Before a First Date?

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Should I Text a Guy Before a First Date?

Approximately 5. 4.2 billion+ people text worldwide. (MBA Online) You’re a part of that number, so should you text a guy before a first date? The answer truly depends on the situation, but more likely than not, the answer is a resounding NO! If the date has been set and you have all the pertinent info like: time, place, an exit strategy (hey, it’s 2016) — why text? Oh I know, you’re feeling excited and want him to know you’re thinking of him (insert smiley face emoji). Bad move. And here’s why.

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