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How often have you wished that some aspect of your life could improve? For instance many of us desire greater abundance i.e. money, time, good friends, a good relationship, good health etc.
Many of us take the time to form an intention to achieve these in our lives.
The forming of an ... Views: 15
Contrary to what you may "think" the Law of Attraction is "always" at work. This is because it is by definition an immutable Universal Law. The real question is: Is it working for you or against you? If the latter is the case then the next questions are: 1) Why? And 2) How can I get it working ... Views: 11
Do you spend much of your time making yourself attractive on the outside only to have it undermined by inner emotional neediness that drives people away? Do you know that it is now possible to completely make yourself over from the inside? How does one do that you ask?
Well, through a ... Views: 11
Dear Dr. Romance:
I'm nearly 30 and have been living with my boyfriend for several years. Last year we encountered a rough patch and I felt neglected and unloved and like all respect had gone from our relationship. Unfortunately during this time I got very drunk and kissed another man. I ... Views: 18
When dating women with kids, there are a few things you have to realize. Not only does she have other priorities, you also have to realize you won't always be the first thing on her list. Soccer games, ballet, taking them to trips; these are just a few of the things a single mom has to do, when ... Views: 22
It’s very interesting to me to watch couples struggle and go around and around… I find that this happens with the ones where partners refuse to take ownership of their own contribution to their relationship’s status quo and are fixated with having their partner change… These are the partners ... Views: 21
Dear Dr. Romance:
We are co-workers and I've know him for about two years. He's very nice, funny and in very good shape. We've built a pretty solid friendship. We hang out a couple times a month (when I'm home from school). But, lately he's been pushing for a ... Views: 25
Do you know that many people harbor a fear of abandonment from past breakups that makes them needy, jealous, controlling, insecure, unattractive, ultimately sabotages their relationships and leads to more feelings of abandonment?
Do you know this vicious cycle can now be permanently stopped ... Views: 36
Once upon a time, In high school, I memorized a poem that has been a constant source of help and direction in my life and relationships. It’s simple and much more sentimental than today’s cynical age can handle, but the very simplicity of it made it a great navigational tool for me ... Views: 41
Do you know that many people harbor the need to be accepted by others? Do you know this need enslaves you, your self esteem, self confidence, sense of normalcy as a person, and your life to the whims of others? Do you know that means you are not living your life but a life dictated to you by ... Views: 46
What is the Fun Quotient in your relationship? Couples have the tendency to become complacent in their relationship including the fun aspect of their relating. This is traumatic to the relationship as it stifles its energy flow creating a numb, stuck and disconnect feel and dissatisfied ... Views: 51
Do you know that needy behavior is the single most common killer of any relationship? Do you know that the majority of adults harbor this destructive tendency within them? Do you know that all neediness is rooted in old emotional baggage stored in the subconscious mind in the form of negative ... Views: 46
The most valuable thing in a long-term stable relationship is having a partnership, and most new couples don’t realize that money is a major factor in marital happiness. Money is one of the biggest generators of problems, arguments, and resentment in long-term relationships. Couples argue ... Views: 46
Do you know that the "only" cause of low self esteem is old emotional baggage stored deep inside your subconscious mind/body in the form of negative memories of failure, neglect, abuse, abandonment, rejection, humiliation etc.? Do you know that this baggage also weighs down your self worth, self ... Views: 49
Do you know that neediness is the result of old emotional baggage stored within in the form of negative memories of abuse, rejection, neglect, humiliation, bullying, failure etc.? Do you know that these memories create the familiar nagging feeling of emptiness that many people have inside them? ... Views: 39
If your relationship were afire, is it still burning strongly? Flickering? Smoldering? Does it need kindling? A log? Or has the last spark of it burned out to the point where it's even too late for more oxygen? After all, your relationship at one time had to be on fire in order for it to burn ... Views: 66
Fun is important in our relationship. Having fun releases different chemicals in the brain that engender good feelings which get then associated with our partner. This is a good thing. Having fun with our partner should be a priority in our relationship. We can get huge returns on this ... Views: 54
Dear Dr. Romance:
This question is a little hard for me because it is very personal. My husband and I were married for 24 years before he passed away. During our time together, I developed a severe case of alopecia which has left me with very little hair. This did not bother my ... Views: 49
I see you walking toward me. Is it you? I can't really tell. It somewhat looks like it could be. How could it be? I never saw you come in. Well, yeah, it could be you. We pass at a distance, while I try to be nonchalant about it.
Then I see you again. I want to make sure it's you. I'm still ... Views: 54
1. Seek first to understand. If you know your partner's frame of reference, you can speak to him/her within it.
2. Pay attention to how your words are landing. If your companion's response looks off the mark for what you said, check out what he/she is hearing....
3. Focus on the solution ... Views: 79
One of the best ways to think of a relationship on the rocks is to reflect on your expectations for your relationship. What are they? What is it that you really want from your partner? What could your partner do now that would — from your point of view — make the relationship work again? Make a ... Views: 93
Do you know that the majority of individuals feel needy inside? Do you know that neediness makes them feel weak, inadequate, deficient, defective, vulnerable, manipulative, unattractive, depletes their self confidence, self esteem self worth, personal integrity, and sabotages their ability to ... Views: 55
You have done it all. You have tried meeting your prince charming through your friends but you were not very successful. You have tried looking for him at your work place -that too did not happen. You have tried meeting at clubs, your local tennis club, but nothing seems to be working. Well, it ... Views: 46
Couple relationships experiencing difficulties can be categorized into two broad styles of relating: temperamental or tenuous, and can fluctuate between these extremes. These relationships are not satisfying, and not likely to succeed – enjoy couples’ inherent synergy, as the partners are spent ... Views: 72
When a relationships ends, there is the chance that it will lead to one experiencing a lot of emotional pain. There is also the chance that one will be quiet happy with what has happened and although there may be a mild sense of loss for example, they will soon settle down and be on their ... Views: 59
Dr. Romance: tips on spring cleaning your marriage:
Over an extended period of time, dust and detritus can accumulate in even the best marriage. Spring cleaning, to clear out the cobwebs and re-energize your connection, is a great idea. Just like a regular housework schedule, regular ... Views: 90
There are people on this planet who are experiencing relationships that are functional and healthy. This might be how it has always been, or it could be the result of them making certain changes throughout their life.
On the other side of the spectrum will be people who are currently ... Views: 74
You know that moment when you realize you slipped up and said or did something wrong...and that feeling of dread comes over you?
Or you know you’re supposed to say something in a group but you can’t get yourself to do it...and you know others take notice of ... Views: 93
First dates can be the beginning of many things; a friendship, relationship, or marriage. When a woman agrees to go on a date with you, she obviously considers you a potential candidate for at least one of the above things. The truth is that dating in today’s society is complicated because women ... Views: 61
Dear Dr. RomanceI am in my forties, and hadn't had sex in years. I met someone and we CLICKED. We had sex on the 2nd date, I know you can't unring the bell, and I'm betting that was probably a mistake, but there is a serious physical attraction between this man and myself ... Views: 85
Flirting is a language of its own.
It doesn’t make sense logically.
And most guys fail at it when trying it with women.
Often times the girl will give that casual laugh of “yeah nice try”.
That direct approach to flirting rarely works, especially if you’re a shy guy. Direct approach ... Views: 101
Style is so important.
It’s the first signal that women pick up from you before you even get to say anything.
It’s a signal telling her if you “get it”.
If you’re with the modern times.
If you’re going to make her look bad if she hangs around you.
All sorts of things!
Women ... Views: 127
If you don’t have much experience in the dating field you might make the mistake of believing all women have the same personality types and treat them the same way.
You might already know that you have to approach different personality types with a different approach but not know what ... Views: 103
So you’re standing at the counter in the grocery store, there’s no one else in line and there’s a really cute girl at the counter.
What do you say to start a conversation?
Just saying hi usually doesn’t lead anywhere, and if you make it too obvious it’ll be embarrassing if you get ... Views: 102
How many times has it happened in your past where a date didn’t go the way you planned?
You planned out a whole romantic evening, you gave it a lot of thought, spent a lot of your time.
And surprisingly it went nowhere with the girl.
That sucks doesn’t it?
What’s worse is she didn’t ... Views: 101
Have you ever been in a situation where you get a girl’s number and you think everything went well, but when you get in touch with her she never returns your calls?
Suppose she wasn’t a stranger, maybe you met at a barbeque at your friend’s house.
Shouldn’t it be easier to get in touch ... Views: 88
Let’s face it.
If you have shyness working against you then making conversations can be really tough.
But did you know that many great conversations can start from canned material? Meaning its stuff you planned to talk about ahead of time.
The problem is knowing what material to talk ... Views: 87
We’ve all chased that girl in our life that caused problems for us.
To Ex-boyfriend issues.
To simply getting walked over.
By the time the relationship or interaction is over you feel exhausted and emotionally drained because you tried so hard yet it didn’t work ... Views: 117
Don’t do it!
This will save you a lot of humiliation and rejection if you just read this first.
Because women talk. And they’ll talk about how you tried to pick up on them to their friends, and if you have the same circle of friends that could mean somewhat of a ... Views: 97
Do you know that neediness is not only unattractive it also has the potential to eventually kill any relationship? Do you know that many people believe it is a normal part of the human condition to be needy? Do you know that it is in fact absolutely "abnormal" to be needy in any way? Finally, do ... Views: 105
Do you know that many relationships are founded on co-dependent manipulative neediness that masquerades as love? Do you know that most people never realize the difference between the two? Do you know that means the majority of such relationships are therefore conflictual, abusive and bound for ... Views: 96
Dear Dr. Romance:When I was 20, I met a man of 37. For many reasons, including what I thought was love, moved in with him 3 weeks later. After getting engaged to my partner, I discovered he crossdressed. I cried, but he said he did it cuz he was alone for so long before he met me. Flash forward ... Views: 96
When it comes to attracting someone for a relationship or something that involves less commitment, there is the chance that someone can have a certain type that they go for. And then for others, this is not always the case; with them having no set idea of what another needs to be like.
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Although you might think of “falling in love” as romantic; we all fall in love many times in life: with a new lover, a new friend, a particularly cooperative co-worker, an appealing movie or TV star, a caring neighbor, siblings, relatives and even pets. Any close relationship ... Views: 114
Yes, it can happen to you—the date with the man you always wanted. But don’t let your enthusiasm compromise your safety. Get smart and take the following precautions ahead of time.
How to Protect your Safety on Dates
1. Tell Friends and Family. Let your family, ... Views: 105
When was the last time you were physically intimate with your partner? If you say a long time, you are not alone! A lot of couples share their sexual life is in the toilet. They struggle getting along, among other things, to the point that being physically intimate is the furthest thing from ... Views: 117
I didn't date a lot when I was younger. I always used to say it was because I enjoyed hanging out with my friends (which I did), but really it was more about never getting asked out. Everyone wants to be liked. Everyone wants to be asked out. College I dated more, well hung out with guys, ... Views: 87
Do you know the main reason relationships fail is because the individuals in them are emotionally unprepared to have relationships in the first place? Do you know however that emotional adequacy in this context does not require years of psychotherapy but instead simply the recognition and ... Views: 95
Dr. Romance discusses advice on dating after widowhood.
To view the video, click here.
Dr. Romance's 3 Tips for Finding New Love
For a while after a relationship ends, you may not feel like considering a new relationship, which is probably good. Jumping right from ... Views: 88
Why does Co-dependence arise? Well because two or more individuals make an unconscious contract with each other to try to satisfy the unmet needs of the other. Initially, especially in the case of a couple, this contract is defined as "love". For instance, how many times have you heard yourself ... Views: 97