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Dear Dr. Romance:
I read your Dr Romance Blog and a small paragraph on "10 Reasons to Dump a Guy." I'm trying to find out why I can't find a woman, or better put: why I cant I spark the interest of a woman? I'm 40 years old I was never married nor do I ... Views: 42
What do you really believe about relationships, starting with yourself?
It is widely accepted that about 90% of our belief system (BS) was formed by the age of 7. To know what we really believe about relationships would be critical as it has shaped how we view them today at least to the ... Views: 82
Circular Dating is a tool used in the Rori Raye (www.coachrori.com) Method of relationship Coaching.
Let me start off by saying that Circular Dating is NOT about “dating” a whole bunch of men at one time.
Circular Dating is interacting with men!
Circular Dating is all about ... Views: 98
Here's A Relationship Question From Jessica:
Jessica says “I met B at a wedding a few months ago and we hit it off nice. After a few dates we started sleeping together and we’ve been in a relationship since then.
The first 3 months were hot and heavy, but since last week B suddenly ... Views: 72
Thoughts, Words, and FEELINGS
Emotions for me are a necessary evil. I absolutely hate the way emotions can completely blind a mind from logic. This is one of the main reasons that it takes me a long, long time to become emotionally attached to anybody. It seems that whenever I become ... Views: 52
How do you stop thinking about someone? Perhaps he betrayed you, she broke up with you, or maybe it’s someone you don’t even know. He enters your mind all the time and you know it isn’t healthy. Sometimes people take up residence in our minds and it’s difficult to get rid of the thoughts. ... Views: 165
While the ideal is for someone to live their truth, this is not always possible. And one reason why this is not possible is when they have a fear of being abandoned. Their choices and decisions in life are then going to be defined by this fear and what is actually right for them is going to be ... Views: 138
We believe the primary purpose of all love relationships is opportunity for spiritual growth, yet few seem to share our belief considering the three common questions about a new relationship partner that often lead to love life suffering.
It’s understandable why people today approach love ... Views: 193
Are you totally baffled as to why you only seem to attract men who are far from ideal for you? Are you tired of ending up with men who aren’t ready for the same type of relationship you want?
Before you give up on the possibility of ever meeting guys who truly measure up and want what you ... Views: 194
Myths abound surrounding the topics of sex, promiscuity, and spirituality.
Consider this anonymous feedback we received from "Emily": "So two guys who obviously aren't into commitment write about what a less-than-desirable ideal sexual commitment is, with no thought of feeding the kids. How ... Views: 202
With Suitor #1, he and I talked via text and on the phone a lot. Then when we met in person, there wasn't any chemistry. A friend told me next time to not talk with the guy so much. That way there wouldn't be expectations. So I decided to try this tactic, because at this point, I'm willing to ... Views: 227
After all the hours of therapy and self-help, self-discoveries, self-realizations, and self-improvements I’ve made, I just identified yet another layer of unresolved issues that I need to deal with. Can you relate?
When will we finally be done evolving and growing into the person who we want ... Views: 188
Although online dating seems simple enough, learning how to attract women online, may be just as difficult as meeting the right woman in person. Sure, online dating is easier in the sense that you can set up your likes and dislikes, and get to know someone before you meet; but, if you are not ... Views: 140
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: 226
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: 418
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: 229
Dr. Romance discusses advice on dating after widowhood.
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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: 239
It’s that time of year again. Countless Valentine’s Day ads remind you of your happy love life, or if you’re like most people, your less than perfect romantic life.
Contrary to the implications of this commercial holiday, there’s nothing wrong with being single, or having a non-traditional ... Views: 214
The Japanese call them “parasite singles”, the Americans “boomerang kids”. Sociologists refer to the “accordion family”: it expands and then contracts and then expands again as children return to what should have been an “empty nest.”
Why do youngsters opt to live with their parents rather ... Views: 253
Let's face it, nothing feels quite like having someone special in your life - a significant other to call your own.
But ask yourself this. Are you making the mistake of assuming you're in a committed relationship with a man you're dating?
The truth is, just because you're dating, enjoying ... Views: 253
Why are you still single? It's this the question every single person hates. I used to get this question all the time. Now, I get more of the statement that's a question, "You're single?!"
What follows immediately is "Why?" I used to say, "If I knew the answer, I wouldn't be single anymore." ... Views: 198
What will be my Valentine? Yes, you read that right!
We usually ask, Who will be my Valentine? - which can bring up a myriad of uncomfortable answers.
For those who are in a romantic relationship, we tend to think romance is a ‘shoe in’. Wait a minute – is it? Take a look at your ... Views: 478
The most frequent problem I hear from single clients is that of how and where to search for a partner. Many of them have been searching for a long time, without success; others have been afraid to go out and search at all.
Most of the horror stories you have heard about dating occur when ... Views: 229
The Holidays are approaching! Isn’t it time to celebrate? Not for everybody. If you are single fearing being alone during the holidays, your might want the festivities to pass as quickly as possible. “No time of the year might be so dark, uncomfortable and annoying”, you tell yourself”; “If ... Views: 103
The holiday season is upon you. This can be a challenging time if you are single. Invitations to parties are flooding your mailbox. Various television channels seem to devote their entire lineup with movies depicting Santa bringing single women their true love. Jewelry stores are airing ... Views: 122
Have you ever learned in school how to develop a successful relationship? Have your parents ever given you a good example? And, most of all: what makes you think you know how to succeed in an intimate relationship? Well, if you find yourself failing time and again, you know the answer: you don’t ... Views: 96
Everyone perceives life through their own lens. We all personalize our stories, determine that our childhood was horrible - or just plain sucky - and we choose to stay stuck by rehashing our victim stories over and over again in our heads and to others. It’s a challenging truth to face. ... Views: 160
Sometimes in relationships you want to have only the half – the “good” half, not the “bad”; the “positive”, not the “negative”; the “easy”, not the “difficult”. But “a complete relationship” is based on both the “good”, and the “bad”, the “positive” as well as the “negative”. And when you learn ... Views: 121
I woke up this morning, Sunday at 6:00 a.m., restless from 6 hours of sleep. I crept downstairs hoping to not awaken my 8 year old morning “rooster” to check my email and begin my day.
In my inbox, was a potential “match”, from Singleparentmeetup.com. The profile picture, was of a, er, ... Views: 349
Countless individuals have experienced the three stages of seeking true love.
First, the person seeking true love looks for it everywhere, as if it will magically appear and elevate him to a blissful state of being, and sometimes projects what they want onto people who are not compatible. ... Views: 163
One of the most popular topics in the New Age arena, and also in the mundane marketplace, is soul mates. It’s a very lucrative subject for New Age marketers, and they frequently promote the myth that everyone has the perfect match out there somewhere and all you have to do is take a few simple ... Views: 116
The New England area is finally experiencing the Spring weather. This is a great opportunity to get out from behind those closed doors and take in the fresh air, that is if your area has some. Many people associate the mood of their day with the mood of the weather. Is the psychology behind that ... Views: 146
Over the past few months, I have been seeing many couples and individuals coming in with relationship issues. The single clients have been complaining how difficult it is to sustain a positive relationship and the couples come in telling me I am their last hope before divorce. How discouraging ... Views: 138
Are you in a relationship with a Love Avoidant?
In addictive love relationships, the Love Addict repeatedly attracts individuals with particular signs - and in turn, people with these particular signs are attracted to the love addict. The type of person I am speaking of is the Love Avoidant. ... Views: 737
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In today's world, people don't often realize the importance of companionship until later in life. Staying fit and physically and socially active increases your odds of finding someone to date, and also increases your libido and your chances of successful sex. But, ... Views: 342
Dear Dr. Romance:
I am a university student majoring in English Translation in a Mid Eastern country. I find it difficult to attract other people's attention and it makes friendship nearly impossible. I love loneliness in a way that most of my friends don't ... Views: 478
Persistence is an important part of success in all areas of life. Even in your love life. Especially when dating. If you don't persist when dating you will not be able to create the relationship you want. Simply because if you expect your first attempt to be absolutely perfect then you are not ... Views: 166
Nowadays, it is already common for most singles to use casual dating sites in the worldwide web to find their special someone online. These single people join such sites in order to meet like-minded people so that they can choose one to whom they can develop a relationship and possibly make a ... Views: 285
Dr. Romance writes:
I find that more of my clients are reporting meeting someone new via Social Media sites like Twitter, LInkedIn and Facebook. They are discovering that they can find a good "match" by beginning in an arena where like-minded people already hang out. ... Views: 433
People wonder why some couples make it and others don’t. To begin with, why do some people find love and others don’t. Here are the many factors that can contribute to a successful love life that are often overlooked.
Men can find stability in a woman attractive because they don't ... Views: 314
Being successful in life often means putting into practice habits that will make you successful. Similarly, in your love life there are things you can develop that will help you be successful. Here are 9 personality traits that you can improve that will help you find love.
When it ... Views: 392
Why Are You Still Single Jo"?
I can still remember cringing at being asked that question by well meaning friends and family members and my response really depended on my hormones and how I felt about being single at the time.
For the most part, those that know and love us, ask from good ... Views: 358
Where are all the good men?! I asked myself this question over and over again when I was dating and trying desperately to find a man to marry. For years I was a magnet for men who weren’t good for me, men who were not the marrying kind.
I couldn’t stop myself from dating them and getting ... Views: 274
We’ve all been there, a phone clutched tightly in hand waiting for him to text, email or call. So afraid you might miss him, you carry the phone from room to room, from place to place.
You check your phone a hundred times while you refresh the mailbox again and again. You send an email to ... Views: 341
4 Steps to Loving a Man
Were you taught how to love a man or did you just figure it out on your own? If you’re anything like me, you weren’t officially told how to love a man. You either modeled what you saw your mother do or you mimicked what you say on TV.
The key to having a successful ... Views: 227
Human beings always want what they don’t have instead of appreciating what they’ve got. We are always focused on our lack of something instead of our abundance of something. We always want what someone else has instead of enjoying what we have. We are always comparing our stuff to someone ... Views: 363
If you want to talk to boys but are really, really shy about doing it, here are some quick tips that you can try that will help you overcome your shyness and give you enough courage to approach a boy and have a conversation for the first time.
1. Get involved in social groups – Clubs and ... Views: 208
"Your task is not to seek for love,
but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it." - Rumi
“When will I meet him?”
“We meet our soulmates when we’re on our soul path.”
~Karen M. ... Views: 303
As long as you don’t change whatever it is that you need to change regarding your attitudes about relationships and/or your behaviors with your partners, you will probably end up with similar problems with new partners. The reason being – you always bring yourself into the new relationship. This ... Views: 250
Online dating... it's a love hate relationship isn't it? I'm sure you've heard of all the horror stories about online dating... girls being cheated, men spamming your inboxes and men who just wants to have fun... and I don't blame you for freaking out after hearing so many horror stories.
I ... Views: 299