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Do you know how self doubt creeps into your decisions and puts the brakes on your motivation and enthusiasm to take action? Do you know how much of your life gets wasted by this unnecessary negative emotion? Do you know however that self doubt can be easily, rapidly and permanently deactivated ... Views: 67
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: 104
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: 84
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: 125
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: 159
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: 136
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: 174
Shyness is an epidemic that has severely limited the potential of many good and honest human beings.
Is it necessary to endure this fate if you are one of those individuals? No longer! Here I explain the roots of shyness and its inevitable solution.
Shyness: the fear of approaching and ... Views: 202
As a young boy and throughout most of my early adult years I suffered from paralyzing shyness.
Early in my life I was so anxious about meeting and speaking with people that I would find myself making every excuse possible to avoid social engagements.
I suffered especially during my medical ... Views: 179
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: 149
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: 105
Do you know that feelings of inadequacy are based on a foundation of negative self beliefs such as: I'm inadequate, I'm a loser, I'm a failure, I'm incomplete. I'm defective, I'm deficient, I'm unlovable, I'm unworthy, I'm unattractive etc.? Do you know that it is now possible to completely and ... Views: 172
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: 189
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: 333
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: 192
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: 199
Shyness, or what is technically referred to as social anxiety, is something that many individuals suffer with.
It can literally determine the level of success one achieves in areas such as relationships, career, wealth, happiness, fulfillment etc.
It can be a crippling problem associated ... Views: 221
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: 182
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: 218
Are you one of those people who has identified themselves, or been identified by others, as being shy?
Does such identification feel life enhancing to you? I know that some of you may have been under this veil for such a long time that perhaps you've come to accept it as "who you are" or as " ... Views: 191
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: 209
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: 168
Do you know most people find out too late they've been stuck in the habit of making bad choices when it comes to a partner? Do you know these choices are not made from a place of freewill consciousness rather are driven by deeply buried co-dependency needs programmed into the subconscious mind ... Views: 158
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: 391
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: 185
Is it possible to permanently eliminate shyness from one's life in such a way that one will not even remember that they were ever shy? Absolutely! To do so however requires a measure of courage and desire.
What is shyness?
Well in a nutshell it is a conditioned emotional program that ... Views: 192
So after all the clothes, makeup, cars, money and so on where does one go to boost their attractiveness? Well you might ask "Doesn't that cover everything"? Well haven't you ever met someone who had all of these yet their "energy" was so negative that you felt repelled by them? If not stay ... Views: 216
Many a relationship has ended because one or both of the partners had a fear of committing themselves fully to it. Unfortunately the fear itself usually has little to do with the quality of the relationship; rather it is strictly an internal emotional road block that undermines one's ... Views: 280
Do you find yourself getting cold feet at some point after starting a new relationship? Do you know why? Do want to know how to free yourself of this limiting and frustrating scenario? If so then read on.
When it comes to relationships the fear of commitment is a familiar yet poorly ... Views: 244
The heartbreak of a breakup can leave painful scars on the Heart that often must be defended at all costs. Unfortunately this undermines one's courage to open themselves up again to a new potential lover in the same unbridled and authentic way. Sadly this leads to inauthentic or falsely ... Views: 384
Shyness is something that many individuals suffer with.
It can literally determine the level of success one achieves in areas such as relationships, career, wealth, happiness, fulfillment etc.
It can be a crippling problem associated with deep feelings of social anxiety, the need to avoid ... Views: 201
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: 81
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: 95
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: 74
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: 137
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: 95
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: 316
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: 127
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: 84
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: 110
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: 114
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: 689
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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: 306
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: 442
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: 140
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: 255
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: 399
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: 285
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: 362
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: 331