As a dating coach and the proud owner of two rescue dogs I know first hand the impact a dog can have on your life. Not only are they your best friend, family member, and beloved pet, but they can often substitute for significant other in your life (though you should really keep them off […]

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There’s a lot hoopla surrounding what people are looking for in a new partner. Apparently if you’re in the market for a spouse, lover, husband, wife—whatever—you want a model that’s pretty close to your own operating system, if not an exact replica. Which is leading a lot of folks to say that online dating has a […]

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Usually once you’re attracted to someone, as much as you might have grown to hate them, there’s always some residual level of attraction that remains. Does that mean that it’s a good idea to sleep together again? Even if you both agree that there are no feelings involved. Absolutely not!!! This phenomenon happens so frequently […]

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If you’ve recently reentered the dating scene after a little hiatus that we call “marriage,” here’s some battle gear to help you prepare to date 2014-style. In the last 10 years, the dating scene has changed tremendously. When I met my husband online in 2003, meeting a mate through the internet was still considered deviant— […]

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It’s that most wonderful time of the year!! Baseball Season!! It means summer is coming, skirts get shorter, arms get tanner, and love is in the air! And if we’re not the first to make the baseball season/love link, a new report shows online dating spikes near the opening of baseball season as well! Historical data […]

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It’s April Fools’ Day and with that comes the warning of online dating pranksters, wasters of time, and catfishers galore. I’m living proof that you can form a positive, in-person relationship after meeting on the web but there are some folks out there who’d rather play games with other people’s time, hearts, and money. Here are […]

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Gyms see a giant increase in new members at the beginning of every year. But any regular gym rat knows that come March, the well-intended goal of losing weight and getting in shapes falls off for most people. Allowing gym regulars to get their favorite treadmill back, or thin out the crowd in a Pilates […]

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Along with the unexpected news about Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin’s break up, comes a whole new piece of relationship terminology: “Conscious uncoupling”. I heard someone liken the term to a Malibu therapist’s self-help philosophy of marriage. Essentially, a fancy way of saying, “We’ve discussed this, we’ve been mature about this, and we’ve decided to […]

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Let’s face it ladies, men of any age are difficult to read. Whether they’re young or young at heart, with all those hormones are raging it’s almost impossible to tell what men really mean. Here’s a quick guide on how to decode mixed messages from guys via the many ways they try to communicate. BEWARE […]

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