Category Archives: Dating

Dating Someone Going Through a Divorce: 8 Tips

If you are dating someone going through a divorce, you may find yourself in a delicate situation filled with questions and new experiences, such as wondering if your date is ready for a serious relationship and handling an ex-spouse and … Continue reading

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Finding Love: 15 Thoughts and Behaviors to Help Guide You There- eHarmony

I wrote this article as an assessment tool for you to use to check in with yourself about your actions, thoughts and feelings around love, intimacy and dating. The article states 15 signs you are ready for love and discusses … Continue reading

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How to Get the Spark Back in a Relationship

All relationships go through stages and transitions. It’s natural to have dips in passion and desire and these changes do not necessarily mean something is wrong in your relationship. If you are feeling bored or in a rut or trying … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Dating as an Introvert- eHarmony

For increased dating success, it is important to own who you are and understand what works best for your personality.  In fact, different dating strategies work best for different personality types because introverts and extroverts (and everyone in between) may … Continue reading

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Mindful Dating: 5 Ways to Adopt this Mentality

Dating on autopilot, staying in your comfort zone, not acknowledging genuine thoughts and feelings and dating unintentionally generally lead to unsuccessful dating and dating difficulties. Applying a mindful approach to your dating life will make you feel more confident, in … Continue reading

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10 Good Reasons to Break Up With Your Boyfriend or Girlfriend

Knowing when to stay in a relationship and when to exit can be an overwhelming and emotionally draining decision. I often work with clients who enter psychotherapy or coaching wondering if they are thinking about a potential breakup in the … Continue reading

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10 Effects of Depression on Relationships

Depression impacts the quality of your life and relationships. Specifically in romantic relationships, depression can make quality time with your partner less enjoyable and create feelings of hopelessness about where your relationship is going. Depression can also affect your relationship … Continue reading

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How to Get Over a Breakup — 10 Coping Tips (For Yourself & Friends)

The end of a relationship can be devastating, leading to changes in routine, mood, interest in activities and hobbies, and other physical symptoms, such as poor sleep quality and loss of appetite. Are you wondering what you can expect and … Continue reading

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A Comprehensive Guide to Couples Counseling

This article, written for www.datingadvice.com, a leading online resource for dating and relationships, serves as a guide to couples counseling (aka couples therapy, marital therapy, premarital counseling, relationship counseling). It discusses 15 issues commonly addressed in couples counseling, as well as … Continue reading

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7 Tips for Dating After Divorce

Dating after divorce may be uncharted territory, but it is absolutely possible to have a successful, happy and healthy dating life post-divorce. I hope you will check out my latest article, featured on www.datingadvice.com, a leading online resources for dating … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Relationship Anxiety Resource (Causes, Effects & Strategies)

Many of my clients experience relationship anxiety, which can directly interfere with their ability to build and maintain healthy intimate relationships. Through the teaching and use of coping skills, anxiety management strategies, and mindful dating methods, we work to ensure … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Connect with Your Date- eHarmony

Have you ever had difficulty connecting on a date? Or felt absolutely nothing sitting across the table from a potential partner? Or have you ever felt a strong connection to someone, but the feeling was not mutual? Or what about … Continue reading

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Dating Someone with Depression

As a psychotherapist and relationship coach, I am passionate about spreading mental health awareness and promoting positive and healthy relationships.  When I was asked to write an article about dating or being in a relationship with someone experiencing depression, I was … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Cope with Dating Frustrations- eHarmony

Are you feeling impatient or frustrated with your dating life? Does it seem like it is taking forever to find your ideal match? Does love seem far away? This article, as featured on eHarmony, includes five healthy statements to use, … Continue reading

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4 Strategies to Connect with your Desire for Love- eHarmony

Can you imagine yourself in a healthy and happy relationship or do you find yourself avoiding the answer? If you are looking for a loving relationship, but find it easier to picture your future without one, this article is for … Continue reading

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5 Signs You Are Trying to Change Your Partner- eHarmony Guest Blog

Flawed thinking and the desire for perfection may leave you feeling unsatisfied with yourself and with your partners. On the other hand, self-acceptance is the means to achieving a happy life just as acceptance of your partner is the path … Continue reading

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