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How to Take Care of Your Mental Health While Balancing Dating, Politics, and the Pandemic

I wrote this article back in mid-January 2021. Let’s just say there was a lot going on and many people were struggling to handle dating during the COVID-19 pandemic and lots of other heated current events. For my eight tips … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Ensure You Have Healthy Relationship Standards

On your search for a partner, it’s important to find a healthy middle ground between having unrealistically high standards and not being selective enough. Ensuring you have healthy standards is an essential part of successful dating. To learn more about developing … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Breaking Up During COVID-19

Breaking up is hard enough. Add in a pandemic and lots of potential logistical challenges. Click here to check out my tips for breaking up during COVID-19 and read my latest article written for www.datingadvice.com, a leading online resource for dating and … Continue reading

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5 Tips for a Healthy and Thriving Sexual Relationship During COVID-19

Many people in relationships are reporting a decrease in sex drive or frequency of sex due to the stress of COVID-19. Since stress plays a major role in sexuality, including sex drive and desire, it makes sense that some couples … Continue reading

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5 Strategies to Thrive in Your Relationship or Marriage During COVID-19

Even the happiest of couples are in new relationship/marriage territory due to COVID-19. Life feels far from normal as social distancing and quarantines continue. Therefore, it’s important to find ways to not only survive but thrive during the coronavirus pandemic. … Continue reading

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6 Sober Dating Tips

Regardless of your reasons for abstaining from alcohol, there are plenty of ways to meet new people without drinking. While it may feel like there is an expectation to drink on a date or meet other single individuals in the … Continue reading

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Getting Over the Fantasy of Dating Someone- eHarmony

How can you handle situations in which you have to let go of someone you were interested in and barely know? Maybe you developed feelings for someone who you chatted with online for a couple of weeks, but then it … Continue reading

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9 Signs of a Toxic Relationship

While there is no such thing as the perfect partner and even healthy, happy relationships have some level of conflict, staying in a toxic relationship is unhealthy and can do significant damage to your mood, mental health, and self-esteem over … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Handle Anxiety During Dating- eHarmony

There are some uncomfortable and potentially unavoidable aspects of dating. From wondering if you are going to be stood up to handling the emotional rollercoaster of texting with someone who goes MIA every couple of days to feeling nervous about … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Feel Less Awkward on a First Date- eHarmony

There’s no denying that first dates can be filled with awkwardness and jitters. Wanting to make a good first impression naturally stirs up anxiety, which can result in awkward dating behavior. Awkwardness can get in the way of forming an … Continue reading

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How Having Sex Changes the Dating Dynamic- eHarmony

My clients often ask me questions about sex and dating as it can be challenging to assess the right time and pace for adding physical intimacy to a new relationship. There is a lot to consider when making decisions around … Continue reading

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10 Dating Skills for a More Successful Love Life

If dating doesn’t come naturally to you, know you are not alone. Dating takes time, practice and patience. Dating is a skill you can grow and get better at through mindful intention, personal growth and experience. To learn 10 key … Continue reading

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How to Have a Healthy Long-Distance Relationship

If you’re in or have ever been in a long-distance relationship, you have experienced the unique challenges and opportunities for connection that long-distance relationships create. There’s a lot you can do to ensure your long-distance relationship thrives and you continue … Continue reading

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Finding Love for the Long Haul: 6 Ways to Get There- eHarmony

As you wrap up 2017 and welcome in 2018, it is a powerful time of year to reflect on your dating life and confront any fear and frustration you face around relationships. Even though dating may feel miserable, anxiety-provoking and … Continue reading

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How Self-Kindness Leads to Love: 7 Ways to Get There- eHarmony

The way you treat yourself directly affects the quality of your relationships and how you allow others to treat you. Treating yourself in kind, compassionate and loving ways positively impacts your relationships and dating life, as well as offers incredible … 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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