Tag Archives: online dating

How to Be Proactive in Dating (7 Tips From an Expert)

If you’re looking to spark a connection, you have to do more than simply show up for dates (or sit on your sofa fantasizing about your perfect person). If you’ve read my writing before or are a client, you know … Continue reading

Posted in Anxiety, Dating, Love and Intimacy, Mindfulness, Personal Growth, Reflection, Relationships | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Am I Too Picky?” Part 2: What To Do About It

Did my previous article (on DatingAdvice.com) about 10 signs that you’re too picky resonate with you? If so, it’s time to make some changes to ensure that pickiness isn’t a roadblock to finding and keeping love.  While it’s important and healthy to … Continue reading

Posted in Anxiety, Dating, Emotional Well being, Love and Intimacy, Personal Growth, Relationships | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Acceptance, Anxiety, Dating, Emotional Well being, Love and Intimacy, Relationships, Self-care | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

6 Strategies to Increase Vulnerability While Dating- eHarmony

Are the walls you are using for protection actually hindering the development of intimacy and the way you approach dating? Are you going on dates, but hiding who you are because you are scared of rejection? It’s common to crave … Continue reading

Posted in Acceptance, Anxiety, Dating, Emotional Well being, Love and Intimacy, Personal Growth, Reflection, Relationships, Self-care | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What Happens When You Meet Your Soulmate (Or the Right Person)

The topic of soulmates can be pretty controversial and confusing. When I was asked to write about soulmates, I wanted to make sure I was offering a reality-based perspective that would actually be helpful in dating and partner selection. The … Continue reading

Posted in Dating, Emotional Well being, Happiness, Inspiration, Love and Intimacy, Personal Growth, Relationships | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Accessing Your True Desire for Love- eHarmony

So often clients come to me feeling bad about themselves for craving a romantic relationship and feeling down because it’s missing from their lives. They tend to give themselves a hard time for wanting a relationship, as if their desire … Continue reading

Posted in Anxiety, Dating, Emotional Well being, Happiness, Love and Intimacy, Personal Growth, Positive Energy, Reflection, Relationships, Self-care | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How to Choose the Best Partner for You- eHarmony

Infatuation and love can make us pretty irrational, which is why I wanted to write a piece on how your mind and heart can aid you in evaluating compatibility and long-term potential. It’s essential to identify your feelings and balance … Continue reading

Posted in Anxiety, Dating, Happiness, Love and Intimacy, Mindfulness, Personal Growth, Relationships | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

10 Intentions to Set for Your Love Life Now- eHarmony

It’s a new year! There’s no better time to bring intention and mindful action to your love life. It’s also one of the busiest times of year for online dating. I compiled a list of ten intentions that will help … Continue reading

Posted in Anxiety, Dating, Love and Intimacy, Personal Growth, Positive Energy, Relationships, Self-care | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

8 Signs You are Being Strung Along Online- eHarmony

Here are some of the most common questions my dating/relationship coaching clients ask me regarding online dating and messaging with someone new: Does it seem like this person online has any real interest and plan to meet me? How can … Continue reading

Posted in Anxiety, Dating, Love and Intimacy, Personal Growth, Relationships, Self-care | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

5 Ways to Tackle Dating Discouragement- eHarmony

“Discouraged” is a word I often hear when I ask my clients how they feel about their dating lives. In fact, it’s a common response to dating. While the highs and lows of dating may feel out of your control, … Continue reading

Posted in Anxiety, Dating, Emotional Well being, Happiness, Inspiration, Love and Intimacy, Personal Growth, Positive Energy, Psychotherapy, Relationships, Self-care | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Connecting Offline: How to Know if You Should Meet Your Match- eHarmony

If you are hitting it off online and the interest is there, the natural next step is to meet in person. However, making decisions regarding online dating and if/when to meet can feel complicated and confusing. So how do you … Continue reading

Posted in Anxiety, Dating, Emotional Well being, Love and Intimacy, Relationships, Self-care | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Acceptance, Anxiety, Dating, Emotional Well being, Inspiration, Love and Intimacy, Personal Growth, Relationships, Self-care | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

12 Best First Date Ideas

From ballroom dancing to cooking to visiting the zoo, there are endless first date ideas that can fit your unique personality. While there is no need to go overboard with planning, it is important to pick date activities and locations … Continue reading

Posted in Anxiety, Dating, Happiness, Inspiration, Love and Intimacy, Relationships | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Anxiety, Dating, Emotional Well being, Love and Intimacy, Personal Growth, Relationships, Self-care, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Anxiety, Dating, Emotional Well being, Love and Intimacy, Mindfulness, Personal Growth, Positive Energy, Relationships, Self-care | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

When Dating Nerves Take Over: 15 Ways to Decompress- eHarmony

Dating jitters commonly lead to burnout and an overwhelming, dissatisfying dating life. Feeling anxious or insecure naturally impacts how well a date goes, making it important to utilize proactive strategies for anxiety management, personal growth, and relaxation. Self-care is an … Continue reading

Posted in Anxiety, Dating, Emotional Well being, Happiness, Inspiration, Love and Intimacy, Mindfulness, Personal Growth, Positive Energy, Relationships, Self-care | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment