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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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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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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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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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Two Things to Know About Texting and Dating- eHarmony Guest Blog

While texting has become a primary method of connection and communication in many potential or new relationships, an overreliance on text messages can be problematic for your dating and relationship life. Trends on texting and dating intrigue me and prompted this piece … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Become a More Available Dater (Part 2)

My last article discussed five signs that you are not an available dater.  These signs include: 1. You’re not interested in partners who treat you right 2. You’re a serial dater 3. Your words don’t match your actions 4. You’re … Continue reading

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5 Components of a Healthy Sex Life

With so many misconceptions, myths and unrealistic expectations attached to sex, how do you know what is healthy for you? Click here to read my article on the five components of a healthy sex life, featured on eHarmony. Take care, Rachel … Continue reading

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5 Relationship Lessons from Bravo TV’s “Newlyweds”

I really enjoyed interviewing Kirk and Laura Knight from Bravo TV’s Newlyweds: The First Year (Season 2).  It was especially exciting to hear that they met on a blind date at a nearby Starbucks in Bethesda, Maryland. After learning about … Continue reading

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6 Causes of Relationship Anxiety & How to Handle It (Part 1)

Are you suffering from relationship anxiety? Click here to read about 6 common causes of relationship anxiety written for www.datingadvice.com, a leading online resource for dating and relationships.  Stay tuned for part 2 on how to manage relationship anxiety and … Continue reading

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