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8 Tips for Moving In With Your Partner

Moving in with your significant other is a major relationship milestone that’s often filled with excitement and anxiety. Click here to read my advice on how to make moving in together more manageable and stress-free, featured on www.datingadvice.com, a leading online resource for dating and relationships. Take care, Rachel Dack, MS, LCPC, NCC www.racheldack.com Welcome to …

10 Questions to Ask Your Boyfriend (Before Getting Serious)

As you cultivate an interest in someone new and build a relationship, you may find yourself contemplating how to ask questions and bring up serious, more future-oriented topics. I put together this guide of ten questions to ask before getting serious. Click here to read it on www.datingadvice.com, a leading online resource for dating and relationships. Remember …

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 making a positive first impression, dating can be an anxiety-provoking process. The way you talk …

Have I Outgrown My Relationship? 10 Signs That Point to Yes

Relationships naturally change over time. Hopefully the inevitable bumps you endure will help you feel closer and more connected to your partner through resolution, greater understanding and healthy communication.  The opposite may also be true if you feel more and more dissatisfied over time, causing you to evaluate if your relationship is right for you. …

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, you do have control of any mental blocks, past baggage or chronic issues that are …

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 emotional connection because if you are in your head worrying, overanalyzing and obsessing about being …

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 dating and life skills that will transform your love life and help you date smarter, …

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 element of dating many people seem to miss, which is why I wanted to write …

11 Bad Relationship Habits (Plus How to Break Them)

It’s important to be aware of the obvious and not-so-obvious habits that can cause distance, annoyance or frustration between partners, and damage and destruction to relationships. ¬†As well as cultivating an awareness about these behaviors, it’s essential to develop strategies to break these habits and replace them with choices that will strengthen your relationship and …