Is Finding Love Again Worth It?

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We’ve all been in that place. That place where we were head over heels in love with someone else and then without a sign (or at least a sign we were willing to see) they pulled the rug from under our feet and we were crushed. It hurt so much. What went wrong? How could this happen? Now you are tasked with asking yourself if finding love again is worth it. The answer my friend, is yes. Getting Crushed My story for getting crushed is similar to many others I would guess. I was single for a while, not able to find the right connection. Then I found her. Our first date … [Read the full article]

Do Long Distance Relationships Work?

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The stereotype is that all long distance relationships fail. But it is not fair to paint all long distance relationships this way. There are in fact many of these types of relationships that thrive and succeed for the long term. Therefore the answer to the question of “do long distance relationships work” is not a simple yes or no. A lot of it depends on other factors. Luckily for you, you can control many of these other factors and therefore have a successful relationship. When Long Distance Relationships Work For the most part, long distance relationships work the … [Read the full article]

How To Write A Love Letter

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We’ve all seen The Notebook and know about the power of love letters. If you were watching the movie with your girlfriend, she might have even hinted at wanting to get a love letter herself. So now the pressure is on my friend. It’s time for you to write a love letter. But how? In this post, I will walk you through how to write a love letter that will knock her socks off and if you are lucky, you’ll be able to keep taking more things off of her! The Basics of How To Write A Love Letter Based again on the movies or even your grandparents, you have an idea in your head … [Read the full article]

Signs of An Abusive Relationship

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Growing up, I was familiar with the saying “sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me”. What a crock. Sure it’s good to say, but for most people, it doesn’t work this way. The moment you are called a "fatty" or "four-eyes", your self-esteem takes a drop. Yes, some of us can brush it off, but many of us cannot. We internalize it and it becomes who we are. If your partner is doing this to you, it is one of the many signs of an abusive relationship.Most times when we think of an abusive relationship, we think of a physical attack. Much more … [Read the full article]

Valentine’s Day By The Numbers Infographic

Valentines Day By The Numbers

I have to be honest, I have a love/hate relationship with Valentine's Day. When I was younger - like elementary school young - I didn't get it. Sure it was cool to get a Valentine card from Ralph Wiggum saying he "choo choo chooses me", but the day wasn't very special.Fast forward to my high school and college years, and it was a cool holiday. I got to show my girlfriends how much I loved them. But now that I am older, I am back to not getting it. I guess it's because of two reasons:I've learned that it was basically made by the card companies to make … [Read the full article]

Benefits of Double Dating

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When I mention to you double dating, you might picture a horrible experience you had when you were younger. Maybe you were with the wrong person and the other couple was already dating. It was awkward and you had no fun at all. In reality, double dating is a great thing, especially for shy guys. Here is why I highly suggest you try double dating if you are shy or just getting back in to the dating scene. Double Dating And You Man To Man vs. Zone Follow me for a minute as I explain a defense commonly played in basketball (and football too). It’s called man to man … [Read the full article]

Open Relationship Rules

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While I am all about talking about serious, long-term relationships, I realize that there are some people who are not yet ready for this commitment. Due to where they are in life – college, career, etc. – they would rather not form a serious relationship only to have to it turn into a long distance relationship. These people need advice for open relationships. So this post is all about open relationship rules. 4 Open Relationship Rules To Follow Set Ground Rules Open relationships can get sticky very quickly, mostly because one person is expecting more from the … [Read the full article]

Disconnecting To Grow Closer

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I want you to take a few minutes and really look at the picture to the left. It might seem innocent enough, but it is a growing problem, one that is ruining relationships. That problem is the “need” to always be connected to our phones, tablets and computers. We don’t think much of it, but it does have some serious consequences. Losing Time Together When I ask you what time together means to you, I’ll get a handful of different answers. Some could answer just being together on the couch is considered time together, but it’s not. Time together is time spent being … [Read the full article]