Monthly Archives: July 2014

How to Move on From Fear to Find the Love You Deserve

Relationship expert Virginia Clark returns with a new guest blog about love — and how our deep-rooted fears can get in the way of healthy relationships. This is such a great reminder that fear is really baseless and a defense mechanism often times that we have created long ago.

We all have fears. Some are obvious and easy to identify, but others can hide just below the surface of our awareness. Nothing will bring out our hidden fears faster than when we are in a relationship. When given the possibility of falling in love they can take over, and many times we don’t recognize what’s going on.

When fears play out in our relationships they will stop us from connecting with a man and keep love at a distance. If we’re having a hard time sustaining relationships or keep getting involved with the wrong men, it’s most likely our fears that are taking over. The stronger the fears, the greater the influence they have on our ability to have a healthy love life. Continue Reading

How to Overcome 3 Dating Deal Breakers: Bad Breath, Bad Kissing, and Bad Style

By Dr. Seth Meyers If you take away one little nugget from this article, let it be this: Never, ever let a good egg go because of bad breath, style or kissing. These problems are fixable – and ultimately bearable, so making any of these annoyances an actual deal breaker would be an impulsive mistake. True,… Continue Reading

Are You Hot or Not? The Answer May Change With Time

Lose weight. Whiten your teeth. Work those abs. Cover your gray. And for goodness sake, put on a little lipstick! When you’re dating, the pressure to measure up to the beauty standard prescribed by magazines, advertisements and celebrity info-tainment programs can feel pretty relentless. Sure we all want to look our best, and there is… Continue Reading

Relationship Help: Why Temporary Improvements Spell Trouble

By Richard Nicastro, Ph.D. You’ve probably heard or read about the virtues of effective communication for creating and maintaining a healthy marriage or relationship. Effective couples communication helps to create emotional pathways that join the couple, pathways that foster a deeper experience of mutual understanding and connectedness. This communication often involves words, but it can… Continue Reading