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The Lost Art of Date Planning

When I was younger, I remember spending a lot of time thinking about dating—what would it be like? I started stashing away ideas for cute dates I read about or watched in movies. I would be ready. But when I actually got into the dating pool, it seemed like date…

8 Signs You are Being Strung Along Online

The beginning of online messaging with someone new can be incredibly exciting and fun. You may wonder who is behind the computer or phone, and if you will actually meet this person in real life. You may read into the messaging exchange as you look for signals of interest, chemistry,…

Got Dating Anxiety? So Do Most of Us

You tell yourself that dating is no big deal. Yet it’s still natural to get stressed out about it from time to time. Dating anxiety is actually a good thing! It’s a sign that we care so much about finding a partner that we let ourselves get wound up. Of…

4 Things to Address Before Your Next Relationship

When you’re single, you know it’s entirely your decision when you decide to start a new relationship. You choose when you start the next one, yet the kind of relationship you have –the quality of it –depends largely on you. My point is simple. You can start a relationship any…

One Question to Ask if You Are Thinking About Going Back to the Ex

So you recently split from your boyfriend or girlfriend, and the pain of your breakup has you feeling lonely and heartbroken, missing your old flame. Before you start planning how to get your ex back, there are some deep questions to ask yourself about your mindset and relationship habits, especially…

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

If you’ve been messaging online and the interest is there, the natural next step is to meet each other IRL (in real life!) and see if you connect offline. Figuring out the appropriate timing can present a variety of challenges, especially if you and your potential date have differing expectations,…

Signs You’re ‘Social Media Stalking’ Your Dates

Social media today isn’t what it was, say, 10 years ago. In the past, there was still a large group of adults who didn’t participate in social media platforms. Today, put simply, they do. According to recent Pew Data, as many as 88 percent of American adults between the ages…

15 Things Mister Rogers Can Teach Us About Love

Fred Rogers never set out to become a cultural icon or celebrity. Mister Rogers launched a children’s television show in 1968 because he disliked the way most programs talked down to kids and avoided real-life issues. His show, “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” aired for four decades, along the way earning four…

Dancing into Love: an Interview with Meghan Flaherty

When I first heard about Meghan Flaherty’s new book, Tango Lessons, I felt a little like I was reading my own story. Meghan unconsciously turns to tango dancing to help her heal from past trauma, and to teach her about fully inhabiting her body. I have also experienced trauma, a near…