Category: Relationships

discussions

Preparing to Have That Difficult Conversation

At one point in our lives, or another, we have all found ourselves dreading a really difficult conversation that inevitably must take place, whether it’s ending a relationship, confronting someone that has done wrong, or delivering potentially life-altering information. Some of us might even have tried to postpone or delegate it to someone else to handle. That may work...

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Living as a Single in a Couples World

It’s a couple’s world, or at least it sure seems that way when you’re single. Go to a wedding, and everyone has someone to dance with –- except you. A Friday night out with friends and everyone has someone to hold hands with around the dinner table -– except you. At the end of a day’s...

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Learning to Cope with a Break-up

I’m not going to sugar coat a break-up — they’re tough. Sometimes it may feel like your entire world has suddenly crashed down around you, and you may think you’ll never get through it. You will get through it — but you need to learn how to cope with a break-up the right way first. True,...

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Landing the Job: 3 Things Employers Are Looking For

As of late, job security is a thing of the past. Seems like these days everyone is looking for a job, or in the very least, supplemental income. As a result, companies that are still hiring are being inundated with applications and resumes, which makes standing out from the crowd even more challenging. Many job hunters...

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It’s Not You, It’s Me

Relationships can go through rocky periods for a number of reasons. Usually the blame is shared, or perhaps there is no blame involved at all; every couple goes through ups and downs, and usually they just weather the storm together. However, if you are having personal difficulties that don’t have anything to do with your partner,...

job interview

How to Prep for and Ace a Job Interview

On the job: It’s where most of us spend the majority of our waking hours. It is a relationship of mutual dependency, and for most it is a necessity. So, like any relationship, why not find one that you love? Here are a few tips on how to make sure that dream job doesn’t slip through...

dating

How to Get a Second Date

Dating is complicated enough without all the drama of figuring out how to attract a first date, let alone anything after that! Let’s say you did manage to nab a date with Mr. Hottie — how do you ensure a second date in a (nearly) fool-proof way? Keep reading to find out how I manage to...

Be Honest at Home

How to Argue With Your Partner

  The other day, I was sitting outside on our front patio as the kids collected flowers, rocks, and twigs to do who knows what — most likely bring them in the house and forget about them. I heard a faint noise coming from somewhere, but I turned my head and couldn’t really see anything. The...