Category: Relationships

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She’s Just Not That Impressed by You

We’ve all now become very familiar with He’s Just Not That Into You mania. We heard about the book on Oprah, read the book begrudgingly, and maybe even saw the movie. It seems as though it’s only fitting that we give a little equal opportunity advice to our relational counterparts. Rather than a broadbrushed “She Just...

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Relax With Some Wine and Friends

Simple gatherings that are gaining popularity are wine tasting parties. They are not only fun, but educational and economical. All you need is a few friends, a few bottles of vino, and some snacks. You and your friends can have a tasting in the comfort of your living room, at one of the many wine bars around town, or...

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Questions to Answer Before You Get Married

Marriage is a life-long commitment. You are no longer asking one person out on one date to the movies or out to a restaurant. You are in a relationship with one person and your lives will intertwine in ways you may not expect. Unfortunately, in the US the divorce rate is just below 50%. Many people...

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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,...