Category: Relationships

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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...

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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...

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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...

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How My Mother Helped Me Choose the Right Man

Article by Sandra Marshall It is amazing how you can know someone for years, and yet it can take that long for their faults to surface. It is also amazing how you can meet someone and know almost instantly that they are all wrong for you. Choosing the right man is a trying process, made even...

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5 Relationship Myths You Should Know

If asked to define or describe a relationship, almost everyone will tell a version of a relationship that is at least a bit unrealistic. Some people picture good relationships in overly romantic fashion while never having anything like that in real life. These misconceptions sometimes lead to unnecessary troubles in relationships. Let’s look at the top...

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His Needs, Her Needs

heard them before I even met them. I was wrapping up a session when I heard the arguing coming from my waiting room. My client looked flustered and lost her train of thought.  I tried hard to stay on track with her as I thought, “Oh boy! This last session of the day is going to...

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Getting Past Rejection

So, you got dumped. Ouch. Yes, it’s rough. In between the sobbing sessions and the constant barrage of incoming advice, sometimes you wish the earth would open up and swallow you. In fact, often it’s difficult to know which is the most distressing aspect — the actual breakup itself, or the never-ending and conflicting counseling you...

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Friend Dates

It happens in even the most dynamic of friendships: you get tired of the hassle and expense of going out all the time, so you start hanging out at each other’s houses instead. Over time this becomes a habit: not doing anything, not going anywhere. It might be fun sometimes just to sit and chat, and...