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Honesty is the best policy

When writing a profile, sending an e-mail, or going out on a date it is best to tell the truth. This presupposes that you are truly interested in a relationship with another person. If you are motivated by deceit then dishonesty is the tool that you use to try to get your way. If a […]

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Why women should approach men

Most men have endured a lifetime of rejection and by the time they reach sixty they may be so wounded that they are less likely to approach a woman even if they are attracted to you. When a woman goes out in public it is an opportunity to meet the man of your dreams. Regardless […]

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Setting boundaries

Many people are afraid to actually have limits or boundaries as to what you will or will not put up with. If you do not have any, to me it means that you will pretty much put up with anything. For me, I’ve decided to write down the ones that are non-negotiable: 1)   I […]

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Soulmates

How do you know when you have met the right one? Some say that it just feels right, but it is possible to meet a person that has many great qualities who you are attracted to, but is not right for you long term. There are many considerations before you can answer this question. If […]

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The end

Something attracted you to the person you are about to break up with and it is good to keep that in mind when considering a move to end your relationship. Explaining your reasons for ending the relationship should be balanced with a few positives to be respectful of the other person’s feelings. You do not […]

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Dating your friend’s ex

You are now entering the danger zone. When your best friend breaks up with their significant other, there may be a tendency to consider dating them. After all you have gotten to know them as a friend already and they have gotten to know you in a safe, non-threatening environment. Beware! There are many dangers […]

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Airing your “baggage”

Everyone has a history of past relationships and issues they have confronted in their lives. How and when you choose to share this information with your partner should be considered. Timing, volume, and frequency with which you share this information is important. We are all curious to learn about this new person in our life […]

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“Must haves”

When I first decided to venture out into the world of dating I had no idea what I wanted in a relationship. I gave more thought to what I was going to wear on the date or where we were dining.  Now that I am in this second year of dating,  I am definitely more […]

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Religious differences

Let me just start this off by saying that I respect everyone’s beliefs. I have friends of all faiths as well as friends without faith. Many of my friends consider themselves “spiritual but not religious”.  I am accepting of all of this, but I cannot tolerate it when someone forces their beliefs on to me. […]

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