Are you a serial "people-pleaser" who tries to make everyone else happy, often at the expense of your own needs and feelings? Do you ever have trouble being assertive and standing up for yourself in relationships, especially when your partner does or says something hurtful? Do you tend to put up with your partner's hurtful behavior because you don't want to make waves, or you're afraid that if you do speak up, he'll get upset and leave?
Wouldn't it be nice if there was a way to predict how well or poorly a man is going to treat you? Well, guess what? There is a way!
What’s the worst possible thing you can do when dating? Most people would probably guess things like:
While all these things are definitely MAJOR no-no’s that you should avoid like the plague, the single biggest mistake you absolutely MUST
Not too long ago, I bought a new car. I decided the time had come for me to trade in my 14-year old Corolla for something new. As I was navigating the whole car-buying process, I was struck by how similar car-buying is to dating. Here are the top 3 ways that searching for the right car is like searching for the right man.
I'm sure you're familiar with the phrase "pick your battles". I learned this lesson pretty early on, especially during the first few weeks of my marriage. Even now, I still have to keep reminding myself of it!
No matter how great your partner may be, there will ALWAYS be times when he does or says something that angers you, frustrates you, or just simply drives you nuts!
The problem is, if you complain about every little thing he does wrong, he'll think you're a fussy nit-picker who's impossible to please. As a result, the quality of your relationship will suffer.
July 29, 2017 was a day I'll never forget. It was the day I got married to the same man TWICE. Yes, you read that correctly; I married the same man twice in one day. Let me explain...
Many women wonder how long they should date a man before becoming exclusive with him. The bottom line is, there is no set period of time or number of dates you should go on before deciding to date someone exclusively.
What really matters is whether 8 key things have occurred in your relationship. Before you decide to become exclusive with someone and close yourself off to other dating prospects, make sure the following 8 things have happened first:
The answer is yes, but only if he wants to.
All too often, we stay in relationships with the wrong men, thinking that someday they’ll change and transform into the type of man we’d like them to become.
We mistakenly believe that if we love and stand by him long enough, he’ll eventually morph into the man we’d like him to be.
In my previous blog post, I talked about the importance of adopting an “attitude of gratitude.” In case you missed it, you can read it here. Today’s blog post will focus on how you can incorporate more gratitude into your love life. Here are 6 ways to do this:
Have you ever wondered whether the guy you're dating is really interested in you or if he's only in it for sex? If so, then keep on reading because I'm about to reveal 3 key differences between men who are truly seeking long-term committed relationships vs. men who are only looking to get laid.