Falling in Love Too Fast Isn't Good 2

Falling in Love Too Fast Isn’t Good

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Do you fall in love easily? When you first start dating someone do you go “all in” and decide this is the person for you? Regardless of any actual compatibility between you, do you feel grateful he or she is showing interest in you? If you feel like you’re falling …

How to Know Who is RIGHT for You

How to Know Who is RIGHT for You

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How do you decide who is right for you? You may think your attraction to a person depends on how hot, sweet, or successful he or she is. But the psychology behind our romantic choices says our attraction is based on our unresolved childhood wounds. Subconsciously, we choose partners with …

Instinct or Paranoia?

Instinct or Paranoia? How To Tell

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How do you feel when your partner isn’t with you? Do you worry about who he or she may potentially meet, or might be spending time with? Do you frequently call or text to check-up? Do you need constant contact and reassurance of his or her feelings for you? Should …

When to First Say I Love You 3

When to First Say I Love You

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When should you first say I love you? To some degree trust your instincts. But if you’re feeling it in the first week or so, realize that your feelings are probably lust or infatuation, not true love. If you say those three little words too quickly, a healthy partner will think you’re …

Texting Etiquette for dating

Texting Etiquette In the Dating Phase

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Texting has changed relationships—and not for the better. There really does need to be a texting etiquette in the dating phase. I’m not a fan of rules but I do feel there needs to be one big bold rule about text messaging: NEVER send a text message to communicate emotions …