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 1

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 …

Are Your Dating Manners & Hygiene Keeping You Single? 2

Are Your Dating Manners & Hygiene Keeping You Single?

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I read in a man’s online profile that he was requesting women to shower before their date because he had been out with too many women who smelled bad. I was shocked. Theses simple grooming tips will make sure you’re not possibly turning your dates off with bad dating manners & hygiene. …

Healthy Curiosity or Interrogation? 4

Healthy Curiosity or Interrogation?

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It’s great if you want to get to know your date better, but make sure the conversation is evenly exchanged. No one likes being fed rapid-fire questions. It’s invasive and a huge turnoff. You need to know the difference, are you exhibiting healthy curiosity or interrogation? When you’re having any conversation you should …