Are you giving too much in your relationship?

When I worked with college students, I counseled a super bright and just overall pleasant guy. He came to see me to talk about his stress and anxiety. Long story short it was all related to his long-term relationship with his girlfriend. He was in graduate school; however his stress and anxiety was all about

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9 Big buts to avoid when dating

In dating we all have this way of rationalizing the worst behaviors and qualities when we are on the verge of a breakup. But some of these rationalizations you really do need to avoid when dating. I’m not sure the exact reason that we do this, but I do know that I’ve heard countless amounts

Get over your trust issues and why it’s all in your head

I cannot tell you how many times I sat across from a twenty-something and listened to him or her talk about how they had such a hard time trusting people in their relationships. This is so not surprising, especially coming from Millennials, a generation that is characterized by many things, with one being their overarching

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4 Things you must have when dating

So, dating these days is pretty much all over the place. Anything and everything goes and sometimes nothing goes. But I am going to strongly state that, if you really do want to find love and a healthy relationship, there are 4 things you must have when you’re dating. 1. AN IDEAL You probably don’t

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What to know about dating after divorce

With about 50% of marriages ending in divorce, so much of the dating pool is comprised of divorced people. What a lot of people don’t know is that the risk of divorcing goes up with each subsequent marriage—a 50% chance for the first marriage and 65% for the second. So, if you’re dating after divorce,

How to meet your partner’s needs in 3 easy steps

Relationships are all about give and take and, quite honestly, great relationships really happen when both partners give more to each other than they take. The problem is that sometimes we may give our partners the wrong things or the things that don’t get us the most mileage. That’s why we say the golden rule

Why you need a 90-day probation period when you date

So I was stressing out a couple months ago because our site was taking too long to load…like 10 seconds at it’s worst. It’s crazy but the rule of thumb is that a site should load in 3 seconds or less. Why?! Because we are an impatient breed. And in today’s culture, we rarely have

3 Dating practices that deserve a come back

I don’t think that anyone would really argue with me if I said, “oh yeah dating is different.” It’s a pretty vague statement. Like something you’d say in passing, “oh yeah, Stacey, dating is sooo different. Enjoy your latte”. But different from what? From when? The specifics are really worth thinking about. Dating is different,

5 Reasons you should break up even when you are in love

So sorry to state the obvious but breakups suck, they are REALLY hard and for some people breaking up is so complicated that they just avoid it all together. Unfortunately it is a side effect of dating and some times breaking up is totally necessary. I’ve said this so many times to friends and clients,

3 dating mistakes you may be making without realizing it

So dating can be fun, no?! But also it can be exhausting, draining, frustrating, painful and confusing. At least once, I am sure you have asked yourself, “is it me?”. My answer is, I don’t know… but maybe. The thing about dating and love is that it is so often considered something that should

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