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

Should I get married: 6 questions to ask yourself when considering marriage

There are very few decisions in life that are as important as whether or not you get married and to whom you marry. I’m sure so many of you have asked yourself the question, should I get married? The thing is that we all grow up and are led to believe that it’s all fairy

A dater’s guide to breaking up

When the excitement of a new relationship fades into frustration, hurt and disappointment you know you may be crossing into break up territory. Or when you are just, for lack of better words, icked out by your partner it may be time to break up. But when you’re living these types of situations, it’s just so

Is it time to make a change in your relationship?

I’ve been inspired by a couple conversations that I’ve had recently about the subject of people making changes in a relationship. The first conversation was with one of my closest friends, whose relationship had just ended because her boyfriend basically felt that if she didn’t want him “as is” then there was no point in continuing their relationship.

3 Signs You’re Dating a Jerk

We’ve all muttered “what a jerk” or worse about someone we’ve known or dated, but what truly defines a jerk? It’s easy to toss this label on someone who cuts you off in traffic or doesn’t say thank you when you hold the door open for them. You know who I’m talking about! But actually

5 Dating Tips You Need to Know

Dating today is like leaving the house without your phone. You know that feeling of being totally lost in the world without being able to Google every single question you can think of through the day...like you've just lost your safety net. This is how dating feels now, like driving in an unfamiliar territory without any device to help

Why having a good heart may lead to heartbreak

A good heart can lead to heartbreak?! I know that sounds like a bit of a bummer. But if you really think about it, I bet you know someone who is “suuuuuuch a great person” but always gets their heart broken. Unfortunately, good-hearted people are some of the most at risk of becoming involved with an unhealthy partner.

Reader Question: What to do after an emotionally abusive relationship

I just ended my four year engagement to my fiance, bc he was emotionally abusive and scared me bc of his erratic behavior. He was also loving and affectionate and very generous at times. How do I deal with this situation? I'm so confused if I did the right thing. Do I try to date again? Or

The Most Important Piece of Dating Advice: The Conscience

So this is the single most important piece of dating advice. Seriously, write this down! Get to know the conscience!! Yes, I am yelling it...I cannot stress this enough. The conscience is one of the single most important things to get to know about someone you're dating and one of the most influential traits in a