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Ways to Bend the Boring Dating Rules

boring dating 2If you asked ten dating experts the same questions about love and dating, you could end up with ten different versions of an answer. Does that mean some answers are wrong, while the other is right? No. What it means is that there are no true magical rules for every situation. We are all very different as people. Likewise, every flirtation or dating situation is different.

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Advice for Women Who Are Dating More Than One Guy

dating more 2Dating is like going to a candy store.  Each time you try a different piece to see which one you like the best.  Some look enticing on the outside until you unwrap and taste it only to discover it wasn’t what you thought.  Others may not look so great displayed on the shelf, but once you try it you realize that it is your favorite and you keep going back for more!

“Playing the field” in dating Candyland is actually a healthy way to discover not only who is right for you, but also a great way to get to know yourself in the process.  When I coach clients I always explain my theory of dating as having several phases.  The first phase is the courting phase where it should be light and fun while getting to know various people.

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Spotting the SEX ONLY Signs

sex only 2When trying to sort out where a man falls on the scale of “Just Sex vs. Settling Down,” how can you know if he’s into you as a complete package or into your body and what it can do for his package? To give you a leg up on the situation, here are a few clues that will allow you to discern when a guy is seeing you as “convenient” instead of “commitment.”

 

  • He spends more money on you when he’s looking to get laid.
    Most single guys know that they have to give something to get some. But when a guy thinks it’s all about the stuff he gets a woman or the places he takes her, he is likely not looking for a relationship. More probable? He’s hoping to buy his way into more sex.
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How to Build Confidence and Wow Your Guy

confidence2“Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.” – E.E. Cummings

Ladies, a lack of self-confidence as you delve into more mature age groups is often something we all deal with in some form or another. Whether it’s keeping you from living life to the fullest or keeping others from getting to know the real you, it can be detrimental for relationships and self-development.

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I Have an 8 Year Old. Is Now Really the Time to Date?

Paola, 29 from Brockville asks…Lava365 Ask the Expert

I’m a single mom and haven’t dated too much since my daughter is only 8. I think I’m ready to start, but am worried men aren’t going to like that I have an 8 year old when most single people my age don’t have kids at all yet. Should I be looking for someone with specific qualities, or how do I know they’re going to be OK with me having a child?

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4 Essential Dating Rules that the Gurus Don’t Tell You

Women Talking on CouchYou have read every advice book on dating, attended hundreds of relationship seminars and endured years of therapy in order to get a handle on your love life.  Your bookshelves are lined with self-help books from which you can even recite excerpts and quotes- but to no avail, you are still single and have not attracted the right man in your life.

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