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How to Avoid Miscommunication in Texts

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These days, couples are in constant communication. Whether it’s by email, text, video chat, or instant message, technology helps us to stay together even when we’re apart. But just because we’re communicating more often does not necessarily mean we’re communicating better. Texting opens the door for serious miscommunications in your relationship, which can lead to unnecessary arguments. Here are a few tips to avoid miscommunication in your texts.

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How to Write a Good Online Dating Profile… Without Stretching The Truth

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When writing your online dating profile, it can be all too tempting to stretch the truth. Heck, it can be tempting to create your dream alter ego – why not, right? The thing about stretching the truth in online dating is that the end goal of online dating is to eventually take the relationship offline. Don’t you think it’s going to be awkward when your date notices you aren’t the 5 foot 8 glamazon with a permanent tan and elbow-length tresses that you claimed to be?

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How Long Does it Take to Find a Date Online?

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A lot of people sign up for online dating expecting to connect with their perfect match immediately. While this could happen, it’s much more likely that – just like in the offline world – it will take a bit of time. If you have a set criteria you’re using to narrow down your search, and don’t want to waste time on meeting people you’re really not interested in, then you’ll need to understand that it’s normal for it to take anywhere from 3 weeks to a couple of months to find a match you really hit it off with.

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How to Handle Lots of Responses to Your Online Dating Profile

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With so many people opting for online dating to meet new people, it’s no wonder that you’re experiencing higher than normal call volume… or, message volume! Instead of sending out a copy-and-paste response or flat out ignoring your entire inbox, this post aims to show you how to handle lots of responses to your online dating profile – while keeping your sanity in check.

It’s funny to think that a lot of people fear they won’t get enough responses through online dating, when in fact many people get so many they’re not sure how to handle it! Such is the case with many Lavalife users, and users of other online dating sites. Not to worry, though, there’s an easy way to manage your popularity without missing a great connection.

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Awkward Moments: How to Improve Your Conversation Skills

conversation skills 2Are you an extreme extrovert that marches through meetings with attractive men like a military tank, fully confident and well-armed with social chatter ready to be discharged? Probably not, very few women are wired that way, for most women these meetings can be tense, regardless of how the meeting was arranged.

Even after e-mails, phone exchanges, and perhaps a mini-date, full face-to-face meetings can be anxiety producing.

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My Boyfriend is Moving Away. Should I Stop Him?

Kallie from Atlanta asks…Lava365 Ask the Expert

I love my boyfriend of 4 years but he’s pursuing a career change (he’s 22) and it’s something I don’t agree with.

I don’t think my parents really like that he’s moving away from the medical field and into agriculture. Should I be worried that his decision will tear us apart? I think he wants to go to a university 2 hours away for grad school and I don’t think I could make the move for him. Help please!

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