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6 Things you Should Never Say to a Single Woman

Being single can definitely have its perks, you have time to devote to your friends and passions, you can be sexually adventurous, you can explore and get to know yourself… but that’s a post unto itself. Right now we’re talking about the downside of being single aka the sad pats on the arm from relatives, the bold declarations from friends that your true love is right around the corner and the self-doubt that can sneak into the psyche of even the most confident of lassies. How can you help, dear reader/friend/family member of this solo member of society? Well, you can start by enforcing these 6 things you should never say to a single woman.

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How to Ditch a Fizzling Online Dating Match

You signed up for online dating (hopefully Lavalife!) and came across a profile that catches your eye. After exchanging some messages and going back-and-forth, you’ve now decided that the spark just isn’t there. But, you’re not sure how to ditch your fizzling online dating match without causing hurt feelings. Well, friend, here’s how to get out of the situation. It comes down to being upfront, honest and confident in your approach.

Depending on how long you’ve been in communication, and exactly how far your communication has gone, you’ll probably want to write more (or less) in your departing message. Since you met online and have been exchanging messages online (presumably, at least) it’s completely fine to end the relationship in the same fashion. If you’ve met offline or have been talking on the phone, however, your match might be deserving of a slightly more thorough explanation than a quick IM.

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The Phases of an Online Dating Relationship

What’s different about a relationship that starts online versus IRL? Turns out the biggest differences come before you’ve even had your first date! Believe it or not, these differences might also set up your new relationship for success. Of course every relationship is different, but we’ve outlined the three most common phases of an online dating relationship. What phase are you in?

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How to Avoid Miscommunication in Texts

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 texts.

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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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