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How to Deal with an Age Gap in Your Relationship

It has long been socially accepted that men tend to be slightly older than their female partners. Studies have attributed the pairings to a number of causes, one being the idea that women tend to mature quicker than men and therefore, the younger woman/older man combination ends up being pretty on par where maturity is concerned. These days, it’s also become quite common for a female to end up with a younger male. And why shouldn’t she? But, no matter which way you slice it, there’s the potential for a major age gap in your relationship to lead to major issues.


When to Delete Your Online Dating Profile

So you’re in a new relationship, and it’s going great. But now you’re faced with a tricky question: should you delete your online dating profile? When is the right time? The truth is there is no specific length of time you should wait before deleting your profile. Every relationship is different. But here are a few things to keep in mind if you’re navigating the muddy waters of deleting your online dating profile.


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.


Your Anniversary: What To Talk About With Your Girlfriend To Get Gift Ideas

girlfriend anniversary giftBeing with someone for a couple of years, you already have a good idea of what she likes.

If you are smart, you will write it down for later reference for gift giving times, especially ones that are as important as a birthday or anniversary. If you  haven’t been really paying attention, then consider the kind of person she is.


We’ve Been Together for 6 Months. Is it Too Soon to Say ‘I Love You’?

Helen from Calgary asks…Lavalife Ask the Expert

I dated a guy for 2 years and he left me because he fell out of love for me. I’m now with a really sweet guy who’s been so awesome to my friends and family. We’ve been together for 6 months. I almost feel like I’m already closer to him than my ex of 2 years. Is it too soon to drop the L-word? He’s only been in one long term relationship and it lasted just shy of a year…I don’t wanna scare him off.


It’s Only Been 5 Months and I Want to Propose. Is it Too Early?

Josh from Chicago asks…Lava365 Ask the Expert

Me and my girlfriend (Tish) have been dating for 5 months. We’re both in our early 30s and went into the relationship not really knowing where it was headed, but now I think she is the one for me. My guy friends say it’s too soon to propose or get married, but I just KNOW she is the one. I don’t know if I can wait anymore I am so excited. Is 5 months too early to get engaged?


How do I Know if my Breakup was a Mistake?

Erik from London asks…How do I know if my breakup was a mistake?

A few weeks ago I broke up with my girlfriend. I sort of had a panic attack and just thought we were moving too fast and everything was happening too soon. She was talking about living together and how we would get married one day and all this. Ever since I haven’t been able to stop thinking about her and think I made a big mistake. She was really mad at me and cried a lot when it all happened and I don’t know what to do now. How can I get her back?

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