Dating


7 Reasons He Doesn’t Open Up or Talk to You

Your husband or boyfriend is uncommunicative and silent – and if you’re asking yourself “why doesn’t he talk to me?” you are definitely not alone. Here are the most common barriers to communication that affect all relationships – even the healthiest ones. It’s important to remember that men sometimes simply don’t know what to talk about. One of my most […]

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10 Things to Talk About With Your Girlfriend

10 Things to Talk About With Your Girlfriend

You’re in luck! It’s easier than you think to find interesting things to talk about with your girlfriend. The most important thing to remember is that you can’t make your girlfriend love you…but you can be someone who can be loved. What does being lovable have to do with finding things to talk about, you ask? Everything, I say! If […]


How to Tell a Guy You Want to Date Him – Without Scaring Him Off

You like him and you think he maybe possibly probably likes you…but he hasn’t asked you out on a date yet. Frustrating! These five tips on how to tell a guy you want to date him are assertive, yet nonthreatening. “I really like this guy at work and he’s a Christian, which is important to me,” says Zora on What […]

How to Tell a Guy You Want to Date Him

8 Easy Ways to Make Your Dating Life Better and Brighter

8 Easy Ways to Make Your Dating Life Better and Brighter

If you’re down on dating, these tips on how to improve your dating life will encourage and motivate you! Feeling hopeless is the kiss of death, especially if you believe you’ll never meet someone you can truly love and spend your life with. But just because you’re not in love right now doesn’t mean you won’t be in a happy, […]


How to Stop Being a Clingy Girlfriend

If you’re obsessive about your relationship and trying to control your boyfriend, then you’re a clingy girlfriend. Here’s how to stop – and how to undo the damage neediness causes in love relationships. On my article about how to stop thinking about your ex, a reader said: “I am clingy and obsessive to my boyfriend. He said he can’t be my […]

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How to Build Trust With Your Boyfriend

How to Know if You Can Trust Someone in a New Relationship

A new relationship is both scary and exciting, risky and rewarding! It’s even better when you trust your new partner. These tips on how to know if you can trust a new boyfriend are inspired by a reader who says… In Daring to Trust: Opening Ourselves to Real Love and Intimacy, David Richo says we learn early in life to […]


8 Ways to Build Trust in a Relationship

You need to know how to build and nurture trust in your relationship, because it’s the foundation of a strong, healthy connection that will stand the test of time. These tips on how to build trust will help you set the stage for a great relationship with your partner. I wrote Rebuilding Trust in a Relationship After a Secret Love Affair […]

How to Build Trust in a Relationship

10 Qualities of a Good Man

Is He a “Bad Boy” Who Will Break Your Heart? 10 Qualities of a Good Man

Sure, he’s charming, smooth talking, and sexy…but he is one of the good guys? These top 10 qualities of a good man will help you quickly see the warning signs of a bad guy. You’ll see your guy for who he is…not who he wants you to think he is. First, here’s what a reader called Ed said about these qualities of good […]