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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 […]

10 Things to Talk About With Your Girlfriend

How to Build Trust in a Relationship

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 […]


8 Signs of the Perfect Boyfriend for You

The perfect man doesn’t exist, but you can find the perfect boyfriend for you. This doesn’t mean he’s flawless. Your boyfriend will make mistakes, disappoint you, and even hurt you occasionally. All relationships – even the best, healthiest ones – go through ups and downs. All boyfriends – even the ones who seem perfect – make bad choices and say […]

The Perfect Boyfriend

How to Make a Boy Like You

How to Make a Boy Like You for Who You Are

If you want him to like you for who you are, you can’t pretend to be something you’re not. These tips on how to make a boy like you aren’t about playing games or flirting. Rather, they’re about being honest and real so you don’t have to spend your time lying or trying to manipulate him. If you’re dealing with […]


When “I Want to Get Married” is All You Can Think

Are you consumed with yearning for marriage? Here’s help and what to do when you’re thinking “I want to get married more than anything in the world.” Did you know that your attitudes about marriage and the path to marriage are wrong? Some ideas you inherited, some you’ve simply bought from society, and some you’ve made up yourself. In The […]

I Want to Get Married

How to Prevent Problems When You’re Dating a Coworker

How to Prevent Problems When You’re Dating a Coworker

Dating a coworker has its pros and cons, but it’s definitely do-able if you know how to prevent problems. Here’s how to dodge the bullets that workplace relationships can bring – and stay employed. In Boundaries in Dating: How Healthy Choices Grow Healthy Relationships, Henry Cloud and John Townsend describe how to set and maintain healthy boundaries. It’s especially important […]


Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting a New Relationship

Before jumping into things with a new partner – no matter how awesome he or she is – check out these questions to ask yourself before starting a new relationship. And remember: start as you mean to go. In How to Be an Adult in Relationships: The Five Keys to Mindful Loving, David Richo teaches how to move away from judgment, […]

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How Long to Wait Before Starting a New Relationship

You need time to heal after a breakup – but how much time is enough? These tips on how long to wait before starting a new relationship will help you make sure you’re off to a good start. In Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man: What Men Really Think About Love, Relationships, Intimacy, and Commitment, Steve Harvey shares […]