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Think You’re Ready to Marry?

Getting married is a very exciting thing. The proposal, the ring, the big party! It’s natural to get excited and focus all your attention on the “big day”, but, what will your life be like after the wedding? Interestingly, this is an area that’s often ignored by engaged couples… or even couples who are just […]

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Chasing the “In-Love” Dragon

It seems like a rite of passage in relationships – confusing love and lust. Can you tell the difference? Your brain can. Let’s take a look at the feelings a person experiences when they are in love, and the cycle of that first, early “in-love” period of a relationship. It’s all really very science-y. Researchers […]

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Men Slow Down For Love

Everything always goes back to evolution, doesn’t it? This interesting new study from Seattle Pacific University found that men adjust their walking speed to match their romantic partner’s pace — a phenomenon not seen when men walk with female friends. So, your height generally determines your walking speed. Those with long legs/strides, tend to walk faster […]

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When to Text, When to Talk?

Texting has become an accepted form of relationship communication, but how do you know when to text and when to talk? According to a new Brigham Young University study, romantic couples who text each other with confirming messages (“How are you?” “How’s it going?” “I miss you!”) tend to experience greater relationship satisfaction. Confirming messages are […]

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14 Tips For A Better Relationship

Want a better relationship? Step up and be the hero. Often relationships can get very tit-for-tat. You may pick at one another, keep score, complain all the time. Are you acting like the partner that you would want to have? So, how about making some small changes in how you relate to your partner…without being […]

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A Little Monday Math…

Alrighty then…it’s time for a little Monday Math folks. This week, our numbers have to do with some dating trends, thanks to a 2013 national survey by Match.com. Here we go: 78%  - the percentage of men who reach out to a woman less than 3 days after a date. Yes, you heard that correctly…is […]

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Wacky Relationship Statistics Again…

Here we go again…delving back into reality today with interesting statistics pertaining to the search for love. Here are today’s statistics: Did you know that… 44% of the adult American population is single. That’s over  100 million people folks, so your odds are actually much better than you think. On average, there are 86 single men […]

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How Technology Can Ruin Your Life…

So, you’re in love. You’re feeling frisky and you text a naked photo to your boyfriend…or you post sexy pictures of yourself on Facebook, or impulsive videos of yourself on YouTube. Well, you may find out later that was a mistake. Did you know that: 57% of single women have sexted and, 69% of women […]

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The Power of A Facebook Status

Though Facebook was created to connect old and new friends, help you to network and share your thoughts, one feature of Facebook consistently seems to cause stress, anxiety and even strife – the relationship status feature. A partner’s willingness to declare their love and commitment simultaneously to all their friends, colleagues and family members carries a lot […]

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Would You Date A Coworker?

Dating in the office can be very controversial. Some workplaces forbid it, others don’t. But either way it can be a risk. If things don’t work out you still need to work together….talk about awkward! And, let’s not even think about the office gossip and sexual harassment cases that may follow those who are unsucessful in office love. […]

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