Archives - February 2017

24
Feb

Is Your Low Self-Esteem Ruining Your Chances for a Lasting Relationship?

It can be daunting to think about dating or forming a new relationship if you’re struggling with low self-esteem. Because of this, you might resort to settling for someone who doesn’t meet your ideals or worse, avoid dating altogether. If you don’t feel worthy of love, how are you going to find a partner who …

17
Feb

Should You Use the Three-Date Rule to Decide When to Have Sex?

Charlotte York, the prim and traditional friend from the HBO show Sex and the City, popularized the concept of the “Three-Date Rule.” The idea was that a lady “shouldn’t” have sex with a man until after their third date. But our cultural pressure to be sexual has changed this to “you must decide within three …

14
Feb

Make This the Year You Decide You’re Lovable

Valentine’s Day when you’re single can be frustrating or even heartbreaking. Everywhere you turn it seems the world is celebrating other people’s love and their relationships. Maybe you’ve recently gotten out of a bad relationship or you’re been out of the dating game for a while, but the feeling is the same: When will it …

10
Feb

Fifty Shades of Confusion: Sexy Love Story or Dangerous Trend for Women?

The wildly popular trilogy Fifty Shades of Grey opened a new dialogue about sex and in some cases even reinvigorated stale sex lives. But it isn’t simply a sexy love story. This series and its subsequent movies have led to a slippery slope, where we’re hitting an even lower low of normalizing sexual violence toward …

4
Feb

How Do You Know When It’s Time to Break Up?

Have you ever had a gut feeling that you ignored, and then ended up regretting it? Perhaps your instinct is telling you something is seriously off with your current relationship. It might be time to be more objective about it and decide if it’s time to move on. For the past month we’ve discussed how …