15
Apr

How Can You Say “No” to What You Don’t Want When Dating?

Savvy women know they get what they want with men when they can say “yes” to what they want and “no” to what they don’t want. Saying “no” is usually the more difficult action to take. You may not be able to do that yet, and that’s OK. Even if you can say “no,” here …

31
Mar

Is Modern Dating Hurting Your Chance for Blissful Love?

We all know that the pressure on women today to be sexy and sexual causes many problems. Have you considered that it’s likely to be hurting your love life too? Here are some examples of what happens when women let our cultural pressures guide them: – Using the latest trendy dating app, Megan says she’s …

17
Mar

Drinking and Rape- How to Protect Yourself This St. Patrick’s Day

It may seem like harmless fun to have a few drinks on St. Patrick’s Day. Unfortunately, alcohol is a big factor in the incidence of date rape. Simply put, date rape is unwanted sex from a person you know. No one is “owed” sex, not even if they bought you a nice dinner. It also …

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 …

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 …

21
Jan

When Should I Have Sex with a New Man?

In this modern world of online dating sites like Tinder and the “hook up” culture, the message seems to be clear: Women are expected to say “yes” to sex, and right away. But is that in your best interest? Or are you feeling pressured to act against your instincts? Does the thought of rushing into …

17
Dec

Sex With Your Ex: Why You Need To Think Twice

Breakups happen for a variety of reasons, but that often doesn’t mean that passionate flame you once carried for your ex is gone. You might be tempted to see where those old passions could lead, especially if the sex had been good even if the relationship hadn’t. Last week we discussed whether or not you …

10
Dec

Is Your Ex Hurting Your Love Life?

We’ve all been there at some point: an old, familiar number suddenly appears on your phone out of the blue. It’s the ex. Do you text him back? Return his call? Maybe you’ve been thinking about him lately and have wondered what his life has been like since splitting up. Before you respond, it’s important …

1
Dec

Social Media Danger: How It Can Break Your New Relationship

It’s no surprise that introducing social media into your budding relationship has the potential to backfire. There are good reasons why women who want a serious relationship often don’t introduce their new man to their friends until they’re sure the relationship has some real possibility. And social media is a lot like bringing him into …

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