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10 Answers for the Dreaded Question: Why Are You Still Single?

The holidays are a time to enjoy being with your family, but it can be hard to enjoy being grilled about your love life. The dreaded “Why are you still single?” question can be enough to drain any single woman’s holiday cheer. Although a family member may have good intentions when they ask why you’re …


Is He Over His Ex?

No one wants to be a rebound girlfriend for a guy who still has feelings for his ex, especially if you are looking for a healthy, committed relationship. Dating a guy who is stuck in his past relationship is frustrating and painful, and it probably won’t lead to happily ever after for you. So how …


Is Your Emotional GPS Leading You in the Right Direction?

Dating can sometimes feel like being lost in a jungle without a map. It can feel impossible to know which path will lead to love, and which will lead to heartache: Should I wait for him to call or am I supposed to make the first move? If I’m annoyed that he showed up late …


How to Keep A Keeper!

  When it comes to dating, finding a “keeper” can feel like looking for a needle in a haystack. Then, when we finally meet a great guy, the excitement can spiral into a fear of losing him. If we worry so much about keeping the relationship moving in the right direction, we can drive ourselves …


6 Red Flags That Signal Dating Danger!

We all want to be treated well by men. Dating guys who treat you poorly or don’t want a committed relationship is frustrating and painful. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to tell what kind of guy he is when you are first getting to know each other, because it’s natural for you both to be …


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Tinder: Myths about Sex and Power

In my thirty years of practice as a psychiatrist, I’ve helped many women overcome self-doubt and heartbreak. My experience helping women heal after damaging relationships or endure frustrating dry spells made me cringe while reading Nancy Jo Sales’ recent Vanity Fair article, “Tinder and the Dawn of the ‘Dating Apocalypse.’” The article paints a troubling …


Don’t Get Burned by a Microwave Romance

A microwave romance is one that progresses at lightning speed. It also typically explodes in your face. We’ve all seen a TV show or movie about love at first sight. A man and woman hit it off, the scene cuts to the two rolling between the sheets, and their romance unfolds to a lifetime of …


Can You Say “No”? Take This Quiz!

If you say “yes” it takes you down a very different dating path than when you say “no.” Many women are people-pleasers who have trouble saying “no.” When we say “yes” to things we don’t want, we can end up over-committed or taking care of others instead of taking care of ourselves. Having trouble saying “no” is a big problem with …


Do you train men to treat you poorly?

 Many women are frustrated by dating men who don’t treat them well. But aren’t we part of the problem, too? When we let men treat us badly and don’t require anything better, we let our date get away with it and we lower the expectations for all men. Have you ever considered whether you might …

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