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21
Oct

How to Communicate Better with Men

When Stephanie began therapy to improve her love life, she described how Dan made her feel bad about herself when he was chronically late for their dates. She said that trying to talk about these issues with him only seemed to cause more trouble. That was a good conversation starter with Stephanie and her therapist, …

Is It a Good Idea to Be Friends with Your Ex?
12
Oct

Is It a Good Idea to Be Friends with Your Ex?

Whether he wouldn’t commit from the beginning or crushed your heart after making promises, getting broken up with can be miserable. Despite how it ended, though, many women remain friends with their exes after the the separation. Is it really a good idea to be friends with your ex after the breakup? In my professional …

How to Get Past Roadblocks on the Path to Love
6
Oct

How to Get Past Roadblocks on the Path to Love

Does your love life often take you to déjà vu land? You know, that place that’s familiar because you feel like you’ve been there before? Maybe every date you go on feels like the previous one or has a similar outcome, so you’ve begun to think all men are jerks or that you’ll never meet …

How Being a Slave to Beauty Hurts You
30
Sep

How Being a Slave to Beauty Hurts You

Jane Fonda turns 80 in December. Last Sunday night she appeared at the Emmy awards with an amazingly youthful appearance for someone who’s 79 years old. How does this affect you as a woman today? We don’t always see how much we’re pressured by unrealistic and unattainable beauty ideals. Their influence is subtle, yet very …

Rejection Hurts: 5 Ways to Make the Best of It
23
Sep

Rejection Hurts: 5 Ways to Make the Best of It

As you well know, dating can be difficult. Dry spells, disappointment, confusion… many obstacles wait in your path. REJECTION, though, is probably the worst of them all. Whether you have felt rejected because you never got a call for a second date or because you were broken up with, most of us can clearly remember …

The 5 Best Ways to Meet a Nice Man
9
Sep

The 5 Best Ways to Meet a Nice Man

“How can I meet a nice man?” This is one of the most frequently asked questions I get when speaking to women on the radio, on TV, in public – everywhere. Finding a Nice Man is Harder than It Seems To begin, countless women don’t realize that they aren’t very likely to meet someone by …

Depression Worse for Teen Girls: How That Hurts You
2
Sep

Depression Worse for Teen Girls: How That Hurts You

The rate of Major Depressive Disorder in teenage girls jumped drastically between 2005 and 2014 to record high numbers: in girls, it increased from 13% to 17%; in boys, the increase was much smaller, going from 4% to 6%. In total, another study found that about 14% of boys and 36% of girls are depressed …

Are You Losing Power in the World of Modern Dating?
19
Aug

Are You Losing Power in the World of Modern Dating?

When it comes to progress, many people seem to think that all change is good. In reality, some changes can have both good and bad consequences. Progress in the women’s movement for equality has faced such struggles, like when we earned the ability to work outside the home only to find ourselves doing 20 hour …

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