Category - Attracting Mr. Right

18
Nov

Is It Manipulation? How to Get What You Want from a Man

Is trying to get what you want from a man the same as manipulation? When I suggest that a woman might benefit from some strategies to help her approach dating and relationships, many women feel uncomfortable and conflicted. They say to me, “I don’t want to play games” or “I don’t want to seem manipulative.” …

4
Nov

Love Life Trouble? How to Keep Going When You Want to Give up

Life can throw you a curveball when you least expect it. And sometimes, that curveball seems to hit you square in the face, leaving you feeling bruised and beaten. Whether you’re having problems with your family, friends, or dating life, failure or setbacks can take a serious toll on your outlook and your wellbeing. They …

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, …

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 …

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 …

15
Sep

How to Take Your Love Life to a New Level: 5 Ways

Do you know that something isn’t working in your love life, but you’re not quite sure what the problem is? Do you feel like you have recurring issues with the men you meet or date? Have you had a series of crash and burn relationships? Are the men you meet just not looking for what …

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 …

26
Aug

Looks Can Lie: Why Judging Is Bad for You and How to Stop

“Never judge a book by its cover,” a wise person has surely told you in the past. It can be hard to resist that impulse, however, if you feel pressured to make flash judgments based on very little information – a situation that is very common in our culture. We have all had experiences in …

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 …

10
Aug

Dating Less? Maybe It’s a Good Sign

It’s easy for women to start to worry when things slow down in the dating department. I’ve had more than one patient on the road to becoming their own Brand of Sexy say to me, “Dr. Susan, what’s going on? I thought I’d be dating more often now, but instead…” These dry spells can lead many …

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