Category - Attracting Mr. Right

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 …

28
Jul

Dating? How to Read the Warning Signs

Make no mistake — dating today is like jumping into the deep end with eyes closed, hoping you will find your way to the surface despite not really knowing how to swim. With all the dating “rules” changing faster than anyone can keep track, understanding how to interpret certain dating behavior has become an art. …

21
Jul

5 Dating Tips That Will Transform Your Love Life

There’s all kinds of bad, contradictory advice out there about what to do when dating. How do you sort through it all? Start by recognizing that a huge part of the confusion around dating is due to the cultural pressures we face to look sexy and be sexual, telling us that dating is all about …

14
Jul

Is It Love or Are You Wanting to Be in Love?

It’s easy to fall in love with the idea of being in love. Movies and TV make falling in love seem so appealing. Did you know that romance novels are the most popular literary genre, comprising half of all paperback books sold? The thought that love will solve all your problems can be a pleasing …

8
Jul

How the Confidence of Babies Can Empower You

How does a baby get the confidence to walk when she’s crawling? How does she keep trying when she falls down over and over again? Why doesn’t she get discouraged and simply give up? Beyond the natural curiosity and tenacity of blissfully forgetful children, the secret to their successes can be found in the endless …

30
Jun

How to Hang in There When Life Is Hard

Whether your partner has just dumped you, you’ve got 20 pounds to lose, or you have some other difficult situation on your hands, life can seem unbearably hard sometimes. Carrie’s situation is a good example: Carrie and Tom had been going out for awhile and got along great. The only problem was, Carrie is significantly …

9
Jun

How to Keep from Falling for a Narcissist

If you’ve ever had any kind of a relationship with a narcissist, you know it’s all about him. For that simple reason, they don’t make good boyfriends or husbands. Your feelings never matter and he won’t be good at compromise. If you’ve ever fallen for one, it’s not your fault. Our culture applauds, rewards, and …

3
Jun

How to Find Your Inner Beauty and Why It’s More Important

With so much pressure on women to be beautiful and sexy, many of us have become obsessive over our appearance. We scrub and peel our skin, cut and style our hair, polish our nails – and we are looking good. But that is only the shell of who we are. Society tells us that women …

26
May

Can You Trust Your Instincts with Men?

(an excerpt from the book Be Your Own Brand of Sexy: A New Sexual Revolution for Women) Let’s look at your instincts for a minute. There’s a big difference between animal instincts, the sexual feelings we might have for a guy, and our protective instincts—that little warning bell that goes off in your head that …

19
May

The Orgasm Gap: How to Keep from Being Shortchanged

Many women believe that casual sex empowers them. They don’t want to be passive. They don’t like waiting for a man to make the first move. They want to take charge. But casual sex isn’t empowering for everyone. In fact, it doesn’t work for many women. In a culture that pressures you to be sexy …

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