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.” …

11
Nov

Are You Authentic? How to Know

We hear the word ‘authenticity’ a lot these days. People admire it. They seek it out in their lives. But what does it mean to be truly authentic? If you are honest with others but still lie to yourself, can you still call yourself ‘authentic’? Being yourself and standing up for what you believe in …

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 …

28
Oct

How to Combat Sexual Harassment: You Are the Answer

Do you feel more empowered to say “no” to someone sexually harassing you now that so many well-known women have shared their experiences with Harvey Weinstein? Do you think you are more likely to speak out against such behavior? Maybe you’re not, and that’s okay. There are other ways you can be part of the …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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