Category - Sex and Dating


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 …


Is Communication Enough?

Many women today don’t get the commitment that they want from men. When I give talks on this subject, a man in the audience often asks, “But isn’t the problem just communication? Wouldn’t a woman’s problems be solved if she just spoke up about what she wants?” This is partly true, but it’s not the …


How to Attract Your Ideal Partner

Most single women have an idea of what type of man they want to be with. Many women even make The List – you know the one, the list that says things like “must be at least 6 ft tall with brown hair and blue eyes, must have a stable job, must like kids, must …


How to Help Yourself Through a Breakup

When a relationship ends, how do you feel? Do you have trouble sleeping, lose interest in everything, or just feel lousy? There’s a very good reason why breakups are so difficult for us—human beings are built for attachment. We might be independent, adult women, but we never outgrow that basic need for connecting with other …


Three Hidden Dangers of Fifty Shades of Grey

Fifty Shades of Grey is one of the most anticipated movies of 2015. There is no doubt that fans of the best-selling trilogy will flock to see their favorite characters come alive on screen. While I have not seen the movie, I have read the books. On the surface, they may appear to be fantasy and …


Are you pushing him away and don’t know it?

Dating can feel like walking a tightrope. One wrong move and you plummet. You get advice from every direction. You try to make the right move but, despite your best intentions, you may actually be pushing him away. I’ve seen this many times in my practice. Subtle actions can send the wrong message and make …


Three Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Have Sex

If you are single, chances are that you struggle with this question. If you have single friends, you likely hear a lot about it. And I hear about it frequently in my private practice. What’s the question? When is the right time to have sex with a man for the first time?  We all know …


Is he into you? Take this simple test.

  Dating is a highly charged emotional experience. That’s natural. The problem is that often our emotions get in the way of finding the right guy. Dating guys who aren’t into you is a recipe for pain and heartbreak. I don’t want that for you. You deserve a man who is into you! But how …

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