Personal Development

The Slow Burn is Where It’s At

August 26, 2015
The Slow Burn is Where It’s At

We live in an era when we may satisfy our desires within nanoseconds of expressing them. We focus on getting the most out of every minute. We chase down productivity hacks in hopes of creating more time in which we can achieve. We even schedule 7 minute meditations, a counterintuitive practice if ever I’ve heard […]

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Avoid These Four Mistakes in Online Dating

August 6, 2015
Avoid These Four Mistakes in Online Dating

Please welcome guest blogger Candace Wong, author of the blog Create a Happy Love Life. Finding love online is a billion dollar industry. A study done by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that online dating is responsible for more than one third of marriages in the United States. This represents a huge […]

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On the Folly of Faking Interest in Casual Sex

August 4, 2015
On the Folly of Faking Interest in Casual Sex

Regular readers know I’m emphatic about honesty and full disclosure in dating. Usually, deceptive tactics involve guys lying to girls about their intentions in order to get laid. One survey of 1,000 men found: On Faking Interest to Get Sex 56% of guys in bars said they would fake interest in a girl to get sex. […]

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Boundaries vs. Ultimatums

July 29, 2015
Boundaries vs. Ultimatums

In a recent discussion about the biggest dating mistakes women make, some readers expressed confusion about the difference between setting boundaries and issuing ultimatums. Although the two strategies have similar goals in that they both seek to set limits, they’re opposite sides of the same coin, and they generally produce opposite results. The key difference is […]

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How to Bring All the Boys to Your Yard

July 10, 2015
How to Bring All the Boys to Your Yard

FYI I’ll be away on family vacation for the next week and a half.  One of the most disheartening things women experience is the constant reminder that men are visual creatures and care more about looks than anything else. The cosmetics market in the U.S. alone generates $60 billion a year in revenue, offering products that promise […]

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