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10 Reasons Young Guys Avoid Relationships

September 9, 2016
10 Reasons Young Guys Avoid Relationships

In my last blog post How to Know If a Man Is the Marrying Kind, I discussed the male “Age of Commitment,” which doesn’t kick in until around age 26 for college grads. Here are the top ten reasons guys are often reluctant to get into long-term relationships before then. 1. They dread having to change their […]

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How to Know If a Man Is the Marrying Kind

September 7, 2016
How to Know If a Man Is the Marrying Kind

The most common explanation for a guy’s being unwilling to commit is “He’s just not that into you.” Fair enough. It’s maddening, but many of us have had the experience of being told a guy doesn’t want a relationship, only to watch as he commits to someone new within weeks. But let’s face it, there […]

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Relationship Benchmark #10: You Admire and Respect Your Partner

September 2, 2016
Relationship Benchmark #10: You Admire and Respect Your Partner

There’s a kind of attraction that’s very important in choosing a life partner, and it often gets lost in all the talk about sexual attraction and how to maintain it over time. Attraction to another person based on their character, dreams, choices, and even the way they inspire others generates admiration and respect. The initial intense […]

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Relationship Benchmark #7: You Don’t Need Advice About Your Relationship

August 19, 2016
Relationship Benchmark #7: You Don’t Need Advice About Your Relationship

Of all the relationship benchmarks I’ve written about in this series of posts, this is probably the one that needs the most clarification. Who hasn’t confided in a close friend or family member about a new relationship? We often doubt our own perceptions and can benefit from seeking advice from those with experience. Running questions by […]

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Authenticity in Relationships

May 25, 2016
Authenticity in Relationships

We live in a time where little seems authentic. People are famous for being famous. Professional Instagrammers make six figures creating elaborate fantasies for followers. Facebook feeds are carefully curated to present relationships as something more than perfect – the goal is to be enviable. Dating becomes a Game – an entire strategy based on a […]

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