Tag: relationship advice

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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Ghosting is OK Sometimes

July 7, 2015
Ghosting is OK Sometimes

Last week a bunch of readers emailed me the Ghosting story from the NYXs. It was prompted by the rumor that after years together, Charlize Theron dumped Sean Penn mercilessly by not responding to his calls or texts. Ghosting: Ending a romantic relationship by cutting off all contact and ignoring the former partner’s attempts to […]

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20 Signs Your Best Guy Friend Likes You Back

July 2, 2015
20 Signs Your Best Guy Friend Likes You Back

All of a sudden you find yourself crushing hard on your best guy friend. Maybe you were always attracted, maybe it’s crept up on you, or maybe the realization hit you over the head one day and you never saw it coming. Now that it has, everything suddenly feels different – you want more. The old […]

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The 10 Biggest Dating Mistakes Women Make

June 10, 2015
The 10 Biggest Dating Mistakes Women Make

Mistakes are unavoidable in dating, and the best we can hope for is that we learn from them and go on to form good relationships. I find that women often make poor choices because they suffer from low self-worth. Unfortunately, they find themselves repeatedly attracting the very men who seek insecure women (either consciously or unconsciously), and […]

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The Introspective Man

July 8, 2013
The Introspective Man

Think about it, bro. Posted on July 2, 2013 by Jessica Hagy   Definition of INTROSPECTION : a reflective looking inward : an examination of one’s own thoughts and feelings   Synonyms:  self-contemplation self-examination self-observation self-questioning self-reflection self-scrutiny self-searching soul-searching The ancient Greeks understood the value of introspection, as evidenced in the aphorism “Know thyself.” According to Plato, Socrates said that “the […]

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