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Is Marrying the Wrong Person Inevitable?

June 7, 2016
Is Marrying the Wrong Person Inevitable?

“Compatibility is an achievement of love; it must not be its precondition.” Alain de Botton Alain de Botton’s recent article Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person in the NYXs is undoubtedly meant to promote his new novel The Course of Love, but has generated a lot of interest for its premise. (Hat tip to J 2.0 […]

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The Anxious-Avoidant Trap in Dating

March 10, 2016
The Anxious-Avoidant Trap in Dating

I’m pleased to publish a guest post today from one of my coaching clients. She’s been through some difficult situations but has worked hard on her own stuff and she has a lot to offer. I feel certain she will find her soulmate with aggressive filtering and continued self-development. Many thanks to her for writing this […]

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Male Insecurity Is a Red Flag For Romance

February 10, 2016
Male Insecurity Is a Red Flag For Romance

Reader Dana emailed a question I haven’t heard before. How do you handle persistent insecurity in the person you’re dating? If a woman hears the following statement from the boyfriend early in the relationship (or variations of it): “You’re too good for me” or, “I really can’t believe you’re with me, you’re too amazing”, or […]

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“Hot & Mean” vs. “Not Hot & Nice”: What Do Girls Want?

August 29, 2012
“Hot & Mean” vs. “Not Hot & Nice”: What Do Girls Want?

There’s been discussion recently about the following excerpt of an email sent to Athol Kay by a reader: My teenage daughter had a slumber party recently, and my wife (who is unaware of Game concepts) overheard the girls talking about the boys in their school. What struck me about the conversation that she relayed to […]

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