The Power of Heart-Oriented Dating

Janice threw herself down into my office chair with a sigh. One look at her told me how well her last week of dating had gone. “So!” I said. “Anyone interesting?” “Anyone psychopathic, more like it.” Janice groaned. “I know we talked about connecting on dates instead...

Why Men Pay for 1st Dates and Other Male Mysteries

Ever wondered why men pay for first dates? Or why men keep talking to you, even when you’ve made it clear you’re not interested? Male behavior is full of mysteries. Like why men message you through an online dating site, when all they have to do is read your profile...

How to End a Date So He’ll Want to See You Again

You had a great time. He was fun. You had tons to talk about. You laughed like crazy. The date stretched on for hours. You’re sure he likes you—and the feeling is mutual. But as you walk towards the parking lot together, you start to feel nervous. Goodbyes always make...

Why Is He Sending Suggestive Pictures—And How Can You Get Him to Stop?

Charlene was annoyed. “All I get are guys sending me disgusting pictures,” she told me. “Don’t they get that I don’t want to see them naked? They’ve got a serious problem if they think a photo like that is going to turn a woman on.” “So there’s not a single guy who’s...

Your Ideal Partner Might Just Be A Psychologically Androgynous Man

Brenda loved being with Kirk. He took charge. He arranged amazing dates, ordered her foods she’d never imagined trying, and gave her the courage to leave her comfort zone and follow his lead. She told me she’d never been with anyone so masculine. She was enjoying the...

3 Surprising Hacks to Ace a First Impression

It’s nerve-wracking enough to message someone online. But then to meet them in person? Terrifying! You can always put your best foot forward online. You can think about what you want to say before you type it. You can post that one photo (out of the dozens you took)...