To have a successful dating life, you need interpersonal skills that translate offline, where it’s not about sending a witty text or cat meme, but about being able to approach someone in real life and actually hold a conversation.
The online dating market can be a pretty harsh, superficial and judgmental place, which makes it challenging to be vulnerable and put your desire for a relationship out there.
You haven't had a define the relationship (DTR) talk, you've just been on a few dates, but it's clear you're no longer interested. So how do you handle breaking it off before you're even official?
When you try to bring up an issue and address concerns, you’re met with a partner who shuts down, blows up, or straight up ghosts you. If this sounds familiar, you might be dating someone who is emotionally immature.
Relationships aren't kittens and rainbows every day, that's for sure. So knowing when to call it quits, or when to stick it out can be challenging for even the most committed couple.
Have you ever had a situation that goes something like this?: You meet someone and it feels like the stars align. This person is so into you and lavishes you with attention, romance and gifts.
Here’s the deal, if you’re in a traditional committed relationship or marriage, you should be the only other person meeting your partner’s sexual needs—ahem, Ashley Madison, no thank you! But how often should you be having sex in order to feel happy?
In my psychotherapy practice I see a lot of clients who are anxious, sad and frustrated in their relationships. Most often, the anxiety comes from a feeling of not being secure in their relationship.
I recently read an article in Psychology Today by Dr. Karl Albrecht on The (Only) Five Basic Fears We All Live By and it reminded me very much of how people are when in relationships. As a psychotherapist who primarily specializes in relationships and relating for individuals, couples and groups, I