How To Tell If A Guy Likes You Through Text: 6 Clear Signs

“Does he like me or doesn’t he?” My friend, knowing that I coach clients like her, shoved her phone in my face to show me some texts a guy sent her. “I really like him…do you think he likes me?” she asked, as if we were back in middle school. I could tell instantly from

Why Do You Ignore Your Partner’s Red Flags? The Science Behind It

When you’re in love with him, he’s a misunderstood creative type, who does his own thing…a dashing rebel whom nobody, including your friends and the county judge, understands but you. After you break up you realize he was a lazy, manipulative bum on parole who just wouldn’t work and probably used you for sex and

The “Real” Solution To All Your Dating And Relationship Problems

Many spiritual traditions teach that there comes a point where you just “give up,” not in the sense of lacking any feeling or being cynical, but simply surrendering to whatever reality might be out there (God, “the universe,” your true self, and so forth) because you have no choice left but to do so. When

Dating Is Way Easier Than You Think

Recent statistics show that dating is kind of hard these days. If you want to see the evidence, I have already compiled it two articles: Why Finding Love Is So Difficult and Why Online Dating is Unnatural. But, not only is it objectively challenging based on stats, but most people make it really hard. I

Dating Karma: You Are Getting Out Of Dating What You Put In

You hear the word “karma” thrown around a lot with dating. It’s usually used in a negative sense – as a way to declare that an ex or someone who rejected you will “get what they deserve.” In this sense, karma is basically used to mean “you’ll get what you deserve because you wronged me!”

Dating In The Time Of Coronavirus (Positives, Negatives, and Adapting)

The coronavirus disease, also called Covid-19, is impacting virtually every area of our lives. And, it is also impacting dating and relationships in real ways. In many states (definitely in my state of Ohio), bars and restaurants are closed (except for carryout). Mass gatherings are banned. Concerts and festivals are prohibited as well. Dating during

Spending Valentine’s Day Alone? How To Survive and Even Thrive!

If you believe the message of popular culture, you’d think that Valentine’s Day is a universally beloved holiday, a day when everyone indulges in the celebration of romantic love…everyone except you, of course, if you’re single. As a result, spending Valentine’s alone can seem like its own version of hell. But, if you’re alone on

Why Online Dating Is Unnatural And Doesn’t Often Work (Updated For 2020)

Based on the most recent data, one-third of Americans have used a dating app at some point. Previous data showed that 19% of all internet users are using some type of online dating. So, many people are familiar with the various apps and sites, which include Tinder, Bumble, OK Cupid, Plenty of Fish, Cove, and

Powerful And Practical First Date Conversation Topics

As a dating coach, I’ve noticed one topic that creates extreme anxiety in my clients: the first date. If you’re reading this article, I’m sure you feel it too! These days, first dates are largely “blind” in the sense that they often involve two total strangers who met online. Sure, you might have messaged a

How To Get Over Your Crush: 5 Tips to Move On

As a freshman in high school, I had a crush on a senior. We never dated, but my feelings were strong and intense. Even now, years later, I occasionally browse her social media and some of the feelings return. When you have a crush on someone, the brain releases an abundance of feel good chemicals