A commitment-phobe will engage in a constant “push and pull” pattern of attention and silence, using patterns of seduction to engage their partner, without truly being vulnerable and allowing her to emotionally connect. Sound like you or the person you are dating?
More than 20 years ago, psychologist Dr. Arthur Aron successfully made two strangers fall in love by having them ask each other a specific series of 36 questions and then staring into each other's eyes for 4 minutes.
Reid Mihalko is a self-proclaimed "Sex Geek," often asking his clients, "Are you dating your species?"
What Mihalko is getting at in his stream of consciousness blog post using music as an analogyis this: If you're a Jazz lover, why are you still dating Classical lovers?
The idea is to give yourself permission to figure out what music makes you happiest, seek out people
As you may have heard/read this week, 41 year old actress Sarah Paulson confirmed to The New York Times that she is dating fellow actress, 73 year old Holland Taylor -- they are 32 years apart and that reminded me of something women ask me all the time:
What's the age range of the women who participate in your lesbian speed
Dating is a lot like traveling across the country: Your destination is California, but the detour you took to the Grand Canyon was breath-taking, awe-inspiring and the memory you always talk about.
Many of us want partners: Someone we can have dinner with, someone who will love us just the way we are and someone we have passionate chemistry with. That person
Last week, I posted a blog post about the 7-year marriage contract. I sent it to my email newsletter list and received some profound comments.
One comment in particular was sent from April Hirschman (who asked that we let you know her name AND that she's single :) ) and was so beautifully crafted, we simply HAD to publish it in
Radical Honesty involves stating your feelings bluntly, directly and in ways typically considered impolite. For example, "I'm disgusted with you for X" where X is a statement of objective observation about the person towards whom the comment is being directed. The idea is to shift from the acceptable norm of "white lying" for the purpose of having a more truthful
In Part 1 of Shy Girls Guide to Dating, I talked about how the social anxiety of dating can be so overwhelming for many people (nearly 40% of the population claim to be shy) that just the act of talking to someone new can be daunting enough to completely discourage interaction all together.
Below, I offer distinct tips on how to
It can be scary to set your sights on something new, especially when it comes to dating. I get asked all the time for tips on how to date if you feel shy. Allow me to share with you my Shy Girls' Guide to Dating.
Dating for the introverts can feel like navigating a tough mudder competition; initially agonizing with lots of
Break ups are brutal. Regardless of the situation, or how long you were together, a broken heart stings. I’m not going to tell you it’s going to be easy. It’s not. It’s going to hurt, it’s going to seem like forever that it hurts and the idea of dating again is going to be last thing you want to do.
Dear Dr. Frankie,
How do I charm a femme?
-Butch Seeking Femme
Dear Butch Seeking Femme,
Great question! Here are a few simple tips:
Take initiative, be assertive and confident! Confidence is sexy! I've noticed that women, from butch to femme, all want to be pursued. This goes ESPECIALLY for the femme. So be the pursuer, ask her out and plan the date. Practice good