Archives for the ‘Dating’ Category

Dating Disasters: The guy who tried to impress his date by talking about porn

By • Jul 1st, 2010 • Category: Dating

Ever watched the show “Blind Date” and found yourself yelling at the screen pointing out all the wrong things the fools on the show are doing? Ever sit there and analyze the entire episode from start to finish? Well, so have I. And in that spirit, I have decided to write an analysis of various […]



Dating Disasters: The guy who got drunk and urinated on his date’s belongings

By • Jun 28th, 2010 • Category: Dating

Ever watched the show “Blind Date” and found yourself yelling at the screen pointing out all the wrong things the fools on the show are doing? Ever sit there and analyze the entire episode from start to finish? Well, so have I. And in that spirit, I have decided to write an analysis of various […]



Latest Research: Online Dating Statistics Revealed

By • Mar 23rd, 2010 • Category: Dating

Below is a chart illustrating recent research into online dating trends, conducted by some website called onlineschools.org. Not exactly sure how this research was compiled, but a few of the startling highlights that the data shows include: China has the largest number of online daters at 140 million. The US has 40 million users. eHarmony […]



Dating Disasters: Trying to be someone you are not

By • Mar 10th, 2010 • Category: Dating

Ever watched the show “Blind Date” and found yourself yelling at the screen pointing out all the wrong things the fools on the show are doing? Ever sit there and analyze the entire episode from start to finish? Well, so have I. And in that spirit, I have decided to write an analysis of various […]



Sometimes success is knowing when to cut your losses

By • Feb 22nd, 2010 • Category: Dating

I often get questions from people who have found themselves trying to save relationships that have gone awry. Often it’s a case where one individual isn’t getting everything that they are seeking in a relationship and they end up banging their head up against the wall constantly trying to change the other person to be […]



Does online dating work?

By • Jan 19th, 2010 • Category: Dating

Recently I had a few questions asking whether it was worthwhile to open up an online dating account. Is it possible to meet some decent people or is it all just a scam and waste of time and money? Personally, I have experimented with online sites a bit and honestly, it’s a mixed bag and […]



Gift giving- it’s all about the intent, not the expense

By • Jan 15th, 2010 • Category: Dating

We just came out of the holiday time of year, where unless you are a hermit living in a cave somewhere, there is probably someone to whom you had to give a gift. Coupled with a terrible economy, it might be tough to find a very nice gift that doesn’t cost a lot, especially if […]



Personality types and relationships

By • Oct 21st, 2009 • Category: Dating

I’ve been recently doing a lot of reading on psychology and personality. There are various ways of categorizing personality types and most studies show that there is a higher likelihood of relationship success if both individuals have similar personality types. Perhaps the most well-known and important test is the MBTI or Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. The […]



A good mental checklist to make sure your relationship is on track

By • Oct 13th, 2009 • Category: Dating

Maintaining a good relationship is a constant balancing act- you have to constantly shift from being in the flow and enjoying your partner’s company to being able to step outside of the relationship and objectively evaluate it. Both are absolutely necessary. You cannot adequately be present for your partner unless you are able to live […]



How you can move on from a difficult past

By • Sep 30th, 2009 • Category: Dating

I’ve gotten a lot of letters from people who are dealing with painful issues from the past, and are struggling to finally move past them and look forward to a much more enjoyable present and future. Often these painful issues seem of such magnitude, that often they seem insurmountable.  Obviously, dealing with painful wounds is […]