Online dating sites have been booming for years, but even more so since the start of the pandemic. Feelings of loneliness and social isolation have caused many people to look online for safer social and emotional fulfillment. COVID-19 makes it harder to meet new people and safely progress in new relationships. We’re all craving real human connection and intimacy, though, and it’s essential to have some basic things in mind going into online dating.
Unhealthy Relationships: Why in the World Are You Staying? I cannot tell you how many people, women in particular, stay in ridiculously unhealthy relationships. This pattern is due, in part, to the unhealthy socialization messages we give females. The messages to women and young girls are all about being attractive enough to find a man [...]
Words Matter Everywhere: At Home, Work and in the World Words have the power to engender trust, ignite passion, heal a broken heart and/or cause a broken heart. They can help people rise or contribute to a person’s fall. They can help save relationships or end them. They even have the power to start wars [...]
Seeing Through the Lies: A Cheat Sheet (Part I) At a time when lies, half-truths and finger-pointing are rampant, it’s more important than ever to have a clear head. Our world today seems to be struggling with a crisis of honesty and integrity—starting at the top and trickling down to all levels of humanity. From [...]
The “Grace” and Aziz Ansari Story: What Men Can Learn The #MeToo movement broke open the floodgates and has left many men re-examining their behaviors regarding women and sex. Many are anxiously waiting for the next wave of men to be called out and hoping they will not be among them. But the real [...]
Is Our World Trying to Turn Men into Women? I often hear men complain that women, or our world, want to “turn men into women.” Men who believe this to be so, complain that there’s a push to make men emotional, feminine, wimps or worse. This sentiment is the most absurd spin I’ve ever heard. [...]
Is This Harming Your Relationships, Too? Many people engage in this harmful practice without realizing how detrimental it is to relationships. They do it under the guise of being nice and not wanting to rock the boat. More times than not, it has the opposite effect and over time it tips the boat over. Avoiding [...]