Just what the single man or woman needs the day after Valentine’s Day—Singles Awareness Day. For weeks now you have been only too aware of your single state and have been counting each day until you could forget about it for another 364 days or you find that right person to celebrate the 14th with […]
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A survey of 1,308 adult Facebook users conducted by the University of British Columbia found that 24 % had accessed the accounts of friends, partners, and family members without their knowledge or consent—and often using the other person’s computer or cellphone to do so. Wow, take your device everywhere—even into the bathroom with you….One quarter […]
Every new season of The Bachelor producers try to come up with something different; actually more shocking is what they appear to be striving for. There are always the usual characters—the “handsome, accomplished, hunky” bachelor, the nasty girl, the crier, the schemer, the nice one, the one with the sad story—and the one who is […]
The New Year brings thoughts of new beginnings and the hope that desired changes will finally take place. Top resolutions include ones that involve dating and relationship goals. It seems that folks start with a lot of determination and a willingness to act, yet by late February, not so much.
Therefore NOW is a great time […]
Yes, there is such a thing—and yet I hesitate as I write this for fear of how it could influence those going through a break-up or other loss. As a psychotherapist and relationship coach who has worked with many singles and couples going through a break-up or divorce, I have found it challenging to help […]
Tinder has a new six-part podcast series titled DTR—Define the relationship. It’s all about dating in the digital age, which Tinder was in the forefront of before the field began to get crowded with more and more dating apps.
According to the description this podcast will bring the listener data wisdom, science, and reporting that is […]
“What war” you may be asking yourself. And Mansplaining, what is that? If you haven’t heard, it’s a term used to describe when a guy talks down to a woman, especially when she is a colleague or other business associate.
A condescending attitude is not a new thing—many of us have felt talked down to by […]
The NY Times has an interesting piece running today by The Dalai Lama and Arthur C. brooks. It explores what is behind our anxiety—the fear of “being unneeded.” According to the authors, for all the progress the world has made on human rights, poverty, sexism, and hunger—there is still much anger, discontent, and a feeling […]
A new study has come out that examined how the use of Facebook impacts our health—that’s right, our physical health. Not surprising, the results show a complicated result—its use correlates to users living longer—but this is when it serves the purpose of enhancing and maintaining social ties. That part makes sense and is consistent with […]
While we can’t be sure of what the results will be on November 8th—we can be sure that this race has had, and will continue to have, a negative impact on many relationships. Husbands and wives, extended family members, parents and their grown children, dating singles, co-workers, friends, and neighbor relationships have all felt the […]