Why I’m on JDate

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I don’t want to say that I’m desperate. But I am. After a bad break-up, one in which my ex is already engaged with his new girlfriend (they announced it as a hashtag on her Instagram about a month after we broke-up. Yeah, I date real classy people), and the outside temperature has been below zero for the last two months, you’d be willing to do anything to … [Read more...]

Ask the Urban Dater: Is the Grass Really Greener?

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My boyfriend's best friend just became single. He is embracing his new freedom by drinking, partying, & constantly talking smack about his ex. (who I think, she is completely reasonable in this whole situation) Now my boyfriend said every guy should be entitled to having "guy time" and talking about spending less time together. This has never been an … [Read more...]

How to Feel Better After a Breakup – Tips For Guys

Did your ex girlfriend say something to hurt you, intentionally? Were you on your knees for your ex, begging and pleading for her to take you back? Did your ex girlfriend break your heart in hundred pieces? If so, you are in the right place. In this post you will learn how to feel better after a breakup and how to let go of the things which bother … [Read more...]

Reviving Dying Passion In Relationships With Simple Gestures

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“You don’t develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.” – Epicurus   Who never dreams of having a fairy tale love story? I guess nobody. We all dream to have a happy and lasting relationship just like what we see in movies or what we read in books – just like how … [Read more...]

Empathy Is Sexy: Why The Empathetic Male Will Always Get The Woman

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Have you ever wondered how easy it must be for a beautiful woman to find a boyfriend? To meet a great guy, surely all she needs to do is get dressed, go to a social venue, see the queue of potential suitors assemble and then select the most attractive man. It must be like playing the dating game on beginner mode. Not necessarily. While a … [Read more...]

3 Reasons Women Need to Write the First Email Online

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Many women sit and wait for men online to send the first email. Learn why this is a huge mistake... Countless women I have worked with over the years have taken a passive approach to online dating.  Rather than performing searches and attempting to attract the type of men that they deem worthwhile, they sit back and wait for the results to come … [Read more...]

Why Onlinedating Never Truly Works

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If it seems as if everyone has tried online dating, you’re not alone. According to a study done by Pew Research Center, 11% of American adults—and 38% of those who are currently “single and looking” for a partner—have used online dating sites or mobile dating apps. The general public’s attitudes towards online dating have become much more positive in recent … [Read more...]

Why Staying in is the New Going Out

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During the dark days of the great recession, the typical household was too consumed with careful financial planning to enjoy themselves too energetically. This encouraged many to change the pace of their lifestyle, as they looked to enjoy time at home rather than traveling overseas and investing in hedonistic nights out. While the economy may have … [Read more...]

How Your Insecurity is Sabotaging Your Relationships

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Whether or not your voice it, it doesn't seem to matter. What is the "it" in this case? Insecurity. No matter how much someone tells you that you matter; that you're important, it doesn't matter when insecurity has taken hold of you. Insecurity does its fair share to decimate many a relationship and sometimes it's hard to know when it's happening, to see … [Read more...]