No More Lonely Weekends!

How do you react when you are faced with spending another weekend alone because nobody has invited you to do anything with them?

Do you mope around the apartment, hoping that the phone will ring, and wishing that somebody, somewhere, will call to invite you to do something?

Just because no one has invited you to do anything with them, doesn't mean you have to spend your time alone feeling lonely, depressed or bored. You can actually make sure that you fill your spare time with activities that you really enjoy. And you can take steps to create a better social life for yourself.

Many people who don't have a very active social life, punish themselves further by refusing to do the things they really enjoy unless they are with someone else. Does this happen to you?

Do you tell yourself that you could never go to the movies or the theatre or have dinner by yourself because you can't enjoy yourself without a partner?

Maybe you're a person who loves going to gourmet restaurants, or to live theater, or action movies, but you never go to these activities unless you have someone else to go with. If you don't have a partner to go out with, you just stay home.

You might think you can't enjoy your favorite activities if you're alone. Or you might be worried about what others might think if they see you alone in public.

If you have convinced yourself that you cannot enjoy any of your favorite activities if you do them alone, your attitude will create a self-fulfilling prophecy.

If you go out alone, and then spend the whole time thinking how terrible it is that you don't have somebody with you, then no matter how great your meal is, and no matter how funny the movie that you see by yourself, you will still go home miserable.

But notice that in a situation like this, it's not the fact that you're alone that is causing your misery.

Your misery is caused because you are telling yourself some very negative thoughts, and letting yourself believe that they must be true. When you let critical negative thoughts fill your mind, your emotions will follow where your thoughts are going, and you will feel terrible.

The good news is that you don't have to say anything negative to yourself at all! You can learn to say positive things to yourself, and create a wonderful time for yourself by changing your self talk!

Just because you haven't received an invitation from anyone else, it doesn't mean you have to stay home alone feeling sorry for yourself.

Decide to go out and do some activity that you really enjoy, and treat it like a special date ? a date with yourself!

Don't go into the experience telling yourself that you will have a lousy time. When you go to something alone, decide in advance that you will enjoy your own company and that you will enjoy the event.

Before you go out, take some time to relax and pamper yourself. Have a nice bath and play your favorite music. Put on attractive clothing that makes you look and feel good. Make the effort to visualize yourself having fun and enjoying the coming experience.

If you find yourself visualizing yourself feeling lonely and sorry for yourself, make a conscious effort to visualize yourself having fun.

While you are at the event, whatever it is, do everything you can to increase the enjoyment you get out ot it.

If you go to a restaurant for a meal, instead of gulping down your food mindlessly, make a point of savoring every delicious bite. Sip your wine slowly. Take whatever pleasure you can in the situation. Open up all your senses, and open your mind. Create the best time for yourself that you possibly can.

If you approach going out by yourself with a positive attitude, you will find that you can learn to enjoy solitary activities much more than you expected.

Learning how to have a good time by yourself means you have a good opinion of yourself. It means that you treat yourself well, that you create your own self esteem without depending on the opinions of others to feel good about yourself.

If you can learn to create pleasure and fun for yourself, you will be less panicky when you are faced with spending time alone. You'll also become more confident, more interesting, and much more attractive to others.

When you are faced with the prospect of yet another weekend alone, you can also take the initiative to call someone you know and suggest a fun activity such as having coffee, or attending a movie. You don't need to take the passive approach and hope that someone else will call you. If you spend your whole life waiting for the phone to ring, hoping that someone will call and invite you to go on an outing, you are giving up control of your social life to everyone else.

Why not take control of your social life? You can create your own social events and invite other people to join you. You can ask others if they'd like to come and watch television with you. You can invite people over to your place for supper.

If you don't want to host an activity in your home, there are thousands of possibilities right outside your doorstep, limited only by your imagination. You can organize a picnic, an outing to the zoo, or a trip to the bowling alley. You can suggest a walk through the park, or a visit to a library or art gallery?.A tennis match?..A tractor pull?..A concert?..A movie. It's up to you.

You can invite people you know well, and you can include others you have only recently met. You can even ask your friends to bring some of their other friends along.

If you have never dreamed of initiating a social event on your own, is it because you are too shy? Do you fear rejection? Does the thought of initiating a social event seem terrifying to you? Is it just too different from the behavior you are used to? The more often you do it, the easier it will become.

Your social occasions don't need to be big and complicated. You can start very small, with just one or two people. You don't need to plan a big, exciting event, and it doesn't have to be perfect! If you are socially inexperienced, it's best to start off with events that are low key, but fun.

Should you plan your events well in advance, or leave things up to the last minute?

The right answer for one situation might not be true in another.

If you live in a big city with a fast bustling pace, and if everyone you know is swamped with too many things to do, then you will probably have to send out your invitations well in advance. Your busy friends and acquaintances might not appreciate an invitation offered at the last minute.

If you live among people who are more relaxed, who have very open schedules, in a place where there aren't a lot of tight deadlines and time pressures, then they may be happy to get an invitation from you to go to coffee an hour from the time you call them.

If anyone turns you down, don't spend even one minute wondering why those people are not coming! Just concentrate on finding those people who would love to spend time with you.

The more often you invite friends and acquaintances to share enjoyable activities with you, the more likely they will respond with invitations in return. They will even look to you for social leadership.

The real winner here is you. If you learn to create your own social occasions, and invite others to enjoy them with you, you won't ever have to fear another boring, lonely weekend. You can fill your time with activities and people you enjoy!

This article is taken from the new downloadable book by Royane Real titled "How You Can Have All the Friends You Want - Your Complete Guide to Finding Friends, Making Friends, and Keeping Friends" Check it out at

In The News:

Money & Relationships: What to do if your adult children ask for money  Economic TimesIn the first of a new series on mapping the tricky terrain of finances and relationships, ET Wealth lists the questions to ask before offering financial help to ...
Rows over Brexit have ended 1.6million relationships across the UK since EU referendum in 2016  Daily MailCouples said they had split up with a long-term partner or stopped seeing someone new because of Brexit bust-ups.
Gilmore Girls: 20 Things That Make No Sense About Lorelai's Relationships  Screen RantRepeating mistakes and stalling for the revival were just two aspects that made some parts of Lorelai's relationships illogical.
Teasing your partner playfully leads to long lasting relationships  Hindustan TimesAre you always in a mood to tease your better half? Then there is good news. A new study suggests that couples who poke fun at each other, indicating humour, ...
5 things women secretly want in relationships  Myjoyonline.comYou might be surprised to find that you want the same things! Do you know what women want in a man?
5 terrible relationship mistakes you should avoid making  India TV NewsRelationships News – Relationship Tips: Do not make these relationship mistakes or else be prepared to be back to single again. Read on to find out!
Realtor Q&A: Building, maintaining client relationships | news/arlington  Inside NoVAWhat sort of relationship building tools, approaches or techniques do local Realtors use with clients when trying to purchase or sell a property?
Sharon Van Etten: Remind Me Tomorrow review – a consummate surgeon of relationships  The GuardianSince her last album – 2014's Are We There – Sharon Van Etten has dropped off music's radar. She studied counselling, prompted by fans who have turned to ...
Non-stop criticism can kill the relationships most precious to you  Standard-TimesThe way to ruin anything good is non-stop criticism — and I mean anything — including this day, your future, or your life.
Bullying and relationships explored in coming of age drama at the ACT  Maple Ridge NewsGEMS kicks off the new year with romantic drama Porcupine Lake.
Is Bickering Really That Bad for Your Relationship?  Psychology TodayConflict is inevitable in any relationship. Although bickering may seem inherently bad for yours, new research shows that arguments can actually be helpful.
Research Shows One Skill Can Keep Your Relationship Happy  Psychology TodayResearch shows us how reducing negative feelings and behavior during conflict can help you communicate more constructively so you can maintain a happy ...
The Cycle of Anger in Relationships  Psychology TodayA new study examines a model of how anger is perpetuated in a romantic relationship. It also suggests ways to break the cycle.
'Set aside time for sex' – how to get better at long-term relationships  The GuardianAs a counsellor I say to my clients: 'You need to invest as much energy and time in your relationship as you would for work, studies, children or friends'
In an abusive relationship, cultural expectations kept her silent  The Sydney Morning Herald'My parents espoused an ideology of silence, grace and forbearance in the face of adversity.'
Kourtney Kardashian’s Love Life: A Timeline of the Reality Star’s Dating History  Us WeeklyNot to be outdone by her sisters' love lives, Kourtney Kardashian has had her share of romantic ups and downs. From rumored romance with Luka Sabbat to all ...
Master of Descriptions: If relationships had democracy  The StandardIf relationships had democracy, then I guess we'll all be like communal enterprises. Easily accessible to anyone within the public domain.
Manisha Koirala on relationships, alcoholism, cancer and Bollywood  Hindustan TimesWe caught up with the 48-year-old actor to talk about her book, Healed: How Cancer Gave Me A New Life published by Penguin India.
What Does a Healthy Relationship Look Like?  Psychology TodayOne of the most common quandaries I see is whether a relationship is healthy or not. Sometimes, the signs can be subtle. Here's where to start in figuring it out.
6 Things Monogamous People Can Learn from Open Relationships  Shape MagazineEven if you don't want to jump in the polyamory pool, you can learn some important relationships skills from people who are open.
“thank u, next” — contributors talk about relationships they're leaving behind this year  VarsityThe lady on the screen above the dated stainless steel washer said it was going to start snowing at 2:00 pm — and start snowing it did. Everywhere I look, I see ...
Roasting Good for Relationships — Making Fun is Healthy for Relationships  Cosmopolitan.com5 reasons why roasting, or making fun of, your significant other is healthy and positive for a relationship. Roasting is great for celebrating your quirks, connecting ...
Smart Money - new expert Dr Ayesha Scott talks finances in relationships and the gender difference in how we spend money  Newstalk ZBThe Weekend Collective has new expert Dr Ayesha Scott in the studio for Smart Money. She's talking finances in relationships, and the gender difference.
Is Roasting Your Partner Good For Your Relationship?  ELLE AustraliaTurns out that roasting your partner, and being amenable to teasing, can actually increase your chances of having a happy relationship.
Dating and Relationship Questions - Expert Dating Advice  Cosmopolitan.comThink back to the last time you had a challenging moment with your SO. Chances are, you don't have to think too hard. Relationships are tricky to navigate, and ...
6 Ways to Have Better Relationships in 2019  The New York TimesEven if the foundation of your relationship has long been built on trial and error, a relationship is nothing more than small growths and achievements, marked by ...
"I have a secret which could break up my best friend's relationship"  East Coast RadioTo speak up or ignore the truth - that is the question that this woman is facing, and has found herself having to make a tough decision about potentially ruining ...
University of Illinois reviews relationship policy  WPSD Local 6CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois is reviewing its policy on consensual relationships between students and faculty members after a law ...
4 Signs You're in a Dead-End Relationship  Psychology TodayAre you in a dead-end relationship? Can you relate to any of these four red flags?
STUDY: How making fun of your partner can make your relationship stronger  The StandardArguably, having a laugh is way more important than a person's looks or how much money they have as it means you can enjoy each other's company no matter ...
Relationship Advice for Couples: Teasing Your Partner Playfully Can Make Lasting Strong Bond  LatestLYHowever, couples who share mean-spirited jokes with nasty jibes are unlikely to last, which indicates a problem in the relationship. Relationship Advice for ...
Super blood wolf moon on Sunday could spell trouble for your relationship  The SunIf you find you're clashing with your either half more than usual over the next couple of days - it could be down to the 'super blood wolf moon' that's set to become ...
‘True Detective’ Review: Episode 3 Shows Why Relationships Matter More Than the Case  IndieWireNic Pizzolatto builds up two relationships in "True Detective" Episode 3, and both matter more than the many clues dangled by detectives.
Im in a relationship with myself: Karan Johar  The News InternationalIndia's famed producer and talk show host Karan Johar is one such person who has maintained a stance in the industry remaining unattached to any possible ...
Evangelising through relationships: - Pastor firm on the importance of the family  Jamaica GleanerContrary to the author of The Storm-Tossed Family: How the Cross Reshapes the Home, Russell Moore's position that the family is a blessing but only if the ...
This Is The No. 1 Reason Long-Distance Relationships End  mindbodygreen.comWhat are the biggest problems long-distance relationships face? The No. 1 reason long-distance couples break up actually has nothing to do with sex or money.
ASK ZELDA: Our relationships expert Zelda West-Meads answers your questions  Daily MailWhen I was 16 I started seeing a man seven years older than me. We dated for two years. He was emotionally abusive and he would pull me off the sofa and ...
7 Quirky Relationship Habits That Can Predict If You'll Stay Together  BustleThere are so many different things that play into whether or not your relationship is going to last. For instance, there's compatibility, timing, and a desire to keep ...
Can Alexa and Facebook predict the end of your relationship?  Vox.comWe've quickly come to accept that brands know as much about us as we know about ourselves. Facebook serves you ads for cat food after you talk about getting ...
FERGUSON: Foster better community-police relationships  University of Virginia The Cavalier DailyThe Daily Progress published an article last December detailing the fractured relationship between Charlottesville residents and the city's police department, ...
23 Little Ways To Improve Your Relationship, According To Experts  BustleNo matter how strong your relationship is, maintenance is important. Even great relationships can become complacent or stagnant if you don't put in the work, ...
If You Feel 'Needy' In Your Relationships, Read This  mindbodygreen.comDo you often feel needy or insecure in your relationships? Your childhood might be affecting your relationships as an adult. Here's how to stop feeling so ...
This man has studied relationships for 40 years and claims he can determine the success of a marriage in 15 minutes — here's how  INSIDERPsychologist John Gottman has spent 40 years studying relationships. Malcom Gladwell wrote in "Blink" that Gottman says he can overhear a couple's ...
Bad Relationship? 4 Bad Reasons to Stay  Psychology TodayIt's easy to stay in a bad relationships for a lot of bad reasons. Four common emotional obstacles and how to override them.
Highway Patrol cultural liaison officer works to build relationships  Bismarck TribuneA trooper with the North Dakota Highway Patrol is combining her background in cultural anthropology with law enforcement.
Friends: 25 Things That Make No Sense About Ross' Relationships  Screen RantRoss managed to date (and marry) many women during Friends' 10 seasons, but there are many things about his relationships that don't make any sense.
5 Relationship Goals To Set For 2019, According To Experts  BustleWith 2019 around the corner, it's a great time to start thinking about your goals for the new year. While it's important to set some time aside to focus on your ...
Making fun of your partner can make your relationship stronger- science  The StandardDid you know a shared and playful sense of humour is a vital element for your relationship?
How Aquarius Season Will Affect Every Zodiac Sign's Relationships And Love Life, Starting January 20th  YourTangoWith Aquarius season starting on January 20th, all the zodiac signs will benefit from an Aquarius love horoscope. This zodiac sign is rebellious and cerebral, ...
Toxic Is the Number One Word In 2018  Psychology TodayThe word “toxic” can apply to many situations, from the chemical to the interpersonal. The Oxford English Dictionary ranked it Number 1 in 2018, a bad sign for ...
Matildas coach Alen Stajcic saw a breakdown in relationship with some players, but sacking him a drastic action  ABC NewsSome players felt they were under unacceptable mental stress while Alen Stajcic was Matildas mentor, but Australia sacking its coach just five months out from ...
'What happened when I told my boyfriend I wanted an open relationship'  9HoneyA woman has described what happened when she asked her long-term boyfriend if they could have an open relat...
4 Steps to Leave a Dead End Relationship  Psychology TodayGetting out of a dead-end relationship is easier than you may think.
Cleaning out your relationship room  Toronto SunClean your room! Roll up your sleeves and assess the mess. Sort through the clutter, and only keep what you need and want, then close the door quick.We're ...
13 Underrated Tips That Will Improve Your Relationship in 2019  Thrive GlobalExperts reveal the most underrated tips for feeling close and connected.
Teasing your partner playfully can make lasting relationship  The Hans IndiaAre you always in a mood to tease your better half Then there is good news A new study suggests that couples who poke fun at each other, indicating humour, ...
How Relationships Make An Electrifying Personal Brand  ForbesUplifting other brands and people, clarifying the value that you bring to the table and being willing to work harder then everyone else in the room will grow your ...
9 Subtle Shifts That Occur In A Relationship Right Before A Breakup  BustleSometimes breakups come out of left field, and take a couple by surprise. But other times, there are subtle changes that occur right before a breakup, usually in ...
Myths About Bisexuality Make People Think My Same-Sex Friendships Are Relationships & They're Not  BustleComing out as bisexual when you're in your 30s can be super confusing. But one part of coming out that I didn't expect is that when you're queer, and you hang ...
7 Signs Your Relationship Is Better Than You May Realize  BustleRelationships are never "perfect." Yet, it's still common to want your relationship to be as great as it can be. So how do you know if your relationship is as good as ...
The five stages of underwear in a relationship  The Sydney Morning HeraldNothing indicates the stage of a relationship better than the underwear we choose to wear while in it: our partnerships and levels of desire fluctuate over time, ...
How To Tell If Your Partner Has Dysfunctional Relationship Beliefs  BustleEveryone has their own beliefs of what a good relationship should be like. Some of these are healthier for relationships than others. If you're dating someone ...
DNA accounts for 35% of feelings of loneliness but relationships can outweigh it, twin study finds  Daily MailAbout half of Americans are lonely sometimes or often, and DNA linked to neuroticism partially determines how likely you are to feel isolation, A University of ...
Signs Of Anxious-Avoidant Style In Relationships According To Attachment Theory  YourTangoAccording to attachment theory, there are a few different types of relationships that people fall into — find out the signs you're part of the anxious-avoidant style.
7 Subtle Things That Can Take The Magic Out Of A Relationship  BustleRelationships are always great in the beginning. As time goes on, the magic that was once so present can slowly start to fade. But according to experts, it doesn't ...
Friends From College Season 2 Ending & Relationships Explained  Screen RantNetflix's Friends From College season 2 sees all the main characters get back to their co-dependent ways with even more hilarious results.
Chinese artist navigates politics, censorship and relationships with work  SBS NewsXiao Lu's most well-known performance piece, Dialogue, became a symbol for young people fighting against a repressive Chinese government in 1989 - but ...
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey forces characters into straight relationship  PinkNewsA newly-released downloadable *content* (DLC) for Assassin's Creed Odyssey has come under fire for [spoiler alert] forcing players' characters into straight ...
Is your relationship future-proof?  British GQJust as the end of every year is a time of reflection, the start of a new one is for looking into the future. Will you actually get a six-pack, or take a sabbatical this ...
Two senior execs leave Snap following 'inappropriate relationship' scandal  SiliconANGLE NewsTurmoil in the senior ranks of Snap Inc. continues amid reports that the company has lost two more senior executives following a scandal over an inappropriate ...
Can Non-Monogamy Make You More Committed To Your Relationship?  mindbodygreen.comYou can enjoy having casual sex with lots of people and still be an extremely committed partner. Consensual non-monogamy can even improve relationship ...
Community conversation: Diverse opinions arise over relationships with law enforcement  Mansfield News JournalCommunity conversation: Talk, listen to others as you would want to be treated; Spread the Light Week ends with panel talking with law enforcement.
To become a millionaire, find a coach, mentor, cheerleader, friend  Business InsiderBuilding wealth isn't a sole effort. If you want to be a millionaire, you should have a coach, mentor, cheerleader, and friend in your life.
Accused child predator used ‘Fortnite’ to lure teen into sexual relationship, deputies say  Hawaii News NowAuthorities say the suspect and a co-conspirator communicated with as many as 20 victims of child pornography through the popular online game “Fortnite.”
Outlander: Will Brianna And Roger's Relationship Be Broken After Season 4?  Cinema BlendReporting on movies, television, video games, and pop culture CINEMABLEND is the go-to source for today's plugged-in generation.
Dancing On Ice 'deliberately damages relationships with pairings' claims Jake Quickenden  Mirror OnlineLast year's winner Jake Quickenden claims stars are set up with sexy skaters to deliberately wreck relationships.
Case Study: Identifying The Relationship Of Gold To Crypto  ForbesOver the years, gold has proven to be a suitable alternative to both fiat currency and cryptocurrency. The real question is, could it perhaps be both?
Did you know that Deepika Padukone initially wanted an open relationship with Ranveer Singh?  India TodayDeepika Padukone revealed that when Ranveer Singh came into her life, she was reeling from a major heartbreak and was not ready to be in a committed ...
Oprah Says These 3 Questions Will Improve Your Relationship  Thrive GlobalOprah's three-question trick to solve arguments is simple, effective, and guaranteed to make you happier in your relationships.
RE teacher ditched by husband after police probe into ‘inappropriate’ relationship with schoolgirl, 17  The SunA MARRIED religious education teacher was ditched by her husband after she was probed over claims of an “inappropriate” relationship with a schoolgirl aged ...
2018 was a year of great relationships in games  PolygonFrom Kratos and Atreus in God of War to Madeline and Badeline in Celeste, 2018 had some spectacular relationships.
These Are the Things to Ask Yourself Before Making Your Relationship Official on Social Media  BravoCouples in 2019 have big decisions to make, like how to compromise on whose good side wins when it comes to taking joint pictures, or when it's time to ...
This Is Us: 20 Wild Revelations About Jack And Rebecca's Relationship  Screen RantThis is Us' most iconic couple, Jack and Rebecca Pearson, definitely have more flaws and hidden truths than we expected.
Dear Mary: I'm a lesbian in a man's body  Independent.ieMy story is one you have probably heard so often, with perhaps one exception; I am a lesbian trapped in a man's body.
50 Communication Quotes and Sayings to Strengthen Relationships  Everyday PowerCommunication is important in all relationships. Here are some powerful communication quotes to help you develop stronger and healthier relationships.
Nick Foles: Relationships are what make a strong team  NBC Sports - NFLAfter Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffery had a pass go through his hands for what turned out to be a game-sealing interception for the Saints, quarterback Nick ...
Zlatan reveals details of Pogba-Mourinho relationship  Sport24Former Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has lifted the lid on the frosty relationship between Jose Mourinho and Paul Pogba.
Relationship Goal Setting Guide with Dr. Laura Berman  KTLA Los AngelesSex and relationship expert Dr. Laura Berman offers tips to help you realize your #couplegoals whether you're single or coupled up. Find more from Dr. Berman ...
How To Strengthen Your Relationship In 2019  BustleWith the stress of the holidays still lingering and a whole new year to psych yourself up for, it's totally natural to be feeling a little overwhelmed — and that can ...
9 ways to strengthen your relationship in the new year  INSIDERIn honor of the new year, INSIDER spoke to an expert and got nine tips that will make you and your partner's relationship even stronger.
Can A Romantic Relationship Survive Without Sex?  Refinery29Does a dry spell or dip in sexual frequency mean that something is wrong with your relationship? Here, a relationship therapist explains.
Dancing on Ice star Gemma Collins' love life: See her relationship history with TOWIE's Arg  HELLO! MagazineTOWIE star Gemma Collins is making the most of her time on Dancing on Ice. But what about her love life with James Argent, see her romance history here...
Liberals and Tories present different visions for relationship with Ottawa  NTV NewsIs there no fight in Dwight? Or is Ches Crosbie's effort to be a hero come up with zero? The Liberals and Tories have been presenting different visions of what ...
How your voice hides clues about your love life  BBC NewsThe way we speak to a partner can betray our true feelings behind the words we use, and artificial intelligence has learned to pick up on these to predict whether ...
The Relationship Resolutions Worth Setting In 2019  Refinery29It's not too late to set an intention with your partner for the year ahead. These are the relationship goals that experts say you should focus on.
Trust trumps fairness in a relationship  St. George Daily SpectrumA woman wonders if it's unfair to break off a relationship with a man she can't trust. Dr. Scott tells her being fair isn't the priority.
10 signs of coercive control in a relationship - and what the law says  Clacton and Frinton GazetteCHANGES to the law have made psychological abuse within a relationship illegal.
How to get past these differences in a relationship  FeminaIn a relationship, it's not always that all your qualities and interests will match with your SO's. You could have similar tastes in food, but simply can't see eye to ...
20 Legitimate Reasons For Leaving A Relationship Behind, According To 20 Women  Elite DailyAs an outsider looking in, it's easy to come up with about a million and one reasons for leaving a relationship behind. But it's harder to see those reasons when ...
Relationship status: In a relationship with ‘comfort’ food  Montreal GazettePeople give in to bingeing for different reasons, like anger, boredom or loneliness. But food is a fleeting source of comfort, making obesity an emotional problem.

Relationship Advice: Warning Signs of an Emotional Affair

"But we're just friends" are four of the most dangerous... Read More

Like Father

Direct Answers - Column for the week of July 5,... Read More

Guys Guide To Flowers

We are here to help! With these helpful hints on... Read More

How to Handle a Cheating Partner

Most people do not understand the nature of cheating within... Read More

After Retirement Separation - Life Just Gets Better!

Life after retirement separation can be a very lonely one... Read More

Ending Relationships Gracefully

In my counseling practice, I often hear the question, "How... Read More

Choosing an Online Dating Service

The problem with choosing a dating service is choice --... Read More

How to Ask for a Gratifying Sex Life

So your relationship has changed over the years since you... Read More

Affairs: Advice for the Couple

Recovering from an affair is hard work and will take... Read More

Will They or Will They Not Cheat?

Have you ever told your partner or spouse how you... Read More

Essense of Infidelity

On one very popular web site there were 260 posts... Read More

Charisma, Love and Health

This is an amazing story. It's about my friend Robert.... Read More

10 Free Romantic Gifts

Being in love does not mean that you should turn... Read More

How Do We Know When A Relationship Has A Future?

In many instances, we all are "gun shy" after a... Read More

Happily Ever After/Real Love

I was 43 years old and still looking for love.... Read More

Too Many Cooks in the Kitchen After Wife Gets MBA

"Hesh, where is your business plan?" It was a question... Read More

How To Tell If Someone You Meet In An Online Profile Or Advert Is Married/Partnered Or A Troll - 3

Liar, Liar! Pants On Fire!Today, you'll learn about 2 yellow-flag... Read More

Infidelity: Spying is NOT Revenge

Do not use what you find on your cheating spouse... Read More

The Key to Ending Pain With Others

It has taken me 40 years to learn exactly how... Read More

Relationship Advice - How to Improve Intimacy

A relationship requires intimacy. I don't think anyone would argue... Read More

Great Relationship Advice: The Ability to Apologize and Forgive

I'm sorry can be words that are much too easy... Read More

Passion or Purpose?

I hate moderation. I hate doing things moderately. I hate... Read More

Should You Forgive Infidelity?

If you're asking yourself that question, then somewhere within you... Read More

Rhubarb Romance: A Little Honey Works Wonders

Spring is in the air. It is a time of... Read More

To Love Or To Be In Love

What is the basic difference between loving someone and being... Read More