Posts tagged "dating tip"

Dating Don’ts: 7 Times When “I Love You” Doesn’t Count

The phrase “I love you” — despite endless debates about who should say it first and how often it should be said — only holds as much significance as the person saying it assigns to the phrase. Yes, say it if you feel like it and not because you expect to hear it in return.

The Frisky / September 18, 2012

Why You Can’t Find A Good Man

When I was single, the reason I couldn’t find a good man was my habit of “wishful hoping.” I am long past that now, but as a coach I find “wishful hoping” is probably one of the key factors that make finding your true love take so long.
“Wishful hoping” is very similar to being… / September 13, 2012

Why You Should Date More Than One Guy At A Time

So many of my clients ask me whether they should date more than one man at a time. As their search for love heats up, suddenly there are a few guys who are interested and they don’t know how to handle it. The other scenario is that they fall in love too quickly with one… / September 12, 2012

8 Myths About Dating Older Men Debunked

When I met the older man I briefly dated, I’d been drinking. And being that we all make bad decisions once we’ve had a few, I gave him my number. My real number. If I’d known that he was two years younger than my (gasp!) mother, I probably would have given him fake digits digit…

Jennifer Kuhn / September 12, 2012

Guy Talk: The Real Reason Women Shouldn’t Make The First Move

Maybe you catch him standing at the other end of the bar, slyly checking you out. Maybe you met him before and flirted with him, but he never asked for your phone number. Or, maybe you’ve already hung out with him a few times, but a casual arm flung over your shoulders is about the…

Dennis Hong / September 5, 2012

Dating Don’ts: How Not To Approach Exclusivity

You know that stupid saying, “assuming makes an ass of you and me”? I hate that saying, it’s annoying, but in the case of dating, it’s true. You may be having omigodtheverybesttimeofyourlife dating this new and wonderful creature. You may be spending every weekend at his place and making stupid shmoopy eyes at each other…

Ami Angelowicz / September 4, 2012

Putting A Spell On Your Ex Won’t Help Get Him Back

Today in people being delusional assholes when it comes to love: I stumbled upon an amazing question in The Smoking Jacket’s advice column “ASK TSJ.” Spellcaster of Caller, Michigan wrote:
My ex-boyfriend dumped me four months ago after I accused him of seeing someone else and insulting him. I was so confused and didn’t…

Ami Angelowicz / August 29, 2012

Dating Don’ts: He’s Not Your Ex

This past weekend, I had brunch with a single guy friend and, as I tend to do when I’m in these situations, I took advantage of the opportunity to ask him questions about dating.

“So, what’s the your least favorite thing about dating?” I asked.

“When I’m on a dates, I…

Ami Angelowicz / August 28, 2012

Guy Talk: 5 Ways That Men Are Also Hopeless Romantics

Here’s a poorly kept secret: Men are also from Venus. That’s what I’ve learned after six years of writing for The New York Times wedding section—also known as the Ladies’ Sports Pages.

Sure, a few thousand years’ history of raping and pillaging suggests otherwise, but beneath the stubble and the Sportscenter addiction, most men are…

Devan Sipher / August 27, 2012

Do You Make Excuses For The Person You’re Dating?

A friend of mine sent the following quote to me today:
“Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.” – Author Unknown
This quote is stunningly perfect. I wish I had this in my 20s, although I might not have completely understood this as I do now. It truly… / August 25, 2012

Dating Don’ts: The Importance Of Girlproofing

As parents must safeguard their homes against the presence of a toddler, so must single men prepare their apartments for the company of a woman. This process is called girlproofing. I must give credit where credit is due here. It was the great John DeVore of “Mind of Man” fame who coined the term. He…

Ami Angelowicz / August 21, 2012

Why He Keeps You Waiting By The Phone & How To Handle It

Has this ever happened to you? You meet a new guy for coffee and have a great first date. He was easy to talk to, had a good sense of humor and had good answers to your questions. You feel tentatively positive. The week goes by. He texts once or twice, but does not ask… / August 18, 2012

10 Things Women Think Impress Men, But Don’t

Like it or not, first impressions do matter. Second and third impressions do too — especially in the dating world. Admit it, you want to be wanted and liked by your suitor. We all do! No man or woman wants to be told they’re not the best choice or the most favorable candidate for love. / August 16, 2012

5 Dating “Sharks” To Avoid Falling Prey To

Shark Week is back! But how well-versed are you in the landsharks who live and date in cities, just like people? Don’t stay out of the water, kids; just be vigilant. Here are five dating “sharks” to avoid falling prey to.

Chiara Atik / August 15, 2012

9 Guys You Should Date Before Settling Down

When you think of settling down, Jennifer Aniston isn’t usually the first name to come up. That was until of course this weekend when she said “yes!” to longtime beau, Justin Theroux. Honestly, I’ve always been Team Angie, but it’s so great to see Jenn happy. Everyone deserves to find that special someone, and it…

College Candy / August 14, 2012

6 Lame Excuses For Not Unfriending Your Ex On Facebook

A couple of years after my fiancé and I broke up, I received a friend request from him on Facebook. I guess it made sense. While I’d decided that being real world friends didn’t quite work for me, I wasn’t exactly hating him either. So when I saw the friend request, I momentarily thought about accepting…

The Stir / August 14, 2012

Dating Don’ts: Love Adages NOT To Live By

One of the more annoying things about dating is being given unsolicited advice by the smug couples of the world, the most offensive kind being played out platitudes about love. Thanks. I’m sure “my time will come” but when? How? At least say something helpful if you’re going to shove your advice down my throat.

Ami Angelowicz / August 14, 2012

Dating Don’ts: 7 Kinds Of First Kisses Women Fear

Two of my most major dating anxieties are A) having nothing to talk about and B) the first kiss. I fear having nothing to talk about, not because I don’t have anything to talk about, but if I’m sitting across from an uncommunicative human for an hour, I will feel compelled to fill up every…

Ami Angelowicz / August 8, 2012

Guy Talk: Why I’ll Act Like A Jerk If I Break Up With You

In the 2007 remake of “3:10 to Yuma,” Christian Bale’s character loses his leg while fighting in the Civil War. As compensation, the government gives him a sum of money, which he uses to attempt to forge a new life. After he fails miserably, he realizes that the government never actually cared about helping him.

Dennis Hong / August 7, 2012

Essential Tips For Traveling As A Couple

Taking your first vacation as a couple is a huge relationship milestone. Travel is stressful, no matter where you’re going or how many margaritas you’ve had. Will your relationship survive the journey or will it get left behind in paradise?  Here are three ways to ensure your love will outlast your vacation:
1. Plan the / July 31, 2012
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