Have you ever watched a young couple who were insanely in love and reminisced about the passion of your old relationships back in the day? Or maybe you cynically wanted to say to them, “Just wait until you’ve been together for 25 years and see if the thrill is still there?” It’s okay to admit
Let Go of Who You’re Supposed to Be to Discover Who You Are Growing up, I was imprinted with the following by society and my family: go to school, get a job, get married, buy a house, and have kids. That’s all you’ll need to be happy. Does it sound familiar? I never thought to
View Love as an Adventure Sunday night, I was watching one of my favorite movies, “To Catch a Thief,” with Cary Grant and Grace Kelly (damn she was gorgeous). After only two dates (well they weren’t really dates, more like encounters) with Cary, Grace professes she loves him. Cary played it cool, because he was
See Beyond Imperfections to the Perfection Within For years, I’ve watched people date with the expectation that it has to be perfect for love to emerge… and the slightest glitch might send them running away. It’s a sad thing, but if I had a dollar for every time a client ran from a man who
A Change of Perspective on LDRs For those of you who’ve followed me for a while, you know I’ve pooh-poohed relationships that communicate more by text than over the phone or in person. I always considered them “bubble” relationships and never took them seriously. I also encouraged my clients to never put too much stock
What Does It Mean to Settle? Have you ever been in a relationship where you didn’t speak up and tell your man what you wanted and needed? Maybe you thought if you acted the way you wanted to be treated, they would mirror what you put in. But it didn’t work that way, did it?
Transform Your Relationship Overnight with Acceptance Acceptance is a foundational piece for creating a long-term loving relationship. Now this isn’t about accepting bad behavior or abuse. This is about accepting a person for exactly who they are… warts and all. Just as you would want to be accepted. When you accept a man just as
If You Love Me, You’ll Change When I coach women, I hear this more often than I’d like… and men are no stranger to saying it. “If you love me, you’ll change.” Have you ever said or thought that? I sure have. I’d like to suggest that those words never enter your head again, because