No, I don’t want that in a partner

One third of marriages are now expected to end in divorce. And yet, when it happens to us, we are often very surprised and/or devastated. The singles and dating scene seems intimidating. It’s a whole new ball game and seems so different than when we were younger. How should we even approach the daunting task

“Everyone says love hurts, but that is not true. Loneliness hurts. Rejection hurts. Everyone gets these things confused with love. But in reality, love is the only thing in this world that covers up all pain and makes someone feel wonderful again. Love is the only thing in this world that does not hurt” The

Ghosting in dating. Why not be kind?

For those of you, like me, who are not familiar with it, here is a definition. Ghosting is stopping all communication after: You have organised a first date by setting the time and place, then you hear nothing again. You have been on a number of dates. You have been in an exclusive relationship. Whether

The most interesting guy she had met! Why?

One of my male members told me about this experience. He had only been talking to this woman for part of the time at dinner. She said “You are the most interesting man I’ve met lately.”  He was confused, he hadn’t told her very much about himself. He said “How is that possible?” It made

Dating life not working?

Dating life not working? Face what isn’t working in your dating life “Our lives improve only when we take chances…and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.” ~Walter Anderson Is your dating life not working and you wish to be more successful, you have got to stop,

Procrastination is not your friend

Procrastination is not your friend “No matter how much we have achieved in any area of our lives, true fulfilment can only be found in one thing: the emotional quality of our personal relationships. ~Tony Robbins What do you think about that quote? It certainly rings true for me. Everyone wants to have financial security

Dating getting you down? How to stay positive. Dating shouldn’t be too hard in 2018. There are so many apps and online dating sites, meet ups and singles bars. Then why does it seem to be so challenging? There is a French saying “Trop de choix tue le choix” (too much choice kills the choice).

Choose a new empowering perspective

Choose a new empowering perspective Many of our members have found themselves unexpectedly single.  Perhaps, like me, they lost someone through illness. Or their relationship ended because they grew apart. In any of these situations, there is a period of grief. The end of any relationship means the end of a whole phase of your

What The Foxtel Guy Could Teach Us

What The Foxtel Guy Could Teach Us  A random stranger can bring hope and a little ray of sunshine in sad times. Friends and family have been visiting and checking on me since Reg’s passing. And in recent weeks, I needed to update some of my Foxtel equipment. One morning, Trev, The Foxtel Guy was

Single and out of practise

Single and out of practise I speak with a lot of singles who are at different stages in their lives when it comes to relationships. They’ve had a variety of experiences in their lives, and they are working through dealing with them. It makes no difference; I’m still going to be someone who doesn’t listen