A new relationship guide by Dr Tashiro, a psychology professor, writes that singles looking for long-lasting love should limit their list on their checklist to only three. He writes that good looks and money should not be included in that list. Dr Ty Tashiro writes in his book “The Science of Happily Ever After”, that

Relationships are not black and white. Is the old relationship really dead? Should I be going out to meet someone else? Or should I just wait to see how my old relationship pans out? Sometimes we struggle to know when is the time to take the step to see who else is out there for

The power of changing to “I Am”

Throughout our lives we are conditioned to believe that we “are not” certain things. We paint a picture as a child and someone laughs at it and we believe we “are not artistic”. We compare ourselves to glamorous people in the media and decide we “are not attractive”. We have a relationship that doesn’t work

When we were children , we had big dreams. We believed we could be anything  we wished and could have anything we desired. What happened to those dreams? Life inevitably sends us knocks. And then fear and doubt chip away at our dreams until they’re reduced to memories and wishes that might have been. There

Share your irresistible side

Maybe I’m a glass half full person…. But I read a lot of feedback emails every week. There is something I have noticed that is very interesting. Some people always find good things to say about their experience at dinner. The meal was delicious. The atmosphere was quiet or buzzing or the view was fantastic.

One thing I have noticed during the 11 years I have been lucky enough to offer events for singles, is that people want to be around, and, by the way fall in love with, happy people. Have you ever met anyone who is physically very attractive and intelligent, but they are basically negative people. They

Find a partner who calls you beautiful/handsome instead of hot, who calls you back when you hang up on them, who will lie under the stars and listen to your heartbeat, or will stay awake just to watch you sleep… wait for the one who kisses your forehead, who wants to show you off to

Are you prioritising your dating life?

What is the most important area of your life? Is your love life as important as watching your favourite show on TV or your 40-50 hour a week job? Sometimes I think it must not be. I know you’re busy and have your priorities. But if you were at the end of your life and

If you have been single for a while, perhaps you have registered on an online dating site. Or maybe you have been out with your girlfriends or mates hoping to meet someone. You got excited at first when you received a lot of messages on the online site. You even met a few people for

Last week I wrote about how men and women are wired differently and how fear and shame can cause a loving close relationship to become disconnected. This interesting information is from a book called “Why women talk and men walk” by Patricia Love and Steven Stosny. Research and clinical experiences show that men and women clearly