New Year Dating Goals

Going into the New Year always holds with it a sense of starting fresh and setting goals and resolutions for the year to come. Throughout this process, it’s important to check in with ourselves and think about what we want to accomplish in a tangible matter. Something that I’ve gotten into the habit of practicing…

Gaining Confidence After a Breakup with Dating and Relationship Expert Katie Maher

For anyone interested in winning a one-on-one coaching session with Katie fill out the link here  Katie is a relationship and empowers coach, along with a mental health occupational therapist. She works with a lot of women to focus on creating genuine connections, coming out of heartbreak, and wanting to escape and start something new…

The Art of Self Regulation

According to Madhuleena Roy Chowdhury from Positive Psychology, there are six ways in which people can practice and get better at their emotional regulation skills.  Before diving into all of this. Let’s talk about what emotional regulation is to the extent that an individual is able to have control over which emotions they have, it…

Why Someone Loses Interest in the Relationship

I’m writing this as something in my personal life is going haywire…yes you guessed it my relationship. Recently I’ve been out of the country travelling, away from my boyfriend and I’ve been feeling very disconnected from him. We’ve had conversations and the topic of breaking-up, up due to the “loss of a spark”. Now as…

“You Can’t be Pissed at the Same Time”

Sitting on the beach listening to the waves crash in beautiful Tamarindo, Costa Rica I couldn’t help but notice a lovely older couple sitting beside my boyfriend and I. This was our first trip away together and we were getting used to being with each other  24/7… Naturally, there were some conflicts. The older couple…

The DO’s of Online Dating Profiles

[Alt. text description: A man and a woman who appear to be laughing clink their glasses together in a cheers.] [Photo from Helena Lopes] Your online dating profile is your calling card for love. Whether or not we like to admit it (and it can be painful) but a good first impression will Fastrack you…

Green Flags In A Dating Profile

[Alt. Text Description: A man and a woman are blurred out in the background. In the forefront they make a heart together with their hands.] [Taken from here] While we’ve talked about potential red flags in a relationship, we’re here to talk about the opposite: green flags. What makes a profile stand out? We’re talking…

8 Red Flags in A Profile

[Alt. Text Description: A red flag is planted in the sand of a beach.] [Photo from UnSplash] Red flags in a dating profile. Who has them? How do we even find them?  Most importantly… How the heck do we avoid them? Urban dictionary defines a red flag as, “a sign or warning of impending danger,…

Post-Date Etiquette: What’s the deal?

[Alt. Text Description: A lighter skinned person holds a smartphone against a blurred background.] [Taken from Alex Ware.] You’ve just had a fabulous date. The hours passed too quickly, the conversation flowed, the food was great, and your date was enticing.  Perhaps you’ve arrived home to take your shoes off and sit on your couch.…

POV: The One Who Got Away

[Alt. Text Description: A man’s shadowy silhouette is centered against a backdrop of a deep blue sky and white clouds] [Taken from here] Have you ever had an ex (privately named “The One”) slip away from you? Do you wish you could go back in time to make a different decision? Three summers ago, I…