Posts tagged "Romantic Potential"

Four Truths About Long-Term Relationships (And One Resolution)

Four Truths About Long-Term Relationships (And One Resolution)
So I took a little vacation lately from my story-telling life. Something happens when you get out of the 20s, work intensely in your day job and… This may be a good time to let you into a little tidbit that I’ve been trying to keep fairly quiet for quite some time now. Not hiding it,... Read more »

Exes don't always stay in the past, says new study

Exes don't always stay in the past, says new study
Those darn exes! If you didn’t think you had reason to worry about your main squeeze being captivated by an ex, then it may be a good idea to think again, according to a new Canadian study. Apparently, an ex can affect your current relationship more than you may realize. And, it works a couple of... Read more »

Do You Mean It When You Say "I Love You"?

Here’s the thing: In my dating and romantic life, I’ve said those three little words once. He was my first love and while I would say things were very intense, it wasn’t until almost a year into our relationship that I felt certain about what I felt. Looking back, there were probably a lot of... Read more »

Relationship Lessons: Invest A Little For The Pay-Off

There’s a strange thing about having male friends — you either know you can never be with them, secretly carry a torch for them or end up being like the best friend who has to talk them through all their crazy drama. Admittedly, I’ve experienced all three, in the craziest ways. And lately, I’ve found... Read more »

Holiday Love Reflections: Don't Let The Past Dictate The Future

Now that we’re approaching the end of another year, it’s easy to start making checklists of what you can do differently in the hopes things will be better than they were before (hence, the idea of resolution-making). But, if you’re like most people, resolutions, while easy to make, are hard to stick to, mainly because... Read more »

How You Flirt Tied To Relationship Success? Apparently!

Have you ever thought about HOW you flirt? Sure, trying to get someone’s attention is one, natural thing to do… But actually doing it? That is, the matter and style in which you do it? That’s another one, entirely. Ladies & Gents, take note: how you flirt makes a heck of a difference as to... Read more »

In Dating, Credentials Shouldn't Overshadow the Red Flags

When I first moved to Chicago and started dating as a “grown up,” I was admittedly looking for a “total package” guy. And yes, I’ll admit included what I thought were desirable traits would largely be ones that look good on paper and were based on what many people can find on a resume: schools,... Read more »

She Says #004: Even more dating tidbits ladies wish men knew

In the early stages of dating (or even just meeting someone on a random night out), remembering a couple of little things can make the difference between a second date and a slap in the face. Not hard things to remember, mind you. But still useful little tidbits nonetheless.That’s what I’ve been calling “She Says”–... Read more »

When it comes to marriage, stroll to the altar (don't run!)

Admittedly, I’m in that phase of my 20s when groups of my friends, most of which are the same age or or in their very early 30s are doing the “settling down thing” in a plethora of ways: moving in together, getting engaged, actually getting married, having kids — the whole nine! It’s a bit... Read more »

A matchmaker can help you find love, if you don't mind the price

In an ideal world, we’d all find our matches naturally — no help from any online aids, set-ups, whatever. However, in this day and age, it’s fair to say that sometimes we may all need a little help (just a little shouldn’t hurt now should it)? That said, it’s not unusual to pay for online... Read more »