Dating Tips

6 Do’s And Don’ts for The First Date

6 Do’s And Don’ts for The First Date

  According to the recent surveys, 27% of adults are using online dating as their main source of romantic socializing. Which means there are a lot of people out there who might be going on an awkward first date. Without the setting of a bar or a networking event to set the tone between you, a first date after an online encounter can feel a bit like jumping into the deep end without any lead up. Here are a few tips to help you get through that first date after it goes down in the DMs.   Do Be On Time It’s more than just common courtesy to arrive on time, if not a few minutes early. It’s also a really quick way to set the right tone. Someone took time out of their day to get ready and spend time with you – the very least you can do…Continue Reading

5 Relationship Traditions That Should Totally Be Optional

5 Relationship Traditions That Should Totally Be Optional

Despite what we may imagine, all the relationship goals in the world can’t save us from a situation that does not fit who we are. What’s most important in relationships is that we’re staying true to ourselves and along the way – making our own traditions. Here are a few relationship standards that you should feel free to opt out of. Waiting For Him To Make The First Move Your eyes meet across a crowded room and a connection is made. Now what? How about instead of waiting for him to make his way over, you meet him halfway and buy him a drink? Ladies shouldn’t be afraid to go after what they want. Long gone are the expectations of the docile woman awaiting a man’s precious graces. Take charge, there will be plenty of time later to let him take the wheel. Changing Your Last Name I recently attended a…Continue Reading

5 Relationship Habits I Left In 2016

5 Relationship Habits I Left In 2016

  Charles Dickens spoke no truer words when he said it was the best of times and the worst of times…that was 2016 in a nutshell. The ups, the downs, the losses and overwhelming heaviness of the entire year. It was easy to feel hopeless, especially when it came to dating. Yet I’m reminded that even the bad days have something good to teach us.  As we embrace the new year freshly among us, it’s a good time to reflect on what we no longer have use for. Habits, mindsets, things we say to others – what didn’t serve us in 2016 has no business in 2017. Fear of Being Hurt Fear is an illusion and yet its made real by the energy we put into it.  If you are human somewhere along the way someone said something or did something that hurt you.  Here is the good news if you…Continue Reading

CUFFING SEASON GUIDE: 6 Signs He’s a Serial Heartbreaker

CUFFING SEASON GUIDE: 6 Signs He’s a Serial Heartbreaker

    He says the right thing, his text-back game is killer, he asks you out on proper dates (no Netflix and “chill”) and he’s exactly how you pictured your perfect mate would be. But in the back of your mind, in the hidden cracks of your psyche – your spidey senses are tingling. You know he’s delicious, but he smells too good to be true. Wave away some of that fairy dust and take a quick assessment before you start planning your tropical baecation. Watch out for these telltale signs he’s not ready to settle down. He’s Fresh Out Ask him when his last relationship was. If it was anytime in the last year, you might want to ease up just a tad. It’s common to feel “over” a relationship, especially when it ended amicably. But giving proper time to breathe out an old lover is important for self-care.…Continue Reading

Is Past Heartbreak Holding You Back? 4 Lessons In Moving On

Is Past Heartbreak Holding You Back? 4 Lessons In Moving On

      You may not even notice it, but after a while, we get a little jaded. We put faith in someone, it feels right, it looks right, it lasts for a time, and then – almost out of nowhere – it begins to fade. Or it implodes or it breaks somehow. Then we pick ourselves back up and eventually find someone new, only to experience the same cycle again. By the time we reach our 30’s, most of us have experienced the build up and break down of love more than once and at some point we begin to anticipate it. But just because you’ve been through it before, and may go through it again doesn’t mean the person sitting in front of you can’t be seen through fresh eyes. Before you throw away the idea of love entirely, it’s important to heal. Everyone Is Dealing With Something…Continue Reading

Dating For Potential: The How-To Guide

Dating For Potential: The How-To Guide

Dating For Potential is Awesome. And Terrible. Does that sound a little contradictory? Of course it does. Men and women both gravitate towards partners with gleaming potential. But oftentimes that potential is never actualized. Dreams sometimes get deferred and promises can easily be broken which leads to disappointment. But shouldn’t you be willing to hold each other down and build? There’s nothing wrong with supporting someone you love while they finish their degree (even if it’s the 2nd or 3rd attempt) or holding down the fort while they get their business off the ground. There are plenty of beautiful love stories that began with one partner supporting the other, and possibly even switching places as they help each other climb the ladder of success. On the other hand, supporting someone while they work on their glo-up can result in resentment and…ya know, lead to furniture being set ablaze. The stuff…Continue Reading

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