Dating and Mate Selection'

Opposites sometimes attract

Opposites sometimes attract

The mystery of mate attraction has always fascinated and bewildered individuals and scientists alike. Wanting to understand who is attracted to whom is based, in part, on the wish to have greater predictable power about love [...]

Fear of being alone may lead to emotional loneliness

Fear of being alone may lead to emotional loneliness

Being unselectively available to any new relationship or staying in an unsatisfactory one may be caused by the fear of being alone. People who suffer from this fear are aware of it, but may not fully [...]

Overcoming the dating jitters

Overcoming the dating jitters

Teenagers do it, adults do it and even older folks do it, yet at any age dating is viewed with hesitation, reservations and even fear. Why would people be so uncomfortable about the process that may [...]

The challenge of being in a relationship with some widowed individuals

The challenge of being in a relationship with some widowed individuals

Partners of widows/widowers experience different emotional challenges than do those who are remarried after a divorce. How the widowed person deals with his /her loss and how the new partner processes the reactions of the widowed [...]

Hope for mature single women who wish to remarry

Hope for mature single women who wish to remarry

Some single middle-aged women, despite their desire to be re-coupled, needlessly resign to spending the rest of their lives alone. There are several factors that contribute to this attitude, none of which merits giving up hope [...]

Falling in love is wonderful

Falling in love is wonderful

There is a constant fascination with the phenomenon of falling in love. Many theories have been created to explain this wonderful and perplexing event. The magic and mystique associated with the process of being madly in [...]

How to assess the trustworthiness of your future partner

How to assess the trustworthiness of your future partner

Trust is one of the most essential factors in securing attachment between partners. When the trust is weak, shaken or doubted, the connection is at risk. What should individuals do to ascertain trust prior to making [...]

When is the best age to marry?

When is the best age to marry?

Men and women marry later now than they did in the past. What causes this change and when is it the best age for a life commitment? When you ask people about the causes for the [...]