Dating and Mate Selection'

To commit or not to commit?

To commit or not to commit?

Everyone knows at least one person who has struggled with committing to a relationship. Some people have repeated difficulties with making a permanent choice of a mate. Our culture promotes relationships, love and couples. It starts [...]

The successful woman’s search for Mr. Right

The successful woman’s search for Mr. Right

Why do highly accomplished single women report having difficulties in finding suitable mates? The common explanation is that many men are intimidated by high -powered women and prefer to select women who allow the men to [...]

Getting back together after ending a relationship

Getting back together after ending a relationship

Can “recycled” relationships succeed? Can couples who used to date or have been married and divorced re-create a new, successful, permanent bond? This question arises in counseling by couples who desire to be together again, though [...]

Breaking up is hard to do

Breaking up is hard to do

“Why do I feel so much pain? I was the one who ended our dating.” Interestingly, both partners deal with emotional turmoil after a relationship ends. Though it is more common for the partner who was [...]

How to follow your intuition in love

How to follow your intuition in love

We all have an inner voice of wisdom- also called intuition. Stray from it and you will regret it. Follow it and you will thrive. In courtship- we know who is right or wrong for us. [...]

What is love? And how do you know when you have found it?

What is love? And how do you know when you have found it?

The definition of love has long eluded human beings. This intense universal emotion has been described by many writers, poets, novelists and ordinary folks in a multitude of adjectives, images, and poetic depictions. It has been [...]

How to Overcome Rejection in Romantic Love

How to Overcome Rejection in Romantic Love

Why is rejection in romantic love so profoundly devastating and so hard to overcome? If you have ever experienced being jolted in a love relationship, you are familiar with the tremendous impact it had, and the [...]

How to choose the right partner

How to choose the right partner

Are you the one for me? How do I know that the love I feel is sufficient for making a life commitment? How can I know if this partner is a the best one for me? [...]