Self-perception and Dating

I was once asked, "What can be done if there are differences between the way one perceives oneself and the perception that others have?" I thought it was a great question because this is super important and gets to the heart of branding in dating! It is really hard to analyze ourselves in any capacity. … Continue reading Self-perception and Dating

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What are the Traits that you see men look for?

I'm doing some generalizations here of hetero men dating hetero women. Kindness. Ease. Quiet Strength. Openness. Vulnerability. Fun. Seriously, so men are so tired of getting the shit kicked out of them. Side rant...we as women have taken our power too far in many cases. I am surrounded by men that are bullied and henpecked … Continue reading What are the Traits that you see men look for?

How to Identify if the Person you are Dating is Worth the Effort?

I have two answers: Don't put in very much time and effort. Watch their actions and your feelings. It's like being a car salesperson and believing every person who test-drives a car is going to buy one. Some people just like test driving cars. They ask lots of questions. Take pictures. Talk about financing. Then … Continue reading How to Identify if the Person you are Dating is Worth the Effort?

Do not take Dating Advice from your Friends

I get hassled because I often tell people that women should not take advice from their girlfriends. I  need to qualify that statement: MOST women should not take advice from MOST of their girlfriends. My friends should take advice from me, for sure! I'll tell you a story about my best friend, Sunshine. She is … Continue reading Do not take Dating Advice from your Friends

What is the role of self-criticism in the development of one’s image?

It is really hard to analyze ourselves in any capacity. It's like a doctor operating on themselves or a therapist giving themselves advice. Doctors see other doctors and therapists see other therapists because they need someone skilled and objecting. I routinely ask for feedback professionally and am sometimes surprised by the information I receive. Once, … Continue reading What is the role of self-criticism in the development of one’s image?

Common Online Dating Mistakes

I get questions about dating mistakes all the time and have written about it frequently, so I will be short and sweet. In relation to online dating profiles there are 3 common mistakes: Bad photos (or no photos) Random or rambling bios Negativity Now, WHILE actually dating, there are a million mistakes, but these three … Continue reading Common Online Dating Mistakes