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.

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?

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?