What to do When Meeting His Friends Doesn’t go Well

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Meeting your new guy’s friends is a huge deal. Not quite as big as meeting the parents, but it’s definitely on the same relationship marker spectrum. It means he’s proud of you and wants to show you off to people who are important to him. And he should be. You’re awesome, woman! But, that first friend meet isn’t always smooth sailing. I’ve heard friend horror stories that will make even the worst mother-in-law stories look like fairy tales. Here’s what to do when things go awry in the friend department. Read more

Why Dating Makes No Sense

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I’m sitting here with my friend Alex who is also a dating coach, and we’re talking about how dating makes absolutely no sense. Read more

Daily horoscopes: August 19, 2015

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ARIES.

(March 20 - April 19):

An opponent or rival sees the error of his ways. Be smart and have those release forms, court documents, and/or power of attorney papers ready to sign.

TAURUS.

(April 20 - May 20):

Sometimes the instinct for self-preservation gets in the way of spiritual evolution. Only you can decide if you’re fighting for something worth holding on to or if it’s time to let go. Read more

Bad in Bed

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Dear Emily, I recently started dating a guy (a great guy, actually!) and things are going really well. There’s only one problem… I’m afraid to have sex with him! We’ve been seeing each other for almost two months now and we still haven’t done the deed. It’s not that I’m not attracted to him or that I’m afraid he won’t respect me. The real reason is that I am pretty sure I’m bad in bed. Read more

7 Things You Should Look For in a Long-term Partner

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If you’re like most of my clients, you probably have a “type” when you’re looking for love. But after working with couples for almost a decade, I’ve found that there are traits in you and a partner that will help make your relationship work for the long haul. Besides the typical respect and trust, here are 7 more: Read more

Daily horoscopes: August 18, 2015

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ARIES.

(March 20 - April 19):

You hit a wall today, but it could be a blessing in disguise. Spinning wheels in place allows time for certain developments to unfold.

TAURUS.

(April 20 - May 20):

How can you be expected to make things work when the other party keeps changing his mind? Be diligent and you’ll come up with a formula for success. Read more