For the Ladies:- You Don’t Have To Be Blooming Perfect

I recently had a dear lifelong friend tell me something I can’t shake. You ever have one of those conversations that linger for days and weeks after they happen? We’d had a few cocktails and all kinds of truths were coming out. The good, the bad, and the ugly. I relished in all of it, the raw honesty.

But she shocked me when she said, “You’re so damn perfect all the time. Your life looks fucking perfect…” and “I think my mom wishes I was more like you and it hurts me. I really hate it. I’m a mess, but go around pretending I’m fine, and you…your life just looks perfect.”

In my head I screamed, “Say whaaaaat?!” On the outside, though, I froze. My eyes popped out of my head and my heart sank to the floor. Little does this person know, I’ve looked up to her my entire life, wishing I could be more like her. I used to dress like her in Middle School, dyed my hair like her in High School and tried to follow her lead in College.
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5 Ways To Move Your Relationship Forward After The First Date

So, you’ve gotten the first date out of the way and you like each other enough for a second date. You’d love to get to know more about your date and move the relationship forward. What are some ways to accomplish this?

1. Ask Questions:
People want to know that you’re interested in them and that you find them exciting and valuable. I have found that if you look for what lights a person up, most everyone will be more open and will enjoy the conversation more.

In the beginning, you can ask questions about their interests, hobbies and anything that they love. This is a portal into what makes them happy. You can also share this about yourself.
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Popular demand by our readers:- 9 tips for the first phonecall

It’s always exciting when you have your first phonecall with someone you’ve met online. And that’s how is should be: if you’re excited, then it should help you to get to know each other, but it can also cause a few problems from time to time. Here are some tips on how best to handle that important first phone conversation.

So you were none the wiser after the first phone call than you were before? Were you tongue-tied and did you feel that you hadn’t made a very good job of selling yourself? Your first phone conversation with a stranger can be tricky – especially if you are trying to get to know each other in the process.
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How to Write a Love Letter, be it the old fashion way or via email

Everyone seems to use text messages and emails to communicate to each other these days. So there’s something about a good, old-fashioned love letter—especially a handwritten one—that makes it a rare and special treat.

Love letters are keepsakes that can be held, reread and cherished. They are the perfect gift for someone you love. Writing a love letter is not hard but it takes some time and contemplation to express your true feelings.

Preparing to Write Your Letter
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Don’t Kiss And Tell: 12 Pieces Of Dating Advice From My Grandma

Growing up, my grandma was never short of advice for me, especially about dating. And, as much as I refused to listen, she ended up being right. Since she dated a lot before she got married — “Many men tried to court me before your grandpa caught me” — and stayed married for almost 40 […]
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How To Impress A Girl On The First Date

1. Call. Don’t text. That a phone call achieves in one minute what back and forth text messaging will in twenty, is enough reason to give your date a ring. But beyond the practicality, a call is a simple way to humanize your interaction and put both parties at ease. A phone call says, “Hi, […]
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Impress a guy that you like without fail

If you come to think of it, basically there are two kinds of women: those attractive to men and those who impress them. While this may come to you naturally, it is possible that you are asking yourself how to impress a guy? Well, first of all, impressing a guy isn’t rocket science. If you […]
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Why You Shouldn’t Wait To Jump Into Bed With Someone

The other night, I had a casual encounter with the sexiest man I’ve ever been with: blond, blue eyes and a beard that made him look like a young Norse god. He was so attractive that I was intimidated to do anything until he pulled me into him for a kiss. Within minutes, our clothes […]
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