Hi Neely, I read your dating advice blog religiously. I've been dealing with a situation that I'm not quite sure how to handle, and recently thought of reaching out to you because I so value your realistic and balanced mindset/advice around dating and relationships. Several months [...]
There are plenty of reasons we put up with unhappiness in our love lives. After working with hundreds of women over the years and reflecting on my own single-life choices, I’ve identified the following reasons:
Everything in your life has taken time to build and shape. You’ve spent years getting the education you want, working towards a career you love, creating financial security, maintaining close friendships and family relationships, and excelling at various hobbies or sporting endeavors. When you make [...]
In the dating advice world, there’s no end to annoying, antiquated, and insulting advice. People offering secret formulas to conquer men, fail-proof techniques to hook a man, sneaky tactics that will make him beg for more.
I’m totally obsessed with Erica Bornstein's yoga classes at YogaWorks in Boston. My body and mind always feel rejuvenated after an hour in her presence. What I love most about Erica is her ability to always find a way to weave a life lesson into the practice. The other day, for example, the theme of the class was about winning, or, rather, about not winning. More specifically, she said the following:
Many of my clients in need of relationship advice and guidance have been cheated on, whether by a former spouse or an ex-boyfriend. A partner's infidelity is a terrible thing to experience. It can be very difficult to bounce back after someone you trusted and [...]