The Love TREP Dating Advice Blog
Don’t fool yourself into thinking that you have to wait for some perfect moment or time in your life to get started when it comes to creating what you want most in life: a healthy, happy relationship with a man who adores you.
My husband and I are expecting baby #2 in January. It’s an exciting and nerve-racking time…two babies under 2 – yikes! It hasn't been the easiest pregnancy. I got shingles at six weeks, which was painful and itchy, lasting for about two weeks, and I've developed some awful varicose and spider veins running down both my legs...
There’s a great line from the Coldplay song “Fix You”: “When you get what you want but not what you need.” When applied to dating and love, we can learn a lot from this sentiment.
In a recent mindfulness class I attended, the instructor said the following: “80% of change is awareness.” In other words, if you want to make changes in any part of your life, the first, most important step is to have an awareness of what’s stopping you from creating that change. READ ON...
What happens when you lose appreciation for where you have been and where you are today? You begin to live in a world of victimhood, pity parties, inaction, and apathy. One of the most profound statements I’ve heard recently was in a mindfulness class I’m taking. Our teacher said: “Trust your life is not meant to be a different version.”
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 ago, I crossed paths [...]
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 up your mind to [...]
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: