If you have children, then dating can be a little difficult—especially when the person you’re with doesn’t. Obviously you’re first priority is your children, and that can cause issues in the relationship if you’re partner doesn’t understand how time-consuming parenting is. Even if you’ve made it past the dating stage and have decided to move in together, there are going to be obstacles to overcome. In today’s post I’ll share a little about what I’ve learned to help make the transition of moving in together go more smoothly. [Read more…]
One of the most fulfilling parts of a relationship is feeling like your partner really listens to you. This goes beyond simply hearing. It’s easy to talk and be heard, but it takes a higher level of awareness to really listen—to comprehend, analyze, and evaluate –while your partner is sharing their thoughts, opinions, and feelings. Really listening and responding to your partner brings a level of social intimacy that is deeply satisfying. [Read more…]
Your marriage is over and now you’re ready to plunge into the dating world again. What can you do to find someone compatible? You should never rush in unprepared.
The most important thing to remember is that you need to have a clear indication of what you’re after.
Some dive right in without a good plan. Filling out an awesome online dating profile or taking the time to research good social gatherings are great things to do, but if you want to have a good experiences along the way and eventually find the perfect match, I recommend doing something that was highly effective in helping me to narrow down my choices. [Read more…]