Abusive relationships are not usually abusive every second.Usually, they follow a cycle of ups and downs, good times and bad, loving behavior and abuse.As an acclaimed psychologist, I’m not your typical dating and relationship coach.

While there are many things you can do to relieve stress, one aspect that you may not have considered is how creating a mindset of mindfulness may help to navigate the difficulties that all of us inevitably encounter along the way.

Eharmony partnered with Stop, Breathe & […] Read more Dear Sara: After a year of going on dozens of so-so dates, I finally met a guy I really liked.

Not even a year later, that thought has become a reality.

personally feel about yourself when you are with this person.

In dating, the smartest thing you can do is to find a partner who has good self-esteem.

That individual likes himself; she isn’t too critical of herself; and he accepts himself as-is and works on the parts of his personality or his […] Read more Hi there, If this is the fall where you can’t quite seem to get excited about the idea of new beginnings, I’m writing this to you.

Our dates were lively and fun, and he was really cute.

It had been ages since I’d felt that way about anyone, and I was so happy and relieved.

I’ve helped hundreds of thousands of women find love and create the partnership of their dreams…

even the women who had totally given up are now happily married.

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