How to be a one-of-a-kind girlfriend

Every so often, a study comes out that makes me want to cheer. I can talk about the importance of being yourself as much as I like. But unless there’s research to back it, it’s just my opinion. And that opinion isn’t shared by old-school dating advice, which tells...

5 Body Language Signals You’re Probably Missing

The benefits of being able to read body language are obvious: You know if he’s interested even if he’s not saying a word. You know if he’s NOT interested before wasting your time. And you probably already know these 5 basic signs to look for. Is his body facing...

Am I Too Picky with Guys?

It’s one of the questions I get asked a lot: “Am I too picky with guys?” Have you ever wondered that? Are you worried you’ll run out of options if you keep turning down guys who are interested? Do you wonder whether you’re turning away guys who could have made you...

How to Stop Being “Too Nice” to Men

Ellie knew what her problem was in dating: She was too nice. She kept exchanging messages even when she was no longer interested. She said yes every time a man asked her out, because she didn’t want to hurt his feelings. She had long conversations where she listened...

Dating and the Big 5 Personal Traits

Carla found the romantic hero of her dreams. He was dark and brooding. He would show up unexpectedly and sweep her away on a surprise date, not telling her where they were going until they got there. Zachary had a quick temper, which Carla didn’t like, but he was also...

3 Online Dating Mistakes You Might Be Making

Amy Webb was failing at online dating. It’s not that she wasn’t a catch. She had been named in a shortlist of 5 women changing the world by Forbes. She had advised 3-star generals and the CEOs of some of the world’s largest companies. But maybe it wasn’t the best idea...