Ask for his opinion…

James Bauer’s Texting Tip of the Week “I’ve been craving ice cream. What’s your vote for the best in town?” People love being asked for their opinions. It also opens up an opportunity for a possible meet-up – spontaneous or planned ice cream,...

Ignite his sense of adventure!

James Bauer’s Texting Tip of the Week “I just downloaded one of those apps for cheap flight alerts. Where would you go first?”This ignites his sense of adventure and lets him know that you’re up for adventure...

The Key to Asking for Help

James Bauer’s Texting Tip of the Week We all need to ask for a favor every now and then. Turns out, there are “dos and don’ts” to asking for help. Whether you need a professional recommendation or a ride to the optometrist, you should ask your favor in a...

Avoid the Text Spiral

James Bauer’s Texting Tip of the Week Do you read too much into texts? Have you agonized over a message that shows it as “Read” but with no reply? This overanalysis might be hurting your chances at real connection. When you start dating, talk about each other’s...

Are Nice People More Attractive?

James Bauer’s Texting Tip of the Week A Chinese study found there may be a scientific foundation for the proverb, “Beauty comes from within.” How so? Participants were asked to rate the attractiveness of strangers’ photos. They were given positive, negative, or...

Self-Compassion Glow

James Bauer’s Texting Tip of the Week You step out of the shower. It’s two hours before a date. Things are new and going well. You feel excited and nervous. But as fog clears the mirror, you look at your face. Hmm. Not quite symmetrical. Brown hair sticks to...