What a Cup of Coffee Can Tell You about Your Relationship Mistakes

Bernadette was frustrated. “I did everything right, James,” she said. “I made sure to soften my approach, I talked about my feelings, I avoided blaming him … but I still think I might have wrecked everything.” Bernadette had been wanting to talk to her boyfriend...

How to Find a Man Who Treasures You

Amanda came to me with an interesting concern. She was reading romance novels. Nonstop. And every time she did, she felt like crying. Because her relationship was so far from the love depicted in those pages. “I wonder if it’s me,” she said. “If I was more amazing,...

The Art of Avoiding Creeps & Encouraging Good Guys

Mia had a unique problem. “The only guys who talk to me are the creepy ones,” she told me. “I try to end it pretty quick, but it’s getting frustrating. What am I, a creep magnet?” “What’s a creep, exactly?” I asked her. She gave me a look. “You know. A weirdo. Someone...

A Simple Way to Spot Mr. Right

So many women regret the time they wasted in unhealthy relationships. They can’t believe who they fell for. They can’t believe how long they stuck with dead-end relationships. But I have one friend who never expresses those kinds of regrets. Jennifer has always been...

Is He The One?

There are two common reasons a woman asks this question. I can tell you a lot about your relationship depending on which reason is behind your question. It’s normal to get a pit-of-the-stomach nervous feeling when you think about committing your life to someone. Big...