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Why Mr. Right May Be Too Good To Be True

You read that right – Mr. Right may be too good to be true. That’s the bad news. The good news? It doesn’t matter. The Situation Many years ago, an older relative grew concerned about my limited dating history. “You are waiting for a knight in shining armour,” he admonished. It’s not like I didn’t […]

About You, Relationship Advice
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Summer Date Ideas For Couples On A Tight Budget

Cash-strapped? Don’t let that stop you from dating this summer. Here are 20 of our favourite warm-weather dates, little-to-no money needed. Picnics in the park. Walks along the boardwalk (with ice cream). Drinks on a patio. Pay-what-you-can Shakespeare in the Park. Free outdoor movies. A weekend at a friend’s cottage. Street festivals. Fireworks on long […]

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What To Pack For A Cottage Weekend

Heading to a cottage for the long weekend — or any weekend — with your significant other this summer? Here’s what to pack. Do your research. If you’re going to a friend’s cottage — and your friend is going to be there — the place will likely be adequately stocked with the majority of what you’ll […]

Travel, Weekend Vacation
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Top 10 Ways To Heal Your Broken Heart

Broken hearts are a part of life, especially if you’re dating. We can’t avoid it, but what we can do is deal with it in a more positive and productive way. I know from experience that broken hearts are one of the worst feelings you can experience in life.  It’s an intense emotional pain that […]

About You, Break Ups
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Are You Snooping On Your Date? Three Reasons To Stop Right Now.

I asked my friend, “Libby”, “Do you ever snoop on your boyfriend—like read his texts when he’s not looking?” “No,” she said emphatically. This surprised me. Libby is an incredibly nosy person. So my follow-up question was, “Have you ever snooped on a boyfriend?” “Yes,” she sighed. Libby is not alone. According to a survey, […]

Relationship Advice

Oversharing – The Ultimate Dating Fail

Does this sound familiar: you’re on a date with someone new and you open your mouth and it ALL comes out, and by all I mean EVERYTHING … you’re out of control. You spill the beans, all of them, the whole jar. What beans are in the jar? Usually your life story, more often than […]

Dating Advice, Online Dating Advice
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Your First Vacation As A Couple? 3 Ways To Get Along!

Are you planning your first vacation as a couple? YAY, what a great step in your relationship. There is no better way to really get to know someone than spending concentrated time together, outside of your natural habitat. Unfortunately, for too many couples, their vacation together is not all fun. For instance, a study by […]

Relationships, Travel
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Victoria Day Weekend Date Ideas

In Canada, Victoria Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer. Not sure how to celebrate Queen Victoria’s birthday with your significant other this year? Here are some ideas to get you started: Head to cottage country. Get away for the weekend and rent a cottage by the water somewhere. Invite some other couples or […]

Holidays, Weekend Vacation
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Does Your Partner Care How You Make A Living? 3 Questions To Find Out Now.

“What do you do?” I love to ask this question when I meet someone new—at parties, at the gym, at the dog park. I’m insanely curious about how people make a living, especially when their world is so different than my own. But the question, “What do you do?” takes on extra meaning when we […]

Relationship Advice, Relationships
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Why Is It Never Me? Am I Destined To Be Forever Alone?

You know how the saying goes, “always the bridesmaid, never the bride”! Does that sound like you? Everyone around you seems to be meeting someone, getting dates, even finding their own happily ever after. You’re probably questioning yourself – Why is it never me? What’s wrong with me? Am I destined to be forever alone? […]

About You, Dating Advice