Love or Relationships

12 Questions to Get to Know Your Date

12 Questions to Get to Know Your Date

The first few minutes of any date means getting past that awkward, shy stage. Unless, of course, you already know him and dating is merely an extension of your friendship. Most of us, though, barely know the guy we’re meeting for a first date. So, you need a dating strategy. A mental list of questions…

Someone Put a Spell on Me Q&A

Someone Put a Spell on Me Q&A

I get a lot of questions about spells, charms and curses. I’ve put them together into this post, together with the answers. Hope they are useful. Question: How Can I Tell if Someone put a Spell on Me? I am sure someone has put a spell on me, but how can I be sure? You…

The Dark Triad: A Perfect Storm of Personality Disorders

The Dark Triad: A Perfect Storm of Personality Disorders

The Dark Triad is the name assigned when three types of personality disorder manifest in one person. They are: narcissism, Machiavellianism, and psychopathy. They are different, yet have underlying traits in common. Having someone in your family, or trying to maintain a relationship with a person who exhibits traits of the dark triad, is challenging…

Can You Recognize When Love Is Gone? 10 Signs Your Relationship is Over

Can You Recognize When Love Is Gone? 10 Signs Your Relationship is Over

Do you look at your partner and wonder where the love went? Do you find yourself searching for that breathless feeling that was once all-consuming? Long-term relationships always change, adapt and offer new challenges so this might be one of those challenges, but it might also signify the end. A relationship ending does not mean failure.…

20 Lessons I Learned After Breaking Up

20 Lessons I Learned After Breaking Up

After the end of a 10 year marriage, I knew, to gain some peace from the endless self-recrimination, I had to make some lemonade from the barrel of lemons that the relationship had turned into. So one evening, instead of feeling sorry for myself I sat down and listed all the things I had learned. The…

What Advice Would You Give Your Younger Self?

What Advice Would You Give Your Younger Self?

Everyone comes to a point in their life when they wonder, “Have I made the right choices?” Maybe it’s all gone right: life is a breeze and you regret nothing? All of us will be able to look back on certain turning points, when we might have made a different choice or adopted different habits or…

Why Do I Fall in Love with Narcissists?

Why Do I Fall in Love with Narcissists?

Have you noticed a developing pattern in your relationships? They begin as an irresistible attraction. The chemistry fizzes. Your partner is already talking about your future and it’s only the third date. It’s intense. It moves quickly. And then almost as quickly you are struggling to maintain their interest.  You think there is something wrong…

How to Read People Using Your Intuition

How to Read People Using Your Intuition

There’s one skill that will stand you in good stead all your life, and that is the ability to read people using your intuition, your innate sixth sense, if you like. From deciding whether someone is genuinely friendly or is attempting to manipulate you, from dealing with a family member to assessing your new boss,…

Should You Forgive a Cheater?

Should You Forgive a Cheater?

The statistics show that once a cheat, always a cheat. Yet might there be occasions when cheating can be forgiven? Are there certain circumstances that could mitigate the crime of cheating? Should you forgive a cheater? Or should you wave adios? A study of 500 people, led by Kayla Knopp of the University of Denver (Once…

Dream Symbolism: Kissing

Dream Symbolism: Kissing

Have you ever dreamed you kissed someone? Was it chaste? Passionate? Did you wake up shocked or pleased? Kissing in dreams is very common, and doesn’t always mean what you think it does. Often the dream is metaphorical in that you have an issue to deal with—possibly with that person or someone else. Or perhaps…

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