Category: Dating

Blog posts on dating and intimate relationships

Aug 18 2016

The World Of Dating: How to Do It Safely & Respectfully

   The World Of Dating: How to Do It Safely & Respectfully – Vol. 375, August 18, 2016 Being a health care professional, I realize the necessity of having intimate relationships to live a healthy life. I tell my clients often that we humans are like ants and bees in that we need social connection …

Continue reading »

Apr 14 2016

Boundaries: Do You Overrun Other Peoples’ Boundaries Or Allow Others To Overrun Yours?

 Boundaries: Do You Overrun Other Peoples’ Boundaries Or Allow Others To Overrun Yours? Vol. 357, April 14, 2016 This past weekend I went to a training based on shifting the inner mind from scarcity to abundance. It was an intensive few days. However, what I would like to speak about is a particular woman who …

Continue reading »

Mar 05 2015

What Do I Do If I Have Been Raped? (Part 3 of 3)

  What Do I Do If I Have Been Raped? – Vol.300, March 5, 2015 Unfortunately one in four women will be raped during their lifetimes. Male victims make up 10% of all rapes so it is a fairly common problem in our society, sadly. Unfortunately, I too have been victimized in this way going …

Continue reading »

Feb 19 2015

What Do I Do If My Lover Has Been Raped? (Both for men and women survivors) (Part 1 of 3)

 What Do I Do If My Lover Has Been Raped? (Both for men and women survivors) – Vol. 298, February 19, 2015 There is a very big difference between mutually consensual sex and being raped. Rape uses sex as a vehicle for gaining power and control with force, fear, or violence, making the survivor fearful for …

Continue reading »

Oct 02 2014

How Do You Know Your Relationship Is Healthy?

How Do You Know Your Relationship Is Healthy? -Vol. 279, October 2, 2014 It is important to have an understanding of what the words “love,” “in love,” and “chemistry” mean in terms of being in “relationship,” because these feelings have very different roles in our lives. Love, really is the emotion of resonating with another, …

Continue reading »

Oct 12 2012

Do You Fear Rejection? How About Rethinking It? – Vol. 170, Oct. 12, 2012

I have many clients who fear rejection. In fact, I just had a situation where this came up in my own dating life. I had just begun seeing a gentleman who was sweet and caring. He has a great sense of humor and an ease of telling stories and jokes. He also is a mental …

Continue reading »