Are You In a Toxic Relationship? When to Break Up With Someone You Love

Toxic Relationships

Are you in a toxic relationship? How can you tell when to break up with someone you love? Ask yourself the following question: Does your relationship make you feel sad and anxious more often than it makes you feel happy and relaxed? If you answered “yes”, that’s a serious problem. Your relationship should enhance your happiness, not deplete it. Here are some signs that you’re in a toxic relationship: You and your partner fight often. You can’t speak freely. You may even rehearse before you talk. You have to write your feelings down in an email or a text because talking is too difficult. You don’t feel you can completely trust your partner. Something just feels off. Your partner manipulates and gaslights you. You don’t feel like you are a priority to your partner. You can’t rely on your partner to do what he says he’ll do. Your partner is...


5 Crucial Questions to Ask Yourself When You’re Looking for LOVE

As a matchmaker and dating coach, it’s my job to ask the question, “What are you looking for in a partner?”   I’ve got to admit, sometimes the answers I get really annoy me (eye roll). If I had a nickel for every time a woman told me she’s attracted to tall men or an older man told me he wants to date significantly younger...

Single Parents – When Should You Introduce The Kids?

Single Parents – When Should You Introduce the Kids? If you’re a single parent or dating one, the question, “When should we introduce the kids?”,  is an important one. A client once told me, “I don’t introduce anyone to my children until I’ve been dating them for at least a year”. While I understood she didn’t...

Do you have ONLINE DATING ADD? Don’t worry, there’s a CURE!

According to eHarmony, about 40 million Americans use online dating sites. If you’re single and want to go on a date, you’ve got millions of choices, literally. And that should be a good thing. But sometimes it REALLY isn’t.  Science tells us when human beings have too many choices we often end up choosing NOTHING. In...