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One Tip for Intimacy (In Today’s Busy World)

Have your mornings lost their passion and connection? Do you find yourself rushing out of bed and out the door having barely spoken to your partner? Or are you so exhausted from your day that you fall asleep before hugging, kissing or connecting with your partner? We and many couples we talk to have lives that are so busy and hectic, that they barely stop, to look at each other and connect. One day I went to our bookshelf and there was the “The Tao of Sexology” by Dr. Stephen T. Chang. I was reminded about the Morning and Evening ...
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Relationships And Divorce ( sad stuff )

Today two friends of mine posted a precious picture of them with their new granddaughter. Many years ago they divorced and to see them together with this bundle of joy made me feel sad and happy and think–darn- why do people have to divorce. So to those of you not married yet-I say PLEASE think about what you are doing before you take this monumental step. Make sure you understand and know your requirements, needs, your values and that you have some vision for your future and that the person you are with is in alignment with that. I think ...
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Communication Tips -Assumptions-(Beware)

I teach Physical Education at a private school in the mornings. I was teaching and playing kickball outside with my 9 and 10 year old students. As we were walking back to the school building Mary walked up next to me and told me that Jane was mad at her. “How do you know that?” I asked. ”She looks kind of mad or something,” answered Mary. “Gee,” I said to myself. I do this and I certainly see the same happening to my clients: making assumptions. I suggested that she find Jane and ask her if there was anything wrong ...
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Dating Advice-Avoid The Fairy Tale Trap-(Date Consciously)

THE FAIRY TALE TRAP What Is It The fairy tale trap is when you expect your ideal partner to magically appear without any effort on your part. And then you believe that you both will live happily ever after. A person in this trap is saying—“if I am meant to meet someone, they will just appear.” What We See In Our Practice Although we were not caught in this trap, we encounter people caught in this dating trap in our coaching practice. Frequently it shows up couched in New Age terminology such as "everything is in divine order." Even people ...
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Dating and Car Doors-A Dating Question-(your answer?)

Last week Lewis and I pull up to a Casey's after a wonderful dating presentation in Des Moines. " Wow, when I do that for woman my age they look at me funny. It's a lost art!" said a man who looked to be about 32. Do what you may be asking. Lewis had come around from his side and was opening the car door for me. Is is a lost art? ...
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The Marketing Dating Trap-What Is It-Learn More About the Marketing Dating Trap (Avoid It Now)

1. WHAT IS IT In the marketing trap you believe that you need to make yourself more appealing and “sell” yourself with an attractive packaging or presentation. The bottom line and the sad thing here is you have told yourself that you cannot be yourself. The risk: disappointment, anger and relationship failure. 2. WHAT WAS IT LIKE FOR ME Diane talks about the Marketing Trap. I could write a book on the time I have spent in this trap! I probably could have won saleswoman of the year award! Here are a few examples of the things I did to ...
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Madly In Love Forever » For Singles 2012-09-10 16:23:36

THE EXCITEMENT IS BUILDING! Four weeks from today, I will be leaving the peace and quiet of Fairfield, IA (population 10,000), to give six workshops in six days. I am looking to connect with three groups of people: men, women and couples (did I leave anyone out?). One of the workshops is geared exclusively for men, The Power of Presence and Choice. Let’s face it men, we are the weaker sex and I want to help us check up to the women on this planet. Syracuse, NY on Tuesday, October 9, 7:30pm, CNY Healing Arts Wellness Center and Spa. 191 ...
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THE EXCITEMENT IS BUILDING! Four weeks from today, I will be leaving the peace and quiet of Fairfield, IA (population 10,000), to give six workshops in six days. I am looking to connect with three groups of people: men, women and couples (did I leave anyone out?). One of the workshops is geared exclusively for men, The Power of Presence and Choice. Let's face it men, we are the weaker sex and I want to help us check up to the women on this planet. Syracuse, NY on Tuesday, October 9, 7:30pm, CNY Healing Arts Wellness Center and Spa. 191 ...
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Tale of Two Men-Dating Question and Answers

Excited to tell you that our response to a question asked by a 58 year old women was published in the monthly Relationship Coaching Institute newsletter. As you scroll down to find our response certainly read the response of other RCI coaches. Ask Our Coaches: A Tale of Two Men: How do I choose? "I've met two men that I really like .... How do I choose ?" This column answers questions submitted by our readers. Submit your questions to Tara@RelationshipCoachingInstitute.com who will forward them to our coaches all over the world. Each issue, we'll publish a few answers from ...
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Tale of Two Men-Dating Question and Answers

Excited to tell you that our response to a question asked by a 58 year old women was published in the monthly Relationship Coaching Institute newsletter. As you scroll down to find our response certainly read the response of other RCI coaches. Ask Our Coaches: Which Man Should I Choose? A Tale of Two Men: How do I choose? “I’ve met two men that I really like …. How do I choose ?” This column answers questions submitted by our readers. Submit your questions to Tara@RelationshipCoachingInstitute.com who will forward them to our coaches all over the world. Each issue, we’ll ...
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