Tag Archives: communication tips

How to stay out of the friend zone

Everyone always says that the best kind of love spawns from friendship. I totally agree. But what happens when the person you want to be your significant other only sees you as a friend? That’s not good for your relationship, your sanity or your self-esteem. It’s called getting trapped in the friend zone, and it 100 percent sucks -- there’s no better way to say it. To avoid this bummer of a situation, I cooked up some simple tips on how to stay out of the friend zone and let him or her know you want something spicier! Read more

Have you fallen in love with his potential?

You’ve got a new man in your life. You go, girl! He’s smart, hot and has a great job. Sounds great. But tell me more. How does he make you feel? What’s your chemistry like? Do you guys discuss the future? On the contrary -- Is he tall, dark and handsome but just can't seem to get his life together or hold a steady job? Do those questions leave you a little tongue-tied? Do you feel like everything should be amazing between you two, but it’s not quite there? Can you not picture a future with him, even though he’s absolutely perfect? Well, it might mean you’ve fallen in love with your guy’s potential and not your actual guy. Read more

Communication tips for couples

My job is to take two people, pair them up, and send them on their merry way to getting married. But the matchmaking goes far beyond mushy gushy-ville. Clients will circle back to me with all sorts of relationship questions and my answer to almost everything they ask is communication, communication, communication. Really, communication is the biggest factor to making a relationship work. Communicate well and you’ll be golden all the way through your golden anniversary. Easier said than done, I know. So, here’s my down and dirty three point cheat sheet to becoming an awesome communicator. Read more

7 Habits that ruin relationships

I love love. That doesn't mean that I think relationships are all Eskimo kisses and conversation hearts though. Relationships are tough work. But, there is a way to make your relationship easier. Ready for it? Stop sabotaging! That’s right, sabotage. Here are the worst offenders. Read more
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