Are you giving away your power?

Are You Giving Away Your Power?

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“He who loves least has the power.” Have you ever heard that expression? It refers to who controls the relationship. I googled that topic and as a relationship coach, I was sorry to see how many other bloggers think that …

fall in love with someone you've never met

Could You Fall in Love with Someone You’ve Never Met?

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If you’ve been online looking for love, you’ve probably heard of the term Catfish. Maybe you’ve even seen the MTV show. If you’re like me, you’ve thought people were crazy when you heard stories about them falling in love and even mortgaging their house …

Are Your Expectations Ruining Your Relationships?

Are Your Expectations Ruining Your Relationships?

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I think the number one cause of heartache and disappointment in relationships is failed expectations. Expectations are built in several ways: by reading into your man’s behavior, by romanticizing a relationship to be more than it truly is, by wanting …