In my own work and the work I've done with others for over 25 years, I know, unequivocally, that no matter how healthy we get, we are always going to run into attractive people that may be ill-suited for us. Still, it’s good to have a bit of a primer and a reminder that when you’re out there dating again, it’s not always a straight trajectory from one relationship into a healthier one.
fans have been eagerly awaiting the premiere of Rachel Lindsey’s journey to find her true love.
The online dating space is growing, thanks in large part to new niche sites and apps.
Practically everybody has heard of and Tinder, but what about Allergic Attraction or Meet-an-Inmate.com?
Thus, it should not surprise you that we got caught.
No one pulled a Regina George and distributed our graphics around the dorm; but someone did find my little Facebook group and emailed our dorm advisors about it.
This being college, there was no yearbook to cut pictures out of, so we drew stick figures of people and then wrote comments, and posted to a Facebook group.
She had worked with me through one terrible breakup and her re-entry into the dating world and seemed to be doing well.
She started a relationship that was short-lived and sent me a short note that she was doing her "Getting Past Your Breakup" work again and she would be okay. But lately things seemed to be going backwards for her instead of forward and she wanted to make an appointment.
It was clear that it was time to take a break, refocus and go back to basics, which is something many of us need to do over the course of time.
In (GBOT) I write that it's important to change your attitude about dating as something you need to "go through," like some kind of punishment, on the way to having a relationship. Look at it as a learning experience where you are picking up valuable clues about what you want and don't want in another person.