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How to Identify a Fake Dating Profile: 4 Warning Signs & 3 Tips

Posted by on Dec 30, 2020 in Couples Counseling For One | Comments Off on How to Identify a Fake Dating Profile: 4 Warning Signs & 3 Tips

Dating via the internet can be an exciting way to find someone or spark a new relationship. However, online dating also means putting yourself out there by posting information about who you are, your interests, etc. You might think that other posters have the same intent. Yet, many publish fake profiles to take advantage of you. Here’s how to identify a fake dating profile and what to do about it. Profiles That Say Too Much or Too Little Most dating apps have questions to complete. These questions help potential daters get to know your personality a little before they reach out. A fake...

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How to Recognize a Fake Dating Profile

Posted by on Dec 15, 2020 in Couples Counseling For One | Comments Off on How to Recognize a Fake Dating Profile

Internet dating is a very popular way for singles to meet and form a connection. At the root of all of these sites and apps is the dating profile. It’s meant to represent who you are to other potential daters. However, some of these profiles are fake. People create a fake dating profile for all kinds of reasons. It could be to boost their own ego, manipulate you into giving them money, market a product, or steal your personal information. Men and women, straight or gay, it doesn’t matter who you are. You could be a target.  Here are some helpful tips on how to spot a fake dating...

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How to Date During a Pandemic

Posted by on Jul 15, 2020 in Couples Counseling For One | Comments Off on How to Date During a Pandemic

Human beings have a strong need to interact and connect with other people. Stressful or anxious circumstances, such as the current COVID-19 crisis, can heighten this need. Masks, social distancing, and other measures necessary to slow the spread of the virus also make it more challenging to form these connections. So how are people supposed to date during a pandemic? Should I Date? So many people are struggling these days with loneliness and what to do about it. The question facing many singles is “Should I or can I date?” The answer is yes! Even during pandemic times, it’s still possible to...

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Teletherapy FAQ’s

Posted by on Apr 30, 2020 in Couples Counseling For One | Comments Off on Teletherapy FAQ’s

Many communities in the U.S. are under stay-at-home orders because of the COVID-19 pandemic. We know we may continue to be quarantined off and on for a while. We also know we need to distance ourselves from other people in order to stay safe. Ironically, we are now spending much more time with our partners and families. 24-7 in many cases. This forced togetherness can strain even the best relationships. For those who were already struggling in their relationships, staying at home can make things even worse. That’s why I want to provide some tips to help keep relationships strong during this...

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Haven’t Dated in a While? Here’s What You Need to Know to Catch Up

Posted by on Jan 30, 2020 in Couples Counseling For One | Comments Off on Haven’t Dated in a While? Here’s What You Need to Know to Catch Up

Starting to date again after the end of a long-term relationship can seem daunting. For those who haven’t dated in a while, things have changed and it’s time to play catch-up. Here are five important tips to consider when starting to date again. Heterosexual and Same-Sex Couples Meet Differently Interestingly, the ways that heterosexual couples vs. same-sex couples meet varies greatly. Here are a few statistics to ponder. For heterosexual couples: 30% meet from encounters in their daily lives (work, school, etc.)Less than 30% meet through mutual friendsA little more than 20% meet at bars or...

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Online Dating—Does It Really Work?

Posted by on Jan 15, 2020 in Couples Counseling For One | Comments Off on Online Dating—Does It Really Work?

It’s been 25 years since Match.com started the first online dating site in 1995. Now, according to Forbes, there are about 2,500 dating sites available in the United States, with more being added every year.  One of the big advantages of online dating is that is less daunting than meeting people in other ways. It takes much less time and energy to swipe left or right than it does to meet potential partners in real life. But does online dating really work?   Acceptance vs. Reality Despite the widespread acceptance and popularity of online dating, the odds are that it’s still doesn’t...

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