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YA?WA! | Why Does She Have To Call Me About Every Little Thing? | Single No More

YA?WA! | Why Does She Have To Call Me About Every Little Thing? | Single No More | Dating and Relationships | Scoop.it
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By now, we all get the fact that when it comes to communicating, women are more advanced when it comes to verbalizing. In Marcus S. of Ohio's case, his girl feels the need to verbalize everything...over the phone. Should he ditch his phone and run OR (shudder) talk it out? Relationship coach Jennifer handles this case.

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Women Are Crazy Because Men Are A**holes | Single No More

Women Are Crazy Because Men Are A**holes | Single No More | Dating and Relationships | Scoop.it
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"Women Are Crazy Because Men Are Assholes" is actually the title of a play currently in theaters, but as a statement, it does beg to be explored. Are men to blame or is this cop-out really a slight to independent women everywhere?

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You Asked? We Answered! I Gave Him My Number And He Never Called | Single No More

You Asked? We Answered! I Gave Him My Number And He Never Called | Single No More | Dating and Relationships | Scoop.it

Online Dating Tips | Relationship Advice | Self-Improvement Exercises | Pop Quizzes | Stimulating Converstaion | Single No More blog

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After getting a girl's number, the rule of thumb is to wait 3 days before you call. Ring her too soon and you may come off as too eager (read desperate). Wait too long and, well, just read for yourself in this week's Ask & Answer from Melissa R.

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Home for the Holidays | Single No More

Home for the Holidays | Single No More | Dating and Relationships | Scoop.it
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Use this self-help exercise to take quality time with the in-laws and make it conducive to a stronger relationship with your mate

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Watch That Tongue Or You Could Regret It Later | Single No More

Watch That Tongue Or You Could Regret It Later | Single No More | Dating and Relationships | Scoop.it
Franklin Grimes's insight:

You're not always right and you don't always have to win.


If you like having someone around to butt heads with (aka have a healthy relationship), you'd better know how to watch that tongue of yours.

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You Asked? We Answered! What Happened to Our 'Love Connection'? | Single No More

You Asked? We Answered! What Happened to Our 'Love Connection'? | Single No More | Dating and Relationships | Scoop.it
Franklin Grimes's insight:

It was hot and heavy early until the dude left without saying good-bye, but his #onlinedating profile is still active. Hoping for some kind of closure, a reader wrote in to ask an expert so Relationship Coach Jennifer stepped in and answered the call. 

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You Asked? We Answered! | Why Is My Boyfriend's Profile Still Up? | Single No More

You Asked? We Answered! | Why Is My Boyfriend's Profile Still Up? | Single No More | Dating and Relationships | Scoop.it
Franklin Grimes's insight:

The new swipe feature on online dating mobile apps like Tinder and OkCupid make browsing through profiles too addicting. Can you blame a guy?! ...but I do suppose I should explain to my girlfriend...who doesn't exist...yet

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You Asked. We Answered. | Should I Date My Boss? | Single No More

You Asked. We Answered. | Should I Date My Boss? | Single No More | Dating and Relationships | Scoop.it
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When is it ever a good idea to get involved with someone at work little less your boss? Donna M. has quite a tangled web to unweave. Fortunately, our in-house dating expert David Matthews stepped in with some insight. 

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Online Dating: How to Get Her Interested | Single No More

Online Dating: How to Get Her Interested | Single No More | Dating and Relationships | Scoop.it
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When it comes to gaming up chicks online, the margin for error can be slim to nearly none. Don't panic though. With a cool head and some cool things to talk about, you'll be A-B-C'ing in no time. Guest blogger Robert Rodriguez imparts pearls of wisdom on the Single No More blog. 

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To Each His Own. Don't Compare Yours To Theirs | Single No More

To Each His Own. Don't Compare Yours To Theirs | Single No More | Dating and Relationships | Scoop.it
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It's pretty hard to do in this social media crazed world we live in, but an absolute must if we ever want to truly be happy. Stop comparing your situation to other people. You have no idea what they did to get there. Focus on living your life to its fullest. 

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When Size Doesn't Matter, It's The Little Things | Single No More

When Size Doesn't Matter, It's The Little Things | Single No More | Dating and Relationships | Scoop.it
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Guest blogger Saili Raine reminds guys that size doesn't matter and, no, not in that way either. Too often, we underestimate the power of just a touch, a smile, a kind word, or even a sympathetic ear.You'd be surprised at how moving the smallest act of love can turns someone's life around. 

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To Chase Or Be Chased - That Is The Question | Single No More

To Chase Or Be Chased - That Is The Question | Single No More | Dating and Relationships | Scoop.it
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I'm hoping the time comes when blurred lines is a distant memory. I don't know one guy, who would turn down a date from a woman. 

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Are You the Type to Be Attracted to Opposites or to People Like You? Here’s How To Tell

Are You the Type to Be Attracted to Opposites or to People Like You? Here’s How To Tell | Dating and Relationships | Scoop.it
Ever wonder why some people seem to date people who are an awful lot like them, while others go for their total opposites? We don’t all follow the same pattern, and there’s some science behind why. According to brain...
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...and here I thought all I had to do was take a stroll down memory lane to answer this. Science makes everything easier and me lazier. 

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How to Define Your Dream Woman | Single No More

How to Define Your Dream Woman | Single No More | Dating and Relationships | Scoop.it
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How can you find "the one" when you can't even name one quality you're looking for in a woman. Take a few moments to make a list before you start online dating.

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When He Says He's Not Looking For Anything Serious - Believe Him! | Single No More

When He Says He's Not Looking For Anything Serious - Believe Him! | Single No More | Dating and Relationships | Scoop.it
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What did he do this time...

A lovelorn Lorna P. wrote in to #askanexpert, "Am I crazy to continue this relationship?"

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Want women? Then Take Charge of Your Life! | Single No More

Want women? Then Take Charge of Your Life! | Single No More | Dating and Relationships | Scoop.it
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What good is a New Year's resolution if you don't follow through with some action?

 

Fellas, if your goal is to meet more women in 2014, you're going to have to take charge of your life. Guest blogger and self-actualization coach Robert Rodriguez advises how.

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Why The Holidays Are A Great Time To Be Single | Single No More

Why The Holidays Are A Great Time To Be Single | Single No More | Dating and Relationships | Scoop.it
Franklin Grimes's insight:

Eh you know what?! Being single this time of year ain't so  bad. It's actually somewhat patriotic when you break it down into an economical sense. Our man, Dave Matthews (no relation), b reaks it down so you don't have a break down just because you're "uncoupled".

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Attract Someone Else By Being Yourself | Single No More

Attract Someone Else By Being Yourself | Single No More | Dating and Relationships | Scoop.it
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Being yourself is a lot easier said than done for some. 

Before you can even conceive of being an "attractive" person in someone else's eyes, you must, first, be comfortable in your own skin. 

How well do you know yourself? What would you say are your most attractive traits?

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A Practice In Romance | Single No More

A Practice In Romance | Single No More | Dating and Relationships | Scoop.it
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Every kiss does NOT begin with "K". There's also this thing called romance.

 

Is the pilot light out in your relationship? Stoke the flames of passion back into your life with this practice in romance courtesy of Single No More's in-house relationship coach Jennifer Grant.

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Trust Issues Can Kill A Relationship | You Asked? We Answered! | Single No More

Trust Issues Can Kill A Relationship | You Asked? We Answered! | Single No More | Dating and Relationships | Scoop.it
Franklin Grimes's insight:

"Jealousy in romance is like salt in food. A little can enhance the flavor, but too much can spoil the pleasure and, under certain circumstances, can be life-threatening." ~Maya Maya Angelou


Larry McDaniel asked so we answered.

Single No More's in-house dating expert David M. Matthews gives some pro bono relationship advice in this week's #YAWA 

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Why Do Men 'Rebound' So Quickly? | Single No More

Why Do Men 'Rebound' So Quickly? | Single No More | Dating and Relationships | Scoop.it
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Poor girl, a week after breaking up with her boyfriend of two years, she finds out her ex was already back on the dating scene. You know that phrase, "He's just not that into you"? Well, imagine finding that out after two years of living together. Yeesh

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Your Ex Has Exited Now Let Them Go | Single No More

Your Ex Has Exited Now Let Them Go | Single No More | Dating and Relationships | Scoop.it
Franklin Grimes's insight:

Out with the old and in with the new or...no one at all - your choice. | The key to having a successful NEW relationship is by jettisoning the old one.

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Why So Serious?! Maturity Sucks | Single No More

Why So Serious?! Maturity Sucks | Single No More | Dating and Relationships | Scoop.it
Franklin Grimes's insight:

Sometimes this mask of maturity, we all hide behind, gets in the way of people being who they really are. When it comes to dating, shouldn't the main objective be to make someone fall in love with the real  you and not your ideal you? 

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Love Is: Romance Vs. Respect | Single No More

Love Is: Romance Vs. Respect | Single No More | Dating and Relationships | Scoop.it
Franklin Grimes's insight:

It's the romance that gets glorified when love is in the air, but once the scent fades even slightly, it is mutual respect that keeps relationships intact. 

 

Relationship Coach Jennifer lists off a few things to keep in mind to go about showing that respect that binds. 

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Science Proves A Good Kisser Is Good in the Sack

Science Proves A Good Kisser Is Good in the Sack | Dating and Relationships | Scoop.it
Researchers from Oxford say that kissing helps us select a partner: the kiss acts as a “trial run of a potential mate.
Franklin Grimes's insight:

According to a tweet from Uberfacts, men are more aggressive kissers than women because the goal is to flood their partner with testosterone...hopefully they're good kissers too; otherwise, that's force feed a la Guantanamo. Sugarcoat it, why don't ya 

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