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What’s the Biggest Obstacle to TRUE ROMANCE?

When I chat with singles about today’s dating scene, I usually hear a lot of complaints and frustrations. Women tell me about a lack of “good men” and negative experiences that include everything from false profiles to ghosting. Men tell…

Did you have a CONTROLLING parent?

Was your parent a CONTROLLER? Typically, it’s the father who is the controller, so although it isn’t always true, I’ll refer to your parent as “he.” If he was always right and you were always wrong… If he always had to…

Are you frustrated with Online Dating?

Hey Angeline & Dixon, Are you frustrated with Online Dating? Can't find the "good guys?" Wondering if dating is worth all the effort? You are invited to come to my home this Saturday afternoon, the 17th at 4pm, for a fun and lively…

Do you love the "Pina Colada" song?

I had to laugh when I read this brief article from The Gottman Institute...but it's got an important point! “Escape (the Piña Colada Song)” by Rupert Holmes is a beachy, karaoke favorite about a husband and wife who discover they were…
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I had to share this with you!

This is the BEST article I've ever read about relationships! It's a bit long, but totally worth the time to read it. I bet you'll find yourself in here...because I certainly did! Running Headlong into Heartbreak By Kerry Lusignan, MA,…
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Tomorrow can be a New Day

Tired of football games, nine whooping guys, spilled salsa and chips, chicken wing stains on your sofa, and the new love of your life didn’t lift a finger to help clean up? Stacked dishes, dogs racing through the house, crumpled…
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Are you making excuses for Red Flags?

Red Flags are early signs your relationship might not work. Do you say these things to yourself? He’s nice, but he ignores or dismisses what I say…Oh well, he’s just got a lot on his mind. He criticizes the way I look… but I’m…
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Are you attracted to Fantasy Love?

When I was a Junior in High School, I “fell in love.” I was sure he liked me too! He was a football player, but not one of the bragging types. He was sweet and shy, mostly quiet. We had one class together, and I could tell his…
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What's your level of Emotional Honesty?

In our previous Newsletter we said there are two KEY Essential Behaviors necessary for building a healthy relationship. both people need to be emotionally honest, and both people need to be willing to do the work to build the relationship. Today…
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The TWO Essentials for a Great Relationship

Recently a client, who lives in San Diego, asked me this question: "Through online dating, I've been in contact with a man who lives in Los Angeles (about 3 hours away). He asked me to drive up to meet him. Should I go?" Here is my…