Saturday October 25th 2014

‘Playing Hard To Get’ Archives

Does She Love You Or Are You Wasting Your Time?

Does She Love You Or Are You Wasting Your Time?

Question: Three months, two dates every week and many expensive gifts but we’ve never been alone, just the two of us. It’s always one high-end party after another. Money is not a problem. I do quite well and take pleasure in making my woman happy. I also like her friends and they like me but it'd be nice to once in a while go out on a normal [...]

The “Rules” and Playing Mind Games With Men

The “Rules” and Playing Mind Games With Men

You’ve heard them; don’t approach him first, don’t flirt, don’t look friendly, don’t pick up the phone when he calls, wait four days before you call him back, never ever accept spontaneous invitations, act like you’re not interested, don’t show him you like him, don’t let him hold your hand until on the third date, don’t [...]

8 Simple Rules For Contacting Your Ex

8 Simple Rules For Contacting Your Ex

When trying to get your ex back, acting aggressive, needy, pushy, angry or irrational, especially at the onset of the process is usually unwise: emotions flare up, problems multiply and smaller problems become much larger problems. What may have been manageable at the beginning becomes much more intractable. Below are 8 rules for contacting [...]

How To Maintain Contact Without Scaring Off Your Ex Ex (Pt. 2)

How To Maintain Contact Without Scaring Off Your Ex Ex (Pt. 2)

In Part 1 (I highly recommend you read it before continuing to Pt. 2), I explained that: 1. There is nothing wrong with wanting to contact your ex, or even wanting to spend time with him/her. 2. What scares off an ex who still wants to be in contact with you is NOT that you are contacting him/her. What scares your ex is the unhealthy and [...]

My Ex Says He Loves Me But Will Not Commit

My Ex Says He Loves Me But Will Not Commit

Question: I read your posts " Is It Me Or is My Ex Emotionally Unavailable?" and I have a few questions to ask. How do you know it's about you and how do you know you are with an unavailable partner? I was with my ex-boyfriend for 2 years. We were happy for the first 2 months, after that I was unhappy. This is where I made a mistake, I started [...]

You Are NOT Needy and Clingy If…

You Are NOT Needy and Clingy If…

Many of us do not know that we are needy and clingy, let alone can accept that we are. If anyone even remotely suggested that we are needy or cling, we'd get defensive about it. But if your desire to get closer to someone only makes the other person want distance, chances are you are needy and clingy. You may not be needy all the time and to [...]

How To Make Yourself Special To Someone

How To Make Yourself Special To Someone

When it comes to relationships, there will always be another man or woman waiting to take your place. That's something you have no control over. The secret to making sure that you remain the man or woman he or she wants to  be with is to set yourself apart as one-of-a-kind. Whether one admits it or not, we human beings take “pride” in [...]

What To Do When Your Ex Is Playing Mind Games

What To Do When Your Ex Is Playing Mind Games

A client asked me the other day, “What would you do if your ex was playing mind games?” The “Love Coach” in me wanted to go straight to “advice mode” but then I remembered that I wasn’t always a love doctor. There was a time in my life when I did some things that were not so “loving”, and I write about this in my Dating Your [...]

How Do I Tell My Ex I’m Sorry?

How Do I Tell My Ex I’m Sorry?

Question: I followed your advice and kept in touch with my ex. A couple of weeks ago we got back together but for only a few days. The same old pattern of drawing close then breaking up happened again. This time I was the one who broke up with her when I found out that she was going to LA to meet someone from her past. When I asked her about what [...]

15 Self-Help Practices That’ll Get Back Your Ex – Pt. 3

15 Self-Help Practices That’ll Get Back Your Ex – Pt. 3

Continued from Pt. 2... When you do not trust yourself, you will most likely give up before you're even started, or give up just when your chances are starting to look good. But when you have trust in yourself, you not only act purposefully, you also move forward purposefully, confidently and assuredly. So how does one develop this [...]

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