Archive for Relationships

How to End a First Date

Posted in Dating, First Dates with tags , , , , on April 15, 2008 by thedifferencenow

Many daters wonder how to tell a date you’re packing it in for the night gracefully. Do you abruptly get up? Look at your watch? Linger until the other person leaves?

Whether you’ve had a great time or not, sooner or later things need to draw to a close when you’re on a date. Ending an evening can be tricky, but here are a few guidelines to help you out.



How to Be Thankful for Your Ex’s

Posted in Break Ups, Dating, Relationships with tags , , , , , on March 4, 2008 by thedifferencenow

You may cringe when you think of some of the people you’ve gone out with, but there are a few reasons to be grateful.

If you’ve dated for a few years and still haven’t had a successful relationship, you may think you have been wasting your time in going from one person to another. But thank each and every one of your ex’s! By dating the wrong people, you’ve have gained some valuable experience which will actually help you figure out when you finally meet the right one for you.

How to Tell If Sloppiness is Hurting Your Love Live

Posted in Dating, Relationships with tags , , , , , , , on March 4, 2008 by thedifferencenow

Can’t seem to hold on to a relationship, and you don’t know why? Maybe a few disorganized habits are to blame.

Messy areas of your life can give the impression that you just don’t care about things. And if you don’t care – why should anyone else?

Why put someone off before they’ve even had a chance to meet you? Instead, see if one of the following describe your messy trouble area and learn how you can clean it up.

How to Make a New Relationship Successful

Posted in Relationships with tags , , , , , , on March 4, 2008 by thedifferencenow


You’ve just started dating someone great and are even wondering if you’ve met “the one.” How can you make sure your new partnership starts out on a smooth note?

Meeting someone new can make you feel hopeful, happy, and nervous all at once. But how do you ensure that your new union will start out on the right foot? Here are some tips.

How to Argue with Your Partner

Posted in Dating, Relationships with tags , , , , on February 6, 2008 by thedifferencenow


No one likes conflict – especially when it comes to fighting with someone you care about. But the reality is that arguing is not only unavoidable in a relationship, it’s actually healthy if done in a positive way. Here’s why.

How to Fight Fair

Posted in Dating, Relationships with tags , , , , , on February 5, 2008 by thedifferencenow

Learning how to settle disagreements is an important part of any partnership. And while arguments can actually be beneficial to your relationship, it’s important to maintain positive communication that doesn’t demean your partner or harm your union.

Not sure if you’re fighting the right way? Here are some tips to help settle issues while still maintaining a great relationship.