Tag Archive for: dating conversation

Listening Is The Key To Good Communication »

As a pastor for more than 32 years, I have participated in my fir share of weddings as well as having had the pleasure of counseling many couples. I am a big fan or marriage – when it’s right. But getting it right can be as difficult as baking a soufflé in a wood-burning stove.

This year (September 2008), marriage takes on new significance in my life. I celebrate 26 years of marriage to my beautiful wife, Serita, and I also will see my youngest daughter marry. For my wife and me, it is a celebration of survival against many odds. But for my daughter and her fiancé, it’s the beginning of an expedition filled with wonderment and warnings, amorous connections and deeply spiritual contemplations. …Continue Reading »

Secrets to Understanding And Communicating Better With Men »

Most women get frustrated when trying to communicate with their spouses. They often talk to men in languages they believe the men in their lives should be able to grasp only to sound as if they are speaking in a foreign language.

Women understand themselves so much and very easily land on the same page when discussing most issues. Unfortunately, women expect same understanding from their spouse without understanding the differences between how men and women communicate their feelings in general. It is therefore imperative for women to have a clear picture of how men think, listen and express their feelings in order to chart a new course in effectively communicating with their partners. …Continue Reading »

The Biology Of Joy »

By Michael D. Lemonick

Scientist know plenty of about depression. Now they are starting to understand the roots of positive emotion.

RICHARD DAVIDSON WAS IN A LAB OBSERVING A BUDDHIST MONK SINK deep into serene meditation when he noticed something that sent his own pulse racing. Davidson, a professor of psychology and psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin, hurriedly double-checked the data streaming to his computer from electrodes attached to the monk’s skull, but there was no mistake. …Continue Reading »

Overcoming Shyness »

Ideally, almost everyone is a little bit shy and self-conscious to some extent but rationally speaking, shyness while a general problem for both sexes seems to be more common among men in general. This can be attributed to the fact that society places the man in the role of the “seeker”. …Continue Reading »

Out on Your First Date »

The ideal first date should let you get to know the other person and let the other person get to know you. The object of dating is to be with a potential partner long enough and in enough different situations to find out how much you like them or, maybe, love them. By dating you find out whether the person is someone you’re interested in spending any more time together with or is potentially THE ONE that you want to share your life with. Dating should be seen as a journey to a desired destination… not an unending road trip. It is basically a selection process. …Continue Reading »

First Date Fun Ideas »

The whole idea of having fun during a date can be considered from different angles depending on the depth and duration of the relationship. However, the first date fun ideas can be a bit trickier than subsequent dates because of the pressure that often mounts meeting someone for the first time. …Continue Reading »

First Date Conversation Tips »

You’ve summoned up the courage and finally asked your partner for a date to which they’ve agreed. Your preparations are in top gear but like almost everyone else, your heart pounds with the agitation of what you are going to be discussing during the date. This can be a very trivial area but can often determine if you get a second date with your partner. …Continue Reading »