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Do Any Men & Women Want Traditional Relationships Anymore?

September 12th, 2013

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Name: Bethany Comment: I am 30 years old, never married, with no children. For the past 5 months, I’ve been dating a recently divorced man, in his early forties, also with no children. We do not live together, and I stay at his place about 4 nights a week. Now, my boyfriend tells me he […]

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Why Do People Stay In Unsatisfying Relationships?

May 6th, 2013

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Name: Alice Comment: I’ve been in a long distance relationship for nearly two years. We get along really well, but have some issues to work through like lack of communication and some sexual incompatibilities (he’s less experienced and isn’t familiar with foreplay, as a result he hasn’t been able to make me orgasm yet). He […]

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If They’re Out of Your League, They’re Up To No Good

April 2nd, 2013

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Name: Sarah City: Austin State: Texas Comment: In my mind, I know the answer to my question, but in my heart – I guess I need to hear it from other people. I met a man back in December – he pursued hanging out with me – just fun, going out stuff, not dates. This […]

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How Do You Define Long Term Dating, Short Term Dating & Casual Sex

March 26th, 2013

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So…how do you define each of the three main relationship options on OKCupid? Here are my definitions. Short Term Dating: Open ended dating and consistent sex without exclusivity. Casual Sex: Let’s meet up and do it. Long Term Dating: Serious relationship leading to commitment i.e. exclusivity or marriage.   Next question: If someone selects casual […]

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Just Say No To Asking Him Out

September 12th, 2012

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Part of an article I recently wrote for Your Tango’s Expert series contained 5 pieces of advice that women should never take at face value when they hear it from their girlfriends. One point has actually been getting some coverage in the dating blogosphere of late. That would be the “controversy” over whether or not […]

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Women & Making The First Move

March 5th, 2012

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I was working with a female client yesterday reviewing her profile. One standard question I always ask people in their session is how proactive they are in contacting members. Most women say they do, but don’t seem thrilled about having to do it. This client yesterday told me she stopped contacting men because a coach […]

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Guys Don’t Want to Date “One of The Guys”

February 20th, 2012

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Name: Lucy State: New York Age: 42 Comment: Hi there Moxie! I was recently introduced to a man by a mutual friend. We are both triathletes so I was interested in meeting him. The guy and I met up for a bike ride. He did mention he was inviting a couple of his friends along. […]

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What’s Your Dating Timetable?

February 16th, 2012

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Here’s another question from our He Said/She Said event the other night. Ladies, do you have a timetable in your mind on how long you want to date before you move in or get married?   I think there are a lot of factors involved with this like age, relationship goals AND relationship history. If […]

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How Do You Know If It’s a Real Relationship?

January 18th, 2012

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Name: chuckrock State: new york Age: 35 Comment: Hi Moxie, After a brief hiatus, I started reading the blog again and it has prompted me to send in a question for your review and dissection. One of the reasons I had stopped reading a few months ago was because it was clear to me the […]

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How Feminine Do Men Want Women To Be?

November 20th, 2011

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First, perhaps people need to take a closer look and understand the difference between a woman who’s personal goal is to be strong and independent, and a woman who also wishes others to see her as strong and independent. the first type get their personal satisfaction by drawing boundaries, and only go on the offensive […]

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