RELATIONSHIP TIPS

  • NewWhen No One Flirts With You
    Remedying a flirt-free life. read more
    - 4 mins ago, 28 Aug 14, 7:00am -
  • Staying Connected With Robin Williams
    The loss of Robin Williams is gone. We have all heard about the death of celebrities and felt the loss. But what was it about him, in particular, that moved us to tears? Robin Williams had the special quality of connecting with us in a way that we co…
    - 5 hours ago, 28 Aug 14, 2:28am -
  • The Secret to Happiness and Compassion: Low Expectations
    A new MRI study suggests that happier people have lower expectations. I'd argue that compassion too is a product of lowered expectations. So to be as happy and compassionate as possible, lower your expectations of yourself and others. The lower the b…
    - 11 hours ago, 27 Aug 14, 7:51pm -
  • 7 New Realities About Trust Every Supervisor Should Know
    Myths from last century still linger in workplaces, especially when it comes to building trust. As a supervisor or manager, what do you need to know about the new realities of trust building? Here are 7 realities about workplace trust every superviso…
    - 12 hours ago, 27 Aug 14, 7:19pm -
  • Do You Need to Be Liberated From Your Past?
    Do you feel free to be yourself? Have you ever been told that you overreact to others—or perhaps that you underreact to them? In one way or another, behavioral programs that were adaptive for you in childhood may be continuing, however irrationall…
    - 12 hours ago, 27 Aug 14, 6:44pm -
  • Adoption Can Create a Different Kind of Family
    If the adoption had been opened sooner, while he was growing up, both he and I could have had a biological and an adopted family, different for each of us, but bringing a symmetry into our family life. My biological family was his adoptive one; his…
    - 14 hours ago, 27 Aug 14, 5:20pm -
  • How Do We Keep Caring in a Broken World of Pain?
    I watched, waiting to see if intervention would be needed. Then I turned in time to see tears streaming down my youngest daughter’s face. She had stopped eating, as we all did, as she worried about that little girl. read more
    - 15 hours ago, 27 Aug 14, 4:26pm -
  • Homewreckers Beware: Revenge May Come in an Unexpected Way
    The story of how one wife sued another woman for having sex with her husband and breaking up her marriage. . . and won $9 million in court. read more
    - 15 hours ago, 27 Aug 14, 4:22pm -
  • Myth: It’s Too Late to Bring It Up Now
    We often hear people say that they don’t have enough time to talk anymore. A more honest response would be something like: “The last thing that I want to talk about is my feelings or hear about yours.”read more
    - 15 hours ago, 27 Aug 14, 4:09pm -
  • Why You Might Not Take Your Partner's Perspective
    First comes love, then comes the realization that we are navigating life’s journey with another person who may have different thoughts, feelings, and beliefs than us. Perspective-taking is a fundamental social skill that helps us smoothly steer thr…
    - 15 hours ago, 27 Aug 14, 3:38pm -

ALL ABOUT RELATIONSHIPS

  • Weighting for Love

    Weighting for Love

    Practicing a healthy lifestyle is very much like maintaining a relationship. If you don’t work
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Aug 14, 3:06am -
  • Stranded
    I always wondered what it would be like to be stranded on an island. In my vainer moments, I imagine
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Aug 14, 3:05am -
  • It's finally hit me! I admit it.
    It’s been a while since I’ve written anything. I do not want a blog if I’m not wri
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Aug 14, 3:03am -
  • I feel like quitting this blog every week.
    I feel like quitting this blog every week. It is a lot of work, I don’t get paid for it, and I am ch
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Aug 14, 3:02am -
  • easier
    i know that this isn’t how it should be easy and i’ll tell you this isn’t easy but
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Aug 14, 3:02am -
  • That Special Someone
    Coming across the feeling lately of being lonely in my relationship life. I had some flings the past
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Aug 14, 3:01am -
  • My Friend's Getting Married To The Wrong Guy, And I Wish I Could Stop Her
    A wedding is supposed to be one of the happiest days in a person’s life. It’s when two become one, a
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Aug 14, 3:01am -
  • When I don't know what to write...
    I blab. I have no idea what this post will end up being about, so it will just as much a surprise to
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Aug 14, 3:00am -
  • 15 Signs You're Too Comfortable Being Single

    15 Signs You're Too Comfortable Being Single

    Shutterstock Have you been single for too long you feel like you don’t want or don’t have the urge t
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Aug 14, 2:55am -
  • He's just not that into You
    Ladies, Just because a man is kind to you, treats you well, and enjoys your company, DOES NOT give y
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Aug 14, 2:54am -

RELATIONSHIP FOR REAL MEN

    FINDING LOVE

    • Research That Will Change The Way You Think About Dating
      The majority of dating advice subtly guides us away from authentic intimacy. In its superficial fixation on looks, games and gimmicks, such advice sparks insecurity and encourages unkindness toward ourselves and others. According to exciting research…
      - 10 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 2:00pm -
    • A Simple Question That Will Change Your Search for Love
      Most advice on seeking love focuses on the skills of seeking, not the skills of loving. Apps, events and websites offer endless opportunities to meet, but until we learn how to choose healthy intimacy and nurture its tender new shoots, it’s unlikel…
      - 59 days ago, 30 Jun 14, 2:41pm -
    • An Interview with Judith Orloff, MD: The Power of Surrender
      Judith Orloff, M.D. is a psychiatrist, intuitive healer, and NY Times bestselling author. Her most recent book is the national bestseller The Ecstasy of Surrender: 12 Surprising Ways Letting Go Can Empower Your Life. In this interview, Judith explain…
      - 87 days ago, 2 Jun 14, 11:08am -
    • What No One Teaches Us About Love
      Fear of intimacy isn’t a character flaw rendering us unfit for intimacy; it is part of being human. If we're breathing, we have fear of intimacy. The real question is: How do we keep love at arms length-and what can we do to change that? read more
      - 1 Mar 14, 12:01pm -
    • The Power of the Gifts We Hide
      Each of us creates a “false self” to protect our “true self” when it feels frightening to be genuine in the world. If our false self becomes dominant, it begins to bury the very qualities it was originally designed to protect. These buried qu…
      - 17 Dec 13, 11:59am -
    • The Two Best Questions For Your Sex Life
      Often, the questions we ask of ourselves are what finally carve the shape of our lives. A great question excites us, opens new doors, and invites both compassion and curiosity. I’d like to offer two such questions about sex. Your answers will teach…
      - 18 Nov 13, 12:04pm -
    • Creating an Intimacy-Rich Life: A Journey In Three Stages
      In my practice as a psychotherapist, I’ve observed a remarkable pattern in the lives of people who strive for healthy intimacy. This pattern is marked by three important--and often surprising—stages. Each stage is a mark of real progress, yet few…
      - 21 Oct 13, 2:17pm -
    • Three Mindfulness Exercises to Improve Your Dating Life
      The search for a loving partner is one of our great life-tasks. Yet most dating advice is superficial; focusing endlessly upon the power of seduction and flat abs. Here are three exercises which approach dating as an adventure of self-discovery. They…
      - 31 Aug 13, 2:31pm -
    • Seduction Strategies Don't Lead to Love—These Skills Do
      The search for love is one of our greatest life-tasks. Unfortunately, the quality of much dating advice and the atmosphere of most dating venues ranges from superficial to downright demeaning. The skills of dating are the skills of intimacy—not gam…
      - 2 Aug 13, 11:57am -
    • Why Coming Out Isn't Just For Gay People
      Jason Collins’ coming out electrified the country—for more than political reasons. Everyone wrestles with the struggle between fear and authenticity. Coming out is an act of heroism we're all called to—and you don’t have to be gay to join the…
      - 5 May 13, 1:27pm -
    • From Demeaning Rules to Intimacy Tools: A Wiser Path to Love
      Valentines Day can be a challenging day for single people. But it can become a day of hope--if we resolve to ignore the bankrupt dating advice foisted upon us and finally align our search for love with the tools of real intimacy. The following three…
      - 14 Feb 13, 7:34pm -
    • How to Create Deep Intimacy In Imperfect Relationships
      Arielle Ford is the bestselling author of Wabi Sabi Love. In this interview, she teaches a simple and joyful way to deepen the relationships that matter most to us. Through gentle shifts in perception inspired by the ancient Japanese artform of Wabi…
      - 27 Jan 13, 1:52pm -

    HAVE THE RELATIONSHIP YOU WANT

    • An Interview With Rori
      Rori, what is it you do as a relationship coach? I teach women (and men) — whether they’re in a relationship now or want to be in a relationship — how to transform their love lives practically overnight by learning to communicate in completely…
      - 6 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 3:45pm -
    • Love Forever Live Today at 11am PDT!
      In just a few hours – get your personal questions answered by me, live, in the newest Love Forever teleseminar! ***If you have a personal relationship question or situation you’d like me to address, just sign up for “Love Forever” anytime bef…
      - 7 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 1:00pm -
    • Circular Dating When Your Man’s Got Job Problems
      The Question: Have dated Brian for 14 months. He lost his job due to a take over (not his fault all upper management lost their jobs) and was unemployed for 5 months which caused havoc with his finances as he pays hefty child support. We survived thi…
      - 10 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 1:47pm -
    • Why Circular Dating Is Not A Risk
      Okay – I’ve heard this SO many times: He does “all that” – the integrating of his life with yours, calling you his girlfriend, giving you a good amount of time and energy, the calling…and then at 8 to 10 months – or a year and 1/2 – h…
      - 17 days ago, 11 Aug 14, 1:51pm -
    • Gluten,Thyroid And Energy – My Story
      For me – after dealing holistically – impressively and mostly successfully with a painful auto-immune disease called Interstitial Cystitis and then GERD – I simply could not overcome my energy drain. I’d considered it my “normal” for so m…
      - 21 days ago, 7 Aug 14, 7:01pm -
    • Does Plenty Of Fish Work For Anyone? Or Is It All “Booty Calls”?
      Here’s a letter about www.PlentyOfFish.com – a dating site (free – and known often as POF) that some women I’ve spoken with have great personal stories around, and others see this way: “Dear Rori, I feel that I so so need to correct you on…
      - 24 days ago, 3 Aug 14, 8:32pm -
    • More On Circular Dating
      Just to clarify – Circular Dating is not about dating. It doesn’t even need to INCLUDE “dating.” Circular Dating is a therapeutic tool for interacting with men out in the world and using my tools. Period. That can look like an encounter with…
      - 31 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 1:16pm -
    • Strong On the Inside and Soft On the Outside – How it Works
      Just got this letter from Cami – who’s having a great experience: “Hi Rori, Just wanted to check in with you. So last night we had a very good night for the most part. But a lot of it I have to attribute to where I am right now. I feel more cen…
      - 35 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 1:34pm -
    • An Interview With Rori – Speaking From The Heart
      Here are some bits and pieces from an interview I did years ago: I was asked: “What about the words you say you teach people to use?” Here was my answer: The words and body language and all the other tools I developed and teach look very differen…
      - 38 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 1:18pm -
    • The Theme Park Of YOU – EngineeringLand
      Here’s another installment on my “The Theme Park Of You” Concept (hopefully, it’ll eventually be made into a book or program…): ENGINEERINGLAND – YOU AS “ENGINEER” This is the fix-it part of you. The part that does examining, analysis…
      - 42 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 10:08pm -

    LOVE BLOG FOR WOMEN

    • Top 10 Things Every Single Gal Must Experience
      The other day my girlfriend called up to regale me with yet another of her single and fabulous stories. This one involved cocktails, a hot tub and a couple of sexy strangers. It reminded me of my own single days, and for that matter my own pair of se…
      - 19 Mar 14, 7:05am -
    • 25 Universal Truths About Men
      Most of the time, it’s smart to stay away from making generalizations about “the unfamiliar.” But sometimes there’s truth in these statements and men can certainly fall into this category for us. That’s why Relationship Doctor Bob Grant ris…
      - 27 Feb 14, 8:00am -
    • Why Women Feel More Attached after Sex than Men
      Could your hormones be the reason you feel close to him after sex? Find out what effect the hormone oxytocin could be having on your relationships and sex life.
      - 25 Feb 14, 8:00am -

    JAGUDA: RELATIONSHIP

    • 11 Signs That You Are Totally In Love

      11 Signs That You Are Totally In Love

      We all love to love! Who doesn’t like to love? Well some dont. But interestingly enough, most of us don’t even know when we’re falling in love. Here are some signs you’re definitely falling in love. 1) You forget about your ex Thi…
      - 2 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 11:46am -
    • Dear NwaVic, I Want to See my Wife With Someone Else

      Dear NwaVic, I Want to See my Wife With Someone Else

      Dear NwaVic, So yes, I am turning to the Internet as my wife and I have discussed the idea of her being with another man. I saw a few of your comments and didn’t know if you may feel comfortable entertaining a few questions about your t…
      - 9 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 10:16pm -
    • 8 Tips On Pulling Off A Successful One Night Stand

      8 Tips On Pulling Off A Successful One Night Stand

      If you’re not one of those holier than thou people then please keep your comments to yourself. For the rest of you read on… If you haven’t had a one night stand before, don’t worry, we have some tips for you on how to pull one off…
      - 22 days ago, 6 Aug 14, 6:44pm -
    • 7 Marriage Truths You Will Not Hear in the Church

      7 Marriage Truths You Will Not Hear in the Church

      I came across this article yesterday, thanks to my FB friend Julia. It is written by Frank Powell on his blog. He runs a great blog, by the way. In light of a similar article I penned, this article is very much on-point. By reading, I lea…
      - 28 days ago, 31 Jul 14, 5:16pm -
    • Dear NwaVic, My Christian Girlfriend says my Religion is a Dealbreaker

      Dear NwaVic, My Christian Girlfriend says my Religion is a Dealbreaker

        Dear NwaVic, I was a player few years ago but when my brother returned from the UK, he wanted me to change and I did so. So when he returned to the Uk, he (my bro) introduced me to a girl in the UK who happens to be a very good friend…
      - 30 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 3:01pm -
    • Proposing To Your Future Husband; Would You Do It?

      Proposing To Your Future Husband; Would You Do It?

      So the trend has been catching on recently, and there’s been a few pictures floating around with woman proposing to their future husbands and life partners etc. Now the discussion has gone in all kinds of directions recently on social m…
      - 31 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 6:18am -
    • Are You Ready to Move in Together? 8 Signs To Show You’re?

      Are You Ready to Move in Together?  8 Signs To Show You’re?

      8 Signs You’re Ready to Move in Together … If you’ve been with your boyfriend for a while, you may be looking for signs you’re ready to move in together. This is a big step with a lot of things to consider. To help you make sure,…
      - 32 days ago, 27 Jul 14, 5:03pm -
    • Dear NwaVic, After 2 years, Is it time to give up on my ex?

      Dear NwaVic, After 2 years, Is it time to give up on my ex?

      Dear NwaVic, I am in love with a girl named Peace. I asked her out but she didn’t accept for the main time so I gave it a break for sometime. Then, my friend who knew that I love this girl came and asked me if she is available. I gav…
      - 50 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 3:36pm -
    • Is Love Enough?

      Is Love Enough?

      In a nutshell. Hell NO!! Don’t worry I was one of those guys that dreamt, that preyed, that wished it was so. That meeting the right person would dissolve any issues of conflict, fighting or heaven forbid a staleness of passion for each…
      - 51 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 3:40pm -
    • 5 Signs That She’s Too Young For You Bruh!

      5 Signs That She’s Too Young For You Bruh!

      You’ve been there before. You’re in your late twenties and you meet the hot chick you think might be right for you. But hold on bro, she just might be too young for you no matter how much you think you like dating younger girls. Plus…
      - 51 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 12:20pm -
    • ‘Half Of A Yellow Sun’ Finally Approved! Watch Clips and Check Out Images from the Film

      ‘Half Of A Yellow Sun’ Finally Approved! Watch Clips and  Check Out Images from the Film

      Various Nigerian press outlets and journalists (via Twitter) are reporting that Biyi Bandele’s “Half Of A Yellow Sun” - a film adaptation of celebrated author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Orange Prize-winning novel of the same…
      - 53 days ago, 6 Jul 14, 5:01am -
    • Toke Moments: Have You Met a Man with a Fish-Brain?

      Toke Moments: Have You Met a Man with a Fish-Brain?

      Well to the readers have you? Met a man with Fish-Brain? Or even a woman? We haven’t but maybe Toke Makinwa has. She’s really on a rant on this one, but it’s funny though.
      - 57 days ago, 2 Jul 14, 3:03pm -
    • Relationship Advise from Lami Philips (read)

      Relationship Advise from Lami Philips (read)

      The soul singer Lami, took to Facebook to share with young women her thoughts on relationships. Read below…    
      - 70 days ago, 19 Jun 14, 12:42pm -
    • Dear NwaVic, Should I Tell My Friend Her “Diamond” Engagement Ring is Fake?

      Dear NwaVic, Should I Tell My Friend Her “Diamond” Engagement Ring is Fake?

      Dear NwaVic, I have secretly read your blog for a while now and never thought I would be writing you. But I need input and loved your response when you responded to the letter from the girl who wanted to tell her friend she was marrying…
      - 80 days ago, 9 Jun 14, 2:36pm -
    • When is the Right Time to ‘Give it Up’ in a Relationship? |Battabox Video

      When is the Right Time to ‘Give it Up’ in a Relationship? |Battabox Video

      When is the right time to “give it up” in a relationship? 2weeks? 5months? Or a year? The Battabox crew went on the streets of Lagos to ask residents how soon they expect to have sex in a relationship. The significance of the wait…
      - 91 days ago, 29 May 14, 2:32pm -
    • Toke Moments Vlog: How To Be The Next Kim Kardashian West | Seriously?

      Toke Moments Vlog: How To Be The Next Kim Kardashian West | Seriously?

      Toke Makinwa’s vlog this week is all about discovering your inner Kim Kardashian-West. Gotta add the West as she’s now married to Kanye West. I get what Toke is saying, and the idea of the vlog this week about self esteem, knowing you…
      - 91 days ago, 29 May 14, 11:14am -
    • Five Most Annoying First Date Questions

      Five Most Annoying First Date Questions

      First dates are awkward already. The fact that you’ll be meeting a somewhat stranger for the first time in an intimate setting is already weird enough. We definitely don’t want to complicate things and make it more uncomfortable by as…
      - 100 days ago, 20 May 14, 12:27pm -
    • Dear NwaVic, I’m Scared to Marry a Man 15 Years my Senior

      Dear NwaVic, I’m Scared to Marry a Man 15 Years my Senior

      Dear NwaVic, I have a problem here. There is a man that really loves me. He possess some of the qualities I want in a man but the problem is that he is way too older than I am. I am 25 while he is 40. He wants to marry me and has been on…
      - 12 May 14, 4:33am -
    • Dear NwaVic, Can I Date a Man my Friend Has Slept With?

      Dear NwaVic, Can I Date a Man my Friend Has Slept With?

      Dear NwaVic, Over Easter break, I went home (another country) where I hung out with a girl I went to high school with. While there, she took me to a lot of places to show me a good time. Once, we hung out with a group of guys, most of the…
      - 5 May 14, 1:12pm -
    • Video: Bryan Okwara Shares His Dating Rules

      Video: Bryan Okwara Shares His Dating Rules

      One obvious truth is that Bryan Okwara is one of the most sort after men in Africa, and he has one piece of advice for the ladies. Check it out. Funny stuff.
      - 22 Apr 14, 11:27am -