Susan Winter: Love Advice for Modern Dating
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Dating Games: Are you punished for speaking up?
May 13, 2020
Are you patient, or a pushover?
Arguments: Are you apologizing to keep peace?
How to believe you’ll find love (again)
Gut feelings: Truth, or insecurity?
April 24, 2020
Can’t stop thinking about your ex?
How to measure progress (in a modern partnership design)
Highly Sensitive People: Is it your reactivity, or theirs?
Do you ‘intimidate’ your dates?
March 24, 2020
Dating during the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
‘Inner Wisdom’— Is it right, or wrong?
Finding Love (as a highly sensitive person)
Are you hoping your love will ‘fix’ them?
March 8, 2020
When dating ends in heartache
How to not lose hope (in finding love)
Is this partner your best choice?
Gift giving and receiving (what it says about your relationship)
Feb. 13, 2020
‘Friends’ with your ex (and not moving on)?
From adored, to ignored. What now?
Of course you’re confused. You’re clear
Breakups (when you have to see your ex regularly)
Jan. 19, 2020
Finding Love Online (in the ‘swipe age’ of hookups)
Mastering the Anxiety of a New Relationship
Single on a Holiday (and feeling alone)
Single (and made to feel guilty for wanting love)?
Dec. 20, 2019
Handling the holidays (emotional triggers)
From friends to lovers (to friends again)?
Caring too much (attaching too soon)
Mixed Messages: What’s the truth (of their feelings)?
Dec. 4, 2019
Cat-String Theory: Are games necessary for attraction?
Breakup Mind Games: Dumped (then pursued)?
Retracting your energy (to re-attract your ex)
Successful career (but unsuccessful dating life)
Nov. 16, 2019
Magnetizing love (as the ‘best you’)
Breakups: Afraid you’ll never feel chemistry again?
How to open up to dating again (after heartbreak)
Falling too fast (and scaring them away)
Oct. 9, 2019
Dating Games: Does everyone play ‘games?’
Sept. 4, 2019
Older Women/Younger Men: What age gap is right for you?
You slept with them. OWN IT.
Dating Games: Are you staying out of guilt?
How to stop falling for the wrong people
You shared a powerful connection. What happened?
Why your date didn’t follow through
How to love yourself (after losing yourself to love)
Aug. 12, 2019
Dating Games: Creating jealousy and insecurity
They liked you (so they left?2
Dating Games: Ignoring you (for attention)
Why Over-Giving Always Backfires
July 15, 2019
Breakups: The Fear of Being Alone (forever)
Top 3 Requested: Relationship Insecurity
Do Open Relationships Work?
Dating Games: How to handle ‘breadcrumbing’
June 22, 2019
Breakups: Dumped for being ‘too perfect?’
Breakups: Are your friends are blocking you from reuniting?
LDR’s: Does pulling away mean infidelity?
Do you feel ‘unlucky’ in love?
May 18, 2019
Is it time to bail?
Older Women/Younger Men: Why she pushed you away
Breakups: Were you punished for setting boundaries?
Breakups: Dumped via ‘Ghosting?’
April 25, 2019
Dating Games: Pursuit and Retraction
Decoding your partner’s confusing behavior
Breakups: Taking them off ‘the pedestal’
Why they pulled away (and lost interest)
April 5, 2019
Should you wait…or move on?
Can we become friends with our ex?
Are they a partner or a player?
Why did they go back to their abusive ex?
March 23, 2019
How to get closer (when they pull away)
Is yourpartner’s ex trying to sneak back through social media?
Can givers learn to become receivers?
Where do you stand in your ‘situationship?’
March 21, 2019
Breakups: Right Partner/Bad Timing. Is There Hope?
Does your partner have secret social media accounts?
Why am I suddenly missing my ex?
Have you stayed too long (waiting for commitment)?
March 14, 2019
Love Triangle with a Narcissist
The Impact and Consequences of an Emotional Affair
They want you (but not a relationship)
How do I approach an older woman (if I’ve only had same-aged partners)?
Jan. 22, 2019
Are You Stuck in Breakup Purgatory?
My partner isn’t ready for commitment (but wants to be ‘friends’)
How do I have the marriage talk (vs. an ultimatum)?
Older Women/Younger Men: Who's dominant?
Jan. 14, 2019
Q and A: How can I tell if my partner’s too wounded to love me?
Q and A: Is there a future with an ‘Overlapper?’
Q and A: ‘Once a cheater, always a cheater’ – true or false?
Q and A: How can I move on (and be happy again)?
Dec. 17, 2018
Q and A: Do they have to lose us (to realize they love us)?
Q and A: Tormented by thoughts of your ex with a new lover?
Q and A: How do I use the Law of Attraction to get my ex back?
Q and A: “Do you believe in love at first sight?”
Dec. 3, 2018
Q and A: Why do they ‘act cool’ when there’s chemistry and interest?
Dating Games: The ‘No Drama’ Threat
Why am I still obsessed?
Q and A: Who pays for the dates these days?
Nov. 22, 2018
Q and A: Why are only much older men approaching me online?
Q and A: Comparing yourself to their new flame?
Are you obsessing about ‘The One That Got Away?’
Q and A: I confessed my love and was rejected.
Nov. 6, 2018
Q and A: How can I find sexual desire AND real connection?
Breakups: Was our love actually real?
Q and A: How do I ask about their relationship history (without sounding intrusive)
Q and A: How do I handle the grieving process of my divorce?
Oct. 20, 2018
Why they can’t come back (if you’re ‘waiting and hoping’)
Q and A: When should your partner say, “I love you?”
They bailed out of the blue. Here’s why
The only way to win with a narcissist
Oct. 11, 2018
Q and A: How do I reach out to someone I like?
Q and A: Is it caution, or a lack of commitment?
Dating Games: Your partner creates ‘alternative facts’ to punish you
Sept. 21, 2018
Dating after an uncomfortable personal realization
Why you should keep your faith in finding love
Q and A: I’m ‘showing up’ for love. Why aren’t my dates?
When today’s triggers re-open emotional wounds
Q and A: When is it a deal breaker vs.a compromise?
Sept. 13, 2018
Q and A: Why do you pick someone so difficult?
Q and A: How do I get my partner to give me more attention (without looking needy)?
Q and A: How do I move from being a ‘place card’ to a priority?
Q and A: Should you contact your ex to call them out on breakup cruelty?
Sept. 2, 2018
From commitment to nonexistent… what happened?
The Narcissist’s Game of Hot and Cold
Q and A: How do I handle pushy, unwanted attention?
Q and A: What’s the best pace with an older woman?
Aug. 21, 2018
How to turn your summer romance into a lasting relationship
Q and A: How do I fix believing I need to ‘earn’ love?
Q and A: How and when do I have the exclusivity conversation?
Before you send that angry text, do this instead
Aug. 12, 2018
Q and A: Is it okay to be single (and genuinely happy)?
How to master an emotional meltdown (in real time)
Q and A: Is it true that women want a rich, successful man?
Are you in a ‘Band Aid’ relationship?
July 20, 2018
Q and A: How can I help my partner realize their addiction?
When you’ve got nothing to lose, do this:
Q and A: What’s the reason behind ‘haunting?
Relationship Limbo: Should you hope for the best or fear for the worst?
July 16, 2018
Q and A: Are obstacles in a relationship the Universe’s way of saying ‘NO?
Q and A: How do I overcome my insecurities as the relationship moves forward?
Why your partner’s holding back from trusting you
Q and A: How do we know when to give someone a chance?
June 21, 2018
Why your partner doesn’t appreciate you (and how to fix that)
Q and A: How can I trust again after a painful breakup?
Why the ‘rational you’ becomes emotionally obsessed
Q and A: Should previous relationship history matter?
June 20, 2018
Q and A: Does being open destroy a ‘hot and cold’ relationship?
Is your spirituality making you a doormat?
Q and A: What should I do if my partner has "the grass is greener" syndrome?
Q and A: Do people run hot and cold when they’re on the rebound?
June 10, 2018
The Price of Staying Silent About Your Feelings
Q and A: It’s just sex and doesn’t mean anything, right?
Q and A: He acts like a boyfriend (but claims he isn’t)
Q and A: What’s the most common mistake younger men make with older women?
May 28, 2018
Q and A: How do you date when your career is in transition?
Dating Games: Is your partner ‘future faking?’
Q and A: What’s the correct behavior for male-female friendships (when in a relationship)?
Q and A: Do men know right away if you’re ‘girlfriend material?’
May 7, 2018
Why being real looks like ‘game’ to a new partner
Q and A: When is the best time to let someone know you like them?
When ‘Hot and Cold’ isn’t what you think
Q and A: What’s the right sexual pace when there’s instant attraction?
May 4, 2018
Q and A:How do I move on from rejection and not let it affect my self-worth?
How to Love Without Fear
Q and A: Help! My partner ‘needs time to see other people.’
Q and A: How do I empower myself to believe I deserve love?
March 31, 2018
Q and A: How do I confront my (exclusive) partner about their being on Tinder?
Are you compromising too much for love?
Q and A: How do you move forward in dating after sexual trauma?
How to Reboot a Stagnant Relationship
March 17, 2018
Q and A: How do I handle dating in the workplace?
Q and A: Why do others find love and I don’t?
Q and A: Why do we love people who don’t love us back?
New relationship? Here’s how to not ruin it
March 14, 2018
Q and A: How do we stop obsessively thinking of someone?
Q and A: How can I stop my partner’s bickering and negativity?
Do you have to love yourself (before you can manifest love)?
Q and A: How do I handle liking someone when I’m not sure of a future?
Feb. 23, 2018
Dating Games: The Truth about Hot and Cold Partners
How to calm your relationship insecurities.
Q and A: Can a relationship work with different interests and backgrounds?
Are they ‘The One’ or a prototype?
Feb. 9, 2018
Q and A: What’s the best advice for online dating over 40?
Q and A: Why would an ex want to stay in touch?
Dating Games: When they push away (but secretly want you)
Q and A: How Can I Get Rid of Anger Over a Failed Relationship?
Jan. 26, 2018
Are you trying to ‘handle’ being a non-priority?
Q and A: Are women more attracted to a man whose feelings are unclear?
Dating Games: Just when you feel safe, they pull away
Q and A: What's the difference between deflectors, the confused and game players?
Jan. 1, 2018
How to stay true to yourself (even in a limited relationship)
Q and A: How Do I Handle an On and Off Again Relationship?
How to find the truth (of your partner's feelings)
Q and A: Are economics a factor in dating an older woman?
Dec. 20, 2017
The Power of Direct Communication
Q and A: How do I handle my partner’s manipulative ex?
Does ‘Looking’ Mean They’ll Cheat?
Q and A: How to Handle a Love Triangle
Dec. 17, 2017
Dating Games: The ‘Non-Breakup’ Bluff
Q and A: How do we get a quality partner for a real relationship?
Breakups: Celebrate the ending (to mark a new beginning)
Nov. 25, 2017
Q and A: Dumped by someone on the rebound (now you can’t move on)
Older Women/Younger Men: Telling the Children
When your partner pulls away, here’s your next move.
Q and A: How can ‘nice guys’ embrace their power (and be desired)?
Nov. 5, 2017
How do you create a love you’ve never experienced?
3 Simple Steps to End Dating Confusion
Breakups: The ‘Bad Review’
Q and A: How do busy people date (when they’re interested)?
Oct. 29, 2017
How to avoid the ‘victim trap’ (and maintain your power)
Q and A: Are you hoping your current partner will change your past?
Breakups: When do you give them a second chance?
How to correct bad behavior (without talking about it)
Oct. 9, 2017
The Trick to Decoding a Confusing Text Message
How to handle your partner’s wandering eye
Breakups: Can Rebound Sex Erase the Pain?
Q and A: Friendship, Rivalry and Jealousy
Sept. 29, 2017
Forget trusting ‘them’ Trust yourself
Q and A: How to set boundaries (without sounding demanding)
How to get your ex back (when you’re the one who hurt them)
Q and A: Communication Hacks/Sexual Attraction
Sept. 25, 2017
If You Want to Know, Just Ask
Dating Games: The ‘Fake Fight’ Variation (but they’re not leaving)
The Right Move (when you don’t know what to do)
Is it Love, or Desperation?
Aug. 29, 2017
The partner who pulled away came back. What should you do?
Sex with your ex? Is it really a bad thing?
Breakups: When love ends after it begins
Can your partner change? Or is it a lost cause?
Aug. 23, 2017
Is your support group keeping you from finding (or wanting) a partner?
When a relationship should happen, but doesn’t
Understanding Men: Why Does He Shut Down?
Cheating partner? What do you do now?
July 28, 2017
Before You Break Up, Try This
The Savior Complex: When ’helping’ hurts you
How to Break the Loop of Obsession
Safecracking the Human Heart
July 14, 2017
Dating Games: Creating ‘Tension’ for Control
Why the person who ‘WANTS’ the most, WINS
Are they worth the risk? Here’s how to lower the odds of heartache
Why playing full out gets the LOVE you want
July 5, 2017
Attraction: When the ‘draw’ becomes the drawback
Dating Games: The Passive Aggressive Turnaround
What to do when your new partner pulls away
Older Women/Younger Men: Breaking the News to Your Parents
June 24, 2017
Texting: Too much, too little and ‘just right.’
Dating Games: Why you’re getting mixed messages
Dating after divorce: Dating After Divorce: Finding Love As The ‘New You’
June 20, 2017
The Power of Being 'Single' (and liking it)
Dating Games: Are you someone’s ‘place card?’
Breakups: To block, or unblock your ex?
Older Women/Younger Men: The fear of ruining his life
June 8, 2017
Are you being offered sexual exclusivity, but no relationship?
Can a red flag be a signal for a second chance?
Does your date pass the ‘sandbox’ test?
Is it time for ‘duty dating?
May 22, 2017
Are they emotionally unavailable? Or, just holding back.
Dating Games: How to exit the game (and enter love)
How to tell your date you love them (without fearing the results)
The ‘Text Message’ Breakup
May 8, 2017
The Cardinal Rule for ‘No Rules’ Dating (that creates love)
Dating Games: The perfect response to bad behavior
Is it love? Or do you want what you can’t have?
Love in an Unexpected Package
May 3, 2017
Tough dating decision? Here’s how to trust yourself
How reliable are your instincts (when it comes to dating)?
The Power Spectrum: What is healthy?
Learning to love again (after the death of a mate)
April 17, 2017
Power: How it affects your relationship
If there were a DMV for love, would you pass the test?
Breakups: How to gain the upper hand
New Partner: Should you trust them?
March 26, 2017
Is it a deal breaker? Or, the “perfect excuse” to leave?
Back together, but will it be better?
Are You Stuck in the “Maybe Box?”
Is your insecure partner driving you nuts?
March 1, 2017
Dating: When you don’t feel good about yourself
Making Sense of the ‘Holiday Breakup’
Creating Your Relationship “A La Carte”
Before you envy the ‘happy’ couple
Feb. 22, 2017
The Power of “I Like You”
Decoding Women: Why She Pulled Away
Why your partner won’t admit they’re in a relationship
When you know there’s chemistry (but they’re pulling back)
Feb. 16, 2017
Older Women/Younger Men: The Issue of Children
Hot and Cold: Why They Pursue When You Distance
Online Dating: Your Mindset for Success
Breakups: Why they left you for someone ‘lesser’
Jan. 18, 2017
The Seduction of a Virtual Relationship
Older Women/Younger Men: Who Pays?
Online Dating: The ‘Blind Purchase’ Effect
Learning how to date as the ‘New You’
Jan. 3, 2017
If they call you ‘weak’ for loving…
Is it a long distance relationship? Or out-of-town sex?
Dating: A numbers game you can WIN
Are they looking to buy? Or just ‘window shopping?’
Dec. 18, 2016
Disappointed with dating (and losing hope)?
Older Women/Younger Men: Overcoming Your Fears
How to Date a Player (and survive)
Jealousy: Insecurity or a Red Flag?
Dec. 7, 2016
The difference between ‘settling,’ and being realistic
How Men Awaken To Love
Decoding women: Recognizing her sexual pace
Why it’s so hard to walk away (when you know you should)
Nov. 28, 2016
I know you’re sick of hearing about self-love, BUT…
How to handle a partner who pushes your boundaries
Are you too advanced to meet your match?
The trick to drama-free dating
Nov. 10, 2016
Older Women/Younger Men: Handling criticism with style
How to get your ex back (when they’re dating others)
Relationships: When is ‘good,’ good enough?
Dating Games: When ‘playing it cool’ is sure to backfire
Oct. 21, 2016
Breakups: How to free yourself from pain
Rebound Relationships: Is your new partner ready to love again?
When Nice Guys fall into the ‘Overcompensation Trap’
Dating Games: He doesn’t love you (and you know it)
Oct. 11, 2016
Breakups: Looking for the best form of revenge?
Breakups: The kindest way to cut the cord
Why your partner bounces between stability and reactivity
Should You Stay, or Leave?
Sept. 22, 2016
Breakup fears: When you want ‘them’ more than they want you.
New relationship? Why flawless communication is key.
The Key to Relationship Confidence
Older Women/Younger Men: Sex is NEVER just about sex.
Sept. 6, 2016
Dating Games: Tricks to make you feel insecure
Want your ex? But know you need to date others?
Dating Games: Are they busy? Or, unavailable.
Dating Games: Auditioning for the role of girlfriend?
What to do when your partner shuts down
Aug. 21, 2016
When it's over: How to move on and move forward
Are you smothering your partner?
Breakups: What you GAIN in your loss
Are you drawn to someone for reasons you can’t explain?
Aug. 5, 2016
How to make being “nice” work for you
Why Smart Professionals Are Stupid Daters
Why your partner makes you feel undervalued
When a ‘Break in the Pattern’ is a Red Flag
July 30, 2016
Decoding Women: The Key to Her ‘Combination Lock’
Dating Games: What to do when he pulls away
Why Do People Stay in Bad Relationships?
Dating Younger Men: Expect the Unexpected
Want your man to be more affectionate? Here's the secret.
July 17, 2016
Are you attracted to a partner you know isn’t good for you?
Heading Towards a Breakup?
The 15-Minute Trick to Better Dating
Dating Games: How to Handle Ghosting
When our fantasy becomes ‘fixation’
Is it Love at First Sight? Or something else?
June 22, 2016
3 Reasons You’ll Settle for Less in Love
The ‘big secret’ every single lady needs to know
Are you thinking of dating a younger man?
Are they interested? Or just being nice?
What to do when you’re not a ‘priority’
Decoding Women: What to do when she needs to talk NOW
The #1 Reason Why New Relationships Fail
Decoding Women: Love, Timing, and Why You’re Losing Her.
Hookup now. Talk later? Why this never works
May 15, 2016
New relationship? The one question you MUST ask
How do we know if we’re settling?
‘Single by choice?’ The benefits of choosing YOU
Dating ‘Repeats’ (same person, different package)
May 2, 2016
Why Younger Men Love Older Women
Dating Games: Correct bad behavior, effortlessly
Why Bad Dates are Good for You
Dating Games: The ‘fake fight’ tactic
April 18, 2016
Older Women/Younger Men: Will it last?
Dating Games: Is someone ‘reserving’ your heart?
Breakups: How to get back with your ex
How to be ‘The Man’ with an Alpha female
Dating Games: Too hot, too soon
March 28, 2016
Breakups: The ‘Preemptive Dump’ Technique
Don’t be less, just because “they” can’t be more
Breakups: What “I’m confused” really means
Why she takes things personally (and thinks she has to ‘fix’ you)
The Text From Your Recent Ex. What Does It Mean?
March 10, 2016
Why you should NEVER ask a man if he loves you
Breakups: How to know when it’s really over
Decoding Women: Win her heart with your words
Breakups: The Slow Fade technique and the type of people who use it
His Mood Isn't Always About You
Feb. 15, 2016
Decoding Women: Is She Sane Enough to Date?
New Love? Be Careful What You Say to Your Friends.
The Most Overlooked Quality Needed for Relationship Success
Stop Arguing. Start Brainstorming for Solutions, Together.
Why a Little Insecurity is Good For You?
The Dating Game of Hot & Cold - Decoding the Phases and Patterns
Sept. 17, 2015
Step 3: Getting the Love You Want- How Do I Want This Love To Look, Feel, and Function?
Step 2: Getting the Love You Want- Why Am I Dating?
Step 1: Getting the Love You Want- What Do I Want?
Dating Games - How to Get From Games to Real Love
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