Tag: Dating

Phil and Maude’s Friday Feature: Karen Haddigan

Book cover: Dating after Fifty

Today we’re pleased to feature Karen Haddigan, author of  Secrets of Dating After Fifty: The Insider’s Guide to Finding Love Again.
Karen writes and does presentations on online dating for those just returning to the dating scene. She offers up-to-date information on its changes, and works with people in the area of reinventing themselves after crisis like loss or divorce of a partner.
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Successful Relationships Reading Corner

In this week’s blog, we wrote about 5 important things for a new relationship. Here are some more suggestions for establishing a successful relationship.
Don’t Start A New Relationship Until You’ve Done These 4 Things “… Over the next few years, I attended support groups and coaching sessions, shed tears over past choices, spent nights reading personal growth books, and tried to make sense of the madness of this new frontier.
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5 Important Things For a New Relationship

A friend of ours told us a wonderful story of how she found her partner. Rita decided she was ready to enter a relationship. She’d had a number of them in her life, but then it seemed for a long time nothing happened and no one came along.
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Can This Relationship Work? Learn More About the Spectrum of Acceptance

In our last blogs we’ve been talking about the Spectrum of Acceptance and Core Values which lie at one end of the spectrum.
Next on the spectrum are the areas of middle ground. These are places of divergence between you and your partner that have the potential of resolution.
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Core Values and The Spectrum of Acceptance

Along with a discussion of core values, it is important to talk about The Spectrum of Acceptance. When we talk about successful relationships, we describe actions and values as lying along a spectrum. At one end of this spectrum are your deal breakers; areas of meaning and value that you consider to be core to your life.
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Conversations Between Phil and Maude

Maude: I feel stronger, better and more able to love others, as a result of this union of ours. Perhaps these words are too sweeping and sound like I have become lost in this shared merging. Regardless, I know that I am clear and grounded in my everyday world and that I feel like a carrier of peace.
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Finding a Partner

I want to jot down some notes on finding  a partner. Three points.
Understanding what makes for conflict-free relating provides the basis for what to look for in a partner.
You have to walk the walk to attract a like person.
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Change Your Words – Change Your Relationship – for the Better

We’ve written a guest post on a wonderful site called geekandjock.com. It is about the use of peaceful language within a relationship. These tips will be helpful for any relationship, not just couples, and we believe you will enjoy it as well as being able to use it.
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