How often have you caught yourself saying “it’s fine,” when it’s really not fine at all? Dating and Relationship Expert Marni Battista explains why this seemingly small phrase can wreck havoc on a relationship.Read more »
How soon is too soon for sexual text messages? The Dating Den is here to give you the lowdown on sexting. Listen to dating coach, Marni Battista, and Dignity Dating Man Panelist, Christian Anderson, give you advice on what to do when the text messages heat upRead more »
The truth is this, the man (or woman) who you dream of — the one who makes your heart pitter patter, the guy who is still interested weeks later, even though you haven’t had sex, the one who calls the next day, instead of vanishing after telling you he hasn’t had this much fun in […]Read more »
We received a variety of amazing questions last week from the 40 women in attendence during the MAN Panel event in Los Angeles. And, as many of you are unable to attend because you live in lands near and far, I wanted to take time today to share some of the answers that were given […]Read more »
The Cry Baby is a man who may blame himself for what is not right in his life and often battles feelings of guilt. He may truly love you, but is unable to cope, manage or create win-win relationships. Instead of communicating his fears or changing his behaviors, he will often blame you, and then feel guilty that he can’t give you what you need. He often will avoid confrontation, take everything personally, and often will feel as if he is being persecuted for his and other’s mistakes. He will typically keep his feelings and opinions to himself, except for when he is blaming you. In addition, the Cry Baby can quickly fall into co-dependent relationships yet always feels like he is “alone,” and that nobody understands his plight. The Cry Baby will often sabotage relationships, feeling he is truly not deserving or capable of having one.Read more »
The good news is that The MANimals are also wearing masks! And, just like your mask is flashing thoughts, beliefs, and feelings, their masks are flashing too. Wouldn’t it be fabulous if you had special 3-D MANimal glasses that enabled you to SEE exactly what each MANimal is thinking? What he truly believes? His fears? His hangups? And why his actions are merely reflections of these deep, unconscious thoughts?
Now, for the first time, I am revealing the “Thoughts, Feelings and Beliefs” (TFB) of each MANimal. Today, we will begin with a close look at “The Hunter.”
When the inner voice is telling us to make a change, do something differently, let go of a relationship that isn’t working, or stop hiding behind the comfort and safety of the familiar, we must look at why we are consistently taking the path of least resistance. We become so used to doing things one way, that we forget there are other options. Here are a few questions to gauge if you are ready to begin shifting your behaviors and patterns to get better, different results:Read more »