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Being Your Own BFF is a Prerequisite for Relationship Success

It’s not unusual for women to begin my relationship-coaching program in a somewhat fretful state. Having spent years devoted to their careers, they eventually came to see the lack of balance in their lives. Some name what they feel as an inner emptiness. Others describe their lives as not having enough meaning, beyond what they […]

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7 Key Questions to Ask on the First 3 Dates

Here’s a quick test to help you determine if you’re truly ready to go after your goal of having a long-term, successful relationship: Picture this: You’re on the 3rd date with someone you really like – and who seems to like you. Can you imagine yourself saying something along these lines? I think it’s pretty […]

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Am I Not Meant to Be in a Relationship

This is a question I hear fairly often, both in my therapy practice and from my relationship-coaching clients. When I ask people why they think that, this is some of what they say: I’m afraid I’ll keep falling for the same type of person that’s not good for me I don’t know where to start […]

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6 Tips for Expressing & Receiving Love

As a relationship coach and therapist, I truly believe love is the essence of life. The capacity to love – and be loved – represents the harmony between giving and receiving. True joy in life comes from achieving that balance. Want more love in your life? There’s no better time than the present, especially considering […]

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Five Signs You’re Ready for a Relationship Coach

It’s not easy being single if what you want is to be in a relationship. I know exactly how you feel. Ten years ago, I was in your shoes – or at least shoes similar to yours. In my case, I was divorced with two young children. While I was fulfilled in my career as a […]

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How My Transitional Relationship helped me Find Love!

What is a transitional relationship and how can they help you find love? They are the first significant relationship that usually comes after a long term relationship or marriage. They are someone who helps you find your footing, after a difficult breakup. I began thinking about my transitional relationship when I had a conversation with […]

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Love Essentially: Relationship coach says finding the one starts with you

Jackie Pilossoph with the Pioneer Press discussed with us how we help facilitate relationship opportunities and why we offer our services. “We may talk about the past, but for the most part, we’re in the present, talking about your relationship plan, where you are currently in your life and what’s holding you back,” DeSanto said. […]

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A New Twist on the 80/20 Rule for Relationships and Dating

A New Twist on the 80/20 Rule for Relationships and Dating Knowing this rule will help you navigate the ups and downs of relationships with everyone, not just someone you are dating. For anyone new to the “80/20 rule for relationships,” it’s the theory that says, in a fairly healthy relationship, you only get 80 […]

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