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How to Avoid Who Pays For the Bill Anxiety (Republished from Elephant Journal)

People kept sharing about how stressful dates can be when there are mismatched expectations about splitting the bill on a first date, so I wrote this article. Share your thoughts in the comments! https://www.elephantjournal.com/now/how-to-avoid-who-pays-for-the-bill-dating-anxiety-while-increasing-emotional-connection-on-dates-a-practical-approach-to-money-and-dating-that-is-equal-parts-feminist-realist-and/?platform=hootsuite (more…)
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Connection-Based Travel

[caption id="attachment_2883" align="alignright" width="225"] Regina & her friend Gini, whom she met in 2014, then visited in 2018.[/caption] "I did 10 countries in 20 days! Is it even worth it to visit Laos? We gotta do Phuket, then Koh Phi Phi and of course if you go to Cambodia you have to do Angkor Wat. Halong…
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The Secret Lives of Virtual Dating Assistants: Required Reading for Dating App Users

The Secret Lives of Virtual Dating Assistants: Required Reading for Dating App Users Ghosting, flaking, callous rejection and copy pasta opening message: these are the most common complaints my relationship coaching clients make about dating apps. As if the platform of a dating apps with their convenient, addictive, variable reward ratio schedule systems didn't already have enough…
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Part 2 of Lessons from Non-monogamy Conference

Part 2 of Lessons from Non-monogamy Conference
Welcome to my three-part series on lessons I learned from the Future of Monogamy and Non-Monogamy Conference at Berkeley. As a relationship coach of passionate, outlier clients, I have found that some of the soundest voices in the research and healing of modern relationships are from those who dare to look beyond the assumptions of heteronormative, nuclear families.
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Part One: Three Lessons from Nonmonogamy to Empower the Unpartnered Monogamist

"Always go as fast as the slowest person can handle" was one of my favorite gems of wisdom from Liat Wexler from the International Conference on the Future of Monogamy and Nonmonogamy in Berkeley. Wexler presented on the unique elements of domestic violence among non-monogamous communities, yet the wisdom coming from professionals, academics and community members devoted…
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