Create Your Own Magical Holiday Romance

Recently, as we were eating in an Italian restaurant, the music being played transported me back to holidays with my Italian/American family. Traditional, sentimental Italian songs were such a large part of our gatherings for the holidays. After a huge, slow, multi-course dinner, Uncle Tommy would get up and go to the piano, and just start playing....more

Dear Dr. Romance: Our sex life has been very bad

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Ditch him. You'll find love within a person who won't lie.more

Dear Dr. Romance: how do I forget that she is married and I am single?

Dear Dr. Romance:I'm a high school assistant and I fell in love with mother of one of my students. She doesn't know anything about and has some difficulty with her son's wife. I told her I want to help you to sort out your problem, but I have no idea how to help her and how about my love how do I forget it that she ismarried and I am single.Dear Reader:...more

Dear Dr. Romance: They say I am a diamond as a man

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Dear Dr. Romance: I loved her then and I love her today

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Dear Dr. Romance: How can I let go of a toxic relationship?

Dear Dr. Romance:I wonder if you have an article that you've written that you can point me too on how to let go of a toxic relationship. I've been involved for 7 months with a man who is continually evasive, avoidant-attachment, manipulative and I need to figure out how to let this go.Dear Reader:Yes, I do.  It's a problem many people, especially women, have....more

Creating Connections: Draw Them In

Many years ago, an Edwin Markham poem inspired me, and I’ve tried to live by it Outwitted by Edwin Markham He drew a circle that shut me out — Heretic, rebel, a thing to flout. But Love and I had the wit to win: We drew a circle that took him in! ...more

Dr. Romance on Giving Thanks

Dr. Romance wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving!A lot of people aren’t very good at looking at the positive. I hear a lot of negativity, blaming and complaining daily in my counseling office, and I find the more negative people are, the worse their lives work. Talking about how bad it all is seems to be quite popular. When I can break through this fashionable bad attitude enough to get my clients begin thinking of what can be done to fix the problem (rather than how awful it all is) things soon begin to improve....more

How to Have Happier Holidays!

Richard and I just indulged in our favorite December tradition—we watched our favorite Christmas movie (Scrooge! the musical starring Albert Finney) which kick-starts our holiday spirit every year. ...more