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Why Tinder is so ‘evilly satisfying’

Why Tinder is so ‘evilly satisfying’ Jeanette Purvis, University of Hawaii This article was originally published in The Conversation. It has been reprinted with permission under the Creative Commons licence. Read the original article. In America, 60 percent of digital media consumption now occurs on mobile or tablet devices instead of desktop computers. As people […]

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Anxious about Dating?

Do you feel very nervous before dates? Do you suffer from shyness in social situations generally? Here are some tips to help you relax and enjoy your dates: Practise talking to strangers about simple things like asking for directions, comparing products when you’re both staring at the shelf in the supermarket, or asking for a […]

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Am I emotionally available?

Emotional availability is about the ability to share an emotional connection. It is about responsiveness, empathy, intimacy, openness, sensitivity, and articulation. Alpha males in particular are criticized by dating coaches for lacking this ability, but we can all improve in this area, in all kinds of relationships, both personal and professional. Perhaps the crucial question […]