Finding Love

Rachel Metalin

What My Bulldog And A Wagon Taught Me About Love

Our love story is unconventional but thoroughly modern. Not unlike a lot of modern day romances, I found my companion online. Hogatha, at first glance, was not exactly what I was looking for. She was almost a year old (I wanted a puppy), she came with some bad habits (snoring, farting, sleeping on the bed), and she was a dark brindle in colour (I preferred fawn). Yet, when we met, none of it mattered. One look in her soulful, brown eyes and I was hooked.
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Ready For Love? Here's How To Find It

We all say we want more love in our lives, but are we actually ready to receive it?I believe positive thinking attracts positive outcomes; though I know it's not always easy training your brain to stop dwelling on negativity. I think if you're serious about finding your match, and you're ready for it, you could just make your wish a reality.
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Is a "Fill-in-Boyfriend" Stopping You From Finding Love?

Sometimes when I sit down with a new client, we review how and with whom they are spending their time. What I often see is that women have a "fill-in" boyfriend in their life, meaning a purely platonic guy-friend that they hang out with, laugh with, do activities with, confide in but are not involved with. I've come to learn that this type of closeness can sometimes get in the way of meeting a boyfriend because you are already getting all your needs met by this guy-friend, except for physical intimacy.
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Finding the Perfect Mate

Don't expect to have all your needs met by one person. This sounds like a variation on the platitude "Don't put all your eggs in one basket," but this tendency is often the biggest stumbling block to finding a healthy love relationship -- and keeping it.