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Tidying Up Your Life for the New Year

Tidying Up Your Life for the New Year

With New Year fast approaching, chances are life has gotten a little messy of late, what with all the excitement and seasonal get-togethers. It is also a time for fresh starts – including your love life. Whether it’s finding a new partner or reinvigorating your long-term relationship, change begins with tidying up your living space and scrubbing up your appearance. After all, a long year takes its toll on all of us, and facing the New Year is easier when you look and feel refreshed. This is the beginning of making an active change.

Looking sharp

Tidying Up Your Life for the New Year

Tidying Up Your Life for the New Year

In general, actively seeking to look tidy and clean can affect your entire outlook and give you a positivity to carry you through the New Year. The Christmas break gives us all a little breathing space to make the changes we’d been planning to make all year but never got around to, like booking in a haircut or sprucing up our wardrobes. While none of things will actively make or break a relationship (that’s on you, we’re afraid) it can give you that boost of confidence you’ll need to approach a new interest or take the next step with your current partner.

You might also take some time to rethink your current look and make some changes. For example, 2014 was the year we reached ‘peak beard’ – and 2015 looks to be the year we’ll once again embrace the shaven visage. No one wants to be dismissed for a dodgy beard or told to remove it by a partner, so start the year by getting prepared. A good start for men would be to trim that beard into shape and face the upcoming year with neatened face fuzz, rather than a Mr Twit extravagance – after all you can always download a replacement beard from the Roald Dahl site if you really miss it.

Cleaning house

House Cleaning for the NEW YEAR

House Cleaning for the NEW YEAR

Your surroundings will also play an important part on your outlook. A tidy living environment helps you keep a tidy and focused mind – and makes an immense difference to how your partner (or prospective partner) feels about spending time there. Plus, if you’re co-habiting, you probably already know how easy it is to bicker about even little household tasks, so a comprehensive tidying up session can actually do wonders for your relationship. Here are a few tips:

  • Not naturally house proud? Once you have a little tidying up know-how, it will no longer feel like such a bother to keep your space tidy – don’t hesitate to Google a problem to hunt down a useful life hack here and there.
  • Also, try to look at your house as if seeing it for the first time. If you’re living alone, it can sometimes be hard to spot the issues that have built up over time and might (potentially) frighten off houseguests. Bad smells from the kitchen, stains in the bathroom, and a home that has hints of belonging to a hoarder are all massive turnoffs.
  • When tidying up clogged up or overflowing wardrobes, find what you don’t wear anymore and donate these items to charity.
  • Funds allowing, get rid of those old beaten up pans and cooking equipment and invest in something better – good equipment can improve your cooking, and culinary skills are a good way to impress a love interest.
  • To deal with stubborn smells, like nicotine, bring in some reed diffusers or another similar product. If you’re dating a vehement non-smoker, the smell won’t do you any favours.

No relationship is based entirely on the state of your home or wardrobe, but by building up an all round strategy for self-improvement, you could start up or continue a relationships with renewed vigour – and face the new year with a lasting positive mind set.

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How To Show a Girl That You Like Her

dating tips

How To Show a Girl That You Like Her

The world of dating advice can be often confusing. On the one hand, you shouldn’t seem too interested in a girl. On the other hand, you can’t really avoid showing interest at all. So what’s the right thing to do?

Showing a girl that you like her is important, because otherwise she’ll ask herself the question – “if he doesn’t like me at all, why is he dating me?!?!”

In this post, I’ll share several dating tips for men on how to show your interest in a girl, and how to tell her that you like her.

Don’t Compliment if She Doesn’t Deserve It

Let’s begin with what you shouldn’t be doing, and this is complimenting a girl when she doesn’t deserve it. What do I mean?

Men often give women compliments on how they look, or other kinds of generic compliments – such as “You are cute” and “Love your shirt”.

These types of compliments sound fake and seem like you’re trying to impress and bribe a girl using your compliments. It doesn’t work and isn’t attractive.

If you want to compliment and show interest in a girl, do it when she deserves this.

When to Compliment Her

After we figured out when not to give compliments, let’s ask the next question – when and how is it OK, and even attractive, to compliment a woman?

Women, like men, love to get compliments for doing something good – when they “deserve” it. This is actually the basic principle for giving attractive compliments.

Give her your compliments based on her behavior. For example, if she tells you a funny joke – you can say “The joke you told me was funny. I like your humor.”

Or if she tells you something impressive about herself, such as that she studies engineering; compliment her – “Wow, that’s pretty impressive when a girl studies engineering. I like intelligent girls”

Give women compliments that they deserve, and you’ll never be seen as needy or over interested.

Find Reasons to Compliment

Showing your interest in women is important. If you don’t give her any signals of interest It seems like you’re either desperate and ready you be with any girl, or that you only want to sleep with her. Either option isn’t very attractive to women. So you simply must find reasons to compliment her.

Therefore, you don’t have to wait until she gives you reasons to compliment. Instead, you can qualify her, and make her give you reasons to compliment her.

Qualifying women means that you ask or check if she has the qualities and traits that you want in women. So you should better have some qualities that you look in women (beside physical looks), because women are attracted to men who are picky.

So, with this list of traits that you want in a woman, go on and qualify her, by checking if she possesses these qualities.

If you want a girl who knows how to cook, tell her: “Do you know how to cook? Because I love when women make me my favorite meal, which is…..”

Most of the chances are that her answer will positive (because most women in fact know how to cook, and because she will want to impress you), and now you can give her a decent compliment – “Wow, that’s cool. I kind of like you. I like women who are good cookers.”

Showing your interest in a woman while qualifying is the perfect way to tell that you like her. After doing this, she’ll be actually expecting you to ask her out on a date.

Sarah WilliamsSarah Williams is a freelance writer that is passionate about psychology. After several relationships and a LOT of dates, she shares her honest female perspective about dating, sex and men’s health on Wingman Magazine . After all, she is just a hopeless romantic trying to figure it all out.

Sex and the single parent: What should your kids know?

Sex and Single Parents

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Keeping your sex life private around your kids is hard enough when you’re married and the fact that you even have one is implicit, albeit unimaginable to most children. For single parents who are dating that topic becomes even trickier. How much, if anything, should your kids know about the people you date? When is the appropriate time to introduce a new partner to your children? Should you even admit to your children that you’re dating or wait until it gets serious with someone? Continue reading

How to Plan the Perfect Candle Light Dinner

How to Plan the Perfect Candle Light Dinner

How to Plan the Perfect Candle Light Dinner

Candle light dinners is one of the most romantic situations to find yourself in, the low lights and sensual music often heightens the mood and feelings between the couple involved and are an excellent way to rekindle lost romanticism in your relationship. Holding a candle light dinner is fairly straight forward provided it is prepared in detail, well in advance. Here are few fundamental ideas to think about when planning a candle lit dinner:Continue reading

How to Find a Life Partner Online

Overview

How to Find a Life Partner Online

How to Find a Life Partner Online

Online dating has grown tremendously over the last few years. It has been mostly contributed by the fact that many dating sites have come into play. They have actually helped many people find their life partners which quite encouraging. Many frustrated people all over the globe have ended up getting lovers whom they ends up spending the rest of their life together. It is a very effective way of bringing people together, e ting new persons and starting relationships. It actually a good idea being brought together in shared location or even with similar interests. This is actually necessary before meeting people in person. It allows one to determine if your attributes are compatible or not and if it is therefore necessary for both of you to meet in person.Continue reading

Qualities to look for in your Partner

1. Maturity:

Qualities to look for in your Partner

Qualities to look for in your Partner

Marriage is NOT for boys BUT for men and women. MATURITY is one important quality you need to look for in your life partner. She/he should be mentally prepared to take on responsibilities of a family and should be capable of taking independent decisions at the time of crisis. Physical, emotional and intellectual maturity can be termed as ingredients that will lead to the stability of a relationship in the future. Maturity makes a person teachable. Only emotionally matured person can say I AM SORRY, PLEASE FORGIVE, YOU ARE RIGHT, I AM WRONG…
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5 Common Mistakes a Couple Makes When Planning Their Wedding

5 Common Mistakes a Couple Makes When Planning Their Wedding

5 Common Mistakes a Couple Makes When Planning Their Wedding

Getting married to someone you love is like making your dream come true. The nearer the date, the more excited you get. Since marriage happens once in a lifetime for most couples, the event should be planned out well. From start to end, the wedding should be organized and there should be no major cause of headaches. In this article, we will list down the five common mistakes a couple makes when planning their wedding.Continue reading

Benefits Of Finding Your Companion Through Online Dating Services

Benefits Of Finding Your Companion Through Online Dating Services

Benefits Of Finding Your Companion Through Online Dating Services

With the advent of internet and its easy accessibility to all, everything in this world is going online. Even it has entered the emotional aspect of human life. Surprised? It is true because internet or online dating services have become a good and reliable source of making people come into contact with each other. It is even helpful in finding a good partner for your life. People from one part of the world may interact with others and get to know each other better through the online mode. Online dating services have changed the trend of dating as well as finding prospective life-partners to a great deal. It has its own benefits.Continue reading

Just Got Married: 5 Things You Need for Your Starter Home

Just Got Married -5 Things You Need for Your Starter Home

Just Got Married -5 Things You Need for Your Starter Home

The list of things to think about in a marriage does not end at the wedding reception. After the ceremony and the celebration with friends and family, couples go to their honeymoon destination and then settle down in a home. Starting a new home is never easy if not without a proper guideline. In this article, we will list down the five things you needs for your starter home aside from the basic pieces of furniture. You may use this guide to avoid unnecessary purchases in the initial weeks or months of your stay.Continue reading

Four signs that he’s into you

Four signs that he’s into you

Four signs that he’s into you

It’s the month of love, where you see couples holding hands on their romantic walks by the dozen. You can see them on the street, on the beach, at work, in college, in your building’s lobby, at the playground and almost every other place that falls within your line of sight. Basically, it’s the worst month of the year to be single. However, if that’s the way you feel, you need to realize that there is a whole bunch of guys out there who too feel the same way. Everyone, and I mean EVERYONE, is looking for a valentine; and as much as we all love our pets, we wouldn’t want to spend the 14th of February with them.Continue reading