We're making all this stuff up. There is no scientific study or evidence about the existence and behavior of Requirements so nobody, including me, gets to have the last word about it. First, a bit of background about what prompted this FAQ: You may or may not know that in 2017 Darlene and I sold our house in Silicon Valley where we raised our … [Read more...] about FAQ: Can Relationship Requirements be Flexible?
Here’s how to break up a dating relationship positively, kindly, and effectively: 1. Be able to clearly articulate your reason for breaking up. Realize it’s probably related to an unmet relationship “requirement” that is non-negotiable and preventing you from moving forward in this relationship. 2. Make an appointment to talk. Ask to … [Read more...] about Top Ten Tips for Breaking Up a Dating Relationship
FAQ: When I meet a guy (or gal) I like, things go well until they learn about my (insert your baggage here) and then I don't hear from them again. Should I take care of (insert your baggage here) before I date again? Should I not tell my dates about (insert your baggage here)? How can I find someone who accepts me AND my (insert your baggage … [Read more...] about Dating With Baggage
We just celebrated our 12th wedding anniversary and a lot has happened since our 10 year anniversary post, so here's an update. When the kids went off to college and we had an empty nest, we sold our house and have been living on our boat since 2017. More about that here. This photo is Darlene running RCI (Relationship Coaching Institute) from … [Read more...] about 12 Year Anniversary Follow up
Are soul mates real? How can you find your soul mate? Join David and Darlene Steele as they share their own Conscious Dating journey to discover their soul mate in each other, and how you can too! Download MP3 Check out the Conscious Dating Book! … [Read more...] about Using Conscious Dating to Find Your Soul Mate
By David Steele As I had my morning coffee, the "Dear Abby" column caught my eye. A reader wrote in with a dating dilemma and ended her letter with that often-heard stereotype that "Women use sex to get love, and men use love to get sex." This is a great summation of the "Sex Trap." The Sex Trap is similar to the Love Trap, where singles … [Read more...] about The Sex Trap: Confusing Sex and Love