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?
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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
44% of U.S. adults are single, and 27% of adults live alone. (Source- census.gov) If this trend continues, soon, the majority of our population will be single. Here at Relationship Coaching Institute we have a positive attitude about most aspects of human experience, including our slogan that Being Single is an Opportunity, Not a Disease! But … [Read more...] about Single by Choice
Use this checklist to identify possible red flags in a prospective relationship. Download PDF … [Read more...] about Dating Red Flags Checklist