Archive for the ‘relationships’ Category

Is Romance Still Alive?

Romance in Dallas

It’s 2015. We’ve got Tinder. We’ve got Match. But do we have romance? By: Ashley Berges Life is distracting. Technology is supposed to make things easier, but a lot of times, it just makes us blind to anything that doesn’t fit on our cell phone screen. We all long for romance: that kiss in the […]

Surviving the Breakup

We all have our own way of coping, but our relationship pro breaks down the different ways we break up.

We all have our own way of coping, but our relationship pro breaks down the different ways we break up. By: Ashley Berges For the most part, being dumped is a painful process to endure. Sure, later you may look at it as a godsend, however, at the time it’s the end of the world, […]

Stop playing games!

How long do you wait to respond? Are you pushing people away? What’s up with that? By: Ashley Berges Often, we find ourselves in “stressful” relationships because we initially like the idea of being with someone. Because of this, we overlook initial deal breakers from the other person. We don’t ask questions or poke around […]

When Should You Ask Where This is Going?

Ashley Berges columnist

Is there ever a right time to ask your partner where your relationship is headed? By: Ashley Berges In relationships, uncertainty is inevitable, and most of us want the confidence of knowing where something is headed. Both women and men ask me at what point it is ok to ask this question. We pack so […]

What Did They Mean by This Text Message?

How to respond to a text with a potential boyfriend or girlfriend without looking desperate or saying the wrong thing. By: Ashley Berges Texting and calling in the beginning of any relationship can be nerve wracking. How do you begin a conversation? How should you respond? How do you do these two things without looking […]

At What Age Should I Settle Down?

Age is just a number, but why do we let it define our relationships? By: Ashley Berges We are raised to believe we should be married by a certain time, have children, and live happily ever after. And so, we place expectations on how and when we’re going to meet our soul mate. We fall […]

How do I set Boundaries?

By: Ashley Berges It’s odd how we feel bad about not giving in to another person’s demands. We wonder if we’re being too demanding in having our own way. However in order to meet someone who is a good fit, in order to find a relationship that will last, you’ve got to stand up for […]

Married and Bored, Single and Lonely

single and lonely

Here’s What Happens When You Think the Grass is Greener Whether you’re married and reminiscing on single days gone by or single and hoping to be married, it’s all good. By: Ashley Berges   When it comes to relationships, with few exceptions, we fall in one of two categories. We’re either married (and bored) or […]

Where Can I Meet Someone in Dallas?

How to find what you like, what you love, and what you don’t want to live without. By: Ashley Berges The best spot to meet someone in Dallas depends on you. What do you love to do? Here’s some cold, hard truth: Relationships grow and mature based on common ground. You do research when looking […]

What’s the Tinder Scene Like in Dallas?

Our relationship expert parses out what to do when Mr. (Swiped) Right turns out to be all wrong. By: Ashley Berges People everywhere use Tinder, Match, Coffee Meets Bagel, and eHarmony to meet folks. But sometimes with these dating services, it’s a matter of quantity over quality. Remember, there’s no criteria to join these sites; […]