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How to Impress a Girl on a Date with Your Good Manners

Man impresses a woman by opening a door for herBeing a gentlemen helps being attractive in the eyes of girls. Their hearts are always captured by men with good manners, so if you want to impress a girl, you gotta make sure you always do those little things that may seem unimportant to you but, nevertheless, tell girls a lot about your personality.

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Topics: communication, dating tips, etiquette, girlfriend

11 differences between dating and marriage

Wanna know what happens when a loving couple decides to get married? Don’t be surprised 😉

P.S. I Loved the video, the TreePotatoes are crushing it.

Topics: communication, marriage

Watch What You Say: Three Things to Avoid Saying On a Date

There are certain things you'd better not say on a dateIt’s no secret that men and women are often very different when it comes to how they interpret verbal and physical cues. In many ways, we’re simply wired differently. This is one reason why the first few dates are always a little nerve-wracking. It’s easy for both the man and woman to say the wrong things or send the wrong signals.

There are a few ways to make that first date a little less nerve-wracking, however. Here are three things a woman should avoid saying on the first couple of dates:

1. “It’s up to you.”/”I don’t care.”

Even if you’re naturally easygoing and don’t feel the need to make every decision, be careful about saying lines like “I don’t care what we do” or “You decide” too often. Men sometimes take such lines as signals meaning that their date is distracted or bored. Be decisive about helping him call the shots on a date and he’ll likely appreciate the help.

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Topics: communication, dating tips, first date, money

Are You Talking Too Much?

Couple on a dateYesterday I was thinking about how important it is to get to know someone before meeting in person, and suddenly it struck me. You might find disagreement with this sentiment, but communicating too much can actually do you a bad service.


Because you re unable to replicate the way you respond to someone in person. Because so much of what attracts us to another person happens on a subconscious, lizard brain level. You have no control over it, and you just need to meet in person before you can know if you’ve found the right one. Yes, it’s one great failure of online dating. And that’s why it makes little sense to spends weeks or even months communicating via text, email, or even webcam.

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Topics: communication, dating sites, dating tips, first date, talking

Four Crucial Red Flags to Watch Out For Online

Red flags in online relationshipsGetting to know a potential partner on an online dating site is risky business. There’s so much both parties need to learn about each other. Establishing trust is more important than ever in a world where not everyone is who they seem.

To help protect ourselves, we need to be aware of what red flags are out there and how we can use them to avoid a potentially disastrous relationship. Here are four crucial red flags you should be aware of when getting to know a man online:

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Topics: communication, dating sites, dating tips, online, talking, trust

4 Main Causes of Relationship Failure

Have you ever wondered why such a large percentage of romantic relationships end up failing miserably? Ever thought that perhaps a significant portion of breakups might be preventable?

In my experience, there are a few common things that typically derail relationships. These problems are what I’m going to focus on in this article.

Now, if you do a bit of reading on the topic, you’ll find a lot of dating websites will say, “It’s because of poor communication!” or “you two aren’t psycho-socially compatible!”

Errr… right. Ok. Whatever that means.

Research has shown that more than 85% of all breakups are caused by a “fundamental loss of attraction”. No, I’m not talking about just sexual attraction… I’m talking about just “attraction” in general.

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Topics: breakup, cheating, communication, relationships, trust

10 Reasons Why Women Have Affairs

Is the “happy ever after effect” on the decline? More and more women are becoming disillusioned with previously acceptably boring but happy lives. There are some very common reasons that could send a women right out the front door and into the arms of somebody new and exciting.

1. Not Again!
Being with one person for a long period of time can lead to the bedroom bore. A monotonous sex life is at the root of most affairs. The prospect of the same position, same time, same bed, same room week in and week out can be just too much to bear. It was ok in the beginning but now it is nothing more than a chore. There has got to be more excitement to be had elsewhere.
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Topics: breakup, cheating, communication, friendship, marriage, relationships

Smile to Bag Your Mr or Mrs Right

Learn to smile to attract the right partnerA smile has the potential to be like an open door that warmly engages another person or it can be quite the opposite. The intention with which a smile is given and how it is received may match in sentiment or be miles apart.

We may either attract the right partner with our smile or be attracting someone not that well suited to our values, character and needs. Being aware of the way we smile and the impact of it on others can make all the difference to first impressions, particularly if Mr or Mrs Right is just waiting around the next corner.

Non-verbal Communication

Much emphasis is placed on the importance of effective communication. However, non-verbal cues like facial expression and smiling are just as important. There is sometimes a widening gap between a person’s verbal and non-verbal communication, which may cause confusion in interactions with other people.

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Topics: appearance, communication, dating tips

Top Secrets to Becoming a Better Person Towards Relationships

Couple in a parkThe people we encounter in life make the most bearing in our existence. Maintaining a genuine, honest, and fruitful relationship with family members, friends, relatives, and coworkers are critical towards achieving a satisfying and joyous life. But how can one become a better person to their connection or relationship with others? Given the persistence and willingness to learn, one can become a better person towards a relationship.

Your Impact on Others

Most do not realize how important they are to their family member, friend, or relative. Keep in mind that everything you speak and act has an impact on others, be it positive or otherwise. Even total strangers and bystanders are affected when you argue with the cashier or honk the horn because the car in front of you stopped at a green light. Knowing how you impact others will enable you to spread your time and effort on the people that really matter. Furthermore, it will serve as a reminder to think twice before doing anything that could impact the person.

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Topics: communication, relationships