Got Confidence? What Kickstarter’s Recent Scandal Teaches Us

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Good riddance to bad pick up techniques.

I’ve been reading about the kerfuffle that Kickstarter provoked by inadvertently allowing a misogynist to fundraise for a book (under the guise of pick up artistry) that instructs men to forcefully touch and otherwise pressure women into having sex. At first I was enraged – there is nothing that gets me more riled than violence (of any kind) against women … and then I was grieved to read that this project exceeded its fundraising goal by a huge percent. Ultimately it got me thinking about a sticky subject: pick up artists. Continue reading

Dating and Relationships Are Not Four-Letter Words

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The alchemy and spirituality of love and relationships as part of the Hero’s Journey

My closest friends laughed with incredulity and disbelief when I first told them I was approached by a woman I know, who runs a number of social communities, to help her single and looking tribe learn how to date smarter and become more satisfied with Continue reading

Dating Gold Digging Women? What it says about your values (part 2)

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In my last post, I started to address a rich question (in truth: a complaint) that I received via my “Ask the Coach” program. This particular entry was so rich that I wanted to break it down – my first response addressed the issue of honoring our time, since spending 7 months with someone who doesn’t reflect one of our core values is … well … kind of a waste of time.  Here’s the question/complaint again, to refresh our memories: Continue reading

Dating Gold Diggers: the hidden cost

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…or, Regrets: The heavy cost of the time we waste

I opened my doors up to an Ask the Coach program, and have had a few questions float into my Inbox, 99% of which focus on ‘why can’t the members of the opposite sex do XYZ’. I will go through each one and address what really pops out at me, but I thought I would start with this non-question question that actually is a complaint (which came to me anonymously and has been slightly edited for grammar and brevity).

I've been a miner for a heart of gold.

I’ve been a miner for a heart of gold.

I love complaints – they have hidden treasures and gifts, like a buried pirate chest filled with gold coins (which can only be seen if you aren’t a Dating Zombie). Continue reading

Unveiling: Ask the Coach!

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The Ancient Greeks used to travel to the Oracle at Delphi to have their questions answered. Fortunately you don’t have to travel that far.

We all share the same goals: to have a thriving life, with flourishing relationships and financial serenity. As we journey to realize these goals in an empowered, conscious way, we become more confident and experience peace of mind.

Too often, however, I see people floundering around, never quite knowing what they want in life — or how to go about achieving those aims. As people Continue reading