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Are You Afraid Of Commitment Or Losing Yourself?

Are You Afraid Of Commitment Or Losing Yourself?

By on Apr 29, 2014 in Challenges with Dating, Communication, Fear of losing yourself in a relationship, Inexperienced/don't know what to do, Uncertainty about what you want in relationship | 0 comments

Dr. Ray talks about other possible underlying fears we have regarding committed relationships. This is a great video that unfolds a woman’s story and her true fears of being in a committed relationship. Photo Credit https://www.flickr.com/photos/meddygarnet/ License...

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Why Does It Take So Long To Get Over Someone Sometimes?

Why Does It Take So Long To Get Over Someone Sometimes?

By on Apr 29, 2014 in Challenges with Dating, Communication, Fear of losing yourself in a relationship, Healing a heartbreak, Inexperienced/don't know what to do, Intimacy/Connection, Loss of passion, Separation/divorce, Uncertainty about what you want in relationship, Wholeminds Relationship Advice Blog | 0 comments

Sometimes we are not ready to let go. Sometimes we are unconsciously perpetuating the problem. In this video, Dr. Ray shares with a woman his insights about her struggle with ending a relationship. Photo Credit https://www.flickr.com/photos/geekounet/ License...

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Why Do I Attract The Same Type Of Man/Woman?

Why Do I Attract The Same Type Of Man/Woman?

By on Apr 29, 2014 in Challenges with Dating, Communication, Fear of losing yourself in a relationship, Healing a heartbreak, Intimacy/Connection, Loss of passion, Separation/divorce, Uncertainty about what you want in relationship, Wholeminds Relationship Advice Blog | 0 comments

In this interview with Corey Jenkins, Dr. Ray discusses how unconsciously psychological factors play an essential role when choosing a partner. Photo Credit https://www.flickr.com/photos/benurs/ License...

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How Are Men And Women’s Wants And Desires Different?

How Are Men And Women’s Wants And Desires Different?

By on Jan 14, 2014 in Challenges with Dating, Communication, Fear of losing yourself in a relationship, Intimacy/Connection, Loss of passion, Past Unresolved Problem, Pre-marriage/new couples challenges, Sexuality, Uncertainty about what you want in relationship, Wholeminds Relationship Advice Blog | 0 comments

by Ray Doktor, Psy. D.   Women are inundated by men asking them out. If they keep attracting the wrong type of man, they need to work on their filtering system. Men need to work on themselves to improve their approach. It is important to see how men and women process feelings and experiences differently including how they assess their potential mate. Here are...

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The 4 Most Important Values To Attract A Passionate And Spiritual Relationship

The 4 Most Important Values To Attract A Passionate And Spiritual Relationship

By on Dec 20, 2013 in Challenges with Dating, Communication, Fear of losing yourself in a relationship, Past Unresolved Problem, Uncertainty about what you want in relationship, Wholeminds Relationship Advice Blog | 0 comments

by Ray Doktor, Psy. D.   If you have done online dating, you are familiar with the questionnaires that are created to hopefully pair you with the right person. It might be based on height, age, interests, if you own pets, if you are a sports fan, or how much money you make. If a friend sets you up on blind date, you might realize how much your friend really...

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