Is he interested?

Working primarily with females, I often have single females ask the million dollar question, “How do I know if he is into me?”  To this, I offer several quick “rules of thumb” in efforts to help best answer this question. First rule of thumb: A guy will rarely go out … Read More

Monday Give Away….

We are starting a new series here on the GROW blog called “Monday Give Away!” We are excited about giving away some of our favorite things to you our blog readers!! Get ready people. This week, the winner will receive… Why we love this book: Scott was at an event … Read More

Dating…again?

Whether it is your friend, family member or you, we all know someone who has entered into a new relationship only days or weeks after a long term, intense relationship. While having someone new might be exciting and cause the sadness of the past break up to feel like it … Read More

GO AWAY!

“I feel like I have a sign that says GO AWAY on my forehead” says a friend of mine who couldn’t figure out why guys were not coming up to her at a bar over the weekend.  While she didn’t have a sign, she might be communicating some things to … Read More

Boundaries in Dating

Have you ever been in a dating relationship where you looked back and wondered where you went?  Sometimes we get into relationships where we loose ourselves and don’t realize how much we have lost our voice, individualism, or perspective until we get out of the relationship.  Others can tell us … Read More

Stressed Out: the Busyness Phenomenon

Larry Dossey, a physician coined the term “time sickness” in 1982 to describe the belief that time is getting away, we don’t have enough of it, and that we must push harder and harder to keep up. By this definition, most of us are “sick” all the time. But this … Read More

Do You Need Anger Counseling?

Is It Good to ‘Let It All Hang Out’? Psychologists now say that this is a dangerous myth. Some people use this theory as a license to hurt others. Research has found that ‘letting it rip’ with anger actually escalates anger and aggression and does nothing to help you (or … Read More

What is Love?

Before I attempt to answer this age old question, I’ll start by first telling you what love is not: love is not the butterflies in our stomachs, the goosebumps when skin touches skin, the long day dreams and feelings of “walking on air.” It is not the racing heart, the … Read More

Happy Relationships – Part 2

10 Rules to Live by for a Happy Relationships…   6.  I will take ownership of, and be completely accountable for my own feelings, thoughts, attitudes, and behaviors first, without shifting blame toward my significant other. 7.  I will not attempt to control my significant other with sarcasm, rage, threats, … Read More

Happy Relationships – Part 1

10 Rules to Live by for a Happy Relationships… 1. I will communicate my expectations and not take it for granted that my significant other understands what I need or want. 2. I will verify my assumptions so that I have accurate information and feedback.   3.  I will strive … Read More