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Fear of Commitment?

Do You Have a Fear of Commitment?

Published 28 March, 2011 | Relationship Advice

'Fear of commitment' is a well-known phrase. We hear it in the media, as well as use it to describe ourselves or other people who seem chronically unable to decide whether to commit properly to a relationship. Fear of commitment might range from a little uncertainty about your relationship to an absolute terror of 'settling down'.

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Perfection. But for whom?

Lose Weight/Gain Weight - What's Your Perfect Body?

Published 19 March, 2011 | Weight Loss Help

Whether male or female, it seems our modern Holy Grail is the ideal body. We're all encouraged to idealize physical perfection and to make our own bodies as near to ideal as possible. Of course, the 'perfect body' is perceived as different for both men and women.

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You don't have to be all Spock, all of the time

How Do Your Critical Thinking Skills Measure Up?

Published 01 February, 2011 | Thinking Skills

Being able to think strategically, rationally, and objectively is a vital tool to be used alongside more direct, intuitive 'gut feelings'. But most of us are never taught how to think. We can all learn to think better by knowing what the more common critical thinking mistakes are, so as to avoid them as far as possible.

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Sometimes couples get back together and are stronger for it

How to Get Your Ex Back

Published 08 December, 2010 | Relationship Advice

He wasn't just determined to get his ex-girlfriend back; he wanted to marry her. Trouble was, she was just about to marry another man - she was literally at the altar. But true love won out and he got her back anyway, just in the nick of time. Movies - don't you just love them? 'The Graduate' has got to be one of my all-time favourite films.

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You are a rubbish parent!

5 Tips for Being a Patient Parent

Published 01 December, 2010 | Parenting Skills

Children do exasperate you. The problem is, they have minds of their own! And sometimes, no matter how understanding, reasonable, and morally didactic you are, they still behave like Fagin's urchins from 'Oliver Twist' (even after you've read the latest childrearing bestseller).

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