Author Archive: Doug Dayton

How to enjoy dating and make it successful

One of the successful qualities of successful partners is that they are friends first – they are comfortable with each other’s presence. If you are lucky and the date is right, sometimes there is no compatibility period. You immediately feel you’ve known each other for years. But oftentimes, you have to give it time. The most important thing is to enjoy, not try to impress. If you’ve been dating each other for quite some time and still are self-conscious when


Don’t be stingy to say ‘Thank You’, ‘Love You’ to your partner

Expressing gratitude to one’s partner can improve a relationship. Mindless or autopilot thank you may not help it. After a significant time of being together, people start to say “I love you” a lot less. But those words should not be empty. Many people say I love you but don’t act likewise.  Pay attention to the words and phrases mostly considered little. Most often, we just don’t notice their implications but their implications are huge. Say I’ve been thinking of