I also suggest she keep a journal aimed at helping her better understand and like herself. It's obvious she has trust issues (heck, dad deserted her) and also feelings of physical inadequacy. She has frequently picked partners based on whether they find her sexually appealing, not on their character. I email her some positive affirmations to say daily and we make a phone date for the next week. (Need some inspiration? Click here for words of wisdom from your favorite Greek Goddesses!)
Your Homework: Ready to get to the bottom of your dating dilemmas once and for all? Here is your to-do list:
- Write a romantic resume
- Keep a journal
- Say positive affirmations daily
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