Archive for For My Men!

Dating While Living With An Ex

Question: I am ready to get out there and start dating again; however, I am currently living with my ex.  We thought it would be better /cheaper to be roommates but how do we do this without it being awkward? I don’t want to hurt him but I want to move on with my life!

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Getting Over Fear of Rejection

Question: Ms. Pratt, I’m 40 and have never had a girlfriend/wife. I was in therapy , in which we have found the underlying issue for me is I grew up in an abusive household (father physically, verbally abused mother) so it’s hard for me to deal with unwanted adrenaline. Like your client, my fear of rejection is staggering. Not sure I’m the same as your client but I have Social Anxiety so bad it’s hard for me to be around people at all. Can you please talk about some techniques to deal with unwanted adrenaline and how to get over fear of rejection?? Thanks in advance.

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Your Past Relationships are not a Reflection of Your Worth

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After two divorces, it became clear I was attracted to the wrong type of guy. First I was the damsel in distress- that marriage crashed and burned. Second time I decided to be in charge, my way or the highway, failure again- this time as a single motherless mom.

Thus I took on 15 yrs of study & began coaching men and women from around the world on experiencing true intimacy. I have learned one potent key: every relationship is an opportunity for growth and healing, yet it’s up to US if we step up, grow up and soar.

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Split Views On Sharing Bad News

Q: My husband and I have to put our dog down and we can’t agree on how to tell the kids.  I am agnostic and he is super christian.  We normally see eye to eye on things but this one is different.  He wants to tell the kids that the dog went to heaven and I just can’t back that.  I am more than happy to tell the kids that the dog is no longer in pain but he doesn’t believe that is good enough.  What should we do?

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Trouble With My Boss

Q: I have a female boss who is constantly cutting me down.  I always believe women should empower each other but lately I feel like I can’t do anything right.  She is bringing out a side of me that I hate.  How can I get her to understand that I am doing the best I can.

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Surviving CoLiving While Dating

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Question: The new age thing is coliving, co parenting after you divorce.  It is better for the children – I get that. What happens when your former lover, your ex-wife starts dating someone else?  You can’t get away from that! Was it really that easy to move on?  Did I truly mean nothing to her?

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