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posted on October 13, 2014

What Defines Sex Addiction?

  What Defines Sex Addiction?  Riana Milne, LMHC, CAP, Cert. Relationship & Life Coach Sexual addiction is defined as – Repeatedly and Compulsively using the intensity of the sexual experience to escape and dissociate from stress, emotional discomfort, and the pain of underlying psychological conditions like depression, anxiety, and unresolved early-life, childhood trauma. This desire for […]

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posted on February 17, 2014

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Choose Carefully for Confidence in Love Relationships

  Choose Carefully for Confidence in Love Relationships  – Riana Milne, LMHC, CAP, Cert Life & Relationship Coach “Choose your life’s mate carefully. From this one decision will come ninety percent of your happiness or misery.”  – H. Jackson Brown, Jr. from Life’s Little Instruction Book This quote is so incredibly true! When you’re in a […]

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posted on December 27, 2013

This Year, Create & Celebrate a New You!

  This Year, Create & Celebrate a New You! – Riana Milne, LMHC, CCTP, CAP, Cert Life & Relationship Coach Everyone makes New Year’s resolutions and goals, but most do not take them seriously. My coaching and counseling clients learn that goal setting is essential to individual growth and the fuel behind creating purposeful and lasting […]

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posted on November 28, 2013

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Do you Suffer with Relationship Repetition Syndrome (RRS)?

  Do you Suffer with Relationship Repetition Syndrome (RRS)? – Riana Milne, LMHC, CAP, Cert Life & Relationship Coach Dr. Seth Meyers, PsyD., author of the book, Dr. Seth’s Love Prescription, writes about ways to overcome and break the cycle of Relationship Repetition Syndrome (RRS). RRS is a repetitive behavioral cycle that leads to one […]

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posted on November 28, 2013

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What Does “The Perfect Partner” Look Like?

   What does “The Perfect Partner” Look Like?  Riana Milne – LMHC, CAP, Cert Life & Relationship Coach People tend to be attracted to the same type of person throughout their lifetime, which is a phenomenon called a “love map.” Attraction often plays a part in courting, and when you meet someone who fills your […]

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posted on November 28, 2013

For Optimum Growth, Continue to Challenge Yourself

  For Optimum Growth, Continue to Challenge Yourself – Riana Milne, LMHC, CAP, Cert Life & Relationship Coach All relationships begin with “the Self.” Psychological research on Love and relationships prove that to have a happy relationship, you must love yourself first. This is not a narcissistic, selfish type of love, but a healthy regard […]

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posted on November 28, 2013

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Take a Chance on Love

  Take a Chance on Love – Riana Milne, LMHC, CAP, Cert Life & Relationship Coach Being a Singles Coach, I find that so many are incredibly fearful regarding taking a chance on Love. Especially the 40 – 70 age group, who may have suffered through one or more stressful divorces already. The anxiety that […]

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posted on November 18, 2013

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Does He or Does He Not?

Dear Riana: I have enjoyed reading your column and learned a lot – now I need your help! I met a gorgeous man, let’s call him Johnny, two years ago, and the chemistry was electric. We flirted for a year, became friends, and finally became intimate – it was great! He told me “I am […]

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posted on November 18, 2013

Too Shy For Single World

Dear Riana: After 18 years of marriage, I find myself divorced and back in the singles market. I hate it. I’m too shy to walk into a bar to meet someone. I feel like I have no experience in how to meet a mature woman, and feel so unconfident and ill prepared to start dating […]

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