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|Section 1: How this Course Works|
How this Course WorksPreview
|Section 2: How Ready Are You to Date?|
|How ready are you to date? Are you still angry, hurt or scared because of a past relationship? This lesson includes some scenarios and feelings to consider to see if you could use some time to reflect and heal before dipping your toe into the dating pool.|
Now that you have determined you are ready to date, why do you want to date? We are bombarded with ideas from pop culture, friends and family that we should be paired up. This lesson will help you make sure that you are dating for the right reason, because you want to.
|Section 3: Relationship Archeology: Time To Get Your Hands Dirty|
|To figure out what you want in a partner and relationship you first need to know where your assumptions & expectations for love came from. This lesson will help you begin the process of digging through you relationship archeology and getting you thinking about what you really want.|
Along with your early family dynamics, popular culture (movie, music, TV) have also had an impact on your concept of love and how it is "supposed" to be. This lesson will ask you to take a walk down memory lane to see what popular culture has added to your expectations of love and fill in some more pieces to your love puzzle.
Have you ever suddenly found yourself in the middle of an argument with your partner? One minute everything is fine, the next it's all out war. This is called “My Crap, Your Crap. In this scenario either you or your partner said or did something that triggered a crossed boundary from the others past.
This lesson will help you identify the "crap" and find some healthier ways to work through issues when they arise with your current or future partner.
|Section 4: Who & What Have You Been Allowing in Your Life?|
Do you find yourself in the same relationship just with different people? Are you drawn to the same “types” time and time again. This lesson will ask you to look at some unhealthy types and personality traits to see if you recognize them or maybe even see some of these traits in yourself. You will will why you may not want to steer clear of them in the future.
You truly teach people how to treat you. Boundaries tell the people in our lives where we stand, what we value and what is important to us. This lesson explains the importance of boundaries and knowing when they are crossed and why you should maintain them for the health of your relationships.
This lesson asks you to dig deeper, by asking you to answer a series of questions. Thinking about and answering these questions is going to give you some important insight into what makes your heart tick. Lecture 9 will help you learn from those questions.
Now that you’ve answered the questions from the previous lesson, where do you go from here? This lesson will help you make sense of the raw material and love baggage you have unearthed so you can use it to create the kind of love and relationship you truly want.
|Section 5: The Beginning of Something New|
The previous lessons have asked you to strip away the baggage of your past. This lesson ask you to give even more focus towards where you want to go, and determine what you want to invite into your love life.
This lesson is about some of our outside traits; what we like to do, what we are passionate about and our appearance. It's important to fuel the fire of your passions and likes. It helps others to see your fire. It's also important to feel good about your appearance and style. This lesson will ask you to consider the outside and how it can boost your self confidence.
This final lesson summarizes what you have learned and also gives you some ideas of how to continue the journey of self discovery and finding love. Be sure to download the attachment for future inspiration and fuel for the next phase of your love journey.
|Section 6: Ebook: Modern Love - Section I Relationship Archeology|
Modern Love Section I: Relationship Archeology contains the sections of the book that correspond with the lessons of this class. Refer to the page numbers at the bottom of actual page, rather than the pdf page numbers at the top.
|Section 7: Bonus Materials!|
This is the second section of the book and focuses on online dating and teaches you how to apply the information for Section I (and this course) toward a search for an amazing partner. There are also many helpful ideas on how to stay safe while dating. Even though this section discusses online dating, the tools are valuable even if you decide not to date online.
This is Section III of the book and takes you through the actual going out of on dates process. There is great information about dating safety, breaking up if your just not feeling it and also setting the foundation for a healthy new love.
Discount Code for $10 off the Paperback copy of Modern Love
|This is an audio presentation that was originally presented as part of a paid Body Positive Dating Master Class.|
Have you considered online dating but have been too afraid to try? Maybe you've even tried it but you've had disappointing results. To meet quality partners, you have to put some work in ahead of time to clarify who you truly want and need in your life. If you treat online dating as a tool to meet people, rather than software that will fix your love problems, you open up a world of possibilities and potential.
This presentation will teach you:
--Why it's important to put as much effort into finding a partner, as you do when buying a car
--The importance of laying the groundwork for finding the partner and relationship that is right for you, before ever getting online
--How to take your relationships goals and turn them into an online profile that gets positive results
--To enjoy online flirting and flattery but to remember that the real goal is to step away from your computer and get out there on real live dates
Throw away those assumptions and fears about online dating and take a chance. You can find real love online, you just need to know what you are looking for. If you are willing to put in some work ahead of time, the rewards are great and your future love match will thank you for your efforts!
Modern Love Manifesto
Love Bombs! - Don't Be Held Back by Your Size
Love Bombs! - Dating Safety
Cija Black is the author of Modern Love: The Grownup's Guide to Relationships & Online Dating. Cija is a Portland, Oregon writer, blogger for WinkWisely, LavaLife and Digital Romance, online educator and speaker devoted to empowering people in their own love lives. Her dating and relationship expertise comes from 20 years of in-the-trenches experience safely using personals both on and off line.
Cija is dedicated to helping people sort their relationship baggage, find real love and take responsibility for their own happiness. She is committed to bringing clarity to situations that previously seemed like a massive tangle of misunderstanding and frustration.
Cija Black is 42 years old and is a California girl at heart, but currently lives in Portland, Oregon with her two very vocal cats and amazing husband, who she met online.
For more information about Cija Black and Modern Love the book, please visit modernloveguide.com. You can also follow Modern Love on Twitter , Facebook , YouTube and Pinterest at : modernloveguide.
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