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The Internal Compass: Using Intuition to Date More Mindfully

June 11, 2014
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Posted By: Kristen Hick, Psy.D.
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Using that little voice inside can keep us safe from unsavory situations. Learn how using intuition can help you blossom into a more mindful dater.

If you are reading this, you are probably invested in knowing yourself more intimately than the average person. 

You’ve probably done your fair share of work on resolving the past and creating new narratives in your life. You are committed to skipping “better-than-nothing” relationships in favor of the “better-than-anything” relationships you know you deserve to have in your life, including friends, family, and romantic partners. You know yourself intimately (or are actively working toward this) and want to see and know others in the same respect.

All of which is very good. But I have just one more question to ask you.

Have you taken the time to listen to what your “gut” or intuition is telling you—I mean, really listen, as you move through your dating experiences?

Dating as an Art Form

Relationships, just like the practice of psychotherapy, are part science and part art form. 

As a Clinical Relationship Psychologist in Denver, I learned through training that I could spend all the time in the world—a lifetime of time—studying all the great theorists and modalities of therapy. Yet without knowing how to follow my intuition—that small yet powerful voice inside—I have nothing to offer a client turning to me in a state of distress and inner turmoil. Read More 

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