February 3, 1997 Ask Dr. Love Advice Column
Dear Dr. Love,
I have been courting a girl for about a year now. I met her from my friend. She was his ex. However, before I was able to ask her out, another of my friends did. I got over it but it happened again. She's gone out with two other guys since. Also, I have figured out that she talks to me when she doesn't have a boyfriend at a moment. I was wondering if there was anything I need or should do. Please help me!
You asked me what you need. You need to make a move instead of hanging back. The early bird gets the worm, as the saying goes. And, while you wait on the sidelines, other guys are asking this girl out right and left.
So, you need to find out why you hold yourself back: fear of rejection? low self-esteem? If you answered 'yes' to either of these possibilities, then read through my past column (1/21 'Never Had A Girlfriend ') in which I explain how to build self-esteem and overcome fear of rejection.
If you still feel frozen, contact me in my private counseling section, and I will help you move beyond these blocks.
"If anger and fighting are ruining your dream of a happy marriage, Dr. Turndorf’s conflict resolution program is for you."
-- John Gray,
Author of NY Times #1 bestseller Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus
"This well-researched book offers a thorough, step-by-step program that provides tools for couples to heal even the most troubled relationships."
-- Dr. John Mack
Pulitzer Prize winning author and Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School
“This book is mandatory reading for every couple that wants to build lasting love.”
-- John Bradshaw,
Author of NY Times #1 bestseller Homecoming
"Dr. Turndorf is an amazing individual who has wonderful advice to offer men and women of all ages and in all types of relationships. Ignore her counsel at your peril!"
-- Bill Hammond III,
Winner of the Best Historical Fiction Award, 2012
"You are awesome Dr. Jamie. You really are. The best part about you is the way you translate complex psychological stuff into easy to understand and actionable insights."
-- Kajay Williams,
Producer Relationship Advice Cafe
"Let me tell you why you're extremely important now. I really believe your message is there. You're spot on. More and more people should be taking advantage of what you're offering."
-- Michael Dresser,
Syndicated Radio Host
"Good stuff. Great insight. I love your approach. Who doesn't need more healing. I love your idea of using your partner as a healing agent. That's such a great way to see your partner. You give great labels and patterns to look for. I love your method. You make it sound so easy. You have a great website with lots of great information and resources. These are the tools we all need."
-- Dr. Matt Townsend,
Host, The Matt Townsend Show