Episode 2 – Reality Check

Dr. Karl Benzio uses the episode 2 of the Bachelor to illustrate five useful dating tips (also listed below).

Reality Check Recap:

  1. Look for people who are stable, even in adversity
  2. Sharing intense emotional experiences creates strong bonds
  3. No one should propose after 9 dates
  4. Sometimes bowing out early is the best thing to do
  5. Stay true to who you are

If you missed this week’s episode of the Bachelor, watch it for free on ABC here.

Episode 2 – Roses and Thorns

Dr. Karl Benzio discusses the best (roses) and worst (thorns) contenders on the first episode of Sean Lowe’s season of The Bachelor.

Roses

  • Selma
  • Desiree
  • Kristy
  • Lesley M?

Thorns

  • Tierra
  • Amanda
  • Lindsay

If you missed this week’s episode of the Bachelor, watch it for free on ABC here, and tell us if you agree!

Episode 1 – Special Session: Dealing with Break-ups

As we will see a lot of break-ups over the course of this (or any) season of the Bachelor, Dr. Karl Benzio gives ten tips for dealing with a break-up (also listed below).

Dealing with Break-ups Recap

  1. Acknowledge and express your negative feelings
  2. Don’t jump to conclusions or make decisions to quickly
  3. Remember the good times in the relationship
  4. Seek out a good advisor
  5. Process why the break-up happened
  6. Be careful of jumping into another relationship too quickly
  7. Recognize that sometimes it’s just not a match
  8. Know what energizes you and take part in it
  9. Don’t be fearful of new relationships
  10. Examine your spirituality

If you missed this week’s episode of the Bachelor, watch it for free on ABC here.

Episode 1 – Reality Check

Dr. Karl Benzio uses the season premiere of the Bachelor to illustrate five useful dating tips (also listed below).

Reality Check Recap:

  1. Character is who you are when the spotlight isn’t on you
  2. Stable people often aren’t over-the-top at first
  3. Always be yourself
  4. High emotional volume impairs thinking and judgement
  5. Alcohol and pressure do not mix well

For more information on John Von Epp’s “How to Avoid Marrying a Jerk” and the Relationship Attachment Model, click here.

If you missed this week’s episode of the Bachelor, watch it for free on ABC here.

Episode 1 – Roses and Thorns

Dr. Karl Benzio discusses the best (roses) and worst (thorns) contenders on the first episode of Sean Lowe’s season of The Bachelor.

Roses

  • Lacey
  • Selma
  • Leslie H.
  • Catherine
  • Desiree
  • Ashlee F.
  • Jackie
  • Taryn
  • Kacie B.
  • Tierra

Thorns

  • Ashley P.
  • Kelly
  • Ashley H.
  • Paige
  • Lindsay
  • Lesley M.
  • Robyn
  • Sarah

If you missed this week’s episode of the Bachelor, watch it for free on ABC here.