Jackie Black, Ph.D., dubbed the Love and Relationship Doctor by Cosmo U.K., knows that “Love is never enough!”
Successful, committed couples need to develop emotional intelligence; learn, practice and master essential relationship success skills; and must be courageous, compassionate, committed, tolerant and persistent.
Dr. Jackie serves men and women who are serious, relationship-minded singles, pre-married, newly-married, new parents, long-time married; couples and families facing illness, and those grieving the death of a loved one.
In addition to her private relationship coaching services, Dr. Jackie offers on-going Dating and Couples MasterMind Groups focusing on specific areas of relationship life.
Dr Jackie’s best-selling dating book, "Meeting Your Match: Cracking the code to successful relationships," is the definitive guide that takes the reader through the process of meeting and dating in a straightforward and practical way. This book is a treasure trove of information, all with step-by-step processes to take you from single to being part of a rewarding relationship – and isn’t that what most of us really want?
Her second and third books in the Cracking-the-Code series are "Couples and Money: Cracking the code to ending the #1 conflict in marriage" and "People Talking: Cracking the code to being understood"; and are scheduled for release soon at www.CrackingTheCodeBooks.com.
Dr. Jackie is a popular Internet syndicated columnist, radio personality, and a veteran lecturer and educator. She delivers her monthly Relationship Tip Sheet to men and women in over 38 countries. Her high-content and fast-paced downloadable podcasts focus on current, and sometimes controversial, relationship-driven issues.
Dr. Jackie is a frequent guest expert on radio stations throughout the world and on Internet radio; and is regularly cited in major magazines in the U.S. and abroad: Cosmopolitan USA and Cosmopolitan UK, Men’s Health Magazine, Women’s Health Magazine, Maxim Magazine, HitchedMag.com, SELF Magazine, AOL Personals, The NEST Magazine, Match.com, YAHOO! Personals, VIP Contém (Brazil) and Politico.
Dr. Jackie says, “Living your best life and love life for the rest of your life is all about taking responsibility, acting on your own behalf and being the architect of your life; and has little or nothing to do with your past, luck or destiny.”
Dr. Jackie Black is available for keynote presentations, workshops, private coaching, and personalized retreats. For more information, contact Dr. Jackie by email at DrJackie@DrJackieBlack.com.
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We know that the divorce rate among all couples is about 50%, but there is no question that divorce rates are even higher among parents of children with special needs.Below is an article that was written by Dr. Howard Drutman and Marsha Schechtman, LCSW. In this article, they talk about the considerations that must be understood about the special needs child. In addition to their information, we also have to think…See More
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Today I’m pleased to bring you a special guest blog written by my colleague Steve Erickson. In his 35 years of experience, Steve has come up with a novel approach to child support that shifts couples away from being adversarial and toward collaboration. This method is called the Child Support Account, and it was originally proposed…See More
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