Jonathan Welford

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Jonathan is a dating and relationship coach, author of three relationship coaching books and regular GayDatingExpert.com columnist. He heads up a coaching and therapy practice specializing in dating and relationships. He lives in the UK with his husband and their English bulldog named Lola. | Connect on Google+.

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How to Get the Summer Fling You’ve Always Wanted
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How to Get the Summer Fling You’ve Always Wanted

By: Jonathan Welford • 4/30/13

We are getting closer to the summer holidays. The sandy beaches of faraway places look so appealing and full of...(read more)

Traveling and Leaving Your Lover Behind
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Traveling and Leaving Your Lover Behind

By: Jonathan Welford • 4/16/13

In my role as a relationship coach, dovetailing goals and plans of two individuals sometimes has its challenges.
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The Dating Rules
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The Dating Rules

By: Jonathan Welford • 4/12/13

What are the dating rules? What is the order of things that should happen while dating?
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Survival of the Fittest Gay Man
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Survival of the Fittest Gay Man

By: Jonathan Welford • 4/10/13

The wonderful world of dating is full of joyous experiences and is soaked in potential for a dream-like future.
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Are You Addicted to Dating?
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Are You Addicted to Dating?

By: Jonathan Welford • 4/4/13

Are you addicted to dating? In today's disposable society, do we give up on a relationship too soon?
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Dating and Social Media
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Dating and Social Media

By: Jonathan Welford • 3/26/13

In this digital age, we are all connected.
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Dating a Millionaire
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Dating a Millionaire

By: Jonathan Welford • 3/19/13

Wow, dating a millionaire! What would you do with all that money?
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Money and Dating
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Money and Dating

By: Jonathan Welford • 3/13/13

Money can be a very contentious issue when you're dating, and money can be the main cause for a relationship breakup,...(read more)

Keeping the Romance Alive
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Keeping the Romance Alive

By: Jonathan Welford • 3/5/13

Romance. It’s a million-dollar industry that creates an expectation of that Hallmark moment, when the perfect life is...(read more)

Are You Dating a Cheater?
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Are You Dating a Cheater?

By: Jonathan Welford • 2/26/13

Recently I have had lots of correspondence from guys who have accidentally got involved with men who are either married...(read more)

Dating an Older Man
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Dating an Older Man

By: Jonathan Welford • 2/20/13

The gay world can be very open minded about many things. In previous decades, being gay seemed to eradicate (for a while...(read more)

Dating a Player
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Dating a Player

By: Jonathan Welford • 2/14/13

We’ve all been there, some many times, when we've met a guy and we think they’re "The One."
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How to End a Date Early and Politely
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How to End a Date Early and Politely

By: Jonathan Welford • 2/6/13

I’ll start this with a story from my dating past.
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Are You Dating a Psychopath?
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Are You Dating a Psychopath?

By: Jonathan Welford • 1/31/13

Are you dating a psychopath? And by that, I'm not referring to a fear of your loved one parting the shower curtain with...(read more)

Ending a Relationship
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Ending a Relationship

By: Jonathan Welford • 1/23/13

You’ve come to the end of the road. You’ve dated, muttered sweet nothings into each other's ears and sketched out...(read more)

Getting Over a Breakup
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Getting Over a Breakup

By: Jonathan Welford • 1/15/13

A breakup is like mourning the death of a loved one without them having the decency to die.
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Can You Make Finding Love a New Year’s Resolution?
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Can You Make Finding Love a New Year’s Resolution?

By: Jonathan Welford • 1/8/13

Well, 2012 whizzed by in the blink of an eye, and now here we are all fresh into 2013. What were you were doing on New...(read more)

How to Create a Good Relationship
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How to Create a Good Relationship

By: Jonathan Welford • 1/3/13

This mystical question is commonly asked by my clients: “How do I create a good relationship?” Well, this is easier...(read more)

Declaring Your HIV Status
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Declaring Your HIV Status

By: Jonathan Welford • 12/26/12

If you are aware of your HIV status, it can be a nerve-racking experience to let a new partner know if you are positive....(read more)

Preparing for a First Date
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Preparing for a First Date

By: Jonathan Welford • 12/20/12

You’ve got a date. A proper, full-on date. This could be the start of that perfect relationship. You could soon be...(read more)

3 Christmas Gifts for a New Date
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3 Christmas Gifts for a New Date

By: Jonathan Welford • 12/11/12

OK, you’ve met a guy who’s lovely and charming. You’re spending a lot of time together, but it’s only been a few...(read more)

Talking About Your Dating Past
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Talking About Your Dating Past

By: Jonathan Welford • 12/9/12

It’s rare to find a gay virgin over 21. So with that in mind, the likelihood is the guy you're whispering sweet...(read more)

Surviving Christmas as a Single Gay Man
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Surviving Christmas as a Single Gay Man

By: Jonathan Welford • 11/30/12

The countdown is beginning — everywhere you go you hear Christmas songs and see tinsel, baubles and inflatable...(read more)

Getting a Boyfriend for Christmas
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Getting a Boyfriend for Christmas

By: Jonathan Welford • 11/29/12

You’ve been single for a most of the year and you’d really like to have a boyfriend to unwrap on Christmas day. Be...(read more)

How to Read Body Language
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How to Read Body Language

By: Jonathan Welford • 11/23/12

Body language is a completely different language we can all read without taking an intensive course. We all speak it in...(read more)

6 Dating Mistakes Gay Men Make
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6 Dating Mistakes Gay Men Make

By: Jonathan Welford • 11/18/12

Dating mistakes are not unique to gay men. They are common across every gender and whatever sexual agenda you are coming...(read more)

He’s Just Not That Into You
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He’s Just Not That Into You

By: Jonathan Welford • 11/11/12

This phrase was eloquently used in an episode of “Sex and the City.” Just replace Carrie, Charlotte, Miranda and...(read more)

How to Find Mr. Right
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How to Find Mr. Right

By: Jonathan Welford • 11/9/12

Mr. Right is out there, along with a host of Mr. Wrongs! Like a fairy tale princess, you may have to kiss a lot of frogs...(read more)

How to Tell Him You Want to Be Exclusive
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How to Tell Him You Want to Be Exclusive

By: Jonathan Welford • 11/7/12

You’ve met the guy of your dreams. You want to be exclusive, but you don’t know if he does. OK, the "exclusive"...(read more)

Chatting With a Potential Date Online
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Chatting With a Potential Date Online

By: Jonathan Welford • 11/4/12

You’ve picked an appropriate dating website to fit your needs and have the type of guy who hits your desired...(read more)

Setting Up an Online Dating Profile for Gay Men
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Setting Up an Online Dating Profile for Gay Men

By: Jonathan Welford • 11/2/12

Online dating is now common place to meet people. In the past, dating agencies were whispered behind very closed doors,...(read more)

When to Start Getting More Intimate
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When to Start Getting More Intimate

By: Jonathan Welford • 10/31/12

When do you have sex for the first time with a new partner? This is a question that comes up, please excuse the pun, all...(read more)

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