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Living the single, Single, SINGLE Life!

Filed in Relationships by on July 3, 2013 0 Comments
Living the single, Single, SINGLE Life!

Let’s talk about living single As a relationship strategist, I want to touch on something you won’t hear many relationship experts discuss. Let’s talk about being single. In many of my articles, I talk about self-improvement and self-evaluation which creates “a better you” that builds “a better relationship.” My direction here is quite simple: Enjoy […]

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Designing your Relationship

Filed in Relationships by on June 26, 2013 0 Comments
Designing your Relationship

Begin preparing today for your future relationship For several years now, we have heard in society, (especially within our culture) that good men are hard to find. Statistically, the ratio of black men who are either incarcerated or unemployed is definitely higher than some of our counterparts. Some findings are that 1 in 3 black […]

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Cultivating Healthy Relationships

Filed in Relationships by on June 13, 2013 0 Comments
Cultivating Healthy Relationships

When we talk about relationships, we often talk about all of the things we do wrong and all of the mistakes we make.  Let’s discuss moving forward with relationships that have a good foundation and can grow into what we would like for them to be. Finding Good Ground We want to have not only […]

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Enhanced Dating Techniques

Filed in Relationships by on May 29, 2013 0 Comments
Enhanced Dating Techniques

There are a lot of singles out there who are looking for ways to have better relationships and take charge of their dating lives. The key takeaway here is not about finding the perfect mate; the pathway to finding the right person is learning how to date properly. Let’s start with three important components for […]

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Jay Hurt – Author, Relationship Coach & Motivational Speaker

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Jay Hurt – Author, Relationship Coach & Motivational Speaker

Do you long for a healthy, happy relationship? Are you looking for a holistic, faith-based approach to making healthy relationship choices? I’m Jay, Relationship Coach and author of The 9 Tenets of a Successful Relationship. I work with singles & couples who want to learn healthy habits that honor God and their relationships. I can […]

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9 Tenets of a Successful Relationship (for Singles)

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9 Tenets of a Successful Relationship (for Singles)

A tenet is a principle or belief. In my book, I’ve outlined a practical approach to  building and maintaining a Godly, healthy relationship through the wisdom found in 9 common sense tenets. When these principles are applied, even in part, you’ll begin to see remarkable changes in yourself that can lead to a solid, lasting […]

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I Believe

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I Believe

Everything is possible for him who believes!  Mark 9:23 I believe it’s possible to change. I believe it’s possible to leave old habits behind and build upon new principles. I believe it’s possible to build a Godly, healthy, happy, lasting relationship! I believe because I’ve seen others do it. I believe because I have changed […]

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Impress…or Depressed?!

Filed in Relationships by on October 30, 2012 1 Comment
Impress…or Depressed?!

Gentlemen, I don’t think there is enough content for men about relationships. I will contribute to change this less than equitable behavior. Let’s start with a topic which I find intriguing to say the least:  How to impress a woman. What should we do to impress a woman? What do we say? How do we […]

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Dating for Single Parents

Filed in Relationships by on October 15, 2012 0 Comments
Dating for Single Parents

It’s been soooo long! The blessings I have received since I have done my last blog are too many to count! I won’t go this long again without blogging, so I hope you enjoy this and many more to come! In the interim, among many other things, I have been working toward my certification as […]

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Don’t Be Afraid to Ask

Filed in Relationships by on March 30, 2011 1 Comment
Don’t Be Afraid to Ask

Wow! Now, I’m fully engulfed in social media, trying to manage multiple platforms to reach my audience, speaking on radio stations, invitations to speak with book clubs, etc. Can I stop for a moment to Praise Him?! Maybe I do a little of this in every blog, but when you are me and you have […]

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Lack of Options? More of a Lack of Patience…

Filed in Relationships by on March 5, 2011 0 Comments
Lack of Options? More of a Lack of Patience…

It’s still so amazing, just how good God is to us. He put this book in my heart, opened the windows of Heaven to pour out his goodness, now I have book reviews flowing in, Radio and TV stations inquiring for interviews and a recent article which is upcoming soon in an online magazine. Again, […]

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When is Too Late, Really Too Late?

Filed in Relationships by on February 12, 2011 1 Comment
When is Too Late, Really Too Late?

I hope everyone is doing well. Again, it’s a very exciting time for me. My book is out on booksamillion.com, barnesandnoble.com, pendiumpublishing.com and hopefully soon to be in Barnes and Noble stores around the country. I have reviews which we be available on some sites soon, and I will give links to those once they […]

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Definitely Worth Waiting For

Filed in Relationships by on January 29, 2011 0 Comments
Definitely Worth Waiting For

Ok, so it’s been a long time, I know. I have been away, getting my ducks lined up for Valentine’s Day. Yep, that’s the day the book comes out, and everyone can get so much more insight on ways to enhance your relationship, “for singles.” I’m so excited to finally get the complete message out. […]

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How Does One Really Do This?

Filed in Relationships by on October 23, 2010 0 Comments
How Does One Really Do This?

Once again it’s on, or so I wish. I guess in my literary world, it is on…I’m back writing my blog again, and I can’t wait to share with you. Where I grew up, when we said “it’s on,” it meant, “she’s going to be the girl I get tonight,” or some variation thereof. So […]

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Ok, I Get It…I Get It…

Filed in Relationships by on October 9, 2010 0 Comments
Ok, I Get It…I Get It…

What’s crack-a-lackin everyone? Loving every minute of my blessed life, so busy this week trying to complete the publishing of this book. It’s soooo close, we’re about to chance some lives and build some better relationships! That’s exciting, and I praise Him for providing the opportunity to reach you with my words and my book. […]

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Take a Moment to Reflect

Filed in Relationships by on September 18, 2010 1 Comment
Take a Moment to Reflect

Every now and then we are watching something and we are caught of guard. Literally, taken aback. I had that happen to me today. I was watching a certain celebrity get interviewed (the person in this case doesn’t matter) and I know this guy to be a somewhat condescending, arrogant individual. I don’t know him […]

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Maybe a little push?

Filed in Relationships by on September 5, 2010 1 Comment
Maybe a little push?

Don’t get in my kitchen because I have been away. It’s still all love, sometimes even writers have to take a moment away. I’m back now, so let’s get it poppin again… A friend was discussing something with me a few days ago, and I want to discuss with you. She said, she’s a bit […]

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Concise…but keepin it 100

Filed in Relationships by on July 31, 2010 0 Comments
Concise…but keepin it 100

Relationships are built on trust, and loyalty. A key component of both of those things is honesty. To trust someone, they have to show their honesty to you, and in turn you reciprocate. The same goes for loyalty. For one to be loyal to someone, there has to be a commonality, even thieves can be […]

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What Do We Really Want?

Filed in Relationships by on July 10, 2010 0 Comments
What Do We Really Want?

Ok, so this week I had a couple of very interesting moments. Rarely do I have a moment which I can say, “that’s the Spirit of God,” or “that’s God’s Divine Intervention.” I had two of those this week. Very similar events. The first event was waking up early in the morning from the ‘pop’ […]

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Are you really willing to ride for me?

Filed in Relationships by on July 5, 2010 0 Comments
Are you really willing to ride for me?

A little delay between posts, but the holiday weekend is coming to an end, and here we are again. I want to speak about a topic which seems to get overlooked a lot in today’s society. It’s not one of my tenets in my book, it seems to be the last thing we consider in […]

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