No one wants to be considered as a "sex buddy" or be placed in a friend with benefits category without their permission. Being treated like a "sex buddy" can have a demeaning and emotional effect on someone's image or self worth. You think it is love, but you are still unsure about your partner's position? How can you determine if it is true love or just sex? Here are 3 simple tips on how to avoid being labeled as a "booty call." Sound Off: A Friends With Benefits Relationship Is...
Your body is the guardian of your heart, mind and soul. The physical may not be the most important part of our true essence, but until science fact catches up to science fiction, it’s the only vessel available for experience and expression. Our YourTango experts recently weighed in with tips on how your body image can bring more love into your life.
I started out writing this article as a comparison between training your man and training your puppy. Then I realized that even though I don’t mean it that way, there is no possible way to make that comparison without someone, or almost everyone thinking I’m comparing men to dogs or insinuating men are stupid. They aren’t. For the record, I think men are way smarter then most women give them credit for. I also think the thing men and dogs have most in common is a very high code of loyalty.
As a man, I have, on several occasions, been freaked out by one or more of these things. 1)Talking about having or naming babies. Unless you are pregnant or are currently in possession of an unnamed baby there should be no reason to be playing "if we had a baby what would we name it?" game. Second, the concept of a baby is scary to a man because it means they are essentially tied to you forever.
How about the same rehashed, trite article you might find at written by someone who has on several occasions personally been freaked out by one or more of these things. It's all well and good having a woman telling other women how to avoid scaring men off but I think a man's perspective is golden. So here are
Listen up, ladies: if you want to get married, you need to stop being a shallow bitch and slut. At least that's what Mad Men writer Tracy McMillan has to say in the Huffington Post this week, and though she's not a relationship expert, she does know a thing or two about finding the one (or not finding the one), as she herself has been married three times.
If he is watching gay porn does that mean he likes anal sex? Are there secrets in his past? YourTango Experts Tammy Nelson and Dr. Joe Kort discuss what it means when men prefer gay porn. Is there a double standard for men and women when it comes to homosexual pornography? Find out! Gay Porn Can Teach Men About Straight Sex
What type of kiss is appropriate for a first date—cheek, forehead, lips, French, high school makeout slober fest? YourTango Experts psychologist Dr. Adam Sheck and best-selling author Julie Spira get into the dos and donts of the first kiss. Is it okay for the woman to lean in for the kiss if her guy is too shy?
How do you know your relationship is in headed for a break-up? YourTango Experts sex coach Dr. Joe Kort and therapist Tammy Nelson tell you the signs to look out for and how to keep your relationship afloat. Find out how to cut tension and keep your love life on the right track. 8 Ways to Ruin a Relationship
Is chivalry dead? Who teaches men (and women) how to be chivalrous? YourTango Experts dating coach Ross Felix and relationship coach Nicole Johnson discuss the definition of chivalry and ask whether it still exists in the 21st century. Learn how to add romance and chivalry to your relationship! Is Chivalry Dead? 5 Men Discuss [VIDEO]
Are romatic comedies realistic portrayals of real-life relationships? Can watching chick flicks with your girlfriends hurt your love life? YourTango Experts Charles J. Orlando and Lisa Steadman hash out if lovey-dovey plot lines are playing with the female psyche. Find out which movie to choose for your next girls' night out! Are Romance Novels Bad For Women?
Is it a good idea to go back to a relationship for a second try? How do you know he deserves a second chance? YourTango Experts psychologist Dr. Adam Sheck and life coach Marni Battista give up the goods on dating an ex-flame. Find out how to make a relationship work the second time around. 6 Reasons Men Love Ex Sex
When is it appropriate for women to foot the bill for a date? And how can she offer without hurting his pride? YourTango Experts dating coach Ross Felix and relationship coach Nicole Johnson weigh in on who should pay for dinner and a movie. Should a woman offer to pay the tip? After how many dates can the woman contribute? Find out to avoid that awkward moment when the check arrives! Kelly Ripa Thinks Men Should Always Pay For Dinner: Do You?
Who cheats more—men or women? If a person cheats, what does that say about the relationship? YourTango Experts Tammy Nelson and Dr. Joe Kort put in their two cents on the Schwarzenegger/Shriver split. Do people cheat just because they can get away with it? Find out! Arnold And Maria's Breakup Signals A New Age Of Relationships
Although masturbation is considered one of the most common sexual acts on the planet, the silence and shame that shadow masturbation have long and deep roots. Beyond the religious condemnation that has long been associated with self pleasure, the practice was not long ago considered an affliction for which medical doctors used the cruelest of instruments and techniques to control young boys from experiencing any pleasure at all. But there are many benefits to a healthy dose of solo sexual practices.