One of the best things about being in a relationship is that you have someone to lean on when the going gets tough. When your partner is stressed, consider pro-actively offering support, instead of waiting for him to come to you. Here are six situations when your partner needs a little extra loving.
I'm not here to profess some grand happiness formula for marriage, seeing as I've only experienced this one life, with this one man, over a short eight years. Nor will I pretend to know all of the intricate, deeply seeded reasons for your own unhappiness. Happiness is wildly inconsistent and subjective.
It'd be great if dating and flirting were easy, things you could approach with excitement and nonchalance—unfortunately that's not always the case. Here are four tricks for making a great first impression whether you're cruising the pick-up scene at a bar or on a first date.
I’ve been seeing a ton of articles about "real life" and "real women" and "real moms," and while these articles are meant to be uplifting and encouraging to women and to remind us that none of us have it all together, I think what it’s really doing is trapping us in a merry-go-round of comparisons and that’s not where I want to be.
While the crazy stat that says men think about sex every 7 seconds has been debunked, the feeling behind the statistic remains true: some men can't get sex out of their minds. Another thing that's hard to get out of your mind? Your ex. Coupled together, sex and the ex are a hard combination to resist. But according to most experts, ex sex is a bad idea. Here are 6 reasons men (and women!) love ex sex, and why you should avoid it.
How come your relationships don't last—or never even get started? Here are seven ways you might be sabotaging your chances of finding love without knowing it. If you recognize yourself in the list below, consider doing a little soul searching so you can get out of your dating rut and back on the path to finding The One.
Still no ring in sight? Figure out if you're looking for a proposal or just validation. Ask yourself why you want him to propose in the first place. Tell him how you're feeling and make sure you communicate whether or not fertility is an issue, and other steps you can take when you're feeling anxious about where the relationship is headed.
During the coldest week of the year thus far, I made a promise to respond to every catcall that was said to me for a week, in order to get to the bottom of why these guys do it.
From the time I wake up in the morning, until the time I go to bed at night, I am constantly on my phone or computer. I receive anywhere from 50 to 60 work-related emails a day, I am constantly browsing Twitter for story ideas, and am definitely on Facebook more than I should be, for work reasons, of course. Between the work aspect related to how I use social media and the personal aspect, one would think I'd be completely stressed out by it, but science says that I'm not. So, I can deduce that this stress headache is related to something else. Thanks, science!
Your pregnancy — even if unexpected — is expected to be a joyous thing ... but what if your boyfriend is unhappy with the surprise news?