When it comes to finding true, everlasting love it is very important to give up the good to go for the great. This often requires a person to say ‘no” when they feel compelled to say “yes”. Going against a person’s true desires and compromising one’s standards does not lead to the long-term, happy & fulfilling relationship that most desire.
Love Life Makeover
We are frequently looking for a magic pill to help us feel better and be happy. What is the one thing you can do in your life to feel happy, look good and feel good? The answer is love! Here YourTango Experts examine 10 health and beauty benefits of love.
For many people ANY conversation that has to do with feelings and/or conflict can be a difficult conversation. Opening up and being vulnerable with anyone can be hard, but opening up the way you need to in a relationship can be even more challenging. Here are some tips for handling a tough conversation.
There are endless traits and behaviors that are emblematic of a healthy, fulfilling relationship. Most of us know what they are (even if we forget to practice them!), such as listening to one another, laughing together, using humor (especially during arguments), having regular sex, going on dates, etc. There are 9 habits that couples who have truly awesome relationships have in common.
If you want to bring new long lasting love into your life you have to make room for it. This means letting go of that relationship you know is not working. If you are fanning a dying flame by playing that special music, ogling online, and revisiting the fantasy just because it's BTN (better than nothing), you are robbing yourself of a new, exciting opportunity.
For many couples, the idea of bringing a third party into their intimate relationship is scary—or just plain out of the question. Luckily, the stigma associated with couples therapy is well on its way out. Healthy couples are enlisting counseling professionals to help work through sticky patches, large and small, and are the better for it.
When's the last time you felt super confident and sexy? Maybe it was a night out with friends or a romantic date with your love. If you feel it's been too long since you've "wowed" a crowd, read these 8 YourTango Expert tips on how to amp up your attractiveness. YourTango Experts provide advice on looking and feeling your best.
In episode three of YourTango's Love Life Makeover video series, relationship guru Dr. Diana Kirschner helps Love Life Makeover winner, Nadette, uncover and release pent-up emotions about her ex-fiance. Identifying and releasing anger and self-sabotaging beliefs are important steps to letting go of past heartbreak. Getting negative beliefs and feelings out in the open helps us make space for new love to enter our lives. Dr. Diana helps Nadette work through the disappointment, sadness and anger from her broken-off engagement.
Committing to a new course of action or a new frame of mind doesn't mean you meet your relationship goals overnight. Here are YourTango Expert tips on how to stay the course when motivation or confidence starts to lag.