Do you have an opinion on love, dating, sex and relationships? Come tell us about it on YourTango's community blog.
Why is my boyfriend so hot and cold all the time?

Why is my boyfriend so hot and cold all the time?

I read your article on how to get your ex boyfriend back. I would love some help if you have time. My situation is a little different. I met an older man online through a website that we both had the same interest in four months ago. He's in his late 30s, I'm in my 20s. We started emailing generally for about a month then we caught each other online. The first few times we chatted for a couple hours and neither of us even usually chatted.

After one argument, my boyfriend says he wants to break up

After one argument, my boyfriend says he wants to break up

I'm having a bit of a hard time and I need some good advice and reassurance. Tuesday of this past week, my boyfriend and I were fine and all. Suddenly, we started arguing and then he said he wanted to break up because he is tired of being on a roller coaster, because we had been arguing and stuff for a couple months. We've been dating for almost a year and a half. We are juniors in high school.

Do Men Have It As Tough As Women?

Do Men Have It As Tough As Women?

By Marcus Osborne for GalTime.com Sometimes I wonder if I’m just a masochist. Maybe I just like the pain. Honestly, the only protection I’m sporting against the pending avalanche of invectives from the majority of women who’ll read this article is a thicker skin than lesser men.

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt

Does Your Hubby Have a 'Work Wife'?

By Paul Hokemeyer, PhD, JD for GalTime.com Dear GalTime... I need help. My husband works really hard for our family, but he has a 'work wife', and I can't get comfortable with it. One of his colleagues is female and they work long hours. He's with her more than me. He doesn't give me reason not to trust him, but I still feel uneasy. Is it just something I need to deal with? How can I feel more secure?  

couple sad woman crying

Why Women Fall Out Of Love

Constant Criticism: It creeps into a relationship, eventually killing any warm and loving feelings a woman might have for her guy. The constant need to nit-pick and criticize every little thing she is doing "wrong" will usually a.) knock the wind out of her sails until she feels depleted and then b.), she is going to start caring less about putting any effort into the relationship until c.) she realizes she must protect herself and self esteem, and heads for the door. There really is something to be said for, "If you don't have anything nice to say, then don't say anything."

Couple holding hands

The Perfect Remedy For Marriage Malaise

Pamela Haag's description of the discontent in her marriage will elicit nods of understanding among many married couples. She describes hers as a low-conflict, high-functioning yet melancholy marriage. They are efficiently raising children. They are not fighting huge battles, and he's a "great guy," by all counts. But, it still feels like something important is missing. She says the majority of divorces in America each year are among unions like these: low-stress partnerships filled with a vague discontent. It's a semi-happy and stable marriage, but is that all there is?

Woman's stomach

Reproductive Rights: Are Childfree Couples Selfish?

Only one reproductive choice is stigmatized: voluntary childlessness. Many protest against this cultural bias, arguing that childfree (preferred over childless) should be a respected choice, says Berkeley clinical psychologist Mardy S. Ireland, Ph.D., author of Reconceiving Women: Separating Motherhood from Female Identity (Guilford, 1993). Motherhood is the defining life experience for many women, but it's not for everyone. Being female doesn't mean your instincts, talents and needs destine you for maternity.

Couple Sex Drive

Is Your Sex Drive Hurting Your Love Life?

You're walking down the street and you see a gorgeous man smile at you. His once-over gives you a little thrill and you imagine what a first date might be like with him. But wait! You're in a committed relationship with a man that you adore. There will be no first date for you.

Blind Date couple

How To Have A Successful Blind Date

A Marine is about to get the date of his lifetime. In a YouTube video, Sgt. Scott Moore invited Mila Kunis to attend the Marine Corps Ball in Greenville, North Carolina, on November 18 with him. After some prodding from Kunis' Friends With Benefits co-star Justin Timberlake, the Black Swan beauty agreed. While the event is still a few months away, we thought we'd share five tips to help make a blind date go a little more smoothly — whether you're in the public spotlight or not!