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The “minuses” that block the view

The “minuses” that block the view

Either you’re on a first date or an interview or just being introduced to somebody, still you need to pass that “exam”. The exterior would always be blocking the view towards ones personality, but hey, that’s why we have our eyes for, but judging by only that, Is the same as judging all the celebrities by their magazine shots. Besides the only person who cares just about the exterior traits is the club doorman.

After Infidelity In Marriages

After Infidelity In Marriages

As many times as people have heard that it happens, it's always a shock and a betrayal to them when they've realized that their spouse has cheated on them. They hear stories on the news, and they read sordid tales about cheating that happen in the marital affairs of others. But nothing quite prepares a person when it happens to them.

Appreciate what you have - No matter what

Appreciate what you have - No matter what

Working at "The Nate Berkus Show" exposes me to many different things. One of the most interesting and moving aspects of being here, are all the stories that are covered. A short time ago, I spoke to a woman from Albany, N.Y. who was a victim of domestic violence. Her son fell victim to her abusive husband as well, and suffered severe brain damage, causing him to lose his ROTC scholarship due to his illness. Only to add insult to injury, she was left with a home that is less than what most of us would consider "livable."

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Community Spotlight: Should A Woman Lose Weight For Her Man?

A debate broke out on YourTango earlier this week when Celeb Love reported that Jessica Simpson's fiance, Eric Johnson, is rumored to have issued an ultimatum: if she doesn't lose weight by their wedding, he's calling it off. Does the wife of a professional athlete need a fit, skinny wife? Should Jessica find love with someone who appreciates her as she is? Has Jessica "let herself go"?

Choosing “The Path Less Traveled”

Choosing “The Path Less Traveled”

Pinkee here~ After the Booty Doctors talking to you about open relationships for about a year and a half now, you may be getting to the point where you and your partner are ready to create one.  So, here’s a practical guide to having those first few conversations about it.  Opening up a relationship that has been “closed” is a complicated task.  You don’t just talk about it once, say ‘well, glad that’s done’, and be on your merry way to m

Separating Fact From Fiction – Live A Healthy Relationship

Separating Fact From Fiction – Live A Healthy Relationship

"In common parlance, a myth is an 'old wives' tale,' a generally accepted belief unsubstantiated by fact." --David Adams Leeming, The World of Myth (3) So what does this quote have to do with where you are currently in your relationship? To me the quote really underlines the point that myths are just common held beliefs that haven’t been challenged. In terms of intimate relationships, if certain beliefs are held about intimate relationships then this can be quite detrimental to the relationship and any new relationship you find yourself in. Myths are expectations and these expectations are assumptions. And assumptions are the termites of relationships. Why? Because they will eat away at you and your relationship, leaving resentment in its place.

‘The Bachelor’ Recap Episode 7: Sand, Skin and Broken Rules

‘The Bachelor’ Recap Episode 7: Sand, Skin and Broken Rules

On this week’s “most dramatic episode of ABC’s The Bachelor yet”, Brad Womack and the remaining six bachelorettes head to the beaches of Anguilla. As this is the week before hometown dates, when Brad gets to explore/invade four women’s home lives, he must make the ultimate decision – who does he see himself being with at the end of the day?

Can a Friends With Benefits Relationship Really Work?

Can a Friends With Benefits Relationship Really Work?

In a day where the Internet has replaced dating, and texts are sent far more often than flowers, it’s no surprise that men and women alike have begun to re-evaluate what they need out of a relationship. In the recently released movie No Strings Attached, Ashton Kutcher and Natalie Portman weave their way through a “Friends With Benefits” (FWB) relationship, all the while attempting to stay uncommitted and unattached.

When Friends Have Babies and You Have Your Career

When Friends Have Babies and You Have Your Career

Statistics show that many people are getting married later in life, and many are questioning whether they want to get married at all. If you’re a twenty or thirty-something who has put your climb up the corporate ladder (in Louboutin heels, of course) or achieving your personal dreams, ahead of the traditional 3-step plan—get married, get pregnant, and live happily ever after (or get divorced), you will see married couples with kids or newlyweds with babies on the way, everywhere you look.

The Beauty of Sex

The Beauty of Sex

Sex is beautiful! Unfortunately, it is so badly misrepresented and used by porn. It was given to us as a gift! Wildly enough, sex is known to greatly improve your health, looks, and mood. Health-wise, did you know that men who orgasm 3 times a week and more lower their chances of stroke and heart attack by as much as 50 percent? Crazy huh? Looks-wise, sex can shave up to 4 years off of your physical appearance, depending on your age. Sexual intercourse also can improve your mood. It increases your dopamine because of a chemical in the semen.