Having a serious discussion with someone you don't want to lost or hurt is challenging, but it's important to make your feelings clear. Find out how you can get through these talks smoothly with these effective communication tips.
What is the one thing that almost always guarantees the success and longevity of any relationship? It doesn't necessarily matter how much you have in common or how great the sex is — these things are secondary to what matters most in a relationship.
There's nothing worse than being forced to do something you don't want to do ... unless you also have to pay for it. Frequently, partners or spouses get dragged into counseling when they'd rather be almost anywhere else. The thought of talking to a stranger about feelings and intimacy appeals greatly to some, disgusts others and terrifies many.
As Valentine’s Day approaches divorced women are wondering how they deal with it, a day that is devoted to romance and love. Divorced women often report that their pain of loss increases as they are bombarded with images of hearts and flowers everywhere they look. They cannot even walk inside of a grocery store without seeing big white teddy bears holding large red heart candy boxes. To make matters worse, it appears that there are happy couples everywhere!
Valentine’s day is an invented holiday that has become fraught with expectations and promises along with hurt and fake joy! Let’s challenge the meaning of this once a year time, and stop feeling wasted emotions. This one day of the year really has no meaning. It is a waste of time, energy, emotion, and love!
Natalie is torn up inside about what her husband Sam has been going through. Both of Sam's aging parents have had major health crises over the past year. Because his brothers live far away and Sam and Natalie live in the same town as his parents, he's been driving them both to and from doctors' visits and has been maintaining their house too.