Have you ever dreamed of finding love away from home? it seems great but impossible! But the highly concentrated atmosphere of romance and relaxation is sometimes the perfect breeding ground for what could be a brand new experience for two.
Theoretically, asking your husband or wife to empty the dishwasher should be totally devoid of drama or tension. It's just one of many chores necessary to keep your home functioning, right? However, with a passive-aggressive personality, any situation has the potential to go from the trivial to emotional combat.
If you want to attract a positive, affirming relationship, you can't just sit back and wait for it to show up. You need to create a very clear picture of what you want in a life partner (as we talked about in video #2 of this series), actively put it out into the world, then allow yourself to choose from the candidates that apply! Be proactive -- no more settling for whoever comes along.
As a parent of a teen or tween, what could be better than more moments when your child wants to be close enough for a hug and to sit and talk to you? You’ve been told to expect the eye-rolling and attitude and pulling away when they hit the teen years. Yes, it’s normal for this to happen; however, it doesn’t mean it has to be this way, and that you have to suffer through it.
Recent books and articles have focused on the fact that it takes weeks to turn a new behavior into a habit. It takes just as long for our kids to adjust to our new behavior.
I was surfing the Internet one day and found an interesting article. Over one thousand people on gazelle.com took a survey about how technology is affecting people's everyday lives and most importantly the impact of iPhones could have on their sex lives.
When I was growing up I was frequently shamed, criticized and judged by both of my parents, as well as by my grandmother who lived with us, and by many of my teachers. I grew up believing that there was something basically and essentially wrong with me. I didn't know what it was, but I believed if I could just figure out how to do things right, then the shaming and judgments would go away and I would be loved. But no matter how good I was, or how perfect my grades were, the shaming judgments didn't go away.
All things considered, the mental health profession comes off pretty well in this year's new sex movie Hope Springs. Marriage therapist and author Dr Bernard Feld, played by Steve Carell, is a fairly nice specimen by Hollywood standards. He’s likeable, intelligent, confident-but-not-a-shmuck, and commits no flagrant boundary violations. You get the idea. He’s an OK guy.