This is the age of the intentional life. A wide range of everything is readily available and there is a cultural expectation that you will attend to everything every minute. 24/7 you can watch TV, be on facebook, work yourself to the bone, answer email, attend social events, etc., etc. We are now trying to drink life out of a fire hose… and we are drowning ourselves and each other. Sex ... who has time??
Many years ago a colleague spoke of re-membering .. the act of bringing back to yourself all the significant stories of love, hope, resilience and blessing from your life. Kind of like putting yourself back together – this time highlighting what is really important to you.
Every online dater knows (or should know) the obvious safety rules of a first date: meet at a public place, do not give too much personal information and avoid excessive alcohol consumption. Here are two more tips that I learned through my less than perfect dating experiences:
Question: I wanted to ask? In regards to anal play: My husband and I use to do it when we were younger. I still enjoy it sometimes, but it can hurt and even make me bleed a little? Are we just too old to enjoy that particular form of play? ...Angie
When setting up an online profile, along with adding a knock-em-dead photo and writing an eye catching bio, part of the process is selecting what it is that you are looking for in a partner. Selections range from age, religion and child preference to hobbies, ethnicity and previous marital status. By selecting certain parameters, the selection pool narrows itself and available options are then shown to you.
Many couples talk about their partners as less than them in some core way. That is the primary reason the divorce rate is so high, since only unequals split apart. In support of this unequal perspective, many people present a picture of their relationships as being essentially an accident, like their coming together was a total mystery to them and everyone else. Within this perspective, some claim that they are the essence of intimacy and just happened to end up with an intimacy cripple.
At Santa's ripe old age, he's got almost as many tips on healthy relationships and communication as there are champagne corks popping on New Year's Eve. In the spirit of the holidays, here are his five sexiest tips for couples on love, communication and being naughty or nice.
According to a new study, the use of manipulation is one way to test partner's love. Manipulation as a technique for getting what we want is something we all learn as babies. Even before we have figured out that the Mommy is another person, we begin experimenting with how to get her to react to us in different ways. Of course we know how to whine and cry from the very beginning, and this gets a useful response at first. Soon we begin to try faking emotion in order to see how Mommy will react. Usually, Mom can tell the difference.
The lights glisten, songs of holiday cheer fill the air and couples everywhere kiss under the mistletoe. There are constant depictions of family traditions and couples in love during this special time of year. "Bah Humbug!" you say?
Would you love to attract the man of your dreams? Does your weight keep getting in the way?