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Sex Addiction Is Real, Says Scientific Community [EXPERT]
Russell Brand is a self-proclaimed sex addict.

Sex Addiction Is Real, Says Scientific Community

The controversy surrounding whether or not a person suffers from a sexual addiction will continue for a long time. The inclusion of hypersexual disorder in the DSM-5 will not diagnose everyone with a sexual problem, as many fear, but it will give legitimacy to the problem and allow people to get help.

12 Empowering Expectations for Stepmoms

12 Empowering Expectations for Stepmoms

Whether you’ve been a stepmom for years or weeks, being aware and wise about your expectations will spare you pain and rage and create more calm closeness in your marriage. Most of us start our lives as stepmoms believing and expecting we can create the “happy family fantasy.” For some of us, reality can crush that dream. When under stress, many stepmom seek out advice anywhere we can find it.

Did Saying The “M” Word Make Him Run?

Did Saying The “M” Word Make Him Run?

Question: I have been dating this widower, Bob, for about three months now. He has had a woman at work, Deborah, hitting on him.  In fact, she pretty much has asked Bob to marry her. I told him he needs to tell her about me, but he said his personal life is none of her business. I began feeling insecure and pushed the issue of marriage, feeling that if she can ask and is not in a relationship with him than I should be at the top of the list for a proposal.

Turning Frustration Into Positive Action

Turning Frustration Into Positive Action

  Frustrations are so annoying, aren’t they? Seems like they always hit us when we’re not in the mood or when we don’t have time for them. The goal of this article is to give you some new insights into frustration so you’ll realize that staying frustrated about something is a choice within your control. We’ll review the causes, the costs, the surprising benefits and some alternatives to feeling unavoidably frustrated. Then I’ll offer some new ideas to try next time frustration knocks at your door and tries to ruin your day.

Halloween Safety Tips for Kids

Halloween Safety Tips for Kids

By GalTime Consumer Watchdog Mary Schwager   If you've got kids, Halloween is probably the talk of your house right now. But beyond the excitement about costumes and candy, there are a lot of important safety precautions to keep in mind. Keep reading, because you certainly don't want the evening to become a real life fright night!

Dear Teens: 5 New Rules to Keep Us All Happier

Dear Teens: 5 New Rules to Keep Us All Happier

By GalTime Teen Parenting Expert, Barbara Greenberg, PhD   DO YOU FEAR THE TEENAGE YEARS? I think that we can all agree that we fear the teenage years, that we struggle to get through them, and that we secretly and sometimes not-so secretly ask our friends with older kids if our teens will ever return to more relaxed versions of themselves.

"My Son Had Sex Too Young"

"My Son Had Sex Too Young"

By GalTime Teen Parenting Expert, Barbara Greenberg, PhD   My Teen's Relationship Mess Dear Dr. G., I am so upset. I just can't stop crying. I have a 14-year-old son and I don't know how he got into this mess that is upsetting everyone. My son started to like this 14-year-old girl from his school. She seemed nice enough. I allowed my son to go over to her house and for the girl to come to my house. Well, letting him go to her house was a stupid decision.