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Just Keep Going!

Just Keep Going!

Last Spring I had the fulfilling experience of picking up my new car from the dealership. Part of the experience was how thrilled I was with how my car looked and drove and well, everything about it! This was particularly happy-making for me as I had spent over a year working on my car-buying project. Once I had identified the car I wanted, I discovered none were available on any lot in all of Southern California. It was a brand new model and had to be special ordered.

Oral Sex – To Swallow Or Not

Oral Sex – To Swallow Or Not

Question: I've been married for twenty years and been together twenty-three. My husband and I are just in our early 40's, so we got married when we were still pretty young and "adventurous" and have continued with a great sex life. During our entire relationship I have always been a "catch & spit" kind of girl. Over the years my husband has mentioned swallowing always in a joking manner and always adding it didn't matter to him either way.

10 Things For Tom Cruise & Katie Holmes To Consider [EXPERT]
Tom Cruise, 50, and Katie Holmes, 33, are divorcing after 5 years of marriage.

10 Things For Tom Cruise & Katie Holmes To Consider

It is reported that Tom Cruise was shocked when Katie Holmes filed for divorce. The decision to break up a family when the children are young is such a serious one, I hope that Katie tried everything she could to keep her family together before making this decision. If Tom was truly shocked, then we know at least two things: 1. Katie is a hell of an actress and 2. He was missing signals that were loud and clear ... at least in her mind.

How To Make Your Wildest Dreams Come True [EXPERT]
The sky is the limit when it comes to your dreams.

How To Make Your Wildest Dreams Come True

Even so, there were many times when they felt like giving up, but something always brought them back. I will bet there were times they felt like frauds, inadequate, ill-equipped and even terrified. But, something always told them to stay on course.

3 Things All Men Need In A Relationship [EXPERT]
Give him the affection he craves, and he'll be all yours.

3 Things All Men Need In A Relationship

I recently got together with a friend from high school. She found me on Facebook, we chatted and then decided to have lunch. Her fiance joined us for part of our reunion lunch, and I learned something very interesting from him that I want to share with all of you. All men need these three things from women in order to have a good relationship: 1. Appreciation. 2. Acknowledgement. 3. Affection.

10 Tips To Creating Fireworks In Your Relationship

10 Tips To Creating Fireworks In Your Relationship

No one said relationships were easy. But there are definitely ways you can enhance your relationship and keep the fireworks you felt when you first met. Here are some simple tips to make sparks fly over the upcoming holiday -- and every other night!   1. Make some “you” time.

3 Steps To Spice Up Your Long-Term Relationship [EXPERT]
Has your relationship lost its sizzle?

3 Steps To Spice Up Your Long-Term Relationship

A committed relationship comes with more than a few perks, including someone to snuggle with at night, communication that does not require words, a body that you know so well, freedom from those awkward "safe sex" talks and the stress of dating. How do you enjoy all these goodies while keeping the passion and spark that brought you both together in the first place? Why does it seem harder to ignite the fire the longer you have been together?

How To Keep Self-Doubt At Bay

How To Keep Self-Doubt At Bay

In a recent questionnaire, a participant named his biggest obstacle to weight loss as follows: ‘Overcoming Habits’. To paraphrase a saying, first you make your habits, and then your habits make you, so, where to start to make a change? Transforming a habit takes time, practice, and accessing inner motivators that support you on your journey.

Why You Shouldn't Update Your Relationship Status [EXPERT]
Is your relationship "Facebook official?"

Why You Shouldn't Update Your Relationship Status

It has come to my attention that my generation believes if a relationship is not "Facebook official," then the relationship is not real. This means that if the "in a relationship" box is not checked off on a profile, then the relationship is nonexistent. When did Facebook take over our lives?