Let's say the most brutal part right up front: an alarming number of divorcing parents who say they're trying to "protect" their children from the effects of divorce are actually making things much worse. And the biggest reason is that the parents just can't take their egos out of the equation to make room for their children. For these parents, the drama is everything, and the kids become the suffering audience for a "poor wronged me" scenario that drags on and on.
Why are we so bad for each other? Have you ever wondered why relationships you've gotten into have ended so badly? Conversely, perhaps the opposite is true; relationships ends with no fanfare, fading away without a whimper. Wish you could evaluate a new prospect earlier in the dating cycle and cut your losses and run if it doesn't look good? Here are a few things to look for in anyone you date:
Your intimacy quotient is crucial for a man to go from "attracted to you" to "totally intoxicated by you"! This quotient is measured by how intimate your energy feels to him--whether he wants to get closer and closer to you or not, by the way you interact with him in quiet, loving and romantic moments. Your capacity for deep levels of intimacy is all related to how much physical and emotional closeness you can tolerate and even INVITE with a man.
By SMF Marcus Osborne for GalTime.com I think it's fair to say that, in general, men are more straightforward than women. Ask a guy if he likes your hairstyle and he'll give you a solid "Yes" or "No." There's usually not a deeper explanation for those answers. A man's statements are what they are: simple, straightforward and to the point.
Amy met Brad online. After a couple of emails, they agreed to talk on the phone. That went well, so they set up a date for drinks after work. Sparks flew instantly. After two hours and a bottle of wine between them, they moved on to a nearby restaurant hot spot. Dinner was fabulous; they couldn’t stop talking. Time flew and suddenly they realized it was late in the evening. Brad asked if he could follow Amy home to make sure she was okay. That turned into an invitation to come in for-you guessed it, another drink.
Are you wondering if there is a place for sex toys in a healthy, monogamous relationship? Here are the top five ways sex toys can enhance your sex life.
Dr. Romance writes: The old folk songs say it: Oh, love is handsome, love is fine Love is a jewel when it is new; But when love's old, it waxes cold And fades away, like morning dew. Folk wisdom says it: If newlyweds put a penny in a jar for every time they make love in the first year, and take one out for every time after that, the jar will never be empty.
Let me ask you a couple questions. How many stressed out, unhappy, and directionless adults do you know? Now answer the same question but replace adults with kids 12 and younger. It’s a much smaller list isn’t it? I’ll bet a lot of the kids on your list are related to the adults from the first question. Coincidence? I think not.
A couple of month ago, my life was virtually consumed and disrupted by, what I realized two and a half weeks into it was, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). I couldn’t think straight. My mind wasn’t working the way it normally works. I was experiencing a constant feeling of fear, distrust and disturbance. Daily, I fell to exhaustion at night in a “safe” place and would wake the next morning just to experience more of the same. Everything in my life fell to the side and was abandon…except my constant search for safety.
Madison is an engaged, 21-year-old with three semesters left in college. She currently has a dilemma because her parents think she should wait to get married until she graduates from college, and they also disapprove of couples living together before marriage. She and her fiancé will be completing their final year of college at the same school, and when they are finally in the same city, she doesn't want two sets of temporary living arrangements.