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Can you be friends after a romance?

Can you be friends after a romance?

I received an email asking me this relationship question, “I met a great guy. We dated for a while but it didn’t work out. Is it possible to be friends?” My answer to this relationship question needs to take a broad approach and look at some possible variables:

Why Married Women Cheat After Mother's Day [EXPERT]
Are you tempted to cheat around Mother's Day?

Why Married Women Cheat After Mother's Day

According to AshleyMadison.com — the website dedicated to helping married individuals find partners for affairs, the biggest day of the year for female signups is the day after Mother's Day.

This is a BFD

This is a BFD

By now you’ve probably read and heard a lot about how to have an amazing new year. Is it possible that you really need to read another one? YES. Why? Not only because this article is different. Very different. But also, because whatever you are wanting to happen in 2012 you very likely wanted to have happen, at least some version of it in 2011. And so this is where we start.

Is Narcissism in the Genes?

Is Narcissism in the Genes?

Could we be expecting too much from people who might not be pre-disposed to "niceness"? A study reveals that niceness - and narcissism - might be in the genes. (http://bit.ly/IIIqXe) There is DNA associated with traits that relate to being giving, caring, and responsible. This discovery is affiliated with what Dr. Bonnie talks about in Make Up Don't Break Up, where a person who's loving and caring often has two specific hormones in their genes. Oxytocin - the cuddle hormone - and vasopressin - the risk-taking hormone.

What Messages Are You Sending?

What Messages Are You Sending?

The quality of your love life is directly tied to the messages you send. These messages stem from your thoughts, beliefs, feelings and actions. If your thoughts, beliefs, feelings and actions are not congruent, you’ll send mixed messages. Sending mixed instead of clear messages guarantees a love relationship that is not sustainable — one fraught with frustration, disappointment and a superficial connection. A mixed message can look like this:

Morning Sex: Not Just for Guys

Morning Sex: Not Just for Guys

By Elizabeth Paige, GalTime.com So your guy is a 'morning guy.' He doesn't just wake up early...he WAKES UP early-- he 'rises' as the sun rises. OK, you get the point. We all know what it's like to get that nudge from our man who wants a little 'play time' before work. But, these days, it's not only men initiating sex after slumber.

4 Tips To Silence The Mom In Your Head [EXPERT]
The steps you need to remove her criticisms from your thoughts.

4 Tips To Silence The Mom In Your Head

Relationships between moms and daughters can be many things, but one thing is for sure: they are complex. Now that you're an adult, you may have a little different perspective on that mother-daughter relationship drama. Whether your relationship with your mother is better or worse than it was while you were growing up, there is one thing you can count on: mom still lives on in your head!

5 Survival Steps For People Who Feel Too Much At Work

5 Survival Steps For People Who Feel Too Much At Work

For years and years I thought I was the only one on the planet to live life the way I do. Hyper sensitive to my surroundings, I was forever embracing self destructive habits that helped me survive the constant stimulation coming at me from all directions. These days I work in an environment that is perfect for me but that wasn’t always the case.

Stage Fright? Move Past the Fear and Accept New Challenges!

Stage Fright? Move Past the Fear and Accept New Challenges!

What gives us Stage Fright? Why is it that, what we want most to happen, then actually does, the nervousness and fear step in? Most would say that I am a go-getter and outgoing. When I attend gatherings and conferences, I don't have any trouble mingling and networking. I can walk right up to someone and introduce myself or ask them about themselves. I enjoy being social both on and offline.