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What Are We Teaching Our Daughter's About Their Bodies?

What Are We Teaching Our Daughter's About Their Bodies?

Oh no, just when I thought that I had heard and seen it all I am made painfully aware that I haven't. A British mother named Chantal Marshall is apparently perplexed that one of her five daughters is currently not in favor of getting breast implants. Apparently her four other daughter have conceded but 14 year old Britney is not in favor and the mother is bewildered. The youngest daughter of the clan would like to focus on her studies at this point rather than on her cleavage. This youngest daughter of the family may be breaking with family tradition and yes it may cause a rift.

What Causes Obsessive Behavior In Teen Relationships?

What Causes Obsessive Behavior In Teen Relationships?

Dear Dr. G. I just read your post from June 14 ("My Daughter's Boyfriend Seems Obsessive") and the original inquiry, as well as your response, concerned me greatly. Before I elaborate on the cause of my concerns, I should mention that I write this not as a concerned parent, but rather as a male in his late teens describable as anxious and intense. The details of my past and present relationships with females struck me as being scarily similar to those described in that inquiry.

Should Moms Stay At Home If They Have Teens?

Should Moms Stay At Home If They Have Teens?

Oh yes, I am going to add even more material to the working outside of the home versus the stay at home mothers' debate.. I never intended to add to this already vitriolic debate but a very interesting question was posed to me. And, as always I can't resist an interesting question,so here goes.

Why Do Some People Fear Commitment?

Why Do Some People Fear Commitment?

Though many individuals cannot wait to find a life partner and best friend, to share their life with as they grow old together, there are others who have a deep fear of commitment. Neither of these types of people are wrong or right. Of course, the trouble comes when one of each type finds themselves in a relationship – that is when the hurt can begin.

Dating Tips: Are you Haphazard Or Strategic?

Dating Tips: Are you Haphazard Or Strategic?

When you think about going out to meet people for the purpose of dating, are you doing so in a haphazard way or are being strategic about the process? This past month I have had many coaching conversations about how people are putting themselves out into their communities to meet people for dating. What I notice is many people are being haphazard about their approach to meeting people. Let me explain what that means. When I hear that people go to events that are random, where you show up one time and:

Can Sex & Spirituality Go Together?

Can Sex & Spirituality Go Together?

Sexuality is very important because it is our basic instinctual life force energy. We need to own it and embrace it and then that same energy can start moving through our whole body and our whole being. So essentially, we are moving on a journey which begins with sex and moves through 6 more doors of power and potential. These are: 1) sex 2) emotions 3) our soul calling 4) love and compassion 5) creativity 6) expanded consciousness and intuition 7) orgasmic oneness with the whole

Great Sex for Women

Great Sex for Women

The sexual fulfilment of women is one of my favourite topics, and I have dedicated 37 years of personal and professional research to the study of it. There are five factors which are important to understand when discussing women’s sexual fulfilment. 1) Sexual anatomy 2) Cycles 3) Senses 4) Chakras 5) Spirituality

Dear Dr. Romance: I Like the Feeling of Getting Cut

Dear Dr. Romance: I Like the Feeling of Getting Cut

Dear Dr. Romance: Is it normal to like the feeling of glass cutting your skin? I like the feeling of getting cut... This isn't good, is it?...   Dear Reader: You're right; it's not good. What it means is that you are emotionally numb and looking for sensation to feel alive. The numbness is probably because you're suppressing feelings about bad things that happened.

No Babysitter? Money Tight? Want Good Sex? No Problem!

No Babysitter? Money Tight? Want Good Sex? No Problem!

How to Get Time for Intimacy (without Spending the Big Bucks) if You're Parents of Small Children (EXPERT) To have intimacy in a relationship, couples need to have the four T's: Time, Talk, Trust and Touch. But for many parents of small kids, finding the time to talk and touch intimately is difficult. Who will take the kids? It's a problem.

5 Things You Must Know Before Getting Divorced [EXPERT]
Even though your marriage is over, don't let your divorce turn nasty.

5 Things You Must Know Before Getting Divorced

You've done everything you can to make the marriage work. You've been to more than one marriage counselor, you've read every book on how to make a marriage great, and you've struggled with the consequences for both you and your children on calling it quits. You've come to the painful conclusion that no matter how much you want your marriage to work, it simply does not. You submit to the reality of divorce and you're ready to take that final step out of your marriage and into the unknown territory of navigating a divorce.