Dating is a crazy business. It often involves putting oneself in the awkward position of having to make meaningful and engaging conversation with a virtual stranger while trying to assess if future encounters will be emotionally/physically/spiritually satisfying on any level. And you usually have to do this over dinner or drinks while trying desperately not to say something totally embarrassing or spray your date in the eye with lemon juice meant for your salmon, ice tea or Corona. Of course you know the things you try to avoid to keep a date running smoothly (
By Child/Adolescent Therapist, Signe Whitson, to GalTime.com How many times have you heard your daughter singing along to a popular song on the radio and innocently belting out the kind of lyrics that would otherwise get her sent to her room? In the moment, you believe (desperately want to believe!) that she is unaware of the innuendo and unaffected by its explicit content.
Imagine you’re dating someone you really care about, and you see your magical connection growing into a bright, happy future together. Imagine that your romantic partner suddenly stops being as affectionate as usual. Or they enter a busy period, when they have less time to be with you. Or they miss a perfect chance to show their appreciation and make you feel loved. When someone you care about makes you doubt they care about you, what do you do?
Sex matters for a successful relationship We all know that sex, and sexual compatibility, are necessary for a successful relationship, but what if great nookie is all you have? Then what? Can hot, steamy, blow-your-mind sex carry a relationship or is it that just a wet dream?
While we have rules and guidelines for almost everything in life….we don’t we have rules, etiquette, or a code of conduct attached to using various social networking sites? Facebook and other sites can cause such a headache when used haphazardly. We are in the midst of a full on social networking etiquette epidemic! Here’s one single girl’s social networking issue… Dear Dating Advice Girl,
With 'Fifty Shades of Grey' continuing to raise eyebrows and spice up sex lives, it's no wonder we are feeling a mix of pressure and curiosity to turn it up a notch in the bedroom.
Does anyone doubt the importance of being resilient and adaptable in today's quickly changing world? Or, of being able to deal effectively with the many personal challenges that face us almost every day? Resilience and adaptability mean feeling capable of navigating change gracefully. They mean being skillful at rebounding from frustration, disappointment and defeats, without indulging the familiar cycles of negative self-talk and downward spiraling moods.
Whether you know it or not, your body is communicating before you utter a word. If you are single, working on your body language is a smart strategy to improve your dating results.
Kids have come to rely heavily on parents and teachers to do their thinking for them. They have become unwilling, or unable, to go beyond rote learning. In the classroom, lesson plans and curriculum are now strongly influenced by 'essential questions'. These questions engage students in evaluating, analyzing and applying knowledge to better understand, and function in, their world. They encourage students to think critically, instead of simply looking up facts.
Dating is a little like trying to catch a cab in the city. I live two city streets away from a major busy intersection, but on a quiet one way street. Leaving my home yesterday to catch a cab I thought to myself on how nice it would be if a cab was just out front of my door. (I was being a little lazy and didn’t want to walk the two streets in the rain!) But, I’m smart enough to know that standing outside of my door and waiting for a cab just wouldn’t work. I’d be waiting for days for a cab to drive by!