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Should You Date Outside Your Class?

Should You Date Outside Your Class?

By Marianne Beach, GalTime.com  You come from two different worlds. With two different bank accounts. Blue collar, white collar--lower class, upper class--whatever you want to call it. But you're smitten with one another and want to make it work. Can you successfully date someone outside your social class? And, if so, what are some of the challenges you should expect to face? We asked Scott Alden, dating expert from HowAboutWe.com.

Helplessness And Terror Of Children

Helplessness And Terror Of Children

The recent horrors reported on the Penn State campus highlight the utter helplessness and terror of children who experience this violation, as well as the rock like denial that usually surrounds it. Most people thankfully have no idea how prevalent both physical and sexual abuse are worldwide, and what children who are abused go through following their ordeals. The aftermath of these experiences “with the devil,” as one of the young women I have worked with describes them, is something that involves my life work.

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When it comes to relationships, proceed with CAUTION!

Why Respecting Boundaries Is Crucial, Part 1

Relating to other people can feel like constantly walking across a minefield. Sometimes, we’ll notice that other people just don’t seem to want to be around us, or we’ll notice that we can’t get rid of the negative people in our lives. You may also notice that you feel uncomfortable around someone and you can’t quite put your finger on why. This article will help you to figure out the things that you or others might be doing that cross boundaries and get in the way of closeness in relationships.

What's the Deal with Makeup Sex?

What's the Deal with Makeup Sex?

By Straight Male Friend's Marcus Osborne for GalTime.com These are supposed to be columns about the general dynamic between men and women and how we do and don't relate and communicate well. But sometimes I like to make these columns about me. Because there are times I simply don't "get it" and I need your input for a little clarity.

3 Simple Steps To Find Love Now
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3 Simple Steps To Find Love Now

Most women and men will never learn these secrets, but if you're ready for love now, here are the immediate action steps that will put you on the fast track to meet quality men, have a hot date, a long-term relationship or whatever it is you desire.

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Make sure to choose the perfect gift from the heart!

Can't Buy Me Love: A Gift Giving Guide

It doesn't matter if you're in a new relationship or you've been married for decades. Choosing a gift that will bring a smile to your partner's lips can be difficult and fraught with traps.

Great Sex Is This Year's Must-Have Gift

Great Sex Is This Year's Must-Have Gift

The R’n’B singer Rhianna recently quipped that all she wants this Christmas is “some great food and great sex.” What a wish list! Creating beautiful, tasty dishes, and the time and space for connected love-making, are two of my favorites of the Sixty-Four Tantric Arts. We know about the healing properties of fresh, home-made food. But what about fresh, home-made, loving sex?

Going Deeper Into Love Through Sex

Going Deeper Into Love Through Sex

Many people think that they are too open minded to have any shame and guilt about their sex lives, but negative emotions have learned how to hide deep in the psyche because they clash with the intellectual part of the brain. Hidden shame and/or guilt about not being perfect are still sabotaging many relationships. I’m always amazed how it is possible for these to be hiding away in our subconscious, sometimes for many years.