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Does it Matter Who Initiates Sex?

Does it Matter Who Initiates Sex?

By GalTime Relationship Expert Jane Greer, Ph.D.  Recently engaged Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez are still in the midst of their romance, so the question of who makes the first move toward sex is probably a nonissue for now. But give it a little time. Sometimes all it takes is one rejection for people to start keeping score of who initiated and when. The big question is, how much does it matter?

Why You Should Google Your New Guy [EXPERT]
You may be surprised by what you find.

Why You Should Google Your New Guy

To Google or not to Google, that is the question, and I say go for it. You've gotta keep yourself safe and informed, right? A girl's gotta do what a girl's gotta do. If you click his profile on LinkedIn, he'll see that you peeked, but Facebook is a pretty safe bet for not getting caught.

Coping with Critics

Coping with Critics

No one likes to be criticized, fairly or not. It’s always difficult to deal with, and it can hurt. Because I’m a writer of books and columns, and because I’ve lectured, appeared on radio and TV, I am sometimes recognized in public. I’m glad I’m not more recognizable, for along with the lovely feedback, gratitude and complements I get from many people, others feel compelled to criticize, often in a mean way, and often without having even read whatever book or column they’re criticizing.

10 Entertaining Condom Facts

10 Entertaining Condom Facts

Sure sometimes condoms do get a bad rap, but these 10 interesting facts will make you realize, current condom users don't have it too badly afterall. 1. Condom design and manufacturing has made some impressive advances in the last hundred years, but the condom itself is far from a new invention. The oldest known claim to the use of condoms if actually part of a cave painting in Grotte des Combarrelles in France. The paintings in this cave are estimated to be between 12,000 and 15,000 years old!

'The Client List': Can A Prostitute Be A Good Mom? [EXPERT]
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'The Client List': Can A Prostitute Be A Good Mom?

A brand new television show is airing on Lifetime Television about a likeable wife and mother who resorts to providing "happy endings" to her massage clients in order to support her family and avoid foreclosure on their mortgage.

Conflicts Related to Having a Spouse with Diabetes

Conflicts Related to Having a Spouse with Diabetes

Conflicts between spouses related to a new diagnosis of diabetes People with Diabetes (Type I or Type 2) receive extensive education about their lifestyle including their diet and exercise regimen. Sometimes the spouse is included in the education process, sometimes not. The spouse often struggles with having to treat his partner’s hypoglycemia, worries about complications and concern about his partner testing the sugar, following the diet and doing everything he or she can do to take care of him or herself.

What Do Sex and Money Have in Common? [EXPERT]

What Do Sex and Money Have in Common?

Sex and money cause the most overall stress in relationships. This week’s blog is going to cover some basics about money and relationship and what you can do to manage your stress about it! 1) Money makes you more of who you are: meaning, whatever your money issues or beliefs are, you bring them with you into your relationships. It’s almost always the case that whatever values and beliefs you have about money, you will die with—unless you’re willing to do the work and get to the root of them and make some changes!

10 Tips To Look Your Best For Wedding Season [EXPERT]
How to look your best for your own wedding or theirs!

10 Tips To Look Your Best For Wedding Season

Would you love to look spectacular for a wedding this season? Here are 10 easy and simple tips to incorporate into your daily life that will make positive changes to your health and well-being not only for the event but for the rest of your life.

How to Attend a Wedding on a Budget

How to Attend a Wedding on a Budget

By Mary Schwager, Consumer Watchdog for GALTime First there's the wedding showers, then the Thursday pre-party, Friday rehearsal dinner and the main event. If you're "in" the production, there's the cost of your bridesmaid dress, your hair and make up. Ca-ching! Add in: Hotels, food, travel expenses. We surveyed the wedding pros and came up with these tips on how to save when it's NOT your big day !