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Are You A Good Companion?

Are You A Good Companion?

When reading the surveys and the questionnaires that I receive, many people express that they want a committed partner and someone that is a good companion. I started thinking about this relationship question: what makes a good companion? Do you have what it takes to be a good companion to your love interest? Here are 7 ways that you can be a good life partner and companion to someone. Ask yourself these relationship questions:

"Together Time"—How Much Is Too Much?

"Together Time"—How Much Is Too Much?

By Jane Greer, Ph.D., Relationship & Sex Talk for GALtime.com Kirsten Dunst and Garret Hedlund reportedly spent a lot of time together at the Sundance Film Festival. But when they get back to a more regular schedule, the co-stars of the upcoming movie “On the Road” might be faced with that question all new couples must deal with: How do we mesh our worlds without giving up what is important to us individually and possibly losing ourselves in the process? In other words, how much time should we spend together?

What Is A Normal Sex Drive?

What Is A Normal Sex Drive?

By Danielle Miller, from GalTime  With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, many of us have love and relationships on the brain. When we think about relationships (casual or monogamous), usually thoughts about sex and the role it plays in your romantic relationships aren’t far behind – questions like: am I having sex enough?

5 Signs You Are Being Taken Advantage Of

5 Signs You Are Being Taken Advantage Of

Not so sure about your relationship? Can't really tell what it is that is going on? Whether you are in a love relationship or a business relationship, the signs are the same...Maybe they are taking advantage of you! That's right, maybe you are just being walked all over. Here are some signs to help you decide if that is what is happening to you.

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Are you having trouble dating online?

Why Your Online Dating Profile Doesn't Work

If you are using online dating, you probably have noticed that it is much more difficult to meet good quality men than you thought it would be. Right? So why is it that some women can meet one quality guy after another and other women attract nothing but perverts and losers? Is it possible that there are underlying causes which are responsible for these discrepancies? Well, I believe there is.

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What do you do more of: Freeze, Fight or Flee?

How Do You Handle Conflict?

None of the three Conflict Personality Types are bad or wrong. However, they all presuppose that conflict warrants a red-alert warning to the system, as would be the case if a tiger with yard-long claws was running you down. Often, conflict, although admittedly uncomfortable, is a huge opportunity for some part of the relationship dynamic to be shaken loose and upgraded. We often miss or overlook the opportunity entirely, so busy are we trying to maintain our safety from the perceived threat by Freezing, Fighting or Fleeing.

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Relationship advice you should take before you eat that corned beef & cabbage.

13 Lucky Love Lessons For St. Patrick's Day

I have to admit, given the popularity of last week's message on the power of habits, I am noticing a habit I have. I have the habit of celebrating Holidays, no matter what they are! Any excuse for a celebration works for me. Today's Holiday — St. Patrick's Day — much like most Holidays, is one that has evolved over the years, to say the least.