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Fantasies: Should You Tell Your Partner Yours?

Fantasies: Should You Tell Your Partner Yours?

Alex can't understand why her husband is so upset. Last night, after sharing passionate kisses and just as they were about to climb into bed together, she whispered a recurring fantasy she's had ever since she saw the movie “Magic Mike.” Alex thought the movie was entertaining and sexy too. The movie focuses on a group of male strippers played by well-built, muscular actors, including Channing Tatum.

Men Want To Feel Sexy Too!

Men Want To Feel Sexy Too!

The popular summer movie Magic Mike, featuring male erotic dancers, has provided a refreshing image of men as objects of women’s sexual desire. Some of the appeal of the storyline is that is in using the idea of men as sexual objects as a punchline, something so out of the ordinary that it is funny. Gender flip flops are often used for humor, drawing on our own limited expectations for gender and self expression. And, at their best, encouraging us to think out of the box.

Your 27 Obstacles to Looking and Feeling Your Very Best

Your 27 Obstacles to Looking and Feeling Your Very Best

  In a survey performed by BodyVision, 100 people were asked ‘What is the biggest frustration you are experiencing right now about incorporating healthy habits into the everyday?’ The survey was to try to find the top 3 obstacles that get in the way of feeling and looking one’s very best.

Couples: Navigating Menopause

Couples: Navigating Menopause

Menopause opens the door to freedom from contraception but is also a time of annoyances such as vaginal dryness, dryer skin, weight gain, acne, and hair loss. You may have mood swings, fatigue, hot flashes, reduced libido, or brain-freeze. Most women do not experience all these symptoms, but having a few of them can feel like a few too many.

10 Ways to Determine if You Are Marriage Material!

10 Ways to Determine if You Are Marriage Material!

Why do some people seem to find a marriage partner again and again (and for the second or third time) and others never seem to be able to find one marriage partner? Let me tell you it’s not about having movie star looks or being model thin. There seems to be some similar characteristics of people who do seem to be able to connect to a romantic marriage partner and tie the knot. Below I have distilled it down to 10. Rate each one from zero to ten and see how fully you exhibit these characteristics:

Breakup Survival Guide: How To Get Over Your Ex [EXPERT]
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Breakup Survival Guide: How To Get Over Your Ex

We all have one person we just can't get over, and there's usually no clear reason why that particular person has a hold on us. Some say it is a past-life connection, while others say it is because we finally had a connection with someone that we hadn't had with anyone in a long time. Due to this connection, we hold onto that person longer than we should just because we do not want to lose that feeling we once had.

5 Positive Ways To Be A Good Listener

5 Positive Ways To Be A Good Listener

You can be a better listener in five minutes. Here are five listening skills that you can use right away—starting with your next conversation. The more you use these attentive listening skills, the better your relationships will become, because people will notice. Becoming an assertive communicator is an acquired skill that is easy to do once you know how. The bottom line is everyone likes to be heard. This article is in response to readers and clients asking “what else” we can actively do to be better listeners.

Trumpets and Soulmate Love

Trumpets and Soulmate Love

In my world view, trumpets have elevated their stature. My 10 year old daughter Isabelle just started in her school band this year and has decided that the trumpet is her instrument of choice. And honestly? I wasn’t that excited about it when she first told me. I had visions of angry neighbors and my own weary ears after her trumpet sessions. But you know what?