Dear Dr. G., I just read that teen girls are much more likely than teen boys to show signs of depression. This worries me because I have a set of 13 year old fraternal twins and the girl looks like she may be a little sad. Her brother, on the other hand,is happy-go-lucky and nothing can ruin his day. The two of them came into the world differently. My son was an easy baby. He slept through the night at 3 months of age and was a good eater. My daughter was always fussy and hard to soothe.
Today was hot and sunny, and remembering the pain of that burn, I wondered, can we have emotional sunburns, too? That is, pain from hurt feelings, anger and misunderstanding that has rubbed us so raw we're chafing. I do believe I have witnessed emotional sunburn, even suffered from it myself on occasion. Here are five questions you can ask yourself to see if you experienced it as well.
It seems people are forgetting or allowing themselves to forget about safe sex and at best not knowing how to keep themselves safe during sex. Either they don't care or think they are invincible or they are too trusting of people they just meet. Which ever the case maybe people need to realize STD's are a real issue for a huge percentage of the country.
What if you could change the mood and health of a dating or long-term relationship by the words you use to describe it? You can–if you expand on the logic and findings in a recent linguistic study by Doctors Peter S. Dodds and Christopher M. Danforth at the University of Vermont. The New York Times reported that this pair of Vermont statisticians analyzed song lyrics, speeches and blog content to evaluate our mass psychology and national well being. They studied 232,574 songs written by 20,025 artists between 1960 and 2007.
You know the saying: You never get a second chance to make a first impression. These words speak volumes and are absolutely true. Be it a business or social situation, we are judged by the way we look in a blink of an eye ... well, actually less than seven seconds, which is not much time at all, and certainly not enough time for our marvelous qualities to shine through.
As I’ve gotten older, I tend to care less what other people think of me. This isn’t to say that I’m a self serving, greedy wench however; I no longer allow the fear of others’ opinions to influence better judgment. When I jumped back into the dating scene after a nearly 15 year hiatus; I was blessed with ignorance. Sporting new shoes and dress, I loaded-up my new handbag with dating essentials: Lipstick-check Powder-check Keys-check Wallet with cash, ID-check Condoms-check
"Everyone goes to the loo. Everyone. So why are so many people shy and embarrassed about someone they are with seeing them sitting on the toilet? I think it’s because of what it is. It’s not attractive, I won’t lie. When you’re dating all you want is for someone to see you looking your best and God forbid, you, well, you know, fart, by accident.
It's summertime: the drinks are colder, the nights are hotter, and it's the perfect time to bust out some new sex moves in the bedroom! You and your man deserve a night of romance, so pull out all the stops and try these fun tips!
I was talking to someone in one of our programs and she was telling me about how she never feels good enough. She told me how she is always comparing herself to others and of course she always comes up short. I helped her to apply a 5 minute process we call Perceptual shifting that we teach in our programs. The PSP step-by-step
One of the most difficult issues to talk about in marriage is sexual boredom with your spouse; most couples are not open with one another and get embarrassed to even broach the subject. When sex gets boring in the marriage bed, it can cause problems in other areas of the marriage. There are a few reasons why the sex does get boring and what you can do about it.