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21 Questions To Ask Yourself When Looking For Love

21 Questions To Ask Yourself When Looking For Love

Let's think of dating as a journey that you'll love, when you identify your ideal destination and create a dating map of your preferred route to get there. How do you create your dating map? By identifying where you are now and where you want to be. By identifying obstacles to avoid.  By choosing the best path and partner for a delightful journey to a destination you both love.  How do you start creating your dating map?

Change Gears! Life Gets Easier!

Change Gears! Life Gets Easier!

It was early Saturday morning and I was stopped at a red light. As I sat there a cyclist came peddling across the crosswalk and I noticed that he was peddling really fast, but hardly moving with respect to the effort he was putting into the peddling. I noticed his bike was a 10-speed and all he had to do was change gears and he would have gone faster and further with the same amount of effort.

Change Gears! Life Gets Easier!

Change Gears! Life Gets Easier!

It was early Saturday morning and I was stopped at a red light. As I sat there a cyclist came peddling across the crosswalk and I noticed that he was peddling really fast, but hardly moving with respect to the effort he was putting into the peddling. I noticed his bike was a 10-speed and all he had to do was change gears and he would have gone faster and further with the same amount of effort.

The Power of the Weekend

Here it is. It’s the weekend. Saturday. Are you doing everything that you want to do this weekend? Are you spending it with friends that you really want to spend it with? Are you going to be active—reading, going to the beach, going to the pool, hanging out? Are you doing the things that are most important to you? Or are you doing what a lot of people do: chasing the weekend.

Having a sex contract in your marriage

Having a sex contract in your marriage

Most people commit to a marriage for life, without discussing their idea of what sex should be like in the marriage. There are assumptions about what a person may expect or even want concerning sex, but most couples don’t sit down and discuss it. This is where monogamy in marriage fails, cheating takes place or just having the marriage end in divorce. One way to prevent a sexless marriage and to keep sex fresh and exciting for both partners, there needs to be a sex contract.

Laughter during sex creates more playfulness in the relationship

Laughter during sex creates more playfulness in the relationship

Especially when it comes to marriage and as the old saying goes “doing the duty” or “getting to the orgasm”. Sex is supposed to be fun, sexy, playful, erotic and orgasmic. Adding laughter to sex play can change the serious mood associated with all types of sexual anxiety into a more relaxed atmosphere. Many times a person who may have a sexual dysfunction such as rapid ejaculation, not being able to get a hard on, or lack of orgasm can benefit from the release that laughter provides.

Are All Names the Same?

Are All Names the Same?

ARE ALL NAMES THE SAME? In 1948, psychologist Bertram R. Forer did an experiment with his UCLA students. He asked them to take a personality test and then offered personalized horoscopes based on the tests' very specific results. When he asked students to rate the horoscopes' accuracy, students gave them an average of 4.26 out of 5. However, he gave all his students exactly the same horoscope, which we will discuss. This experiment is a favorite one that is done in psych 101 classes.

 Unusual Names: Are they an advantage or disadvantage?

Unusual Names: Are they an advantage or disadvantage?

Beyoncé and Jay-Z gave birth to their first child, daughter Baby Blue on January 7th this year. They sparked a debate over names, and whether the uniqueness of their child’s name would be a benefit or a handicap to their child. There are many reasons why parents name their children with unusual names. Entertainment Weekly’s January 20, 2012, issue speculated that “Blue, might have been cribbed from Jay-Z’s three Blueprint albums, while Ivy could be a play on the Roman numeral IV- as in Blueprint 4.”

 6 Great Reasons You Finally Have An Empty Nest

6 Great Reasons You Finally Have An Empty Nest

It's official…my baby is gone to college. I dropped him off at a house he'll be sharing with several other students for a few weeks until the dorms open. Several hundred deep breaths later, vowing not to think about that house too much, or how far away it is, I think I'm good with my empty nest, and here's why.