There are more individuals “coming out of the closet” to live their sexual truths than ever before in history (well at least it appears that way!). Why? The most obvious reason is that homosexuality is becoming more accepted.
You've pretended that the problems weren't there. You've thought and thought about the troubles in your marriage searching for a solution. You've talked and maybe even argued with your partner about this challenge you face. Maybe you two have stopped talking about your marital problem because it feels too big and impossible to deal with.
The quest to find love is as old as the fairy tales we've read about; knights in shining armor coming to save damsels in distress and a kiss turning a frog into a prince. But alas, if finding love were as easy as reading fairy tales, we'd all be in better shape. The truth is, it's rough out here for various reasons I'll write about at a later date. Why make a challenging situation even harder by erecting the added barriers of race and ethnicity?
YourTango Expert Delaine Moore investigates what's really happening in the bedrooms of divorced and single moms. Are single moms attending to their sexual needs? Are they quietly abstaining or could it be that a revolution of sorts is happening and more moms are having unattached sex than ever?
Question:I am in a beautiful relationship that seems quite solid but he has not said that he loves me. Who should say I love you first?” – Tanus D., Calgary AB Answer: Tanus, I am SO glad you wrote in – I’m always thrilled to hear when past graduates meet a great guy. Many women are in the dark about how to handle this the right way – and overjoyed you’ve provided the opportunity to clear this up both for you AND all my other readers.
Question: "I have met a wonderful man but the sex isn’t great and I am wondering how do I approach or discuss it with him without making him feel inadequate and get my own needs met?” – R.G., Calgary AB Answer: Appreciate you writing in A.G with this very important and sensitive question. Matters of the heart are tricky enough, add sex into the mix and it can easily become a minefield.
I know. You’re rolling your eyes and going “puhleeeez, Kim, no more tabloid fodder!”, yes? Well, as you know, I’m all about conscious relating and sometimes the attention given to celebrities making really bad mistakes can become excellent teaching points for what NOT to do. And, this would be the case with the recent news of Kim Kardashian and her “72 day” marriage.
I’m frequently approached with the question “Kim, I really want a man in my life and I just don’t understand why I’m not meeting anyone!?” Attracting a man is not rocket science. Attracting the RIGHT one however can be a little trickier. Most women I coach are dating at a later stage in life – often after long marriages that kept them off the dating scene
Question: “I seem to only be attracted to emotionally unavailable men who resist commitment. I date them then break it off because it’s unhealthy. How do I end this repeating pattern? ” - A.K, Vancouver BC Answer: Thanks for writing in A.K.! I know it’s SO frustrating to have those pesky patterns you can’t seem to shake on your own. No matter what book you read or advice from friends – nothing seems to work, right?
When someone cheats on you it’s like your whole world has crashed down on you. It’s hard to get up and continue on with your life. It’s possible though, you just need to know how to do it. Understanding how to help yourself will get you back on your feet and feeling stronger in no time. Step #1: Allow Yourself to Feel the Pain