Countless couples complain of losing the “spark” in their relationship. Some chalk it up to evolved differences, a slow growing apart, or sheer familiarity. The wave of “deadness” that can submerge a relationship after the first thrilling months or years have caused many couples to lose hope, and even look elsewhere for the excitement of newfound intimacy.
“After a break-up, certain street, locations, even times of day are off-limits. The city becomes a deserted battlefield, loaded with emotional landmines. You have to be very careful where you step or you could be blown to pieces.”~Carrie Isn’t this the truth! Breaking up is tough enough without having to worry about the next time you might run into your ex, hear a song, or remember a sweet memory of them. Below are five gem pieces of advice to help you get through those sweet songs and memories in one piece:
All holidays and times of family gatherings are supposed to be rich with joy and laughter and fulfillment. You know, like the holiday photos sent by many at the end of each year. The very fortunate have moments, hours or days of these experiences during holidays. Yet, even the happiest of times are filled with challenges, and for some, a great deal of sadness and loneliness.
Should you always tell the truth about infidelity to your spouse? Is honesty always the best policy? Many might think the answer is obviously yes, but they'd be mistaken.
In honor of National Humor Month, Zoosk and I decided to test your funny bone and see just how important laughter is in relationships. Users of the romantic social network gave us insight into how much humor tickles their fancy for dates, mates and love. Below are the three most surprising humor study results and tips on how you can use this information to your flirting advantage.
Breakups are never fun, especially when the sex was fabulous. Here are four reasons why joining the sex-with-the-ex club isn't such a great idea after all.
Wise parents understand the importance of giving their children both roots and wings. Children must learn to stand on their own two feet, to trust their own judgment, to pick up the pieces when they make mistakes and to chart the life course that makes sense to them. However, experience in my own life and my practice along with recent research says that living alone can actually cause depression.
When your significant other does or says something that upsets you — depending on the size of the affront and the depth of your reaction — you might shut down and stop listening, especially if your partner's tone conveys judgment or derision. You may withdraw for a period of time or retaliate with criticism of your own. Either behavior results in a negative circle of energy and delays understanding and healing.
Want to fill a void in your love life? Then heed the savvy love advice that Socrates shared over 2400 years ago: “Beware the barrenness of a busy life.” Are you too busy to find your great love match and form a fabulous intimate relationship?
Bad boys get a fairly, well...bad rap. At the mere mention of a bad boy, women instinctively lock up their hearts and run away as fast as their stilletos will carry them. But all bad boys are not created equal. Some are absolute jerks, there is no disputing that, and we never believe you should settle for a man who treats you poorly.