When reading the surveys and the questionnaires that I receive, many people express that they want a committed partner and someone that is a good companion. I started thinking about this relationship question: what makes a good companion? Do you have what it takes to be a good companion to your love interest? Here are 7 ways that you can be a good life partner and companion to someone. Ask yourself these relationship questions:
By Jane Greer, Ph.D., Relationship & Sex Talk for GALtime.com Kirsten Dunst and Garret Hedlund reportedly spent a lot of time together at the Sundance Film Festival. But when they get back to a more regular schedule, the co-stars of the upcoming movie “On the Road” might be faced with that question all new couples must deal with: How do we mesh our worlds without giving up what is important to us individually and possibly losing ourselves in the process? In other words, how much time should we spend together?
By Danielle Miller, from GalTime With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, many of us have love and relationships on the brain. When we think about relationships (casual or monogamous), usually thoughts about sex and the role it plays in your romantic relationships aren’t far behind – questions like: am I having sex enough?
By Mary Schwager, Consumer Watchdog for GalTime.com If your man pops the question this Valentine’s Day, or if you’re one of the 2 million people who will get hitched this year, listen up-- some of the traditonal aspects of marriage are starting to change.
Not so sure about your relationship? Can't really tell what it is that is going on? Whether you are in a love relationship or a business relationship, the signs are the same...Maybe they are taking advantage of you! That's right, maybe you are just being walked all over. Here are some signs to help you decide if that is what is happening to you.
Everyone has a condom-buying strategy. Maybe you carefully navigate the entire store, pretending to shop for something else before making a quick swoop for the condoms, run to the register, pay, and run out.
By Debra Duneier, EcoChi® for GalTime.com This Valentine’s Day take charge of your love life! Your bedroom is a sacred room. It is a private world for you and your spirit. It is the place where you rest and restore your body and your mind. There is room for one other special person in this room-your love partner.
If you are using online dating, you probably have noticed that it is much more difficult to meet good quality men than you thought it would be. Right? So why is it that some women can meet one quality guy after another and other women attract nothing but perverts and losers? Is it possible that there are underlying causes which are responsible for these discrepancies? Well, I believe there is.
None of the three Conflict Personality Types are bad or wrong. However, they all presuppose that conflict warrants a red-alert warning to the system, as would be the case if a tiger with yard-long claws was running you down. Often, conflict, although admittedly uncomfortable, is a huge opportunity for some part of the relationship dynamic to be shaken loose and upgraded. We often miss or overlook the opportunity entirely, so busy are we trying to maintain our safety from the perceived threat by Freezing, Fighting or Fleeing.
I have to admit, given the popularity of last week's message on the power of habits, I am noticing a habit I have. I have the habit of celebrating Holidays, no matter what they are! Any excuse for a celebration works for me. Today's Holiday — St. Patrick's Day — much like most Holidays, is one that has evolved over the years, to say the least.