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How To Have A Great Valentine’s Day With Your Partner!

How To Have A Great Valentine’s Day With Your Partner!

Jamie and Kurt are a sweet, successful couple in their early thirties. In spite of loving each other deeply, they often find themselves in conflict over seemingly minor issues, as most couples do. Recently, just one week before Valentine's Day, they had a particularly hurtful argument. Jamie had expressed her unhappiness about Kurt's busy schedule and the limited time he finds to spend with her. As usual, Kurt promised to try harder and they got through it. But having not dealt with the real issues at hand, the problem was bound to resurface.

Frankly My Dear I'm Gay - Part 4

Frankly My Dear I'm Gay - Part 4

Thus far in this series, we’ve addressed the why, what, and how questions that you may find yourself asking after a spouse declares, “Frankly My Dear I’m Gay!” Each of these questions presents unique nuances and a multitude of answers.

Can't Let Go: How to Move On After Divorce

Can't Let Go: How to Move On After Divorce

Maybe it's only been a few weeks or months or possibly even years since your marriage ended. Maybe your friends and family have been sympathetic and supportive, but now you suspect they are wondering the same question that is lurking at the back of your own mind... “When will I finally move on after the divorce?”

Getting Over 4 Excuses To Post A Great Picture Online

Getting Over 4 Excuses To Post A Great Picture Online

You haven’t posted any pictures on that Online Dating Site you finally joined as part of your quest to stop kissing Toads, right? That means you’re working against the magic of these sites – bringing like-minded people together to meet, flirt, and possibly, fall in love. You wouldn’t expect to meet your Prince Charming at the cocktail party if you hid in the powder room all evening, would you?

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"Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game." - A Cinderella Story

Are You Running Away From Love?

Everyone knows about the commitment-phobic guy, but what's really not talked about is the woman who shies away from a true connection. Not long ago, "Marin" asked me how to handle her avoidance of relationships. Witnessing her parents' divorce and experiencing the resulting trauma in the family, she'd made a conscious decision to make sure she never found herself trapped in a bad relationship. Like so many in her shoes, she was confusing the issues, and making choices based on the wrong criteria.

A Valentine's Day Challenge!

A Valentine's Day Challenge!

Every February, we hear alot about looove and valentines and hearts and flowers and kisses. Depending on your relationship status – and your state of mind – this is either super-fun and exciting, or it’s a total downer. Whether you’re happily coupled, happily single….or not-so-happily coupled or not-so-happily single, the challenge for February is to fall passionately in love….with yourself. I challenge you to love yourself enough to:

The Undisputed, Sexiest Language Known to Man

The Undisputed, Sexiest Language Known to Man

What's the sexiest language to you? Is it French? . . . Italian? . . . Maybe you have a thing for the way Spanish rolls off the tongue? Whatever your answer to the question, you're probably wrong either way. As you read every word on this page, you're going to discover a life-altering concept that will give you a ridiculously unfair advantage over most men in the dating world: the sexiest language isn't French, it isn't Italian, and it isn't Spanish (although I love hearing Spanish speaking women talk) . . .

Relationships of Convenience

Relationships of Convenience

Having experienced my first major relationship in my early twenties, I became well aware of how I felt. I learned how to articulate my emotions, and I learned how to care about another person. Since then, I have occasionally been dumbfounded by the emotional distance present in some relationships.

20/20 Vision Leads You Clearly to Love

20/20 Vision Leads You Clearly to Love

If having a fulfilling love relationship is a universal desire, how can it be so elusive? We start out with the best intentions that soon become clouded by limited beliefs, self-sabotaging behaviors and actions. We repeat the same relationship patterns with different men, find ourselves with on-again off-again relationships, and are left feeling unfulfilled…