Be yourself. No matter how much you try to imitate or please others, if you don't bring yourself out, you're giving a wrong message about who you are. And how would you like to be loved: as the real you or a fictitious person that you make up? How long could you play that fictitious role without being caught?
It comes as no surprise to me that a recent major study confirms that education of couples about marital relationships and family life improves the chances of a happy and fulfilling marriage.
An article in the Wall Street Journal investigates how and when couples know whether it's "just another fight," or if the relationship is over. (http://on.wsj.com/He4619) Considering that statistically, most people stay in a relationship for six years when they're unhappy, the final straw may come as quite a surprise for the other person.
One of my favorite words in the English language is courage. Just saying it out loud sometimes moves my soul to actually feel more courageous. The word courage comes from the Old French definition: “cour” means heart and -age means the period or era. So it literally means “time of the heart! It takes courage to start to believe that Soulmate Love is even possible for you.
Your body deserves better than what a "quick weight loss only" diet can give it. Food is meant for nourishment and enjoyment. A "quick weight loss only" diet will not help you develop good eating habits. And, you could end up hating to eat. Before you buy that next quick weight loss diet program, read this article....
So, you’ve found yourself treading into that oh-so-vulnerable territory of becoming sexually active again after a bit of a dry spell. Perhaps you’re cautiously re-entering the dating scene after ending a long-term relationship. Or maybe you’re eager for things to get hot and heavy sex after being out of the swing of things for a bit. Stress. Kids. Work. Tension. We’ve all been there.
This is probably the most appropriate, most perfect subject we could ever examine on YourTango — a site so deeply devoted to sexuality and male-female relationships. Besides that, it's one of the most crucial and fundamental subjects to almost everyone on planet Earth. Most of us spend a lot of our time thinking about this in one way or another, and we realize that men and women generally have very different tendencies, different priorities, perceptions, ways of thinking, etc.
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.