Should you go for the guy who is just coming out of the closet? Find out the pros and cons to dating a newbie who's still getting the hang of the gay dating scene.
Dear Dr. Romance: I hope you don't mind me writing you but I came across an article that you said: "The best interest of the child also could preclude a mom from gaining custody," says Dr. Tessina. "If a judge doesn't deem that the mother meets the state's standards for being a fit parent, she won't be awarded primary custody.
Want to be powerful in your relationships? Learn emotional self-control. Learning to take charge of your emotions means you can’t be “set off” by someone else. You control your reactions, they don’t control you. When you’re too reactive to your partner, he or she can easily draw you into a fight that stops you both from focusing on fixing the problem.
Whether you are a mother or not, you are a woman who nurtures. You are a woman who gives to others, either your friends, co-workers, children, aging parents, partners, spouses or all of the above. I invite you to take a moment to think about how you mother and care for yourself. It starts with you. When you care for your needs and don’t leave them on the back burner to boil over, everyone will receive the ripple effect of your nurturing.
If you are not currently happy with any area of your life it’s because you are NOT living fearlessly in that area of your life. Pain is just the universe telling you that you need to GROW here. Growth, by definition, requires you to live fearlessly. One of my mentors, Keith Cunningham, once told me something that I never forgot and use daily. He said “the solution to every problem you currently have is sitting just outside your current comfort zone, or by definition, it would not be a problem right now.”
Sandy Weiner writes an open letter to the man who left he because she didn't want to have sex with him. Read this if you're currently dating and want to find "the one" for you.
Wow! I can't believe it's been 14 years since I met my husband! That's a long time by today's standards. And, although I wish it wasn't so, it is a fact of life that marriages in the USA have over 50% failure rate. But, one thing that stands out in my mind, is how our honeymoon taught me something I didn't realize before. Something that being disconnected from the rest of the world really brought to light. Therefore, I wanted to write a little about our honeymoon and what made it so great.
Has your self-esteem taken a hit? Find out how to be happy with yourself and stop questioning your own value once and for all.
Many relationships start off without establishing set standards before having sex, such as personal preferences or boundaries. Having the "sex talk" before being intimate can save a relationship in the long run and create the foundation for a great sex life.