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How To Show Your Spouse You Love Them

How To Show Your Spouse You Love Them

Each person shows love and likes to receive love differently. Some like words of affirmation while others like to be kissed, cuddled and spend quality time together. Some like to receive gifts or have some help around the house. Other people like to communicate and have long talks. Everyone is different. The important thing for you to figure out is what your partner needs from you to show them that you love them.

Was that really Jennifer Lopez online dating?

Was that really Jennifer Lopez online dating?

The other day I was scanning on one of the big online dating sites when who do you think I saw? Fergie! That’s right, Ms Fergalicious herself had a dating profile up though, surprisingly, with just one picture (a little odd given that she has had countless taken of her). Still, there she was looking for a long-term relationship with men within 100 miles of her zip code. Hummm, wonder if Josh knows?

Communicate with your Therapist about Pending Diagnostic Changes

Communicate with your Therapist about Pending Diagnostic Changes

It is very hard for me to accept that our country does not provide our citizens with universal health care. I write today to tell readers of a sad reality and warn those with coverage for mental health difficulties that there is change in the wind which will alter many diagnoses, and this change may well effect your coverage. With this in mind when you understand the proposed changes, you can discuss them with your mental health provider.

Relationship Rules and Agreements

Relationship Rules and Agreements

Relationship Rules and Agreements They can help when the relationship road gets bumpy. In order for us to have a safe environment in which to reveal our vulnerable truth and share what is in our hearts we need to begin with good boundaries. Rules are one way of setting boundaries. Though we often think of rules as being restrictive they can actually allow us to express ourselves fully. Think of the rules we follow on the highway.

sex on the first date

Should You Sleep With Him On The First Date?

"If you like him, don't sleep with him right away!" That's the one piece of relationship advice that most people can agree on. But is it valid? Does sleeping with a guy right away actually mess up your chances of having a relationship with him? The truth is: it really depends on the guy. When researching my book 'Are All Guys Assholes?' I traveled around the country speaking to over 1,000 guys about sex, love, and dating. One question I asked them was: If you met a girl and slept with her that night, what are the chances that it will turn into a serious relationship? Here is what they said:

How To Have Better Sex

How To Have Better Sex

    Our culture has a complicated relationship with sex. The story varies slightly depending on where you are in the country, but the basic idea is that it’s a little like watching a giant car crash: you feel guilty watching, you know you’re not supposed to be entertained, but secretly you find it thrilling. Even some of my most liberal, forward thinking friends have uncovered hidden beliefs that sex is shameful.

Conversations for Connection: Marriage Retreat in San Diego

Conversations for Connection: Marriage Retreat in San Diego

Hold Me Tight Weekend Retreat Based on the best selling book by Sue Johnson, Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love." We all need acceptance, belonging, comfort and safety with our spouse or life-long partner. We want a positive answer to the key questions in love relationships: Are you there for me?” “Do I matter to you?” “Am I enough?”

Stop Nagging and Get More of Everything You Want!

Stop Nagging and Get More of Everything You Want!

We live in a world where most people feel under-valued, overworked, and disrespected on at least some level and you can use this fact to your distinct advantage where your love relationship is concerned. Nagging calls up negative emotions and ultimately busts up more relationships than porn or cheating ever could.