Have you searched high and low for your one true soulmate? Maybe you haven't looked far enough. Are we really sure that there is only one person in the whole wide world for each of us?
My husband and I have been married for 33 years. Now I don’t share this to receive high fives, whoo hoos or anything like that. I share this because there’s a reality that comes with those 33 years and it’s called ongoing work. Quite honestly, in my younger, more naïve years, there was a time when I thought that after a certain number of years – although I’m no longer sure what that number was – that we would have seen it all with each other, figured it all out and finally get to a place of smooth sailing, day in and day out.
At a recent training we attended, the group brainstormed a list of all the negative things we've heard about relationships. Here are a few: "You have to give yourself up, amputate parts of yourself." "You learn exactly how to hurt each other, and then you do it." "Betrayal, deceit, bitterness, blow-ups and painful silences." "You're either controlling, or being controlled." "Little nit-picky criticisms which destroy the love day by day."
Are you looking to get serious but getting the cold shoulder from the person you're seeing? Chances are, he or she is emotionally unavailable. If the signs are there, it's time to move on.
Children, especially young girls, are often victims of "mean girls" in middle and high school, which can effect self-esteem, as well as family dynamic. Helpful parenting tips teach parents how to raise their daughters to avoid becoming mean girls, too.
Sometimes, the man you love can turn out to be a sociopath. With this relationship advice and 10 signs you might be dating a sociopath, there will be room to move on to someone emotionally available.
In order to stop being his mistress, you have to stop loving him. Falling out of love with a married man is difficult, but once you do, you'll be open to real relationships with available men.
“In the end these things matter most: How well did you love? How fully did you live? How deeply did you let go?” If I had to answer the question a year ago, it would be that I’ve loved horribly. I hadn’t been in love in 10 years. I love friends who have come into my life and my family, but I haven’t loved a man in 10 years. I’ve been trying to figure out what love means to me.
You and your partner likely share a vision of the perfect little family you will be after the arrival of your first baby, but, in reality, most couples fight more than ever after a newborn arrives. YourTango Expert Rhona Berens shares the real reasons new parents fight so much and offers 3 tips to help keep the peace.
We all love Facebook right? Well, surely enough in the beginning. As we got older we find that Facebook started to change our perceptions and personalities towards friends we have whether we knew them for six months of eight years.