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Don't Let it Go! How to Hold on to Passionate Sex

Don't Let it Go! How to Hold on to Passionate Sex

If the chemistry of attraction fades for most couples within six to nine months of being together, how are you supposed to maintain a satisfying sex life for the years and decades you hope to spend with your spouse? If you're hearing half of what I am, you know this is not just an issue for long time married couples. Sexual doldrums, or just quitting having sex, happens at many different points in a relationship. Let's go beneath the surface to first understand what might be occurring for the two of you, and then what you can do about it if that's not what you want.

Going The Distance

Going The Distance

I recently watched a video on YouTube and realized it was a perfect way to illustrate a resource I’ve been wanting to share with my readers. The video features two self-made multimillionaires asking self-help guru and motivational speaker Tony Robbins why some people follow through while others don’t.

Why Every Single Woman Should Use a Vibrator

Why Every Single Woman Should Use a Vibrator

Masturbation. There…I said it. The "Big M." I don't generally talk about this, so it may shock you. But the time has come to chat about the role sex – or lack thereof – plays in the life of a woman in her later years who is single and looking for love.

5 Tips For Moms & Dads On Bonding With Their Kids

5 Tips For Moms & Dads On Bonding With Their Kids

When babies bond with their parents, they create an “attachment style” based on the bonding experience. Most people have more than one attachment style, due to more than one significant adult in the life of a baby. This attachment style influences all the relationships of life including friendships, work relationships, mate selection, and family dynamics after marriage.

How Your Baby Bonds With You

How Your Baby Bonds With You

Bonding with your baby might sound like getting Krazy Glued together, but it’s actually more like a dance. You learn to read and respond to your infant’s nonverbal cues -- her body language, cries and giggles -- and she comes to trust that you are reliable and that she can find ways to connect, communicate her needs, and find comfort. Mutual attachment grows between you. A baby who develops a secure attachment is off to a healthy start. Her strong connection with you helps her grow more independent.

How To Calm Down After A Fight

How To Calm Down After A Fight

You’re on the couch and he’s in the bed, but neither of you is sleeping. After the heated argument over your summer vacation destination, he stomped angrily upstairs and you sit sobbing on the couch. He wants to go to camping with tents and backpacks and you want to stay at a resort by the ocean.

A Simple Relationship Success Test

A Simple Relationship Success Test

Many, many years ago when I was new in my search for figuring out who the heck I am and how I can make a better life or feel better about myself or something, I spent lots of time in a monthly workshop here in Los Angeles called “Making Love Work”. It was taught by the very young, unfamous married couple, John Gray (Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus) and his then wife, Barbara deAngelis. (John’s been married to his wife Bonnie for 26 years currently.)

The Pros and Cons of Being a Guys' Girl

The Pros and Cons of Being a Guys' Girl

By Julie Fishman If you do have trouble acting “normal” around men, you probably admire the guys’ girl, that rare breed of female that can almost automatically relate to dudes. From talking sports to tossing back drinks, these women seem completely comfortable in front of their male cohorts. However, I can tell you from experience that being a guys’ girl isn’t all fist pounds and high fives.

Love in the “Likes” of FaceBook

Love in the “Likes” of FaceBook

Mars Venus Coaching talks about social media and relationships. Today we use social media like FaceBook, MySpace, LinkedIn, and Twitter to check on the lives of many people whom we call family and “friends.” Our relationships run the gamut of son or daughter, to best friends from high school, college drinking buddies, alumni, acquaintances, co-workers, bosses, exes, and the nebulous is he or isn’t she my boyfriend/girlfriend?