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Sex, Money, Kids: Tackling Touchy Subjects

Sex, Money, Kids: Tackling Touchy Subjects

By Deborah Dunn, LMFT, for GalTime.com Tips on How to Talk About the Hot Topics It's time to get down to business and talk with our husbands (or wives) about some serious issues--you know those touchy subjects like money, our health, and sex. Before you wade into those deep waters, here are a few tips you might consider. 1. Never interrupt, cut the other person off, or talk over them.

Will the Recession Cause Your Man to Cheat?

Will the Recession Cause Your Man to Cheat?

By Marianne Beach, GalTime.com As if you needed another reason to hate the current economy. Could these troubled times actually prompt your husband to start cheating on you--blaming evolution for his infidelity? A new study out of the University of Kansas suggests it's possible. Researchers found that when men get stressed and start thinking about death and survival--topics that often surface during tough times--they became more inclined to adopt short-term mating strategies.

Moving on & Looking Back

Moving on & Looking Back

I’m not nearly as emotional as I thought I would be. Sitting in the KPRC newsroom, a few feet from the desk I used to call home base as a reporter, I should be feeling more about my past. I’m back where it all started… isn’t that worth something? Two years ago almost to the day, I left KPRC and my comfort zone. I was certainly scared and not just a little naïve about what it would take to start a business, but I was also excited. It wasn’t just that I was starting something new.

Kissing

Kissing

The above clip is from the TLC Reality Series called "Virgin Diaries".  This here is two first kissers, kissing and being kissed for the first time.  It's awfully close to a bad car accident.  You don't want to watch...but you just can't help it.  I love Ellen's response, "Less Chewing", she says.  I concur!  

Christmas couple
Don't let holiday stress turn you into an angry couple ready for a fight.

10 Ways To Have A Loving Holiday Season

This is the time of the year that brings holiday parties, buying gifts for family and friends, spending time with relatives from out of town and a myriad of delightful dishes. Add to that, festive lights, excited children awaiting Santa and a sense of merriment by even the grumpiest coworker. It sounds like a wonderful time, doesn't it? So why do so many couples feel so stressed? Instead of enjoying this special time of the year, they resort to cool withdrawal or heated arguments.

Midlife Dating: From Solution to Evolution

Midlife Dating: From Solution to Evolution

This guest article from Psych Central was written by Suzanne B. Phillips, Psy.D., ABPP Few people have a long range goal of dating in midlife. To the many who find themselves faced with the possibility, midlife dating can seem like a mystifying, even overwhelming, journey to find a partner. The reality is that despite the horror stories of friends or the fictional depictions of perfect couples repelling down snowy peaks, the experience of midlife dating really depends upon your goal.

How Do You Learn To Love Yourself?

How Do You Learn To Love Yourself?

All the love experts say, "Love Yourself First."  HOW?  Self-love is an ongoing practice, a way of being. It consists of actions you can take, and it is a way of honoring yourself. Here are some practices you can do to develop self-love.   1. Express your authentic feelings.

Talking About the Holidays

Talking About the Holidays

Here are a few conversation starters for you and your partner. Happy Holidays from Better Marriages (www.BetterMarriages.org)! Begin with your own self awareness. Get in touch with your thoughts, feelings and desires. Write them down. After self-reflection, share your perceptions with your partner (see #3 below). Keep this list handy and refer to it often during the holidays. Enjoy a stress-free holiday season that will keep you close to the person(s) you love the most. 1. List the things that would make this a positive holiday experience for you.