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Your Best Friend Gives Terrible Love Advice [VIDEO]

When you've been having marriage problems, you need Expert help. Julia and her husband, Rich, have been going through a rocky and, unfortunately, Julia goes to her self-absorbed friend for relationship advice. When you really need help, you should get it from an expert... a YourTango Expert.

Reiki IS Love

Reiki IS Love

In today's fast paced world, it's easy to get energetically depleted to the point where you are drained, just wrung dry of your own inner life force and beauty.  This is where Reiki comes to the rescue. Reiki (pronounced ray-key) is a Japanese word that means "universal life force energy," which is just a complicated way of saying, "unconditional pure love." The first known person to use what is now called "Reiki" was the young prince who became the Buddha, but it is not Buddhist.

Should He Tell You What He’s Doing?

Should He Tell You What He’s Doing?

A woman wrote recently to ask my advice about what to say to her guy about his not telling her what he was going to be doing. Her concern was not wanting to wait for him. I’m afraid I gave her more than she bargained for. My advice: If you don’t have a date set, with a time, say nothing. He is a free individual and can do anything he wants. He shouldn’t have to tell you where he is and what he’s doing. You either trust him or you don’t.

Beware of the temptation to nail what’s wrong with your partner

Beware of the temptation to nail what’s wrong with your partner

A lonely wife criticizes her husband as uncaring, thoughtless, and she says she suspects he is unfaithful. He withdraws from the verbal barrage and turns to others who treat him more gently. She then accuses him of having personality flaws that cause him to spend time with another woman. She doesn’t see that her aggressive negative interpretations and judgmental language contribute to the very behavior she feels so hurt by.

Two Simple Ways to Enhance Joy in your Relationship

Two Simple Ways to Enhance Joy in your Relationship

This guest article from Psych Central was written by Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. As a couple, when you’re dealing with the many demands of day-to-day life, it can feel like the fun has been zapped from your relationship. But contrary to popular opinion, you don’t necessarily have to do anything spectacular or pricey to bring the enjoyment back.

Would You Want To Be Married To You?

Would You Want To Be Married To You?

Would You Want To Be Married To You? I know that this might appear to be a strange question, yet I’m serious about it! Would you want to be married to you? In this world, so many people are self-centered and want to know what’s in it for them. Their relationships, whether personal or business, are about what they are going to get, and seldom about what they are going to give.

Never Say This To A Man Unless You Want To Lose Him

Never Say This To A Man Unless You Want To Lose Him

By Carol Allen Let me tell you a sad, but all—too common, story. A client of mine had met a great new guy. He'd been treating her really well — going out of his way to help her with a big business drama with a man from her past, and even helping her with her taxes. (Can you say SAINT?) Things were going so well, in fact, that he'd even included her in a dinner party with his three best friends and his mother — all within seven weeks!

3 Reasons a Man Doesn't Call When He Says He Will

3 Reasons a Man Doesn't Call When He Says He Will

Have you ever had a man tell you after your date that he had a great time and that he'd call you? Over the next couple of days you wait with nervous excitement for the phone to ring and each time it does you jump up, race over to the phone, check the caller ID and then feel a huge sense of disappointment as you realize it's not him. As the days pass you go over the date in your mind over and over looking for answers as to why he's not calling.

Keeping an Erection During Oral Sex

Keeping an Erection During Oral Sex

Question: The last time I was getting oral sex I lost my erection and now it happens often. Why does this happen and what can I do to stop it? This can be a very common experience. As rapidly as blood engorges your penis to make it erect, the blood can just as quickly drain away leaving you limp. In fact, many men also lose their erections during sexual intercourse.