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Is Low Self-Esteem Hurting Your Relationship?

Your relationship with your 'self' is one of the most critical relationships you'll be in over the course of your life. How you feel, and what you believe to be "true"about your self, your body, your mind and your spirit often translates, like a ripple in a pond, into your collective self image often called your self-esteem. Positive, loving beliefs appear to inspire loving actions and a loving relationship with your self. Similarly, negative, mistaken beliefs often inspire an abusive and a mistrusting relationship with your self.

Why Online Dating Is Not for You

Why Online Dating Is Not for You

Online dating is a great way for women 40+ to find & meet men, but for some it's not the way to go. Last week I hosted a workshop called Get Online, Get Noticed, Get Dates, Exclusively for Women over 40. I had a fantastic time with these smart and lovely women who really want to meet their mate. It was a total blast, and they all left excited and feeling like they had the confidence and tools to get online and go for it.

Junior won’t leave home.

Junior won’t leave home.

What happens when your child grows up, but doesn't leave? Looking for your empty nest? Time to fly! Junior won’t leave home. In Italy they call kids who never leave home “Momonies.” In Germany it’s “Hotel Mama.” Japan’s “Stay at home adult children” are “Parasite Singles.” The scenario is one we have seen in the movies, with our neighbors and possibly in our home. Junior won’t leave. He has no intention of ever getting his own place. He goes on numerous job interviews that are futile toward securing him a job.

You Don't "Owe" Your Boyfriend Sex

You Don't "Owe" Your Boyfriend Sex

Ladies, know that you don’t “owe” your boyfriend, or any man, anything when it comes to sex, whether it be giving him your virginity, enacting out a fantasy of his, or doing anything else he may request in bed. While I do encourage you to try new things with your guy when you’re comfortable and ready, you have a right to say no to any act you don’t want to perform. Period. A real man will respect that.

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How To Love Your Body In Bed

You know how it goes. You're just starting to get your sexy groove on and suddenly you have an attack of the gremlins, whispering their poisonous prattle in your ear about this being too lumpy and that being too small. And you find your libido falling faster than your first souffle.

Help! My Child Is Screaming On The Floor, Now What?

Help! My Child Is Screaming On The Floor, Now What?

Stop tantrums and meltdowns with these 5 creative tips. If you are a parent then you have faced the challenge of helping your child find ways to manage those big feelings that at times seem to over take them. Those feelings of frustration, anger, or sadness that appear to storm out of nowhere and take over your child. Often parents are bewildered by the behaviors attached to these feelings such as tantrums, yelling, crying, refusal, inflexibility, shutting down, or hitting.

The New Sexuality: Slow Sex And Organic Orgasm

The New Sexuality: Slow Sex And Organic Orgasm

Women are redefining the definition of orgasm into something completely female. Women are redefining orgasm in a brand new way for themselves. They are no longer willing to be held hostage to definitions of orgasm that follow the male model of erection and ejaculation.

Minding Your MANners

Minding Your MANners

When it comes to having a successful first date, manners are paramount. Do you follow these rules? I hear a lot of questions from men asking how they can have a successful first date. I always say that instead of worrying about if your date is feeling a romantic connection, focus your attention on having good manners. How are manners going to help me ease my anxiety?