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How to Teach Your Man to Romance You

How to Teach Your Man to Romance You

Husbands who truly love us and have at least the IQ of golden retrievers should know what we like and what we don’t, right? They shouldn’t need a manual. We shouldn’t have to spell it out for them, right? Wrong. It’d be nice if our men intuitively knew what we wanted, but they don’t. Most men have no clue what women want. My husband certainly didn’t. Early on in our relationship, he used to communicate his desire to get busy by turning on the Playboy channel! You can’t fault your man for bringing you chocolate when you are on a low-carb diet. You can’t fault him for taking you out for Mexican when, by gum, he should know already that you despise spicy food. You can’t fault him for buying you flowers when you really just want to hear the words, “I love you.” Men are clueless. Almost all of them are. If you want romance in your life, you need to give your man the clues.

Conversation Starters for Conversation-Starved Marriages

Conversation Starters for Conversation-Starved Marriages

Not too long ago, my husband and I had not one earthly thing to talk about. When we’d met, we shared a few common interests. Once we became parents, however, we had less time to enjoy those interests. In our relationship, I’m the talker. He’s the listener. After so many sleepless nights in a row, I stopped talking. Our communication ceased. Flash forward three years, to the middle of our marriage project.

How to write your own dating rules

How to write your own dating rules

Confused as to the right code of conduct on a date or in a new relationship? You are not alone. Find out how you can write your own rules and be in control of your love life once and for all.

The Luxury of Love

The Luxury of Love

Many of our reactions to each other, what attracts us and drives us to want to be with someone of the opposite sex is deeply embedded in our biology and has to do with survival over the eons of time. But today, because survival is not the motivating factor in our lives, we are blessed with the opportunity to fall in love, to pleasure each other with romantic gestures and to want a love that endures and deepens over time. When survival was the motivating factor in a couple marrying and creating a family, there weren’t the complications of dating. Even today, many cultures still have arranged marriages where the most important factors are political, economic and whether or not the woman seems to have baby-making potential. But in many cultures, like here in the U.S., it’s a lot of work to find someone with whom there is a mutual attraction and even more work to keep that love and attraction alive over time.

Why are Men Interested in Finding a Russian Bride?

If you’ve ever done a search engine search for love and romance, you’ve probably seen those sites that offer men the opportunity to meet Russian woman. If you’re curious like me, you’ve probably wondered what the heck that’s about. Well, recently, I was talking with a girlfriend and she mentioned that one of her dear men friends had just returned from his second trip to Russia. He was there to meet his potential bride and her family. This man is apparently nice looking, successful in his career, a terrific guy. And yet, he feels the need to go to Russia to find a woman. I asked my girlfriend why and he told her that he had no luck finding a woman here. Apparently, American women are too independent, strong-willed, aggressive, demanding, and don’t feel equal to, but superior to men.

Nudity on TV Shouldn't be Taboo

Nudity on TV Shouldn't be Taboo

You can imagine my surprise when the camera showed the reporter whipping out his penis and urinating on the metal plate. I sat in immobile disbelief, staring at his penis, thinking, “There’s his penis. There’s his penis peeing, and it is on primetime British TV.”