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Do you hear what I hear?

Do you hear what I hear?

Many years ago, I read a study in which people from different walks of life were asked, “What is the most profound way you feel loved?” The number one response was, “When someone is really listening to me.” When we genuinely listen to someone, it gives them the feeling that they really matter to us. They are worth listening to. Their thoughts and feelings are important to us, and this feels good to them. Are you a good listener?

 18 Sweet Things To Say To Your Boyfriend

18 Sweet Things To Say To Your Boyfriend

Whispering sweet nothings in each other’s ear or sending love letters back and forth are ways couples of yesteryear conveyed their deep feelings for each other. Today, you have other options. Of course, you can still send your man letters or whisper sweet sayings in his ear. However, now, you can also text or email as well. Therefore, since it’s so easy to communicate, why not learn a few sweet sayings to try out on your man the next time the mood strikes?

How to ask a guy out

How to ask a guy out

Ladies, there's something you need to consider. You've had the right to vote for nearly 100 years. Women have been in the U.S. Senate since 1922. But when it comes down to equality, how many women get completely tongue-tied and bashful when it comes to asking a guy out? Guys get just as awkward and nervous as we do, so sometimes when we find a guy worth getting to know, we just need to take the initiative and ask them out instead. But how to ask a guy out?

Emotional Intimacy

Emotional Intimacy

Experiencing emotional intimacy with others is one of the most satisfying experiences of life. Emotional intimacy, or a sense of deep connection with another person or a group of people, occurs when each person is completely open hearted and devoted to taking 100% responsibility for their own feelings and needs. It occurs when each person is deeply connected with his or her own true Self, and connected with a personal source of spiritual guidance.

Are You Confused About Boundaries in Relationships?

Are You Confused About Boundaries in Relationships?

Marilee told me in one of our early phone sessions: "I set a boundary. I told him that he couldn't speak to me that way any more." Jackson said to me in one of our early Skype sessions: "I earn the money. My girlfriend doesn't work, but loves to spend the money I earn. So I set a boundary. I told her that she had to stop spending so much money and racking up credit card bills."

Surviving Loss and Thriving Again

Surviving Loss and Thriving Again

None of us wants to think about it, but the standard definition of a totally successful relationship is the old, traditional “til death do us part.” Any time we love, whether it’s a life partner, a dear friend, a child, a sibling, a parent or even a beloved pet, we are risking the loss of that love.

10 Ways Sensitivity Makes You a Great Parent Super Power

10 Ways Sensitivity Makes You a Great Parent Super Power

Parenting style influences child development. Sensitivity is a powerful style that is scientifically proven to promote healthy growth and development of children. The Mayo Clinic promotes sensitive parenting to help grow healthy families. Parental sensitivity stimulates a healthy parent child relationship. Sensitivity even promotes brain development! Explore 10 ways to become a sensitive and great parent!

Avoiding Relationships with Unsafe People

Avoiding Relationships with Unsafe People

I have seen too many bright, talented and kind people decimated by relationships with narcissistic partners.  The trauma inflicted by the abusive is subtle but it can hang on for quite a while and really disempower the target.  Even when the abusive relationship is mercifully short, the effects can linger.