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Heat Up Your Relationship with Kid-Centric Parenting

Heat Up Your Relationship with Kid-Centric Parenting

Let's just get this out of the way first... Parenting is NOT an easy gig.  It is a 24/7/365 demand on your time, energy and resources.  It's not for the faint of heart. The topic of Attachment Parenting or Kid-Centric parenting has taken a beating over the past few years.  The idea of co-sleeping, babywearing, behavior modeling, etc. somehow has been twisted and turned to represent some kind of maniacal idea that means you completely ignore EVERYONE else in your life and lose yourself in the maze of parenting.

5 Ways to Stop Worrying and Be Happy

5 Ways to Stop Worrying and Be Happy

Happiness is a choice. You can choose drama, emotional upheaval and trauma or you  can release all struggle and choose a different path of peace and contentment. You are  responsible for your life. The "stories" you're spinning are like a spider's massive web. But while the spider has a basic biological purpose to trap food, your efforts may instead be building drama that is not serving you in any way...except maybe to deplete your energies. Energy follows attention, so  whatever  you focus on will feed or exhaust your energy. 

Paternity Leave Can Be Mind-Blowing for Dads

Paternity Leave Can Be Mind-Blowing for Dads

Paternity leave offers incredible support for mom and baby, and can be a mind-blowing experience for dads! Scientific research shows important changes in the brains of dads who spend more time with their little ones. The ability of the brain to change in response to demands like parenting is called Neuroplasticity, and it is the hottest thing in neuroscience!  

Three Ways Fifty Shades Could Be Dangerous To Your Relationship

Three Ways Fifty Shades Could Be Dangerous To Your Relationship

I see couples every day in my office committed to improving their sex life.   As the author of Getting the Sex You Want, and The New Monogamy readers turn to me to find out how to spice up their love life, or to rekindle their marriages.  And sure, I advise them to have a sex date, or create some adventure, or even try out some grown up dress up and role play games in bed.  But there are three things that I caution even the most enthusiastic couples to watch for when they pul