When my ex left me for another woman, it threw me into the depths of despair. The situation had me questioning myself over and over, and it stripped away my self-esteem, leaving me feeling crushed and angry. Learning to trust someone again after an affair can be really difficult ... but it's not impossible.
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Online dating site PlentyofFish.com is cleaning up its act. On Monday, founder Markus Frind announced to members that the site will be undergoing some major changes, for example, eliminating its sex-only "Intimate Encounters" feature.
By Kara Oh
Think back to when you were first falling in love with each other. That spark of electricity when you first met. It was Lightening Bolt Love. Wasn't it wonderful? You talked for hours, couldn't wait to see each other again, to feel his lips on yours...ahhhhh, bliss. And didn't it feel like there could never, ever be a problem, that this time would be different? Abrupt shift to today. How's it going? Not quite as blissful as you thought it would always be? It could be that you've succumbed to Lazybutt Love.
By Dawn Michael
If you made it past the 7 year itch or even the 10 year itch, more couples are contemplating divorce around the 13 to 15 year mark in marriage, and by that time, it is usually not just an itch anymore. Some of the reasons why the divorce rate is so high for people around the 13-15 year mark in marriage.
How do you show someone that you feel that you are special and you mean the world to them? It’s human nature to feel special when someone is paying attention to you. And to share with someone what matters to them most also matters to you. My relationship advice to you is to focus on the time spent on the endeavor and fore-thought that really captures a woman’s heart.
All of us are controlling in one way or another, yet many of us are not aware of what it is we are trying to control in our relationships. I've found that there are two major areas in which we may try to control others: • Behaviors • Feelings
By Lisa Hayes
I recently talked to a friend who had gone on dates with no less than 50 men during a six-month period. That's a lot of men and a lot of dates. She'd challenged herself to date a variety of men, from different backgrounds, so she could have more clarity about the kind of man she wanted to settle down with. At the end of the six-month dating marathon, she had significantly less clarity and felt very defeated.
For two years, Kora had been having an on and off affair with her high-school sweetheart, a separated man who lived over a thousand miles away. It ended when Sean, her husband, had discovered some letters in her desk drawer. Because Kora and her lover lived so far apart it was easy for Sean to validate Kora’s claims that the affair ended. Moreover, her lover had reunited with his wife and family.
I was talking to a friend about what we do when we find ourselves unfulfilled as we go through our lives. Sometimes even when we have set goals, followed a path to our dreams and seen them actualized we still feel unfulfilled. We dream of how life will be bigger, better, happier, richer, more alive once we reach our goals. Very often we find that once we have mastered the challenge there is a void in our lives.
Here's the hard truth, ladies: some men satisfy their need for emotional support via text without having to actually date you. Our expert points out the texting types of guys to watch out for and why you should stop answering their texts.