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The 4 Stages of the Mystics Journey and Your #1 Secret to Success

The 4 Stages of the Mystics Journey and Your #1 Secret to Success

Some people consider hand analysis “mystical.” I do not. I consider it “scientific.” Why?  Because hand analysis is demonstrable, repeatable, teachable and proven by hundreds of thousands of case studies. I don’t predict the future and I have no interest in being your leader, your guru, your master or your ‘answer.’ YOU have the answers. Your hands are a blueprint – it’s up to you whether or not to follow the blueprint.

How To Find Your Soulmate

How To Find Your Soulmate

I met Jeanice 5 years ago. SIngle and 42, she had plenty of dates...just none that she liked.  No matter which dating site she used, the men attracted to her were not her vision of a soulmate.  No spark.  No chemistry.  Zilch. Nada. In a strange way it is like she was living out a masquerade trying to be the best of all the women she thought were more attractive than she was.  She is a Rapunzel and being super sensitive to the emotional energy around her every day, she guarded her heart furiously and there was no way a partner could get close.

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A woman hurt by betrayal

Shattered By Infidelity? Rebuild Your Marriage One Step At A Time

The discovery of infidelity is nothing short of gut-wrenching. When betrayal shatters your relationship (and your sense of self), can the fragments every be pieced back together in a way that can make your relationship feel whole again? YourTango Expert Dr. Jim Walkup shares a raw account of the devastation of adultery and the trauma it causes, while also pointing couples toward the path of healing and new new beginnings. Will your marriage survive?

Are You The "Perfect Catch?"

Are You The "Perfect Catch?"

One of the best ways to find and be found by your perfect partner is to be the perfect partner. If you are a person who is ready to date and prepared for the commitment and flexibility a serious romantic relationship requires, you will be much more likely to encounter and embrace the perfect partner when they come along. Should You be Dating?

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puppy in between couple

Dating A Dog Lover? Here’s How To Win Them (BOTH) Over

Has online dating gone to the dogs? "Partner with pets" is the big trend in online dating these days. Find out why so many daters refuse to settle down with anyone who doesn't love their pooch as much as they do. Is this a smart screening process or just down right foolish? Is your boyfriend obsessed with his pet?

Six Tips To Help You Talk about Money Effectively

Six Tips To Help You Talk about Money Effectively

Discuss money only when you are both rested and focused enough to stay out of the usual quagmires of attacking and blaming.  Don’t begin a discussion after you both are exhausted from the stress of the day. Agree to take a break when things get tense.  Five minute reciprocal backrubs or times to check your emails can give you both times to regroup and let go of anxiety or hurt that might be building.

Libido and Sexuality

Libido and Sexuality

Libido—the vital impulse or energy motivating human behavior. The sexual urge or lust. Wilhelm Reich, the second most important psychiatrist in history, (Carl Jung is undoubtedly the greatest; guess number three!) emphasized the critical nature of orgasm in health. He believed it was an essential balancer of life energy. Freud (my concept of number three) seemed more neurotic about sex than his patients. In the past four decades sexuality has come out of the closet, and, yet, there seem to be at least as many sexual hang-ups as ever.

The Secret To Handling Anger in Relationships: 7 Tips

The Secret To Handling Anger in Relationships: 7 Tips

"Love is not a contract between two narcissists. It's more than that. It's a construction that compels the participants to go beyond narcissism. In order that love lasts one has to reinvent oneself.” –French Philosopher Alain Badiou Resentment and anger in relationships often stem from utter dismay at how your spouse could have possibly done what they did. You just can't understand it – you never would have done such a thing.  Here are a few scenarios as examples: