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I Am Cougar, Hear Me Roar

I Am Cougar, Hear Me Roar

I Am A Cougar, Hear Me Roar! In 1975, Helen Reddy sang, “I am woman hear me roar!” I’m convinced that was the roar of a Cougar. I’m proclaiming 2015 to be the year of the new COUGAR! What’s a COUGAR? She’s a Confident, Older, Unique, Genuine, Assertive and Racy woman. Cougars can be married, single and come in all colors, shapes and sizes. Every woman has the potential to be a proud Cougar; she just has to start roaring!

couple on first date
Couple holding hands on a first date

4 Ways To Make Sure Your Body Is Speaking His Language

Did you know that your gestures and movements can either trigger attraction in a man or make him think of you as just a friend? YourTango expert Rori Raye shares her body language dos and don'ts for making a great first impression.

Lean Into the Pain

Lean Into the Pain

Three and a half years ago, after a romantic anniversary dinner celebrating fourteen years of marriage, I was wasting time at my computer while my husband was in the bathroom (the not so romantic reality of fourteen years). Because I was waiting for a deposit to hit my bank account, I was checking it out online and noticed a balance on a credit card we never used. I had time, so I looked at the details. $267.96 for FTD Just Flowers.

Good-bye Holiday Blues. Hello Happy Sexy Love:15 Tips

Good-bye Holiday Blues. Hello Happy Sexy Love:15 Tips

Got the holiday spirit?  Or are you feeling year-end stress of meeting annual goals, gathering with family and friends, over-indulging on holiday treats, over-spending on gifts, grieving the death of a loved one or a dream, planning a fresh start in the new year? What if you could feel the holiday spirit while you handle year-end pressures? Good news. Here are 15 tips to give yourself the gift of happy sexy love for the holidays without increasing year end anxiety and stress:

The Ghosts of Relationship Past

The Ghosts of Relationship Past

The bed was cold that night, the distance between them more emotional than physical.  Both were feigning sleep, trying not to let on that their minds were both working on the same issue:  their marriage.  What had happened?  So many promises.  So many dreams.  Over the years, the promises were lost to missed opportunities.  Dreams had become daily drudgery.

10 things every 50 something woman should know about her body‏

10 things every 50 something woman should know about her body‏

Those simplified lists of things young girls in their teens and twenties “need to know” are pretty popular lately, but it’s a bit more difficult to find any such road map if you’re a woman in your fifties! This one isn’t completely comprehensive, but it’s certainly a great place to start!

Should You Use Dating Techniques Or Just Be Yourself?

Should You Use Dating Techniques Or Just Be Yourself?

Unless you've been hiding under a rock, you've heard all about the dating techniques that have been studied and developed for both men and women. The creators of these techniques swear that they work like nothing you've ever experienced. They say that if you really want to get the person of your dreams, all you have to do is follow these techniques and you'll have them before you know it. While that may be true up to a point, there's a bit of a problem with that situation.

Tell Your EX…STOP Abusing My Children!

Tell Your EX…STOP Abusing My Children!

Dear Dr. Christina, I separated from my husband 3 years ago. I am finding that the more my kids are around him, and especially when they come home from being with him, they are not the same as when I dropped them off, especially my oldest. They are very reserved and quiet, and seem like they have been kicked to the ground. I have sat down with my oldest son, who is 16, and asked him what is wrong. At first he kept telling me nothing; but one day I went into his room after they had been dropped off, and he was just sitting there balling and sobbing.