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10 Holiday Sexts To Send Your Man

10 Holiday Sexts To Send Your Man

Look, the holidays are cozy and romantic.  The chill in the air and the colorful decorations can make you and your man just want to snuggle and tussle and snuggle and tussle and then pass out sweaty atop each other in front of the fire while drunk on Nog and half way through the second round of Marieh Carey's Christmas album. (If you have a bear skin rug and a fire place, you're truly set!) Because this is such a cuddly time of year, it's only natural that it's the perfect stage to put on the minx performance of a lifetime.  

Learning Through The Twelve Days of Christmas

Learning Through The Twelve Days of Christmas

In society, Christmas begins earlier and earlier.  In fact, it often starts before Advent even begins.  In religious tradition, it actually starts on Christmas day and continues to be observed for twelve days until Epiphany (January 6th).  This is also a time when children are often off from school which can lead to added stress in families.  Here are twelve video clips that you can watch with your children during this time.  As you do, you and your child(ren) will explore different aspects of the Christian meaning behin

4 Relationship Attributes to Develop: Lessons from Advent

4 Relationship Attributes to Develop: Lessons from Advent

Advent is the season Christians observe leading up to Christmas.  During this season, Christians traditionally focus on hope, peace, joy and love.  These very same themes can also be important things to focus on in our relationships in order to enhance our relationship whether it is at the beginning early stage or is more mature.  This focus can occur during Advent or can be something that is worked on by a couple at any time.  For each of these ideas, here is two lessons you can take from Advent to understand the

Secrets to Making Romantic Holiday Dreams Come True

Secrets to Making Romantic Holiday Dreams Come True

You know that busy two-week stretch leading up to "Happy New Year," right?  Well, isn't it supposed to be a nonstop party; a string of mistletoe inspired kisses; a joyous reveal of extravagant gifts?  Then why does January 2nd herald so many choruses of, “Thank goodness it’s over?”  And why do the shiny jingle bells of love, which hold so much promise early in the holiday season, seem tarnished by January?  I suggest it’s because most of us have set ourselves up for holiday disappointments, encouraged by movies, media and the merc

Secrets to Making Romantic Holiday Dreams Come True

Secrets to Making Romantic Holiday Dreams Come True

You know that busy two-week stretch leading up to "Happy New Year," right?  Well, isn't it supposed to be a nonstop party; a string of mistletoe inspired kisses; a joyous reveal of extravagant gifts?  Then why does January 2nd herald so many choruses of, “Thank goodness it’s over?”  And why do the shiny jingle bells of love, which hold so much promise early in the holiday season, seem tarnished by January?  I suggest it’s because most of us have set ourselves up for holiday disappointments, encouraged by movies, media and the merc

Holidays, And 7 Other Things To Change Post-Divorce

Holidays, And 7 Other Things To Change Post-Divorce

You know how people and their dogs often look alike? Sometimes they even seem to have the same personality. It can be that way with spouses as well. Live together long enough and before you know it you eat the same food, dress the same way and do the same things. It's easy to lose yourself in the relationship, subjugating your wants and needs in the name of peace and harmony. I'm not saying that's a bad thing.

Memories From A Perfect Christmas Ten Years Ago

Memories From A Perfect Christmas Ten Years Ago

I’m having a perfect day today, and wondering why I don’t create more perfect days for me. It’s Christmas, my kids and I spent Christmas Eve together, and I am absolutely luxuriating in doing my thing. For breakfast I enjoyed my Great Harvest Bread Company shortbread—every taste is a dreamy experience. I called my Dad, 89, and agreed how blessed we all are to be able to walk and talk and see and hear. I told him that I’ll put his Christmas $100 in a special envelope in my billfold.

Are You People Pleasing Your Way Out Of An Orgasm?

Are You People Pleasing Your Way Out Of An Orgasm?

The age old habit of people pleasing is not dead.  Women are still trained to play nice, or run the risk of being rejected, in and out of the bedroom. Is your favorite positon people pleasing style?  If any of these scenarios ring true, you might just need a polite power adjustment. You feel guilty because your orgasm is taking too long. Playing nice rarely has rewards, in real life. If you don’t show you matter, how will your lover respect your needs or get good at making you come?