For people with lower back pain, just the thought of sexual activity can induce fear instead of excitement. Sex is supposed to be pleasurable, but when it's associated with physical pain, sexual activity stops. And when that happens, relationships suffer.
What is this boredom all about? I've heard hundreds of tales of woe around boredom in my practice as a psychologist. I can sum it up by saying that most of the time the boredom stems from a core problem.
Are you frustrated by your “broken picker?” Learn how to navigate the tricky space between picky and selective using these four tips! If you are sick of attracting men who are emotionally unavailable, it’s not because you have a “broken picker!” More likely, you are not listening to what he says (many women have selective hearing and interpret everything he says based on what they want), not listening to your gut, or jumping into a relationship so fast it makes it hard to get out when you know it’s the right thing to do.
The University of Missouri recently released findings that spirituality, regardless of particular religion or practice, can be uplifting for your mental health*. At One Whole Health, I see time and time again that not only can a regular spiritual practice improve your frame of mind, but it can even improve your marriage.
In coaching successful women who excel in their careers, communities and philanthropic efforts, all too often I find that despite these accomplishments, women have difficulty showing their true, authentic, multi-faceted and perfectly flawed selves-especially to their partner. Women tend to believe there is an expectation to be all things to all people-pleasing, perfect and pretty. They are conditioned to avoid drawing attention to their feelings.
Communication is crucial in a healthy relationship, and most guys are game to answer any questions you may have. However, there are some questions that a man never wants to to hear come out of a woman's mouth. To avoid ruining your chances with a guy, here are four things to avoid saying to a man.
Every week, I hear people complain that they attract all the wrong people when they go on dating sites like Match.com or eHarmony. The opportunity is there to specify who you are and what kind of partner you would like, but most people go through tons of unappealing dates before finding someone suitable. So, what goes wrong?
Both men and women lie all the time. They lie about numerous things from large secrets to small insignificant facts. It is a human characteristic to either cover up for yourself, or for another’s actions or events. Some lies do not even matter at all, they are harmless. So why do men lie to women? Why can’t they be honest enough to tell a women exactly what is on their mind?
I can hear it now. “What the hell is David saying? I need to go play with a guy’s balls and I haven’t even met him yet?” Calm down. We’re talking about football. That’s right—football. Instead of being afraid of it, embrace it. You want to meet men? Watch football. And you won’t just meet the beer guzzling, nacho-eating, burping football guys, because—get this—every guy likes football.