The new monogamy is a new way of looking at marriage and committed relationships. Most of us have followed a path to commitment that was provided for us by our culture and upbringing. We were taught what a committed relationship should look like, and we assumed that this was the only way to have a real partnership.
Opponents of same sex marriage often say they are trying to protect the institution of marriage when they oppose same sex marriage. I say they are a little late. If they really wanted to "save the institution of marriage" they needed to start saving it 50 years ago. These same groups who so loudly assert that gay marriage will destroy their beloved institution haven't had much to say about the slow continual decline of marriage over the last 50 years.
When it comes to gay sex, there tend to be a lot of misconceptions among the heterosexual community. How do lesbians have sex, anyway? Are all gay men promiscuous? All people, gay and straight, have standards when it comes to our sex lives; some are obvious, and some may surprise you. Let's take a peek inside the world of gay sex, and (finally) debunk some of the most common myths.
Being in any relationship requires having a sense of gratitude. If you're married, appreciating your spouse will deepen your commitment; and if you're single, dating only becomes more enjoyable by appreciating the one you're with. So practice starting your day by giving thanks for the ones you love ... and find that you'll be loved in return.
Among so many articles about work life balance, this one in HBR, the Imperfect balance between work and life caught my attention today. The main idea is 1. Pick few things that really need your focus 2. Delegate or let go others, and 3. Most importantly, embrace imperfection.
If relationships are so difficult, divorce is catastrophic, and the odds of staying together are so bad, why do we continue to get married or enter into long-term relationships? The fact is, it is our biological imperative. Even well past our child bearing years, mother-nature gave us the natural instinct to enter into relationships. It's the way we are wired.
While the jury is still out on whether or not the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) will still stand, how can this affect straight marriages, already acknowledged by law? What is it about the idea of gay marriage that seems to threaten people so much that they try to pass laws against it?
How many of you have ever felt yucky asking for money for your services? If you’re an artist, a coach or anyone in the helping arena, you may have that feeling that your services or your art isn’t worth as much as something more reasonable, tangible, useful or beneficial to a person’s life. Maybe you’ve felt like you have so much more than the people you want to help, or that art and helping people is something everyone should do for free, or at least for an affordable amount, whatever that means. We can all see the need for a doctor, a car mechanic, a lawyer.
All though the Zodiac signs do line up pretty darn close to one another, when finding a match but the reality of these signs won’t keep your relationship together forever. The zodiac myth has been pushed on to the public eye very strongly for quite some time now, every time people get together or first meet, one of the first 5 questions, is what’s your sign.
With the change of the season and the beginning of a new quarter, now is a good time to take a look at all those “New Year’s Resolutions”; what have you done towards accomplishing them? Did you forget about them? Are you tired of starting a task but not finishing it, or feeling stuck and unhappy? It is time to wake up and bloom during this spring. Spring is typically a season most people think that rebirth and renewal happens. Yes that means it is time to get up off your butt and start to put energy and time behind your heart’s desire