The honeymoon phase doesn't last forever. Your relationship evolves over time, and you want to get off on the right foot. The following five tips will help guide and nourish your relationship in the early stages with your new partner.
I'm generally a huge believer in being who you are, no matter where you are. Meaning, even on a first date, when you are trying to impress someone, you shouldn't be afraid to be authentically you. Unfortunately, some people take the concept of being themselves no matter what and run with it ... running their dates away in the process.
According to AshleyMadison.com — the website dedicated to helping married individuals find partners for affairs, the biggest day of the year for female signups is the day after Mother's Day.
By now you’ve probably read and heard a lot about how to have an amazing new year. Is it possible that you really need to read another one? YES. Why? Not only because this article is different. Very different. But also, because whatever you are wanting to happen in 2012 you very likely wanted to have happen, at least some version of it in 2011. And so this is where we start.
Could we be expecting too much from people who might not be pre-disposed to "niceness"? A study reveals that niceness - and narcissism - might be in the genes. (http://bit.ly/IIIqXe) There is DNA associated with traits that relate to being giving, caring, and responsible. This discovery is affiliated with what Dr. Bonnie talks about in Make Up Don't Break Up, where a person who's loving and caring often has two specific hormones in their genes. Oxytocin - the cuddle hormone - and vasopressin - the risk-taking hormone.
The quality of your love life is directly tied to the messages you send. These messages stem from your thoughts, beliefs, feelings and actions. If your thoughts, beliefs, feelings and actions are not congruent, you’ll send mixed messages. Sending mixed instead of clear messages guarantees a love relationship that is not sustainable — one fraught with frustration, disappointment and a superficial connection. A mixed message can look like this:
By Elizabeth Paige, GalTime.com So your guy is a 'morning guy.' He doesn't just wake up early...he WAKES UP early-- he 'rises' as the sun rises. OK, you get the point. We all know what it's like to get that nudge from our man who wants a little 'play time' before work. But, these days, it's not only men initiating sex after slumber.
Relationships between moms and daughters can be many things, but one thing is for sure: they are complex. Now that you're an adult, you may have a little different perspective on that mother-daughter relationship drama. Whether your relationship with your mother is better or worse than it was while you were growing up, there is one thing you can count on: mom still lives on in your head!