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Is your guy husband material?

How I Knew My Guy Was Husband Material

In the early years of my dating life, I thought I knew exactly what I wanted, and I was absolutely sure I was going to get it: a charming, great looking, well-built guy that dressed well, made plenty of money and drove me around to nice places in a nice car.

7 Signs That You Are Addicted To Technology

7 Signs That You Are Addicted To Technology

Does your partner always complain that you are on your phone all the time?  How many hours do you spend on Facebook every day? Technology has given us the ability to stay connected and social media has become the center of our social world today, demanding us to stay logged in, posting, and reading our social media pages to ensure that we are not staying out of the loop.  The 24/7 connection to networking sites, creates an excessive use of technology, leading many individuals to develop problems such as obsessive-com

How To Please Your Man - In Bed and In Life!

How To Please Your Man - In Bed and In Life!

Most women want to know how to please their men - in and out of bed. But guys aren't always so verbal about what they need. Try these five strategies to please your man, sexually and otherwise. Once you get the ball rolling and start figuring out the keys on how to please your man, you'll start noticing he becomes more generous as a lover, and your relationship will become much more pleasurable as a whole.  Please Your Man Tip #1: Initiate, But Read His Cues

Why You Shouldn't Take Everything So Personally

Why You Shouldn't Take Everything So Personally

In the middle of a serious conversation a few weeks ago, my husband got up to get himself a cup of water. I was incensed! Here we were, having this serious discussion and he has a sudden urge for water that he couldn't control? In a fury I tell him, "I would never have done that to you!" I felt totally dismissed by him. You know what else he does? He sleeps when he is tired, and he goes to the bathroom when he has the urge. For women … these actions are revolutionary. For men, setting aside these needs would be insanity.

The #1 Reason Why Your Job is Making You Fat

The #1 Reason Why Your Job is Making You Fat

You are sitting at your desk, buried under work, and you are exhausted.  So you reach for a can of soda, or a leftover cupcake from the company lunch, and eat it mindlessly as you click through your email.   As you get dressed the next day, you zip up your pants and think to yourself “Oh nooooo...my job is making me fat!”

Are You Nice or Are You Loving?

Are You Nice or Are You Loving?

Do you know the difference between being nice and being loving? Our society has long trained children to be "nice." Being nice might mean: • Telling white lies so as not to hurt other's feelings, such as agreeing with them when you really disagree. • Listening politely when someone is going on and on, even when you are so bored you can hardly stand it.

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What you don't know might hurt you.

How Sodomy Laws Affect Your Sex Life

Just last week, the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Virginia overturned that state's anti-sodomy laws. The decision was based on the ten-year-old US Supreme Court decision stating that it is unconstitutional to criminalize private, consensual sexual activity between adults, basically voiding all anti-sodomy laws in the US. However, several states kept their anti-sodomy laws in the books, and some even attempt to prosecute citizens for them, as in Virginia.

Bullies and Bystanders [EXPERT}

Bullies and Bystanders [EXPERT}

Recent coverage of the Steubenville, OH rape case noted that people knew what was going on, but chose to look the other way, passively colluding with the abuse. Sticks and Stones by Emily Bazelon is a new book on the culture of bullying, how pervasive it is and what we can try to do to fight it.

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"Welcome home" should be easy ... but it isn't.

Why Military Homecomings Are Harder Than Goodbyes

You've seen the pictures of men and women of the military rushing off planes and buses to greet their spouses and children. The smiles, the tears, the hugs and the fanfare warm the heart and cause tears to flood the eyes. But what happens after the cameras are put away? What happens after the homecoming festivities are over? Do things go back to pre-deployment state or are they forever changed?