There are different levels of emotional and sexual intimacy, and a host of reasons for why we need both types. Intimacy does not come naturally, which is one of the main reasons why many men and women in their 20s and 30s struggle and fail in their relationships.
To be fair, who hasn't had one (or three) too many drinks at a birthday party? But for those of us with a problem drinker for a significant other, these social situations can be awkward and life at home can be downright miserable. So what can you do? Our expert and recovering addict offers his best advice.
Renewed Intimacy (or The Slow Burn) It’s amazing how quickly we can move from either the Daily Routine or How Did We Grow So Far Apart into Renewed Intimacy, assuming we have that good foundation to build from. (Are you seeing a recurring pattern here?) Given a little time and attention, a relationship built on a solid foundation will often re-blossom quickly. You may never experience the Passion, Love and Lust phase again in your existing relationship, but the Renewed Intimacy phase can be far more satisfying in the end.
I had a familiar dream recently. It was near the end of the semester in my dream and I had not attended many of my calculus classes. I knew I would fail and I was desperately searching for a way out of this mess. As I woke from my dream, I realized that I had nothing to fear from calculus. I had graduated in spite of it and would never have to pass calculus again. But it got me to thinking, "What triggered that dream?" My friend confessed to having similar dreams, along with the ever popular
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Are you a control freak? Or do you live with a control freak? This article will prove that a control freak is not at all what she (or he) seems. With control freaks, what you see is NOT what you get. Let’s break down control freaks, figure out what is going on, then suggest ways to let go of being a control freak and take genuine control of yourself. What is a control freak?
Today was the first day I actually am wondering if I can do this. Today the spirit was willing but the flesh was weak. I went to Zumba tonight. It's been a while since I've taken a class - maybe a month or so. I'd done Jillian Michael's Body Revolution last week, so I felt like I could handle it. I couldn't. It wasn't the pace or that the exercises were particularly difficult. In fact I felt like the instructor actually toned it down a bit tonight. And yet I have never felt more awkward and out of
There's a reason why that special someone isn't calling you. Here is some advice on how to get them to become more interested in your relationship.
“I don’t get it, how do people mix passion with their career? I do love to paint but I can’t even think of taking it as a career and doing it all the time. That would be too much for me” – Katherine snapped at me and dismissed my own motto – Align with Passion! This is not the first time I got such comment, and Katherine is a good friend, so I could see where she was coming from.
Despite some of the horror stories you hear about long distance relationships, they can survive if you follow these tips and steps on making it work.