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Happily Single at the Holidays

Happily Single at the Holidays

by Eleanore Wells, for GalTime.com   As soon as the weather dips below 90-degrees, holiday decorations line the aisles of stores.  And so the stress begins. Holidays can be challenging to just about everybody.  There are decisions to be made, plans to put in place, and money to be spent.  And while this is true for everyone, many single people feel an extra layer of stress.

Erotic Fantasy Reconsidered: From Tragedy to Triumph PART ONE

Erotic Fantasy Reconsidered: From Tragedy to Triumph PART ONE

How we understand fantasy.   Many people approach the inner workings of their erotic mind with great trepidation, believing that the content of their fantasy life is inappropriate in the context of a loving relationship. Our cultural taboos about erotic fantasy are so strong that the very idea of discussing sexual fantasy leads some of us to anxiety and shame. Fantasy, however, can be an ingenious way for the creative mind to overcome relational and intrapsychic conflicts around desire and intimacy. Fantasy can be a tool to heal.  

7 Ways To Be Good To Your Heart This Holiday Season

7 Ways To Be Good To Your Heart This Holiday Season

The holiday season is officially here and if like many people, you celebrated its arrival with a huge Thanksgiving feast, then you may also be focused on how you’ll make it through to the New Year without going overboard with eating, especially since so much holiday food can be on the unhealthy side.   However, this is also a time of great opportunity to feed yourself in a way that relieves stress, doesn’t pack on the pounds, and in fact, is actually heart healthy.  Here are some strategies to get you through the holidays that will increase your level of happin

7 Ways To Be Good To Your Heart This Holiday Season

7 Ways To Be Good To Your Heart This Holiday Season

The holiday season is officially here and if like many people, you celebrated its arrival with a huge Thanksgiving feast, then you may also be focused on how you’ll make it through to the New Year without going overboard with eating, especially since so much holiday food can be on the unhealthy side.   However, this is also a time of great opportunity to feed yourself in a way that relieves stress, doesn’t pack on the pounds, and in fact, is actually heart healthy.  Here are some strategies to get you through the holidays that will increase your level of happin

7 Ways To Be Good To Your Heart This Holiday Season

7 Ways To Be Good To Your Heart This Holiday Season

The holiday season is officially here and if like many people, you celebrated its arrival with a huge Thanksgiving feast, then you may also be focused on how you’ll make it through to the New Year without going overboard with eating, especially since so much holiday food can be on the unhealthy side.   However, this is also a time of great opportunity to feed yourself in a way that relieves stress, doesn’t pack on the pounds, and in fact, is actually heart healthy.  Here are some strategies to get you through the holidays that will increase your level of happin

Why Love Is Better The 2nd Time Around [EXPERT]
Fairy tales aren't real ... but love is.

Why Love Is Better The 2nd Time Around

As young women, we imagine that love happens like this: Boy meets girl. Girl loves boy. Boy sends girl flowers. Boy buys girl a big ring. Girl says "I do." Boy and girl live happily ever after. But then we wake the hell up.

Does Coffee Cause Diabetes?

Does Coffee Cause Diabetes?

Were you wondering if you should stop drinking coffee? While it is well known that sugary drinks may increase the chance of developing diabetes, people are always asking what they can do to prevent it.  Because caffeine changes the way the body processes sugar, coffee and tea as well as drinks containing caffeine became subjects of interest.  A study completed on thousands of people showed unsweatened coffee does not lead to any harm and possible benefit.  However, there is possibly more benefit from decaffinated coffee, leading to the conclusion that something else in cof

The Petraeus Affair

The Petraeus Affair

The New York Times reported Sunday, November 11, 2012 (page 18), on the emerging news story about the surprising resignation of General David Petraues, the Director of the CIA. The story, though still cloudy, was revealed after he admitted to having an affair with his biographer. The article stated that when he began his job at the CIA, he and his wife moved in to a home in Virginia and it was “”the closest thing to a normal life together that they had in years.” The article stated further, “after years in war zones, Mr.

Appreciating What You've Got

Appreciating What You've Got

Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks and reflect on what is truly important in life. Relationships can be stressful especially around the holidays. If you are divorced, there might be arguments with the ex over who has the kids, or stress with the new person in his life. Financial difficulties can also come into play when trying to have a harmonious relationship. Or your mate can just be working your last nerve! Try to remember what you love about the man in your life and think about what he might be going through.