He seems so great but what do you do when your boyfriend does not want the same type of relationship that you do? According to YourTango expert Janet Ong Zimmerman -- a breakup is in order! In this candid article she outlines six scenarios when couples are off page about love and commitment, and then offers tips for how to walk away from a going-nowhere relationship.
What do all our past failed relationships have in common? Is it that we didn’t get our needs met? That the other person wasn’t ready for a commitment? That our partner cheated? To help us reflect better on these questions, I’m going to share a story about a friend of mine named Mark whose greatest desire was to find his life’s partner. Mark was a great guy, but the women he dated never stuck around for long. He began to wonder if the women he was attracted to were simply commitment-phobes.
Feel like life is miserable? Well, turns out the person making it miserable might be you! Every day there is one foolish way you keep yourself feeling unhappy. Why spoil your own joy (and your relationships in the process)? YourTango expert Dr. Lisa Kaplin explains ...
Being a gay man is just ... so ... hard! You should definitely embrace feeling miserable. Why bother finding happiness? That might take effort. So if being a miserable gay man is the life for YOU, YourTango expert Rick Clemons, The Coming Out Coach, is here with 10 tips to help you make the most of your sad little life. You know, OR ... he's here with 10 tips to turn your life around and finally (finally!) choose JOY!
Back in September of 1998, my husband Chris and I flew to Maui for our destination wedding. It was a gorgeous and unforgettable stay at the Grand Wailea, a Waldorf-Astoria hotel on the western shores of Maui near Molokini Bay, where we really got our $380 per night money’s worth in romance and good times.
Kissing is present in all our relationships, whether it is with family members, friends, or lovers. The way women kiss men ultimately defines the type of relationship they are in, and can sometimes give the wrong impression.
When someone is in love, they become better people, not only for themselves, but in their relationships.
When most people think of gratitude, they may instinctively associate it with stereotypes of hippies sitting cross-legged around a campfire, singing songs of self-love and compassion. Which, is completely, not the case. Gratitude, in its best, is taking moments—big or small—to appreciate the things in your life. And, according to Happify.com, doing so can instantly lead to an increase of happiness and satisfaction and a decrease in the stuff you don’t want, like negativity and depression.
Jasbina Ahluwalia asks Susan Winter – Author of the book ‘Allowing Magnificence: Living the Expanded Version of Your Life’: As a revolutionary relationship expert, where one’s own personal evolution is so integral, how can young women best prioritize all of the important decisions facing them regarding career, love, family and friends? Do you have any advice on how to work through it all? Susan Winter
Life is the greatest roller coaster ride we will ever take. The ups and downs, the unexpected changes, the twists and turns, are all a part of living. The roller coaster ride of life can be miserable and uncomfortable or exciting and rewarding. Our states of mind and body are key factors in how we handle these changes. The problems of life do not go away magically. We have to consciously work on making our lives more positive and joyful.