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Why Do I Do It? 3 Steps to Clarify Your Commitment

Common wisdom goes as, we do paid work for money and volunteer work to fulfill other needs. Whatever we do, paid or volunteer work requires some commitment from our part. Sometimes we get so much fun that it doesn't feel that way, but there are times we need to renew our vows – why am I doing it again?  It is more productive and rewarding when we have some clarity for it.  Here are three ways to get there.   1.     What does it give me  - Alignment with my Longer term Purpose

The Couch Potato Trick that Makes Love Last

The Couch Potato Trick that Makes Love Last

Do you feel like you’re constantly on the go taking care of everyone? Does this seem to also apply to your love relationship or marriage? When there is tension or distance between you and your partner, are you the one who starts a conversation to get the two of you back to connecting? Are you the one reading and researching new strategies to make your relationship closer?  If so, you might be feeling a little tired and maybe even resentful too!

post traumatic stress disorder
One red flag: he's lost interest in things he once loved.

5 Subtle Signs Your Spouse Has PTSD

Traumatic events like the Boston Marathon bombings often trigger post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in people. If you suspect that your significant other is suffering from the mental disorder, here are the tell-tale signs to watch for.

Do Good Guys Really Finish Last?

Do Good Guys Really Finish Last?

The answer is, NEVER! Good guys just need to weed through a horrible pile of freeloaders, gold-diggers, self-centered bitches and women who think the world owes them everything. There truly are nice women out there that are looking for the same. The reason it is so hard to find these women is that they have been through the exact same thing you have. When a woman has been burned several times, this shell begins to form around her, protecting her from repeated hurts, being treated badly and just flat-out wasting her time. Are you a good guy who is lonely?

How Important Is Oral Sex For A Woman In A Relationship? Part II

How Important Is Oral Sex For A Woman In A Relationship? Part II

Okay, gentlemen, in order to answer this question, you first need to know if the woman you are in a relationship with, whether it is a serious relationship, a friends-with-benefits arrangement, or a booty call, likes oral sex. Some women do not like oral sex at all, for whatever reason. If this is the case, try to find out why. She could have gone through something traumatic or been taught that it is just plain wrong, had a bad experience with it, never had it done, or had it done badly.

Erecticle Dysfunction (ED) Causes

Erecticle Dysfunction (ED) Causes

How long you have been suffering these ailments? Has this happened overnight or chronically, over time? Can you recall an occasion you first encountered this problem? Does your erectile problem bother you all the time or you face a problem at times? Do you encounter this disorder with all your sex partners (in case there are more than one partner) or just a particular one? When you are able to have an erection, are you able to insert the penis into the vagina?

3 Easy Ways To End The Bitch/Yell/Nag/Whine/ Doom Loop

3 Easy Ways To End The Bitch/Yell/Nag/Whine/ Doom Loop

Are you in a nasty doom loop with your partner?  You know the kind where you ask for something, he says he’ll do it, he doesn’t do it right away, and then you keep asking, he calls you a nag, you yell at him, he eventually does it, and you both feel like crap?  That one?  Or do you really want to ask your partner for something or to have a serious talk yet you find yourself too nervous to do so, so you never do and then you get more and more resentful because you aren’t getting your needs met, and he’s completely not understanding what’s going

SINGLES STATS THAT MAY SHOCK YOU

SINGLES STATS THAT MAY SHOCK YOU

Match.com’s annual Singles in America study reveals some pretty juicy (and surprising) facts about America’s current dating population, and some of them might shock you. These stats not only disqualify some common dating myths; they also provide some really interesting insights into what men and women look at first when they “size up” potential partners.   Guess what: Grammar matters.