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Early New Year's Resolution? Finding Love

Early New Year's Resolution? Finding Love

Last Saturday night, I decided it was a good time to get an early jump on a handful of my 2013 new year’s resolutions. I sat blurry-eyed and drunk on a late-night home-bound train, both sad and elated at having just a few hours earlier, ended a serious relationship.   Starting Sunday, I would: Drink less whiskey on Saturday nights, and Manage my relationships better. Manage My Relationships Better

15 Creative Questions to Ask a Date

15 Creative Questions to Ask a Date

By Certified Professional Life and Dating Coach, Sandy Weiner, for GalTime.com Are you ever at a loss for words on a first date with a virtual stranger? You’re not alone! Unless you’re endowed with the gift of gab, you and your date might end up in a staring contest, while you listen to the crickets in the background. Okay, it might not be that bad for you. But trust me, it’s not always easy to be clever when you’re nervous.    

Terms of Endearment: Sickening or Sweet?

Terms of Endearment: Sickening or Sweet?

I just love that expression, a ‘Terms of Endearment’: a word or term used when talking to somebody that you care for. There’s universally common ones, ones that only crop up in certain countries or regions and even unique ones that you can relate to one person. Some folk use them lightly, have a term that they use without even thinking and everybody they meet is their “Darling”, “Honey” or some such.

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.