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7 Attitudes Of Successful Daters

7 Attitudes Of Successful Daters

Everywhere I go I hear all kinds of bad date stories.  I talk to people who are discouraged, frustrated, and depressed about the dating process and the prospect of ever finding their perfect partner.  I started to study the difference between people who didn’t find dating horrible and were ultimately successful in finding a partner, and people who were discouraged, frustrated and unsuccessful in the dating process.  I discovered that there were clearly 7 Attitudes of Highly Successful Daters.

Is Talking About Your Husband Behind His Back Harmless?

Is Talking About Your Husband Behind His Back Harmless?

You love your husband and your family. However sometimes when you are with your friends or family you cannot resist temptation of sharing how useless he was when he stayed home alone with your kids. It is just funny, just a joke. It is harmless. And your husband will never find out. Can it still ruin your marriage?

Thanks To Social Media, Kids Have Less Sex. (EXPERT)

Thanks To Social Media, Kids Have Less Sex. (EXPERT)

Could social media be the new abstinence programme? A new study has found that young people are more inclined to choose social media over sex. For seven consecutive days, 250 participants identified yearnings to interact through tweets, photos and comments as the most difficult stimulants to turn down; more tempting even than sex. The study also showed that the more the participants tried to resist social media, the higher the craving became.

Do Prenups Predict Divorce? [EXPERT]
Think couples who sign prenups are just begging to get divorced? Think again.

Do Prenups Predict Divorce?

We surveyed 105 mental health professionals about divorce: its causes, predictors, preventative measures and everything in-between ... and their responses yielded some surprising results.

Destroyed Nest Syndrome: 4 Ways To Heal A Custody Loss

Destroyed Nest Syndrome: 4 Ways To Heal A Custody Loss

Much has been studied and written about Empty Nest Syndrome – the emotional impacts on parents/caregivers after children come of age and leave home. But little has been written, researched, or remedied regarding the emotional impacts and resulting psychological trauma on the non-custodial parent as a result of divorce.

Does Your Relationship Lack Emotional Intimacy? [EXPERT}

Does Your Relationship Lack Emotional Intimacy? [EXPERT}

"My husband and I have a great working relationship. He's great to the kids, he's nice to me, he works hard on the house but he isn't very interested in getting to know me for who I really am. Any exploration around personal growth is threatening to him. Sometimes I feel so depressed to think I'll spend the rest of my life with this person when I want so much more, but there isn't anything wrong to point to as to why I would leave."

Dear Dr. Romance: I Believe He's a Good Man at Heart

Dear Dr. Romance: I Believe He's a Good Man at Heart

Dear Dr. Romance:   My husband left to be with a much younger women. The problem became obvious in our marriage 3 years ago. I thought It would be something we would surpass. I was confused and did not act until one Friday night he did not come home to sleep. He came back that Saturday night and my kids were so happy to see him that I did not ask him to leave that night.

Dating Jitters? 5 Simple Ways To Boost Your Confidence

Dating Jitters? 5 Simple Ways To Boost Your Confidence

We've all been there, those nervous hours (and for some of us that are more anxiety prone, days) before a date with a guy you either just met or recently started dating that you're just so, well, into. You want to make a good impression and you start obsessing about everything from your hair, to what on earth you're going to wear, to those extra few pounds that you want to lose so badly. It's enough to drive a beautiful single girl crazy, and for most of us that's exactly what it does.

Can Kids Enjoy Being Unplugged?  The Surprising Truth! (EXPERT)

Can Kids Enjoy Being Unplugged? The Surprising Truth! (EXPERT)

Some time ago I worked with a mom who, as a consequence for some unpleasant behaviors, took away her 13-year old son's cell phone for three days.  There was a scene with him (let's call him Scott) with the usual retorts -- It's not fair, you can't do that, it's MY phone, and so on. Forty-eight hours later he told her he was glad she took it away from him. Hold the phone! I mean, wait a minute.  What's wrong with this picture?  It turns out that there is everything right with the picture.