As I rule, I try to resist the pressure to write articles with holiday themes. It just feels a bit cliché and there are so many of them running rampant out there in cyberspace. Sometimes I feel the spirit that lies within our holidays gets lost within the onslaught of messages.
There are some common mistakes couples make when asking for what they want in a relationship. Here are some things that may be keeping you from achieving success with your spouse. They are the most common mistakes you can make when trying to ask for what you want when you're struggling to make your marriage work.
Don't you think it's kind of funny how we expect ourselves and our partners to just magically “know” where our sexual sweet spots are? Especially because chances are, no one has ever taught us about our own "pleasure anatomy," much less how to communicate, stimulate, and bring pleasure to others.
http://kavitajpatel.com/?p=2689 This week I am visiting my parents in Cincinnati, which I love. It is my time to get fully taking care of with my mom feeding me, my dad trying to solve all my problems. It is the best! As I always say, it wasn’t always like this for me. In the past it felt like they expected all kinds of stuff from me and the pressure would drive me crazy. I now realized that it was all self inflicted pressure. Now, I can go home and be with my parents the way it is intended to be. Me being
By Jeanette Pavini for GalTime.com The U.S. Department of Agriculture just announced new data around the cost of feeding a family of four a healthy diet. It now ranges from $146 to $289 a week! That is up 38% between 2003 and 2013, according to a USDA economist. The cost of food in general went up 32%! So, what can families do to combat these rising food costs? MAKE A PLAN
This week was a milestone in the gay rights movement: The Supreme Court struck down Prop 8 as well as the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), declaring under federal law that same-sex couples who are legally married deserve the same rights that go to straight married couples. So how will this affect our notions about relationships, marriage, gender and love in this country? Our experts shared their thoughts.
Here are 3 steps to overcome the silent treatment by your significant other.
By Julie Myhre for GalTime.com It’s no secret that weddings are expensive, so anyway that a couple can cut down on the final bill is always ideal. One of the easiest ways that couples can cut the cost includes watching their spending on wedding stationery. It’s easy to get carried away when shopping for the perfect Save the Dates or Wedding Invitations, but here are a couple tips that will help you watch what you are spending on your wedding invites:
We all know we should spend more quality time talking to our partners, but knowing how to have heart-to-heart talks in the busy-ness of everyday life is easier said than done. Couples therapy experts recommend spending a bit of time together every day to check in with each other. This is more realistic and sustainable when combined with an activity you’re already be doing every day, such as having breakfast or dinner together, or when you settle down and get comfy at night.
By Alexandra Mayzler for GalTime.com For every student counting down to or embracing the start of the beloved lazy days, there’s a teacher and parent worrying about the notorious summer brain drain. And while as educators we know how vital it is for kids to maintain learning through the break, we also understand how important it is for students to decompress from a stressful school year.