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Men And “Bad Sex”

Men And “Bad Sex”

Today I would like to dispel a lousy rumor; one that persists despite the fact that it is not now, nor ever was true.  I’m talking about, of course, the idea that to men there is no such thing as “bad sex.”  This is absolutely false.  We do recognize bad sex.  But like lite beer and arena football, we will grudgingly embrace it if it’s the best of our readily available options.  Because what is equally true is that most men feel that some sex, even that of inferior quality, is better than no se

What's So Scary About Being Single? [EXPERT]
Are you afraid?

What's So Scary About Being Single?

As a relationship coach, I talk to a lot of single women. It's pretty rare to find one who wants to be in a relationship, isn't in one and is perfectly relaxed about it. There is usually some fear lurking under the surface.

5 dating rules for man and women

5 dating rules for man and women

5 rules man should do on a first date: 1. Give her tons of compliments! 2. If you don’t want to buy her a flowers buy her box of chocolates. 3. Make sure you are focus on her and her face, don’t stare at her chest. 4. Listen carefully to everything she’s saying and do not interrupt. 5. Always show good manners by opening the door for her, this will impress her.  

To D Or Not To D

To D Or Not To D

TO “D” OR NOT TO “D” It takes balls to make the decision to divorce. Big ones. Balls of steel. And it’s an especially brave thing to do when you were born with lady parts that don’t include the aforementioned equipment because, believe me, at a time like this, you could really use them. If you’re a people pleaser like me, ending your marriage will probably go against the grain of everything you were raised to believe in, like pleasing others, for instance.

The #1 Sign Your Marriage Won't Last [EXPERT]
Are the odds in your favor?

The #1 Sign Your Marriage Won't Last

With half of marriages ending in divorce, we wanted to get to the root of the problem. We surveyed over 100 YourTango Experts to find out the top predictors of divorce so that couples can know—in advance of getting married—whether their union is likely to fail.

The Number One Secret to being a Transformational Coach

The Number One Secret to being a Transformational Coach

If you watched interviews on TV or read Q&A segments in magazines, you have probably noticed that everyone wants to know the same thing.  The question “What is the secret to your success?” is usually always asked.  From professional athletes to money management gurus, everyone wants to unlock the mystery that leads to superior achievement.  This profession is no different.  

When should you start dating again?

When should you start dating again?

If you are heartbroken step away from the keyboard now. Have you recently become single? Are you worried about getting involved with someone again? Maybe you've been single for a while now and are looking to change your relationship status. If so then the chances are you've probably considered signing up to an online dating site to meet singles. So how should you start online dating the right way. Check out our advice on how to start online dating below. Start online dating when you are ready

The Game of Life is Rigged. In Your Favor.

The Game of Life is Rigged. In Your Favor.

I just recently read a beautiful magazine article written by a very science-minded neurosurgeon on his "Life during Death" experience and his realization of the Divine. It was an inspiring true story and I found myself breathing easier and deeper after reading it- which is always my internal signal that what I read is true. (I’ll have the link at the bottom of this article for you if you want to read it yourself) So what’s my favorite take-away from his story ? The message from Up High:

How to Relax  into  Intimacy

How to Relax into Intimacy

Intimacy is an essential part of a loving relationship.  But what is intimacy, really?  It is being present and open to each other.  Intimacy starts with being relaxed and comfortable with each other and progresses to sharing thoughts, feelings, kisses and caresses. Robert and Shelly made a lot of progress in their therapy with me.  They were communicating better about important issues such as finances and resolving disputes, but they both felt something was missing.  As Shelly put it, “I feel lonely at times even when we are together.”