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I saw a movie starring Jim Carrey called "The Yes Man" that really made me think. In the film, Jim takes a personal development workshop and commits to saying "yes" to literally everything that comes his way. His life takes a wild ride as a result, with many zany adventures.
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.
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?
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.
We surveyed 105 mental health professionals about divorce: its causes, predictors, preventative measures and everything in-between ... and their responses yielded some surprising results.
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.
"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: 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.