Usually, Girls' Night Out is associated with drinking and forgetting about the responsibilities that have befallen us since we became wives and parents. But it doesn't have to be a destructive or ego-driven pursuit to rejuvenate yourself and enjoy the company of like-minded women.
I’ve been in many relationships, from long-term to casual, and in all of them, feelings are inevitable. If you’re lucky, you get to experience love. Some are fearful of falling in love because they’re afraid they’ll get hurt. But I once heard someone say, “You can rise in love.” The term “rise” means growing and elevating to a healthy level, as opposed to "fall in love," which implies pain.
An ex once told me that “women are complicated creatures.” At the time, I disregarded this as banter during an argument, but in retrospect, he was right. We are quite complicated. We think about every little detail and are very emotional. Overall, we want things to go perfectly, and that’s where it starts to go downhill for us. As children, we dream of the perfect job, wedding and family. We spend our lives searching for perfection around every corner, especially when it comes to men. We all have our dream relationship in our minds.
The idea of a man needing to bring in a bigger income originates from his own idea of what a provider needs to do. In the days prior to women in the workforce, a man was responsible for providing for his family all by himself. Today, women are expected to not only assume the duties of wife and mother but to help bear the financial burden as well. They have been taught to work harder than ever before because of the way the working world sometimes looks down upon them.
Two Sad Losses On Either Side Of The Pond – America’s Sweetheart and Britain’s Iron Lady Within several hours of each other, the world lost two iconic and strong women who impacted the lives of millions in very different arenas of the world. Baby boomers around the world will remember Annette Funicello as the adorable and most popular Mouseketeer in the beloved show, The Mickey Mouse Club airing in the1950’s.
The repeal of DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act) has huge legal consequences for same-sex couples. The United States does a lot to facilitate families and shouldn't all families have that support? Here are nearly 30 reasons why gay people should have the right to get married.
As someone who has been lucky (and careful) enough to never contract a sexually transmitted disease, I can’t begin to imagine the difficulty of having the “STD” talk with a potential partner. That’s why it would seem niche online dating sites for people with STDs would be a welcoming breath of fresh air.
This guest article from PsychCentral was written by Linda Bloom, LCSW, and Charlie Bloom, MSW When did the honeymoon end in your relationship? Was it the first time you realized that your mate wasn’t all you had hoped for? Or maybe it was when you discovered that sometimes their cheerful optimism could turn to resentment or depression for no apparent reason.
The law of attraction is the belief that "like attracts like" and that by focusing on positive thoughts, we can bring about positive results. Understanding this simple rule will transform your love life and empower you to attract a lifelong partner.
How long should you wait in a new relationship to share a fantasy with your lover? According to a new Durex survey, men say they want to share fantasies as soon as possible - within the first three months of a relationship. The women surveyed chose to wait a little longer to share their fantasy, reporting 6 months to a year of a relationship is time enough to build the trust to start having the intimate conversation about fantasies.