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Rules For Emailing Your Ex-Spouse
No need to be TOS'ed by an ex-husband!

Rules For Emailing Your Ex-Spouse

It's simple to talk to an old flame when you don't have to look at him. So, an email relationship post-divorce is ideal. But when there are children involved in your relationship, keeping things civil between the two of you is even more paramount. Keeping the emails free of judgement, blame and arrogance is key to keeping a rift in your adult relationship from causing a rift in the one with your kids.

7 Secrets To Mastering Communication  Secret #5 Ask Questions

7 Secrets To Mastering Communication Secret #5 Ask Questions

Welcome back to 7 Secrets To Mastering Communication SECRET #5 – Asking Questions  Asking questions is a major key to mastering communication. Yet, so often most conversations are a battle for air-time with one person ending up shutting down when the other has done what I call the one-upmanship stunt and taken over the topic. Whether it’s casual bantering or expressing important concerns, hijacking a conversation is rarely conducive to enhancing your relationships over time.

how oxytocin is ruining your relationships
Love at first sight? More like lust at first sight.

Is This Chemical Messing Up Your Love Life?

Are you tired of going from one casual hookup to another ... without finding the relationship you want? It's possible you may be letting the chemicals in your brain get the best of you.

Conferences: the surprising new place to meet singles
What happens at the conference, stays at the conference.

The Surprising New Place To Meet Singles

Conferences are great for career development ... and for meeting singles! (It's even how Chelsea Clinton met her husband Marc Mezvinsky.) Still not convinced? YourTango Expert Coach Ronnie Ann Ryan talks about what makes these professional meetups rising hotspots for singles.

Argument as Aphrodisiac

Argument as Aphrodisiac

      Beneath a couple’s fight is creative tension struggling to be resolved and released.  A fight is energy:  The opposite of love is not hate, but apathy.  Thus, when a couple is arguing and bickering, it is an outward sign that there is still care and molecules of emotion kinetic between them. If this can energy be harvested and organized into an up-level debate of differing viewpoints, then the couple is on a constructive path.

How Resilient Are You In Your Quest to Find Your Mate?
The only way to move on from a past relationship is to jump back on the dating wagon.

How Resilient Are You In Your Quest to Find Your Mate?

The easiest way to find love is to go into dating with an open and aware mind. Being cognizant of your past relationships, why they didn't work and what makes you happy are all key to successfully resuming the dating process.

Is An Affair Ever Forgivable?

Is An Affair Ever Forgivable?

Affairs are very difficult for many spouses to handle. They wonder how their partner could hurt them and how they will recover from this betrayal. However, is it possible that an affair is justified? Dr. Tammy Nelson presents a case where that may just be so.

5 Steps to Becoming More Spontaneous With Internet Dating

5 Steps to Becoming More Spontaneous With Internet Dating

I am a big fan of internet dating sites—for many reasons, including the fact that I met my life partner through eHarmony.  But an equally important reason is the opportunity these sites offer my coaching clients for practicing and honing their communication skills. Dating sites are a great place for “practicing being yourself.”