If you are a Time reader, or are aware of the front cover controversy this week, you may have been extremely unnerved by the mom with her 3 year old sucking on her breast. I have a boy the exact same age and when Judah was born I felt extreme pressure from other Moms to breastfeed. He had formula and breast milk for 4 months. And even though he was on the ‘dreaded’ formula it didn’t affect his health or our ability to bond in the slightest.
The good news is that there are things you can do to help manage your stress and rediscover a more powerful and emotionally balanced you. Take a look at these six ways you can help reduce your S.T.R.E.S.S. levels.
Dear Dr. Romance: I met a cute guy that's a foreigner in the USA from Russia. So how do I make sure he's not looking for a visa green card marriage? Dear Reader: Whether or not he wants a green card isn't the real question. The real question is, does he have good character, and does he love you, and do you love him? Take your time to get to know him, and find out what makes him tick. Does he have a job here? How is he making a living?
Some of my friends have been concerned about how many partners they have been with. Many have been with an insane amount of people and some have had sex with a relatively small amount. But my question is, where is the sliding scale? How many is too many and how many is to little? With our lives fueled by sex, I wonder if people truly think there is a specific number you should stop at or stride for?
Today's Positive Interaction uses several different couple building skills. It requires you to communicate, and it helps to strengthen the positive connection between you in the bedroom. In Tuesday's article, The Top 5 Problems With Sex Today, I mentioned that people are getting too much information from the Internet, and not enough from their partner. Getting information from the Internet is, by its nature, impersonal.
Here is a smattering of tips from my latest book, "Dating DeMistyfied, 101 Online Dating Tips." I've left out much of "the meat and potatoes," but left in enough content for you to get an indication of what you will learn from this book. This book was written from 10 years of Internet dating experience, thousands of interviews with both men and women and research garnered from our last five to six Dating DeMistyfied Workshops.
Many people are “relentless” givers. They give and give to another and when it is not appreciated, the giver becomes upset and indignant. How can you treat me like this after all I’ve done for you? Are you someone who goes into relationship after relationship giving and giving and receiving nothing, not even appreciation, in return? Do you always find yourself saying, “I’m such a good person. I’m so generous.
According to CBS News, there's a new trend: couples are putting together cohabitation agreements when they move in together as a type of pre-nup precursor (http://cbsloc.al/JJLAeu). These agreements, or commitment contracts, address typical issues like how to split assets should the couple break up, but they can also set day-to-day ground rules like who shops for the groceries, how the rent is divided, and so forth.
Yes, I’m talking about the C-word today. A lot of people cringe when they hear this word. Some actually get a gut reaction and run away when it’s mentioned. But it has to be addressed- or you’ll NEVER find your true love and live your best life. The C-word I’m talking about is Commitment.
Hate working out? Join the club. While exercise is important, it isn't the only way to improve the way you look. In fact, there are plenty of painless ways to freshen up your appearance. Here are ten things you can do to feel better about your body without setting foot inside a spin class.