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 How to Get Him to Commit with 3 Simple Rules

How to Get Him to Commit with 3 Simple Rules

If you’re like most women out there who are dating but not yet in a serious relationship, it’s probable that you’re curious about how to get your current guy to commit. Perhaps it seems like it’s headed in that direction, but you want to be sure. Or maybe it’s something new and you want to know if and when it will have a future.

There Is No Real Answer! Really!

There Is No Real Answer! Really!

Not to be flippant but there’s no real answer. At least that’s my belief. As much as you want to know, “Why did you marry me and then tell me you’re gay?” there may not be ‘an answer!’ Read carefully between the lines here...there may not be an answer [singular]! Quite honestly, there’s more than likely a long list of answers, and none of them will completely satisfy your need, want, and desire to be absolved and to make them [your husband or your wife, depending on the scenario] pay.

Dear Dr. Romance: Why Do I Always Have Sex on the First Date?

Dear Dr. Romance: Why Do I Always Have Sex on the First Date?

Dear Dr. Romance: I'm trying to find out why I always have sex on the first date. This is not to say that I have sex with every girl I date, or even that every girl I've gone out with has even been interested in me. It is simply to say that the overwhelming majority of my "situations" have been one date situations, for whatever reason and on the occasions that the woman is interested in me, we usually end up having sex.

2 Tricks To Avoid An Online Dating Meltdown [EXPERT]
Put the hammer down.

2 Tricks To Avoid An Online Dating Meltdown

We have all been there. One minute you are calmly scanning your newest "matches," weighing their interests and hobbies against your own and the next you find yourself screaming at your computer screen, wondering how the stranger in the photo before you could be ignoring you once again. This is when you need to get a grip.

Divorce and Holidays: Naughty, Nice and Everything In Between

Divorce and Holidays: Naughty, Nice and Everything In Between

So, what is it?  Have you been Naughty or Nice this year? The journey of divorce will undoubtedly bring out our Naughty, Nice and everything in between sides. As I reflect back on my year, although I am Jewish and Santa doesn’t exist in my world, I am careful to be honest about whether or not I have been naughty…or nice. The first year or two after divorce, the pull towards Naughty was really strong.

Teach Kids the Art of Giving This Holiday Season

Teach Kids the Art of Giving This Holiday Season

It’s difficult to fight the overwhelming tide of advertisements encouraging us to buy, buy, buy, this holiday season. Kids are busy making their lists and checking them twice. Santa is in every mall you may be visiting. With a conscious effort, you can, however, create a different experience by creating opportunities for your child to give this holiday season, too. Here are some fun ideas that will teach your child that joy comes from giving as well as receiving.   

4 Ways To Overcome Dating Shyness

4 Ways To Overcome Dating Shyness

Do you consider yourself shy? Do you walk around and say to yourself “I wish I weren't shy so I could approach people.” When I hear someone label themselves as “shy,” I know they are limiting their opportunities to meet and connect with people every day. Being shy isn't a physical trait like having brown eyes ... you can eliminate it and overcome it. Here are 4 tips to help you forever overcome your dating shyness:  

Erotic Fantasy Reconsidered: From Tragedy To Triumph

Erotic Fantasy Reconsidered: From Tragedy To Triumph

PART TWO Tell me how you were loved, and I’ll tell you how you make love. Our emotional history shapes our erotic blueprint and is expressed in the physicality of sex. Accordingly, there is a strong connection between our attachment map (defined as our expectations, conflicts, hopes and disillusionment with intimate connections) and our sexual feelings and behaviors: Tell me how you were loved, and I’ll tell you how you make love.