How present are you during this time of year? Are you so busy that you lose touch with the meaning of the season? Are you too stressed out to really enjoy time with your family? Do you struggle to remember what it’s all about? Is it difficult to stay focused on the joy and hope of the season? Would you like to enjoy yourself and your family more? Follow these six simple steps to relax, focus on the important things, and be fully present with yourself and your loved ones this season.
If you're in a relationship with someone who used to make you happy and no longer does, what keeps you there is not love, it's fear.
Let’s see if we can figure this out together. You have the altar, the man and you. What is the one variable you can change in this equation? For all those that say “the man,” please stop reading here. You have flunked this question. If your answer is “you,” please continue reading, because you are taking responsibility regardless of who is at fault. And when you take responsibility, you now have an opportunity to reach the outcome you desire.
Okay, you’ve broken up, you’re going through a divorce, and it’s been really hard. Believe me, I know. After my final breakup (he left three times during the time we were together) with my fiancée, the “love of my life” I’ll tell you, the emptiness not just in me, but in our home, was creepy.
Sometimes it can be hard to tell just what your new man is looking for. If you’ve just started dating, and things are going great, you can begin to collect data to determine if he is Mr. Quality Casual, or is actually at a place in his life that he wants a relationship. Learn how to recognize the seven give-away signs he wants a relationship so you can find lasting love and partnership:
Without a doubt, Facebook has revolutionized the way that we interact with one another. Everything from party invites, community events and holiday family photos to political and philosophical statements and everyday commentary on what was eaten for lunch get posted on the social networking site.
While it may not seem very romantic to schedule lovemaking, it's even less romantic to leave it to chance or miss out on it altogether. Luckily, there are ways to incorporate sex into your schedule without stripping it of all the romance.
Dear Dr. Romance: I've been in a relationship for almost 2 years with a great person whom I've known for the 5 years I've been in this country. We studied together, were genuine friends before feelings started to develop, and we decided to be together. He and I are from a different nationalities and races. This has never been a problem to us because we seem to get along great in terms of values, religious background, personalities, interests, and interactions.
So what are the chances that overt anger and power struggles between divorced parents won't be painful for the kids? Close to zip.