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6 Ways To Ace A Gay First Date

6 Ways To Ace A Gay First Date

So you got his name, got his number, had a few conversations via phone and text and there’s some talk about going the two of you going on a date. You are excited about getting some face time, but also nervous because you are not sure of how things will turn out. Where to go and what should you do? Will you guys hit it off or will the evening be riddled with awkward silence? Will you still find each other attractive upon second look?

Should You Be Friends With An Ex?

Should You Be Friends With An Ex?

For some couples when a relationship is over, it’s over. For others, the end of a relationship is the beginning of a beautiful friendship. Though becoming friends with an ex is not an option for everyone, a special connection can be made between those who are open to a new platonic partnership. Before you write off an ex after a dating relationship has ended, consider these 3 reasons why you should think about being friends with a former flame… 1. To Maintain a Connection

How To Raise Your Baby Like A Royal [EXPERT]
Tea time, your highness!

How To Raise Your Baby Like A Royal

Kate Middleton is pregnant with the heir apparent to the throne of England. Bringing up baby to the manor born stirs up fairytales of happily every after and raising a blue blood. Here are some ideas to give your little one the royal advantage in life and love:

Stress and "Unexplained Infertility"

Stress and "Unexplained Infertility"

Few of us are good at managing stress. Whether it comes from work, relationship issues, or overall lifestyle, we all have stress in our lives. It can add a signficant layer of difficulty and challenge if you are trying to conceive. Fertility is seldom blocked by just one issue or condition. Everything we know about healthy conception also indicates that stress increases negative effects that we may already be experiencing. The complex biochemical changes occurring in our bodies from stress also create changes that do not support conception.

What Do You Do If You Have Occasional Great Sex, But...

What Do You Do If You Have Occasional Great Sex, But...

Well, ladies, I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but it’s not a good sign if your man can only ejaculate while watching porn videos. But there is hope. If your man does not want to speak about his failure to ejaculate during sex, he may not feel you are strong enough to handle the truth and still love him. So our goal, of course, is to show him that you are strong enough to not only handle the truth but to make the necessary changes to solve the problems with your sex life.

How To Prolong 'The Honeymoon Phase' [EXPERT]
How long can it last?

How To Prolong 'The Honeymoon Phase'

According to recent research by psychologist Sonja Lyubomirsky at UC Riverside, married couples tend to experience something called the "two-year passion bump." Also known as the "honeymoon phase," this is usually a time when attraction peaks.

Bullying: What Can Parents Do? [EXPERT}

Bullying: What Can Parents Do? [EXPERT}

All children experience bullying.  If they are not the target of a bully, or engaging in   bullying behavior themselves, they will witness bullying and be affected by it.  As a witness, the child will either identify with the target and feel shame, fear, and vulnerability, or with the bully and be tempted to seek the status associated with the dominant bully.  

Play by the Rules!

Play by the Rules!

"Don't talk to single people at parties."  "Mention within the first five minutes of a conversation that you have a partner."  "Don't notice other attractive people when you're with me." Do you have rules for your partner?  When one half of a couple makes rules for the couple, look out!  Parents make rules for children, so the person who's making the rules has cast him or herself as the parent and the partner as the child. Why would either partner find this satisfying?

Setting Boundaries With Teasing & Bullying (EXPERT)

Setting Boundaries With Teasing & Bullying (EXPERT)

Setting boundaries in relationships can be difficult for adults.Understanding what teasing is fun and which is hurtful is hard for everyone. It is even more difficult for children to comphrend. One of the main goals of a child is to fit in and be well liked by their peers. Sometimes a message the child is receiving can have a barbed edge or be a subtle put-down by what your child believes is a friend. What is Teasing