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Our Love-Hate Relationship With Texting

Our Love-Hate Relationship With Texting

The topic of texting came up over dinner last week. There were five people at our table—two men and three women, ages 21 to 63. All five of us agreed that texting has become part of our lives and is here to stay (even the ones like me who still can't respond very quickly). We agreed texting has some benefits:

What Sheryl Sandberg And Henry Ford Have In Common

What Sheryl Sandberg And Henry Ford Have In Common

There has been a lot of hoopla surrounding Sheryl Sandberg and her push to "Lean In." People have been up in arms saying: "Sure, it's easy when you come from privilege to be able to work harder and longer!" "She's had it all, she doesn't understand" or, on the other side "We NEED to stand up for ourselves more as women!" Everyone has an opinion. And there is a lot to talk about: Confidence, Harvard, negotiating, Facebook. Dinner with Zuckerberg.

A Beginner's Guide to Submission

A Beginner's Guide to Submission

This content was written by Kinkly contributor CJ Edwards. A submissive is an individual who willingly relinquishes control to another person, usually to satisfy a sexual urge. If you're here reading this, chances are the thought of relinquishing control to another person has piqued your interest or has even gotten your sexual juices flowing, so to speak. Think you're odd?

How  A Parent Can Manage Their Kids And Their Depression

How A Parent Can Manage Their Kids And Their Depression

It can be difficult to be a parent and deal with depression. Here is a list of techniques that a person can use to help manage their depression and anxieties while taking care of the kids. Share the responsibilities of being a parent with your spouse. Do not try to do everything all at once. If you and your spouse can learn to work together then parenting will not be as stressful. Your stress will decrease when you share the responsibilities in taking care of the kids.

How Celebrities Can Protect Their Kids From The Limelight

How Celebrities Can Protect Their Kids From The Limelight

Many celebrities  have a difficult time protecting their children from the limelight. Here are a few suggestions on how to deal with the fame when it pertains to your children.   1. Talk To Your Children Always talk to your children about your current situation regarding the attention you get from the media. It is best to be up front with your children about why they are always in the spot light and why their friends are not. Educating your children on this topic is very important.

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Are you a frugal romantic?

10 Date Night Ideas That Won't Break The Bank

If you're looking to impress, dinner and a movie will make more of an impact on your wallet than your date. With a little bit of creativity inspired by these date night ideas, it's easy to score big even on a little budget.

Tackling Difficult Conversations

Tackling Difficult Conversations

This week I had to face a service provider, who is also a friend, to let them know about a disappointment I experienced at their business.  I did not want to have the conversation, because of our friendship but I knew as a business owner myself, that I had to speak up otherwise, I would not be able to hire them again and that's not a solution, that is avoiding. Have you ever been in a situation where you just don't want to have a hard conversation? Do you avoid or delay having difficult conversations?

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Isn't it time to talk?

Questions To Consider Before Trying Couples Counseling

There's nothing worse than being forced to do something you don't want to do ... unless you also have to pay for it. Frequently, partners or spouses get dragged into counseling when they'd rather be almost anywhere else. The thought of talking to a stranger about feelings and intimacy appeals greatly to some, disgusts others and terrifies many.

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To circumcise or not to circumcise: That is the question.

How Circumcision Affects Sexual Pleasure

To circumcise or not to circumcise: That is the question. There has been a long-running debate amongst public health officials and sex educators on the subject, with major studies lending evidence to both sides.