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5 Tips For Getting Back Into The Dating Scene

5 Tips For Getting Back Into The Dating Scene

No matter where you are in life the prospect of dating can be filled with anxiety. If you haven't dated for any length of time it can seem even scarier. After the end of a long-term relationship, sometimes there can be a lot of pressure to go out and date and find that new "plus one." Before you rush out the door, take a moment to read through these tips. They should help you turn a scary experience into one that you can enjoy.

Living With Trichotillomania: An Opportunity?

Living With Trichotillomania: An Opportunity?

All of us have secrets. We learn to live with them. We usually keep them close. And of all of them, there’s usually one biggie. One we hope and pray will never come out. But what are we so afraid would happen if others discovered our secret? Why do we hold it so tightly against our chests?

Having 'The Talk': Your Kids & Sex
Have you had "the talk" yet with your children?

Having 'The Talk': Your Kids & Sex

Teach your sexual values. Don't be afraid to convey to your kids what you believe is the very best for them in their future sex lives as adults.

Cry, Admit You Did It, and Find Joy

Cry, Admit You Did It, and Find Joy

So, I was on my way to get a much-needed massage today when "Sweet Caroline" came on the radio. Within seconds, I was in tears.  It was my mom's song.  It was the song we played at the recessional during her memorial service three months ago and it was the song she and I playfully danced to together at the Neil Diamond concert just last year. It was the song that suddenly sent my joy on this beautiful spring day into a nose dive.

A Major Relationship Clue: Where Are Their Feet?

A Major Relationship Clue: Where Are Their Feet?

Asking you where your feet are and those of your partner may sound strange. This is because we tend to think that feet are just feet, and don’t think about them much beyond whether they are pretty, strong, or not. Well in truth, they have a lot more to say than that. In fact, they can help you understand the kind of person you are in a relationship with beneath all the verbiage and fancy maneuvering that people display. The reason that we miss recognizing this is that we are too focused on appearance and not the position that the feet are in.

Separating the B... from the S...

Separating the B... from the S...

The other day I was headed to a yoga class. I noticed that my watch and the clock in my car were 10 minutes apart, which meant that if my watch was right I might be late, which meant I might not find a place to park, lay my mat in my favorite spot by the door, or even get in class. So what did I do? What any good American chasing the American dream going to a yoga class would do, I sped up! Just a tad, though, because I actually took care to think through the idea of how ironic (or ridiculous) it would be to get a speeding ticket on the way to yoga class.  

The Secret To A More Fulfilling Sex Life
Stop, breathe in and be present for a moment.

The Secret To A More Fulfilling Sex Life

Mindfulness means simply being in the present moment. Why is this so valuable? Lack of mindfulness can lead to a sex life that's stale, repetitive and empty. So here is some advice from one of our experts on practicing mindfulness for true intimacy.