The idea of divorce doesn’t just arrive. It creeps in like a whispering snake. Your mind resists the thought: it's too earthshaking. Then one day you surprise yourself. Perhaps you blurt out the word divorce in a fight. Maybe you tell a friend and suddenly hear what you are saying. Maybe you wake up from a daydream and see that you have been imagining a future without your spouse.
In the early years of my dating life, I thought I knew exactly what I wanted, and I was absolutely sure I was going to get it: a charming, great looking, well-built guy that dressed well, made plenty of money and drove me around to nice places in a nice car.
Does your partner always complain that you are on your phone all the time? How many hours do you spend on Facebook every day? Technology has given us the ability to stay connected and social media has become the center of our social world today, demanding us to stay logged in, posting, and reading our social media pages to ensure that we are not staying out of the loop. The 24/7 connection to networking sites, creates an excessive use of technology, leading many individuals to develop problems such as obsessive-com
Most women want to know how to please their men - in and out of bed. But guys aren't always so verbal about what they need. Try these five strategies to please your man, sexually and otherwise. Once you get the ball rolling and start figuring out the keys on how to please your man, you'll start noticing he becomes more generous as a lover, and your relationship will become much more pleasurable as a whole. Please Your Man Tip #1: Initiate, But Read His Cues
Amy is dealing with a man who suffers from commitment-phobia and a deep fear of intimacy. His own negative self-beliefs about commitment, love and relationships will guarantee that this relationship won't last.
In the middle of a serious conversation a few weeks ago, my husband got up to get himself a cup of water. I was incensed! Here we were, having this serious discussion and he has a sudden urge for water that he couldn't control? In a fury I tell him, "I would never have done that to you!" I felt totally dismissed by him. You know what else he does? He sleeps when he is tired, and he goes to the bathroom when he has the urge. For women … these actions are revolutionary. For men, setting aside these needs would be insanity.
You are sitting at your desk, buried under work, and you are exhausted. So you reach for a can of soda, or a leftover cupcake from the company lunch, and eat it mindlessly as you click through your email. As you get dressed the next day, you zip up your pants and think to yourself “Oh nooooo...my job is making me fat!”
Do you know the difference between being nice and being loving? Our society has long trained children to be "nice." Being nice might mean: • Telling white lies so as not to hurt other's feelings, such as agreeing with them when you really disagree. • Listening politely when someone is going on and on, even when you are so bored you can hardly stand it.
Just last week, the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Virginia overturned that state's anti-sodomy laws. The decision was based on the ten-year-old US Supreme Court decision stating that it is unconstitutional to criminalize private, consensual sexual activity between adults, basically voiding all anti-sodomy laws in the US. However, several states kept their anti-sodomy laws in the books, and some even attempt to prosecute citizens for them, as in Virginia.
Recent coverage of the Steubenville, OH rape case noted that people knew what was going on, but chose to look the other way, passively colluding with the abuse. Sticks and Stones by Emily Bazelon is a new book on the culture of bullying, how pervasive it is and what we can try to do to fight it.