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When you’re behind the wheel, in most places you aren’t allowed to (or shouldn’t) use a hand held cell phone, an iPad, Blackberry, or other device that can distract you from the road ahead. If you play Angry Birds while negotiating a road in the mountains, you can be no better than a squashed pig. So what do you do when you’re facing a 600-mile stretch of highway on your next vacation? Play the “License Spelling Game.” It gives your brain a bit of fun to keep from falling asleep while you focus on the road ahead.

Dear Dr. Romance: What Is Wrong with Me?

Dear Dr. Romance: What Is Wrong with Me?

Dear Dr. Romance: What is wrong with me? Angry, sad, blah? It's 5 am and I'm still awake. I'm 29, single (I don't mind), I go to school, an ok job, pets. I'm not starving, as long at there's a roof over my head i'm good to go. So many things I really want to do. I get into it then I don't feel like it and do nothing. I sometimes feel a little bit of despair or sadness or anger not too often but enough. Then I go back to being 'ok' and all gung-ho about the future.

Online Dating Safety: 7 Signs He's A Criminal [EXPERT]
What you see isn't always what you get.

Online Dating Safety: 7 Signs He's A Criminal

Online dating is generally safe, and most people you find will be normal, good-natured men and women who are simply looking for love. You also may bump into a small number of strange people (e.g. men who show up on a date with their wedding rings on, or the supposed-to-be Brad Pitt look-a-like who shows up looking a little bit aged and 100lbs heavier than his photo suggested) and they will probably be harmless. But, criminals are around and the Internet is open to them to use and abuse, too. And unfortunately, we can’t do background checks on the people we agree to go on a date with. Nothing is ever 100% fool proof but these seven tips should definitely help you spot a criminal more easily when dating.

Top 5 Reasons To Try Premarital Counseling [EXPERT]
We live in a world where more than 40% of all marriages fail.

Top 5 Reasons To Try Premarital Counseling

Premarital Counseling gets a bad rap. The popular belief that there is something wrong with your relationship if you need counseling just isn't true. Most premarital clients are very happy and not having doubts about their wedding. They simply seek skills to prepare for predictable challenges of marriage. Yes, marriage is challenging, but most of the challenges are easy to overcome.

Married & Gay: Talking with Your Children Pt. 4

Married & Gay: Talking with Your Children Pt. 4

Speaking with your kids about an impending divorce is scary enough; adding to that the news that your sexual orientation is changing and the stress involved doubles. If there is no burning need to tell your children about your coming out, take the time to come to your own place of self-acceptance before discussing it with them. It’s important that when you decide to share your new orientation with them, you are not speaking from a place of shame and guilt. If shame comes through in your communication, you’re sending a message to them that it is wrong or embarrassing.

The Power of Choice

The Power of Choice

I “suffered” with bouts of depression for most of my teenage years and on and off through my 20’s, 30’s and early 40’s. What I now understand is that my depression was simply anger turned inward. I happened to be angry for all kinds of reasons: because I didn’t get the attention I wanted; I was made to do things I really didn’t want to and made to feel quite powerless; I was told how I “should” be, or that how I was being was “wrong”, which made me feel “not good enough” (which is a big, fat lie).

5 Steps to Happiness: Living The Life You Want

5 Steps to Happiness: Living The Life You Want

No one can have everything they want in life, but there is no reason why we cannot create our own sense of happiness and abundance. Here are my top 5 life-changing issues and attitudes that will bring happiness to your world: Prioritize and focus on the 3 most important areas of your life. Most of us live in a state of constant juggling. Our attention is divided in so many areas that we never seem to feel like we’ve done enough; we don’t allow ourselves to be happy with a result so we can then focus on something else.

Handcuffs and 50 Shades Of Red

Handcuffs and 50 Shades Of Red

Question: What is embarrassing, annoying and eye opening at the same time? Answer: A uniformed police officer standing at your door with handcuffs. If you've read or heard of the new pop novel 50 Shades of Grey, you may be thinking I am right on board. The knock on my back door and as I peeked out the little viewing window and saw a police officer in full uniform standing on my stoop with his pad, I was nervous.

4 Steps to Making Love

4 Steps to Making Love

If you have found yourself in the rut of settling for sex rather than really making love, here are some tips and tricks to move you back in the right direction. Think about it. When we plan for lovemaking, we tend to be more romantic, more thoughtful, and more generous. If you will schedule time and make your passion as important as your email, your TV shows, and your food… you will both reap the benefits of the effort.

The Missing Link to Attracting Your Dreams

The Missing Link to Attracting Your Dreams

Today, I’m going to share with you the missing link to you living your best life with your soulmate by your side. You ready? Here it is: Self Love. Think of yourself as a container for Self-Love. Here’s the rule though: you simply cannot have more love than the container. Therefore you must grow yourself to be a big energetic container so you cannot only hold more Self-Love but also attract Soulmate Love and the life of your dreams.