On a first date or a first encounter with someone, the objective is usually to get to know someone better which will hopefully lead to a second date. Despite what Sex and the City episodes told us over the years, generally an afternoon coffee date does not end up with an impromptu sex fest.
by Megan Totka for GalTime.com How to become a work-at-home mom The days of having to choose between full-time parenting and a full-time career are a thing of the past. Communication technology has evolved to the point that having to decide between going back to work and abandoning career aspirations are quickly dying out.
by Colleen Hurley for GalTime.com As a dietitian, there is always the unstated expectation people have of you to be fit and healthy, along with the assumption that you don’t know what it’s like to struggle with losing weight. For me, this could not be further from the truth.
Saying that communication is the key to a healthy relationship is like saying that an engine is a relatively important part of your car. It really shouldn’t need to be said, anymore. But knowing that and acting on it are two different experiences. If communicating well was such an easy thing for couples, then why do so many couples have trouble doing it? The truth is that speaking from the heart is one of the most difficult things we do. When we have disagreements with the ones we love, it can lead to very emotional conversations and arguments.
by Jené Luciani for GalTime.com She’s arguably the world’s most famous female soccer player, scoring more goals than most male and female players alike in her lengthy career (take that, David Beckham). After retiring from the sport in 2004, 40-year old Mia Hamm settled into life in Los Angeles as a wife and mother of three (she married former MLB shortstop Nomar Garciaparra in 2003) but has yet to slow down.
by SMF Marcus Osborne for GalTime.com As a man I can personally attest to men’s particular brand of cluelessness. The countless missed signals contributing to ineffectual attempts at communication by the Adam gender has caused many Eve’s heads to explode. Sure, a gargantuan chunk of couples’ misunderstandings could be avoided with ease if women would…oh, I dunno…maybe be more direct.
Are you in the early stages of dating a man and wondering if he is as serious about you and you are about him? Are you trying really hard not to ruffle his “commitment feathers” by asking him how he feels about you? Are you, instead, trying your best to show him what a great catch you are by being the sweet, fun-time, easy-breezy gal on the outside (even if you are cru
Breaking up is hard to do, is more complicated than one may think. Our bodies not only get attracted to another human on a mental level but a chemical level as well. When that attachment gets broken our bodies will go through a phase of withdrawal. Not only does our mind long for that person but the loss of the chemical connection literally sends a message to the brain or the brain sends a message to the body that simulates pain. A broken heart for many people is the same pain sensation of getting physically hurt.