This decision about whether to stay in or leave your relationship is important. It is not just you and your partner who will be affected, it is an even more significant decision. These six questions can help you decide whether to stay in or leave your relationship:
There is no real test that you take before marriage, and couples are not usually open to talking about their expectations when it comes to sex in marriage. As a clinical sexologist I have studied couples sexual habits and worked with many couples on improving their sex lives for years. There are a few factors that go into sexual compatibly, many are psychological, but some are on a chemical biological level couples may not realize at first. There are many factors that go into sexual compatibility.
This guest article from Psych Central was written by Candy Czernicki Otto von Bismarck, the German statesman, once said that “Love is blind; friendship tries not to notice.” It’s a lovely sentiment, and often true. When you love someone, after all, you love all of them — the cute, sweet parts and the ucky, evil parts both. When you’re really good friends, you notice all that stuff but try to look past it, even though you don’t have to.
As someone who has identified as kinky for over a decade, both professionally and personally, I have to admit I was absolutely appalled when the 50 Shades trilogy first hit the mainstream. I read all three books, and as I read some of the myths and stereotypes, I had to do some deep breathing. I couldn't help thinking, "these are the books that have become the cultural reference point for kink?" As I thought this, a bit of my kinky little heart broke.
Do you remember where you were when Marilyn Monroe died 50 years ago? I remember her death even though I was just a little girl in summer camp learning how to shoot an arrow. Marilyn had a lot of arrows in her quiver in the form of timeless wisdom.
We’re all pressed for time. Whether it is due to our jobs, raising a family, or both—many couples find themselves dropping into bed at the end of the day. Often, one partner is ready and hoping for sex, while the other partner is not interested, trying to get interested, but too tired, or already asleep. So who says you can’t wake your partner up for a quickie? Did you know that men’s testosterone peaks in the morning? One small aspect of a thriving sex life, are quickies where one partner or both may or may not orgasm in a short amount of time.
Just as children like to be entertained by fictional characters and fairy tales, men like to be entertained by “adult fairy tales” as well. While children movies have an array of emotional highs and lows, fears and triumphs and a most always “happy ending”…so does an adult film. But what is it about the adult film that disturbs so many women?
There's a reason why they call it the “dating game.” When you're single and out meeting people or on a date with someone you don't know all that well, games get played. The other person shows you what he or she thinks you want to see. You do the same thing. You both omit certain facts about yourselves and you might even exaggerate or flat out lie about other aspects of who you are and what you do.
Mothers all over the world have been taking control of weddings since weddings began. Often times, it is one of the last "parenting" roles that mothers provide. As a result, some mothers take everything a bit too far and end up hijacking the wedding planning process. Although it seems like a daunting task, there are several effective strategies for dealing with this sensitive issue.
You have all heard the old saying, "the way to a man's heart is through his stomach." Is it true? Well, I I do know that most men love to eat, but few have time to or love to cook. When interviewing men for my matchmaking service, they often tell me that it would be a bonus if he met a woman that liked to cook.