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Male sexual problems, how to understand them and fix them

Male sexual problems, how to understand them and fix them

There are a growing number of men that have sexual problems, from not being able to maintain an erection, rapid ejaculation, and areas of performance anxiety. Some are health related but most are mental. The basic biological function of the penis is to have an erection long enough to penetrate, ejaculate and procreate that is the easy part. Most sexual problems are not biological but psychological concerning sexual emotions, intelligence and performance of the sexual act rather than just the function of the orgasm.

7 Stages To Getting Over Infidelity

7 Stages To Getting Over Infidelity

We have all been there. You’re in a relationship and find out that the one you love and trusted with all of your heart has betrayed you by “giving it up” to someone else. There’s no predictability involved in the scenario. You might think that things are at their best. Sometimes you might even acknowledge that things aren’t all that great but it’s something you want to work on. You are not exactly sure why he cheated, all you know is that you are mad as hell and caught up with the pain of a broken heart. How can you get past this?

15 Ways Your Self-Esteem Can Ruin Your Relationship [EXPERT]
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15 Ways Your Self-Esteem Can Ruin Your Relationship

When you're in a long-term relationship, it's easy for your self-esteem to suffer. After all, it's probably been some time since you've gotten all gussied up for the sake of attracting the opposite sex. But did you know that low self-esteem can actually harm your relationship?

Healthy Boundaries: 5 Ways To Set Them Straight!

Healthy Boundaries: 5 Ways To Set Them Straight!

You cannot be a happy, healthy, successful person without boundaries. Healthy boundaries give us healthy relationships, healthy self-esteem and healthy well-being. If you've been afraid that people won't like you if you set a boundary, you may have become the victim of a lot of people who have no sense of boundaries. Usually people with weak boundaries become targets of boundary crashers...those who would sail over your boundaries even if you had them.

How smart women ruin their first dates...

How smart women ruin their first dates...

So you have a date this weekend. Excited? Make sure you do not fall into the same trap that most wonderful, amazing and smart women fall. Many books were written, research and experiments conducted to prove a simple fact  - men are visual animals. They love with their eyes. Men go for the woman who looks irresistible. The only problem is that nobody explained us how men perceive women and how do they want women to look. What does “irresistible”, “beautiful”, “stunning” mean for a man?

10 Reasons Why Teens Are Angry [EXPERT]
Do you have trouble understanding your teenager's emotions?

10 Reasons Why Teens Are Angry

Teens are in a tough spot and it often makes them feel frustration and anger. Here are 10 reasons why.

No More Damsels In Distress Post-Divorce

No More Damsels In Distress Post-Divorce

I couldn't find a better post-divorce survivor if I tried, than Sigourney Weaver in Political Animals.  As Weaver said in an interview Friday, "When I look around the world, I don't really see too many damsels in distress." As Elaine Barrish, Weaver is strong, determined, intelligent and competent. So of course Barrish is called cold and calculating by some.

Practicing Safe Stress

Practicing Safe Stress

No matter how wonderful being in a relationship with someone is there will always be stressful times and challenges. Relationships reveal to us who we are and the personal growth we need to do. Stressors like: Worrying about money, the economy, your children, your job, etc. trigger the release of adrenalin and stress hormones such as cortisol. When chronically stressed, we tend to be at our worst in relating and coping. We often trigger stress in others which creates a reinforcing loop adding to the malaise.

3 Rules For 'Dropping A Bomb' On Your Significant Other [EXPERT]
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3 Rules For 'Dropping A Bomb' On Your Significant Other

How do you drop bomb of sudden, unexpected and quite possibly undesirable information on someone you care about without behaving like a cruel, dispassionate ogre? What if you're the unfortunate recipient of the aforementioned bomb? How do you respond with compassion instead of setting off a furious chain reaction?

Are You Addicted To Sadness?

Are You Addicted To Sadness?

The Numbers Are Staggering. In the United States alone, it estimated that 18.8 million people suffer from a depressive disorder in any given year. That translates into nearly 10% of the US population. Worldwide, that number is estimated at more than 120 million. According to the American Medical Association, more than twice as many women (estimated at 25% of the population) experience depression as men (estimated at 12%), regardless of racial background or financial status.