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Freedom of Speech

Freedom of Speech

Having just celebrated the 4th of July this week I am thinking about Freedom and what it really means to me. There are many kinds of freedom that are brought about by our circumstances. The country we live in, for instance! One of the elements of freedom that I am most grateful for today is the freedom to speak about whatever is true for me. I find this freedom flows into many areas of my life. Knowing I am free to speak gives me both permission and a very healthy responsibility to speak lovingly and intentionally - and often.

If I Were in Charge of the World

If I Were in Charge of the World

With all of the election hoopla in the news and talk about "Obama's America" and "Romney's America" and the types of worlds these men would like to live in if THEY were in charge, I started to think of what my fantasy world would be. Knowing I couldn't create a whole world, I asked myself what one change I could make in this world to make it a better world to live in. No surprise, I'd make sex safer.

8 Simple Tips for Keeping Your Relationship Emotionally Fit

8 Simple Tips for Keeping Your Relationship Emotionally Fit

This guest article from Psych Central was written by Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Self-care is key for our spiritual, emotional and physical health. You probably partake in a variety of nourishing habits every day — from the bare essentials of taking a shower and brushing your teeth to getting enough sleep, exercising and meditating. The same is true for relationships: They require daily care to stay healthy.

Would You Speak to Others the Way You Speak to Yourself?

Would You Speak to Others the Way You Speak to Yourself?

Very often when we speak with spouses, partners, friends and others, we shower them with compliments, praise and approval. It makes them feel proud, valued and respected and makes us feel good as well. We recognize the benefit of positive speech, we see the happiness it brings to them and we feel good about bringing this joy to others. So if we know all this, why is it so hard to speak this way to ourselves?

Men’s and Women’s Sexual Differences - Part Two

Men’s and Women’s Sexual Differences - Part Two

Please remember to read Part One - What Women Wish Men Knew in the Bedroom, which is already published here:  http://www.yourtango.com/experts/richard-drobnick-mars-venus-counseling-...   In the bedroom, it is obvious that men and women are different physically, but we may not realize how different we are emotionally. It is only through understanding and accepting our less obvious differences that we can achieve sexual intimacy and great sex.

Read, Sing & Talk To Your Baby (EXPERT)

Read, Sing & Talk To Your Baby (EXPERT)

Read, Sing and Talk To Your Baby When babies make cooing sounds, we make cooing sounds in return. When they smile, we smile and then they smile and it goes on and on. Our loving joy or job is to provide prompt response to his needs, consistent care and love. Hopefully, we will share opportunities for activities which will help move and develop muscles including the brain..

18 Ways To Beat Complacency In A Long-Term Relationship [EXPERT]
Are you a little bored?

18 Ways To Beat Complacency In A Long-Term Relationship

Is your long-term relationship feeling a little too ... long-term? Over time, it's only natural for couples to become quite comfortable with one another, but when things become too routine, too monotonous or too mundane, it's time to shake things up. According to our Irresistible You survey, 37% of YourTango readers polled agree that trying new things together is the best way to for couples to avoid becoming lazy or complacent in their relationships. Wanna know what our experts think you should do to beat complacency? Check out their suggestions below.