It's good to have lots of friends, but it's better to have friend that are good for your marriage.
We all have different viewpoints of the boundaries in relationships. For some it may be flirting, but for the others the boundaries extend furher beyond that. This is why friendships between opposite genders, especially when one is in a relationship can be tricky to handle. When is it just friendship and when is it something more?
Are you guilty of being a conversation hijacker? You are if you're committing these errors!
Welcome back to 7 Secrets To Mastering Communication
SECRET #5 – Asking Questions
Asking questions is a major key to mastering communication. Yet, so often most conversations are a battle for air-time with one person ending up shutting down when the other has done what I call the one-upmanship stunt and taken over the topic. Whether it’s casual bantering or expressing important concerns, hijacking a conversation is rarely conducive to enhancing your relationships over time.
When my husband caught me having an affair, I only made matters worse by not taking responsibility for my own actions. So if you've been caught having an affair by your partner or you're even considering it, avoid making any of these five mistakes.
Casual sex was fine at first, but now she wants more. Trouble is, he doesn't. What's a girl to do?
Question: I am fairly young, 23, and I've been hooking up with this guy for 7 months now. When we started hooking up he stated that he didn’t want a girlfriend, and he still feels the same way. Recently I told him that I was developing feelings for him. To protect me from getting hurt he decided that we should end things, saying that he didn’t want to hurt me in the long run (which he believed was inevitable). Knowing that he said that and that he was capable of doing such a hurtful thing,
Evaluate your Facebook time. Does it make you feel happy and connected, or sad and lonely?
For every Facebook article extolling its virtues, there’s another that warns of its dire social consequences. Do we feel validated by our social media friends, or devastated by them? Does Facebook increase our loneliness, or help us feel connected? The key to determining whether you’re on-line too much or need more face-time is to consider how you use social media, and how you experience the consequences.
You've made a connection but now there's no communication. Wondering why? These answers might help.
The truth is you never know and in some cases you never know the answers to the many “why” questions that are associated with online dating. The difference between online dating and meeting someone at a bar is the personal interaction which instantly develops a relationship. When you meet someone online you are simply a number until the first meeting. So when someone never texts you but will always respond when you text, when someone just randomly stops responding after weeks of great conversation, and when someone blows off your plans three or four times… You si
Don't let excitement or nervousness get the best of you. Avoid oversharing on your first date.
It happens. You are excited, eager and giddy to meet this potential special someone. You are mentally saying his last name after yours to see if it has a certain ring to it. You've already named your first pet and planned your first trip together - and this is all during appetizers.
Three pieces of advice I wish I'd known when I was her age.
My daughter is in her first year of high school and navigating the world of girl drama, boyfriends and school dances. As painful as it can be to watch her suffer through some of this, I want her to know a few things that I wish I'd known at her age.
It's the biggest night of the year in Hollywood and you are invited to watch - plus one not required
The Academy Awards are right around the corner. If you are a movie buff, a celebrity watcher or a fashion gawker, this is prime time to sit back, relax and enjoy the show.
This is also a good time to mingle and be social. If you are looking for something to do to make Sunday's show a little more festive, check out this list of places to watch with other cinephiles like yourself. The events range from free to premium prices. Be sure to check before you go and RSVP, if required.