Infidelity is more common than you may realize, yet most people feel isolated after an affair.
When Annika found out that Greg had cheated on her, she was flooded with emotions. In their 12 years of marriage, nothing like this had every happened to them before. Annika’s feelings were very complicated to her, and she struggled to understand them. She described her reaction when she Greg first revealed his affair: “I felt sad, yes, and angry.
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.
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.
Because birds of a feather really do flock together.
I have always been a very positive, outgoing woman but I've lived most of my life without positive female friendships. So, I decided to make a concerted effort to cultivate friendships with healthy, inspiring, communicative women, and here's what I have learned.
Rebounds are great in basketball, but when it comes to love, it's an entirely different ball game.
In basketball, a rebound is a successful act of a team gaining control of the ball after a missed shot. However, in dating, a rebound can often be an unsuccessful attempt to date someone who recently came out of a relationship. If you are dating someone on the rebound, it's important to have a clear understanding of where they are emotionally before fully committing yourself. Although some rebound relationships turn into lifelong loves, it's best to look at the big picture before planning your happily ever after.
We live with (and within) our bodies 24/7, so why don't we treat them as well as our BFFs?
Are you among the 38% who made New Year's Resolutions to take better care of their bodies? If so, you're not alone. But while almost 50% of us make resolutions in January, 25% of all Resolvers don't make it past Week One (per Betterment.com).
Why is it so easy to take care of our boyfriends, galpals and loved ones but so hard to take care of ourselves? Perhaps because few of us actually treat ourselves like our own best friends -- which we are!
No person with the right frame of mind wants enemies in life.
Even if a married couple gets divorced, the ideal setting would be to maintain friendship, especially if they have children yet to continue to nurture through the years. You don’t want them to remember your marriage as a horror story. In this article, we will share 7 ways on how to maintain friendship with your ex-spouse after a divorce.
If you want to ditch your single status, check out these 4 places to meet singles.
With Valentine's Day a mere six weeks away, retailers and storefronts have begun the great love day marketing push. If you are ready to find a partner for a date, an event or for life, now is the time. At the start of the year, more people are open to the opportunity to meet someone as part of their New Year's resolutions or simply to start the new year off with a fresh start. Here's a few suggestions for looking for love in all the right places.
Read this humorous story about a friend you may even have yourself!
By GalTime's Funny Gal, Jenny from the Blog, Jenny Isenman, for GalTime.com
At a conference I attended earlier this year, I heard the amazing Brene Brown give a speech about “Move-a-Body-Friends” (MABF’s): People you could call in the middle of the night to come over and dispose of a body, no questions asked.