If you do not understand and accept these realities, then you cannot have a healthy relationship.
Healthy, romantic relationships can last as long as you aware of these three realities. Otherwise, you are likely to end up in an unhealthy relationship where you and your partner will be miserable. Read on to see what our expert says is key to forming this strong relationship.
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Senior VP of Experts Melanie Gorman is here to open your eyes with the help of YourTango Experts Richard Drobnick, Lesli Doares, Paula Bisacre and Carolyn Meyer-Wartels, so you can know the health of your relationship.
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When It Comes To Sex, How Important Is A Happy Vagina?
We all know that getting in the mood for sex is highly psychological. We realize you need to be turned on by your man before getting under the covers. We know the importance of feeling sexy and comfortable being naked with him. But here’s something that rarely gets mentioned: Is your vagina happy, healthy and ready for amazing sex?
Instead of complaining that the rose bush is full of thorns, be happy the thorn bush has roses.
We all complain. Even if you argue that you are the happiest person in the world, you still complain sometimes.
Sometimes we complain without even realizing it, but rarely is it ever helpful. Sure, a common complaint can bond two people who may have nothing in common, but too much complaining would just break down the relationship.
For example, I once had a friend who constantly griped about her health, her family, her relationships, school, and the list goes on. Every time I hung out with her I felt drained afterward.
Dating got you down? Your approach may need a makeover.
Too often, I see female friends devastated by their dating experiences. Despite their best efforts, men never treat them the way they deserve to be treated. And, as their friend, it is heartbreaking to watch them make the same mistakes over and over again.
While those three words "You Complete Me" are beautifully romantic, here's why they're not healthy
Ever since the mid 90's when the box office hit romantic comedy Jerry Maguire coined the phrase "You complete me," those three words have been bandied about by star struck lovers all over the world. And as much as I love the phrase and the romantic notions it evokes - the idea of two becoming one, the circle becoming complete, of two people so connected that they would be incomplete, broken, without the other - the truth is, well, it's just not healthy.
Are you hoping that your prince charming is going to come along and save you? If so read this!
Ask yourself the following questions, and be totally honest with yourself:
Does your self-talk sound like "I'm such a mess", or "why am I so insecure?", or other similarly self-deprecating statements?
Do you think that someday you will meet a guy who will pull you out of the funk that you're in and make you happy?