Looking at Twitter's trending topics daily often leaves my mouth gaping open at what ridiculous things the kids are talking about. Today, "Women Who Dont Cook" is trending (apostrophes and other minor grammatical details apparently don't make it into trending topics). Brilliant.
With the holidays approaching it can be very trying on relationships… especially if you are in a relationship with someone making a go at being in recovery from drugs and alcohol. Most holiday gatherings are centered around alcohol and family – two things that are problems for most addicts. Having a roadmap to navigate this time of year is the key to keeping your relationship healthy and supporting your partner through recovery. Here are our Top Five Tools to Surviving the Holidays with a Recovering Addict:
Turkey, stuffing, gravy, eggnog, christmas cookies... and 10 pounds later, you feel sluggish and unhappy. This is typically how the months from November to January play out for you each year. But this year can be different. 4 Secrets To A Stress-Free Thanksgiving In this video, Counselor/Therapist and YourTango Expert Kris Henderson offers some helpful tips to get through the holiday season without gaining weight.
Looking for the perfect gift for your mom or BFF this holiday season? Let Cupid's arrows pierce your heart and get "Lovestruck" with Vera Wang. It's the ideal perfume for the girl who follows her heart.
Ladies and gentlemen, consider yourself warned: If your long-term lover expresses the desire to shed a few pounds, it can only mean one thing. He is planning on leaving you. Wait... what?
How to escape the family and get a little frisky this Thanksgiving. Signs that you're too picky. Why do men cheat "down?" (Because they're not grateful enough, that's why.) If a lady's father sets a terrible example for her, is cheating totally her fault? Evidently, female musicians do not have the groupie chain you'd expect. Which dating traditions need to be phased out pronto?
The holidays are officially upon us! We're helping you out by hosting a spectacular gift guide Twitter party on Cyber Monday, and you're invited!
When I was in my early twenties, I was a notorious "giver" — to the point where I didn't even know what it felt like to have someone return the gesture. I felt that the more I gave, the more the guy would like me and appreciate me. Looking back, it seems as though the more I gave, the more I pushed the guy away.
If you’re in a new relationship, the looming holidays may mean you’re a tad anxious about meeting "the family." Naturally, you want to make a good impression, and while it’s what’s on the inside that counts, your appearance will speak for you before you even open your mouth.
Sick of hearing about yet more couples halloween costume ideas? Looking to go out sans dude on Halloween? Tired of sexy bunnies, sexy kittens, sexy nurses, sexy schoolteachers and sexy pretty much everything else? We hear you.
Before it gets to busy - before we get in the autumn swing of costumes, turkey and Nativity scenes, we need to intentionally think about how to stay connected to our spouses as life gets crazy. Here are four ways to stay connected with your spouse so your marriage doesn't take a back seat during this busy season.
Is your mom trying to stuff her famous apple turnovers in your mouth even though you're on a no-carb diet? Are your boyfriend's coach potato tendancies rubbing off on you? Exercise Your Way To Better Sex In this video, YourTango expert and health coach, Nicole Burley shares her philosophy on getting healthy even when your family isn't on board. Your friends will hit the gym with you once they see your new body. Jealousy can be a motivator!
Hotels and other resorts can be a great way for pregnant women to get away from the stress and mundane feelings of everyday life. So much so, the top hotels even consider these women as an important part of their customer base. Dress yourself in comfortable and practical maternity wear and maternity swimwear and enjoy a leisure filled weekend because the physical and mental benefits will be enormous.
"The holidays can be extremely stressful for relationships. There's a lot of pressure with holiday gift giving and meeting your partner's friends and family," says dating coach Julie Spira, and we couldn't agree more. To that end, we've polled the YourTango Experts and pulled together our top nine tips for a successful visit to your partner's family.