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 tendencies rubbing off on you? Being healthy is hard enough on its own – but what can you do when your friends and family seem to be sabotaging your goals?
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.