Use these five tips to divorce-proof your marriage and keep it going steadily.
KEEP PASSION ALIVE
Most women want to know how to please their men - in and out of bed. But guys aren't always so verbal about what they need. Try these five strategies to please your man, sexually and otherwise. Once you get the ball rolling and start figuring out the keys on how to please your man, you'll start noticing he becomes more generous as a lover, and your relationship will become much more pleasurable as a whole. Please Your Man Tip #1: Initiate, But Read His Cues
In Part 1, you discovered how Passion Test co-authors Janet and Chris Attwood transcended divorce baggage and remained loving business partners and friends after divorce. Now get a 3-step formula for an exciting life in Part 2 highlights of my radio conversation for A Lasting Love with Janet Bray Attwood. Janet is co-author of NY Times bestselling book, The Passion Test-Discovering Your Effortless Path To Your Destiny. She’s helped millions of people find the best path to the life you love.
Poems have been written about it. Songs have been sung about it. Researchers spend hours toiling in their labs trying to come up with a formula for it. However, the question has remained a mystery until now. We perpetually ask and wait with baited breath for the answer to the question, “How do we keep love alive?”
Who says that there’s only one day a year to celebrate the love you share with your special someone! No matter how long you’ve been with your spouse or partner, passion and spark can keep getting stronger and stronger-- they don’t have to dwindle and die away.
Jen can’t remember the last time she and her husband Bob, had a date or a moment purely to themselves. They both have demanding careers as well as a busy family life. All four of their kids are active in sports so free time is spent shuttling one (or more) to practices and games.
It's fall! In the Midwest, trees' leaves are beginning to change colors creating a gorgeous palette of red, yellow, purple, brown and green. It is a season for bundling up and cheering on your favorite football tea and for drinking apple cider. Just as our calendar year has its seasons, so too does your marriage. When you notice that your relationship has changed, it can be disconcerting. You might worry that love has died or doubt your partner's feelings for you.
A committed relationship comes with more than a few perks, including someone to snuggle with at night, communication that does not require words, a body that you know so well, freedom from those awkward "safe sex" talks and the stress of dating. How do you enjoy all these goodies while keeping the passion and spark that brought you both together in the first place? Why does it seem harder to ignite the fire the longer you have been together?
Tiffany doesn't recognize her husband Pete anymore. She remembers those early days of their relationship when Pete wanted to spend just about every waking moment with her and was so romantic and caring. This man, 8 years later, seems to be a completely different person! Feeling disappointed and resentful, Tiffany wonders how she can get her “Mr. Right” to return. She also worries that this is just an inevitable part of marriage and she'll have to either suffer through it or leave.
As couples plan a wedding, they all too often let the wedding details take precedent over the relationship. Once upon a time, there were dinner dates, texts to say “I love you,” and hand holding. But, now, dinner means menu tastings, texts are sent to the wedding planner and hand holding is out of the question. Instead, a bride’s hands are full of clipboards, wedding notebooks and smart phones.
By now we've all heard the statistics a zillion times: Half of all marriages end in divorce. But when you really weigh that, it's a scary thought, right? I mean, you're not standing there at the altar, all, "yeah, if this doesn't work, I'll trade him in for a new model," are you? I wasn't. But it's a frightening reality for many. Divorce happens, and sometimes it happens to us.
Perhaps your current relationship is feeling the impact of this connection now. How would you rate your relationship on a 1-10 love and money scale, where one is how loving and passionate your connection is and ten is the degree to which you have mastered your money concerns?
Are you craving more passion in your love relationship or marriage? Perhaps you're on a tight budget and so a cozy table at a quaint restaurant or a getaway to a secluded resort are not happening for you and your mate right now. Maybe you'd like to ensure that your romantic attempts are personal and don't seem so predictable-- like flowers, cards or candy.
Not only is Rush Limbaugh way wrong on his comments about Georgetown University student Sandra Fluke but there's an even bigger problem that affects relationships and marriages everywhere when someone with a large audience or platform like Rush makes derogatory comments about women like the ones he made recently.
By Stephenie Zamora, Be the Best, Healthiest and Happiest You™ for GalTime.com 1) DETERMINE WHAT THINGS YOU'RE DRAWN TO. For me, when I think about living my best, healthiest and happiest life, creativity and self expression are always part of the picture. I HAVE to write, create, draw, paint and express myself. It's a MUST for my well-being and it's also the very first thing that gets pushed aside when I get busy.