Divorce is so common these days that it boggles the mind. Of course things change with the passing of time, and no one expects everything to be the same, but divorce 50 years ago compared to now is a completely different animal. It's more common for sure, but also more socially acceptable, considered more healthy, definitely more likely, and considerably more possible than ever before.
Over the past few weeks, you have communicated via email and telephone with someone you're interested in. It's obvious that there's "phone chemistry" and a mutual interest in meeting each other. You agree to meet in person. And now, for the moment of truth! Here are five rules of dating you simply must follow.
Reality television has turned dating into a truly trashy affair. Singles who are "looking for love" on these programs are often just looking to ignite their 15 minutes of fame, feigning vulnerability and faking romance just for some camera time; it's enough to make you want to turn off the TV for good.
Are you worried that your man doesn't find you attractive anymore? Do you find yourself looking for different ways to turn him on like you used to? In this video, Relationship Coach and YourTango Expert LiYana Silver dishes the secret of what men are most attracted to in a woman. Contrary to popular belief, physical attraction isn't the only aspect that goes into keeping his attention.
While dining with our LoveLaunch Program client the other night and celebrating her one year wedding anniversary with her soulmate, she told us about her story to finding her husband. Back in 2008, she started her inner soulmate journey by working with us in our advanced LoveLaunch Program.
In light of all the controversy still surrounding the Kristen Stewart/Rupert Sanders affair, let's take a look at some of the ways affairs actually begin. For most, affairs aren't necessarily wrapped up in mere curiosity. Nor are they always about the sensual, sweaty romp most imagine. Sometimes, it's not even about sex at all.
Marlo and Jack have been married for twelve years and have two young children. Marlo and Jack each state that they love each other, yet Marlo does not feel loved by Jack, while Jack states that he is content with the relationship. In their relationship system, Marlo tends to be the caretaker, while Jack is the taker. Marlo often thinks about what would please Jack, while Jack rarely thinks about what Marlo wants or feels.
Anastasia, you've shown us that love, in its unique, original form, can really conquer all. So remember to enjoy every moment, never forget to laugh and always focus on the brightest shades of Christian Grey.
You’re single and you’ve been looking to attract your true love for a long time now. Recently, you’ve gone on a few dates, even been in a relationship or two, but nothing has worked. All of your family and your friends are giving you more dating and relationship advice than you’re even asking for.
Today is a day of blessings and thankfulness. I get to spend Mother's Day with my very own mother and my fabulous kids, as well as my hubby. As I observe my little family and notice all that I am thankful for, I can't help but think about the many people who walk into my office and lack their own mother to celebrate with.
For individuals who have suffered the pain of divorce, finding love again can be tremendously challenging. It isn't just the process of getting back into the dating game that is difficult – the heart and mind can create barriers that makes the searching process feel like walking through quicksand: getting nowhere fast.
Gratitude is a simple practice with a powerful effect. Make gratitude your basic thought throughout the day. When you think with gratitude, you speak, move and vibrate with gratitude. The recipient of your gratitude becomes more loving, affection and happy. Try it out with your partner. As both a counselor and a human, I have seen this work wonders time and time again!
You’ve got it all. Right now. The life you dream of is yours for the taking. The problem is, you may not know it. You’ve been conditioned by your parents, media messages and your friends and loved ones that somehow you are missing an essential element to live your best life. I disagree!!!
Last week, I had a three-hour intensive session with a client, during which we talked through how my client, Kerry, owns her own business and feels like she is constantly working hard at her job and in her personal relationships. She is tired of being single and wants to feel supported in her life by a man she loves. And while I completely understand what she was saying, a red flag went up for me when she said she consistently feels like she has to do it all on her own.
Dear Anastasia: Let me get this straight — after only FIVE days of being away from Christian, you've rekindled your romance already? Geez, that didn't take long! I'm thrilled you're back with your man, but it's obvious you're still tormented by your own issues with your sex life, his past and your future together. Let me let you in on some advice.
The Olympics start tomorrow, and I can’t wait! I am jumping out of my skin with excitement for the opening ceremony. I was watching Oprah’s Next Chapter last Sunday, where she salutes Super Star Olympians. One of my favorite interviews was with Carl Lewis who is a former track athlete and has won 10 Olympic medals. Holy shit! Yes 10, nine of which were gold. He said something so profound that I HAD to share it with all of you. I was inspired.