Continuing to idealize and romanticize "the one" keeps you living in the past, making it extremely difficult to move forward. If you're asking, "Why didn't my relationship work out with him?" the simple yet hard-to-understand answer is that every person comes into your love life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.
Don't let negative emotions ruin your relationship!
Our emotions are like most things. They're not bad, except in excess. It is natural to experience anger, fear, anxiety, disappointment, resentment, judgment, and guilt ... on occasion. However, negative emotions become all-consuming, toxic, and devastating to our emotional health and our intimate relationships if we fail to deal with them effectively.
Don't let social media interfere with your love life.
You've had a long day and need some time to unwind. What is the first activity you are drawn to do? For most people, it's Facebook, much to the dismay of their significant others and to the detriment of their romantic relationships.
Tantra has been nicknamed "the science of ecstasy". Many assume that Tantra is simply the art of sex. Tantra expands our capacity for pleasure, yet it is much more. Tantra is about living life well and being more alive in the present moment. Tantra is the art of love.
My mother is Catholic. My father is an atheist. It's strange that they ever made it work.
As someone who was raised by a Catholic mother and an atheist father, I find it strange that they managed to make their marriage work. I would personally never date someone who didn't share my religious beliefs, which are non-existent.
Are you over-prioritizing dating and relationships over other parts of your life?
"All you need is love"? Sorry Beatles but, you need much more. If you put every last drop of energy you had into your romantic relationship, that relationship itself would crumble because you'd wake up one day realizing you were miserable because you had no friends, no career and no identity of your own.
Don't hate the player OR the game! Just have fun and watch the sparks fly.
A new study on play and relationships has found that playfulness may be key to attracting a significant other. Among the survey participants (ages 18-26), three traits stood out as topping their lists of traits they sought in a mate: "sense of humor," "fun-loving," and "playful."
A guy's dating record can typically tell you a lot about the type of man he really is.
Whether he's had his heart broken, can't commit or has a penchant for cheating, his romantic past provides helpful clues as to what you should expect from him when he enters into a relationship with you.
In the mood to try something new? Check out these fun ways to reinvigorate your sex life!
Sex. The word itself used to make people uncomfortable. But now, more than ever, women are branching out in their sexual behaviors, and discovering what gets them going. From incorporating sex toys in the bedroom to paging through 50 Shades of Grey, women are mixing it up and increasing their pleasure in the process.