Have you heard this story? An elderly man was stopped by the police around 2 a.m. and was asked where he was going at that time of night. The man replied, "I'm on my way to a lecture about alcohol abuse and the effects it has on the human body, as well as smoking and staying out late." The officer then asked, "Really? Who's giving that lecture at this time of night?" The man replied, "That would be my wife."
French women seem capable of dancing with a paramour even if it is not the man they love. How is that possible? Je ne sais pas. Perhaps I am too much of a romantic. It seems too impossible. How can you become entangled with a paramour when there is one person out there, who, in the words to a Tina Turner song is simply the best?
The word "paramour" or lover is implicitly French. When I was in London I heard many a French woman say that they would "take a lover" for the spring or summer because their life was too complicated for a relationship. On the surface it sounded like a hybrid between a steady date and friend for fun, but it was much more than that. A lover is not a secret nor is it not emotionally intimate. Rather, it's an extended passion and romance that can be emotionally fulfilling but you are still living single.
Jealousy can get the best of anyone. It can creep up when least expected. Triggered by seeing photos of a boyfriend’s former lover with amazing hair and a perfect figure, a neighbor pulling up in the driveway with a shiny new car or a best friend who arrives for a dinner date carrying a ‘too die for’ handbag.
Are you dreading Valentines Day because the dream of romance never quite pans out? Rather than remind yourself of romance gone bad or a partner that went missing in action, make this Valentines Day a true celebration of your love — whether you have a partner or not.
As his woman, you could potentially get on his nerves. But as his best friend, he would love you until the end of time. Do what you must, but please consider the difference between best friend and girlfriend before you screw up your friendship. Here are 18 subtle relationship tips to check to see if you are ready to cross that line.
Throughout the history of cinema, there has never been another screen legend quite like Marilyn Monroe—although her talent was often overshadowed by her many failed loves and her sex-symbol status. But even through the tough times, fighting illness and battling back from relationship woes, she was never without her sense of humor and many words of wisdom.
Tips I've learned from living with a pro. Okay, I admit it. That teaser was a bit misleading. I don’t live with that kind of pro. I’m the life partner of an award-winning sex teacher and medical professional, Sheri Winston. Still, a pro’s a pro when it comes to expertise about sex.
Nothing says "long distance relationship" like waiting months on end just to hold your partner's hand. Miserable, right? Enter the Taion Heart, a Japanese handheld gadget that mimics the sensation of holding hands by sending your pressure squeeze, pulse and hand temperature to your partner's matching device.
With each man who enters my life, I think I'm making a better choice than the last. Yet even though I'm in my 40s, I keep making the same mistakes again and again. When my current relationship started (temporarily) to nosedive, I began wondering if I'd learned anything from my relationships with men. I decided to take inventory. Starting at 17 and continuing until the age of…don't mention it, here's what I've learned.
As of 7:02 am EST on December 16, the moon is in Sagittarius. New moons are often characterized as bringing forth new beginnings, and a new beginning in fire sign Sagittarius, known for its candid, honest nature, means (as astrologer Lynn Hayes writes) an "expansion of our sense of what is possible and what is correct."
A relationship, much like rush-hour traffic on the interstate on a Friday evening, requires no small amounts of patience, determination and smart maneuvering. Some of us were born good drivers, others manage by the skin of our bumpers. For those of us in need of a defensive driving course or two, here are five pieces of advice for the road that work just as well as on the rollercoaster of love: