Is lying a part of your relationship system? Is anger or judgment also a part of it?
Amanda and Ron had been married for six years and had two small children. I had counseled them during some difficult times in their marriage, but had not heard from them for a while. Then Amanda scheduled an emergency phone session with me. She was very upset.
"I just found out that Ron's been watchingporn on the Internet
Read these ten truths about love that no one wants to talk about--see if you agree!
This guest article from Psych Central was written by Leigh Pretnar Cousins, MS
Today I am the Al Gore of romance, compiling a list of ten things which strike me as true, though not pretty, about Love.
Is facing them refreshing? Healthy? One of those Hey, look at that elephant in the room! sort of things?
That’s what I’m going for here.
And let’s see if you agree with me, and whether you’ve got some you’d like to add.
I thought I had met the perfect man. Little did I know, I was in for Internet romance betrayal.
When it comes to Internet romance, the status phrase "It's complicated" might just be the understatement of the decade. I would know, having just survived one of the most bizarre and convoluted online relationships that ever dared to call itself "love."
A wife and mother wakes up to her husband's shocking secret: sex addiction.
A wife and mother wakes up to her husband's shocking secret: sex addiction. "On the surface, he was always smiling, well-dressed and charming to strangers and friends alike. Underneath, however, his life revolved around sex—affairs with real, live women, voyeurism and exhibitionism, and paid services that ran the gamut."
Pamela Meyer's new book gives women the tools they need to detect deception in their relationships.
There are times it's obvious when a man is lying. Like when he opens his mouth. Just kidding! We're not that bitter (typically). But seriously, there are times in some relationships when you wonder if he really was at his buddy Jim's house playing poker until 3:30 a.m. Or if that woman Mindy with the ginormous ta-tas who friended him on Facebook really is "just some girl that used to live up the street" from him.
The time has come to retire these lame and predictable excuses.
We are gathered here today to lay to rest some of the hardest-working, most tired "boy moves" that men have pulled in the history of dating. These lame and predictable maneuvers have been driving women insane for centuries, and after all this time, we women have decided to tell you a little something: We're on to you. We know these moves, we know what they mean (and what they actually mean), and we know that they're specially designed to make us feel crazy. We're done with them. Let us bow our heads for these top five most obnoxious boy moves, which I am hereby proclaiming to be dead on the battlefi
What that online dating profile is really telling you.
I used to set couples up on blind dates, interview them afterward and then report it all to readers. Between studying the applications and conducting the interviews, I learned how to discern facts from what people said about themselves. Below I share with you my top learnings on how to spot the cheap, the players and the narcissists online.
Caught him cheating, did you? Tempted to give her a call...? Read this story first.
After she had dating him for four months, freelance writer Lindsay Hitchcock ("Orlando's Carrie Bradshaw") thought she had found the perfect man. He was "10 years older, mature, confident, and established (and tall!)." However, Hitchcock began to get somewhat suspicious when a "mystery blonde" kept texting and calling this "perfect" man during dates. It wasn't long before the suspicions took over; Hitchcock went through his phone and called her...
A white lie here and there is permissible, but some lies will damage your marriage.
Into every marriage a little lying must fall. While some small fibs can be a sweet way to boost your man’s ego, others may ultimately be harmful to your relationship. Here are eight common marriage lies and the verdict on the benefits or damage that bending the truth will cause.